Season 2

Episode 13 – Gender Identity in Academia ft. Dr. Sofia Forslund

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In this episode, Allison and Sandra talk to Dr. Sofia Forslund, group leader at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine. Sofia talks about her journey to becoming a group leader as well as her journey to becoming herself. She shares what it is like to transition while looking for a position in academia, and the consideration that goes into choosing a queer-friendly lab, institute, or even the city. Together, our hosts and Sofia discuss what it means to be a woman and the societal expectations connected to it, and talk about gender dysphoria, feminism, and toxic masculinity.

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