Re:sound #45: The Nosce te Ipsum Show

This hour: a child beauty queen, a young transgendered man, and an obsessive teen.

2006 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA


This hour: a child beauty queen, a young transgendered man, and an obsessive teen.

Confessions of a Child Beauty Queen
by Roman Mars (Invisible Ink, KALW, 2003)
Growing up in the south, writer A. H. Weatherman regularly competed in beauty pageants. She remembers them vividly: the mothers were terrifying, the costumes uncomfortable, and the pageants themselves unforgettable... for all the wrong reasons.

Mea Me Mine
by Richie Duchon (Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, 2005)
Mea Tavares was born female and then spent the next 20 years defining what it was to be male.

Obsession
by Catalina Puente, Czerina Patel, and Miguel Macias (WNYC's Radio Rookies, 2005)
We're all obsessed with something. Some of us, many things. And some others, many, many, many things. Catalina Puente is a sophomore in high school and in her story, she lets us in on an obsession that almost ruined her life.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Roman Mars.

produced by

Czerina Patel

Czerina Patel is the Executive Director of Yenza – an organization which helps the global community better know the African people and which seeks to reveal the brightness, talent, and beauty of Africa.


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