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Transgender Bender: Moving Beyond the Binary System

On this edition, we take a look at a couple navigating their relationship through the crossfire of gender identity, follow one woman’s experience of changing her sex, and explore legislation and public education efforts to protect transgender people.


Native Lands: The Struggle for Sovereignty

On this edition, we take a look at the Mapuche people in Argentina, the Shuswap Nation in the British Columbia province of Canada, and the Oglala Sioux in the state of South Dakota in the United States.


Entry Denied: Former Prisoners Re-entering Society

On this Prison Desk edition of Making Contact, we’ll look at the barriers former prisoners face, and community efforts to support people re-entering society.


ElectionWatch ’04: All the News That’s Fit to Buy

On this edition, we’ll take a look at how media companies have failed the public interest by influencing the political process and we’ll hear from media critic and author Robert McChesney, who says the media’s complicity with the government impacts the health of democracy in the United States.