Looking For Love

M. is six years old and transgender. Marlo is her single mom and chronicles their life together in her podcast How to Be a Girl .

2014 / Marlo Mack / How to be a girl Podcast, America


M. is six years old and transgender. Marlo is her single mom and chronicles their life together in her podcast How to Be a Girl .

In the episode Looking for Love, Marlo Mack and her daughter both hit the dating scene - and compare notes.

What has it been like for Marlo to announce her fears and hopes to an "invisible, anonymous audience"? And which word is harder to explain to relatives: transgender or podcast? Find out in Behind-the-Scenes.


Music in Looking for Love includes "Night Owl" by Broke for Free and "Is This What Mama Meant" by Michaela Anne.

You can listen to all episodes of How to Be a Girl here, or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or your podnabber of choice. Marlo has created an animated version the first episode, here. She writes about her life with her daughter at www.gendermom.com.

How to Be a Girl is part of The Heard podcast network.


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Marlo Mack

Marlo Mack

Marlo Mack is a single mom raising a young transgender daughter. With her daughter’s help, she produces How to Be a Girl, a podcast about their life together and the challenges they face.


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