From Lea Thau, Peabody award-winning producer and former Director of The Moth, comes the storytelling podcast Strangers — part of KCRW’s Independent Producer Project and of Radiotopia from PRX.  Strangers is hosted by Lea Thau, and produced by Lea Thau, Laura Fetherstonhaugh and Paul Dreux Smith.

Each episode is an empathy shot in your arm, featuring true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren’t even who we thought we were. 

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radiotopia_fullmark_blue_prxRadiotopia, from PRX, is a curated network of extraordinary, cutting-edge podcasts. Radiotopia empowers independent producers to do their best work, grow audience and increase revenue. At its core, Radiotopia cultivates community — for both listeners and makers alike.




Latest Episode:

A Filipino-Albino-Gay-Straight-Boy-Girl-Poor-Privileged-Immigrant-American Life

Born in the Philippines as the only blond person for miles around, race was merely the first thing about the albino baby that confused people…
You can follow Meredith Talusan on facebook, or on instagram and twitter at @1demerith

Meredith as a child

Meredith with her schoolmates in the Philippines

Meredith in the early 2000s, pre-transition but beginning to dress androgynously


Meredith post-transition

Meredith and Josh


Meredith and Josh at an awards ceremony


The casual onesie

The out-on-the-town onesie

Meredith on her way to an awards ceremony with her editor from Vice, where she freelances these days.

The ultimate onesie!



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