BEING Trans

Publisher:
Lemonada Media

BEING Trans

4.9/5

Critic Rating

Welcome to BEING: reality TV for your ears. This season, it’s BEING Trans. Over the course of the season, you’ll meet Jeffrey, a transgender man and standup comic navigating a relationship with his partner, Emma. You’ll meet Mariana, a trans woman from Guatemala who is tackling tough issues at a local LGBTQ center along with her coworker Kadence. You’ll meet Chloe, who’s new to Los Angeles, and new to dating as a trans woman. And you’ll meet Sy, who’s figuring out their relationship and family dynamics with their husband Robert since coming out as trans non-b...


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.8

Andy Dehnart • Reality Blurred May 30, 2022

"The audio compensates well for lost visuals, not by filling our ears with sound effects but with subtle things like having the cast members identify themselves as scenes change. Alas, it also follows some of reality TV’s more obnoxious tropes, like repeating part of a scene again after an ad break. It’s entertaining and informative—and more necessary than ever right now..."

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Score: 4.9

Nicholas Quah • Vulture May 13, 2022

"...admirable for what it’s trying to do. However Lemonada chooses to position Being Trans, the underlying reality is that it’s a great listen. It’s surprising, engaging, and, in this political climate especially, an artifact of defiance."

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Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian May 10, 2022

"The characters are warm, open and proof that any hate directed at their community is utterly pointless. "

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Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter May 2, 2022

"It’s an audio eavesdrop and sounds like nothing Lemonada, or anyone else, has done before."

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