Episode #8 | Syd Says “I Do”

With feelings of pride and joy for his family, Syd (he/him) takes us back to the day of his wedding.

I sit in bed gazing at my beautiful wife to be. I can’t believe today is the day we begin our lives together.


This is Episode 8 of Season 5 of The TMI Project Podcast: Black Trans Stories Matter featuring Syd Williams. Syd is a native of Durham, North Carolina. He is a father of two boys and currently works for an LGBTQ law firm, NicholsonPham. When Syd is not at work he is helping put on Name Change Clinics with the support of his firm and local LGBTQ center and spending time with his boys. You can find out more about Syd at @mr.midwife.

This episode was mixed/mastered by Stevie Manns (they/them) and produced in partnership with Radio Kingston. TMI Project’s Black Trans Stories Matter program was created by Cece Suazo (she/her).

We encourage you to listen in community and utilize this helpful resource:
Black Trans Stories Matter: A Discussion and Action Guide

Our next live performance of Black Trans Stories Matter will be in June, 2023. Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to find out about the details and reserve your seat!

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Kiebpoli Calnek (they/them), Host, Writer, Editor
Erik Harris (he/him), Host, Writer, Editor
Syd Williams-Black (he/him), Storyteller


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