How to Be a Girl

Series produced by Marlo Mack

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How to Be a Girl is an audio podcast I produce about life with my six-year-old transgender daughter. It stars the two of us -- a single mom and a six-year-old "girl with a penis" -- as we attempt together to sort out just what it means to be a girl.

How to Be a Girl is an audio podcast I produce about life with my six-year-old transgender daughter. It stars the two of us -- a single mom and a six-year-old "girl with a penis" -- as we attempt together to sort out just what it means to be a girl.


6 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Marlo Mack interviews her daughter about what it's like to be a six-year-old transgender girl. Her daughter shares her story and offers some advic...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WCPN, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 03, 2015
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 3
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A single mom and her young transgender daughter both hit the dating scene, and then compare notes on the rocky road to romance.

Bought by WCPN and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 03, 2015
  • Length: 08:28
  • Purchases: 2
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How girlie do you have to be to secure your spot in the girl club? And what happens when your own mother questions your girl credentials? Marlo Ma...

Bought by WCPN and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Sep 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:11
  • Purchases: 2
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How old is gender? Can a six-year-old child really be considered transgender? Marlo Mack explores this question, with a little help from her tran...

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: Sep 06, 2014
  • Length: 08:54
  • Purchases: 1
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What is daily life like when your young son becomes your daughter? Marlo Mack explains what it's like to have a transgender kindergartener.

Bought by XRAY.fm, WCPN, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:36
  • Purchases: 4
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A mother comes to terms with the fact that her young son...is actually her daughter.

Bought by XRAY.fm, HowSound, WCPN, WCAI / WNAN, WNPR and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:17
  • Purchases: 7