On Coup Save America, Episode #8, Sophia Sepulveda, the Mexican American Wonder trans-Woman challenges the misconceptions and false rhetoric surrounding trans-people. She talks about carrying her childhood trauma of non-acceptance into adulthood and gives tips on how to support a young person’s preferred identity. As she converses with Sean about legislative attacks on transgender Americans, Sophia shares her stories of the hurdles involved with transitioning, navigating relationships as a transwoman, and discrimination from other factions of the LGBTQ+ community. Sophia also tells us about her extensive activism work to improve healthcare in Texas and her nonprofit organization, Trans Power San Antonio.
In addition, Sean interviews Jesse A. James, a bold independent candidate from the State of Washington who is running for the House of Representatives on a platform of progressive changes for our country. You had your chance, Pramila Jayapal, and now it’s time for a new congressman who will hold the current administration accountable for the promises they made during the 2020 presidential campaign!