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Mar 26, 2015

Huck (/u/huckstah) is the focus if this week's episode of Upvoted by reddit. We discuss Huck’s upbringing; his impetus for hitting the road; hitchhiking on his first trip to San Francisco; finding work; Hobo Whiskey; how his friends were murdered in Hawaii; the /r/Vagabond Subreddit; meeting Tanner Masseth (/u/other_tanner); creating their documentary, ‘Transients’; and how Rin (/u/rinrose16) used /r/Vagabond to transition to a lifestyle on the road.

 

This episode features Huck (/u/huckstah), Rin (/u/rinrose16), and Tanner Masseth (/u/other_tanner).

 

This episode is sponsored by Casperand MeUndies.

 

Relevant Links:

/r/Vagabond Subreddit

Huck’s post on r/pics with all of his gear

Huck’s AMA from last year

Preview of Huck and Tanner’s documentary, ‘Transients’

Transient’s Facebook Page

Mar 19, 2015

Michael (/u/tgtly) is the focus of this week's episode of Upvoted by reddit. We discuss Michael’s upbringing; her battle with depression; her relationship with Francesca (/u/Franjane); their fateful psychedelic mushroom trip; Michael coming out as transgender; her post to the Swole Acceptance subreddit; what it’s like transition; and what lies ahead.

 

This episode features Michael (/u/tgtly); Francesca (/u/franjane); Monica Prata; u/lightbulbprotein; and Jesse Sims (/u/actionjesse & Content Coordinator at Ting).

 

This episode is sponsored by Ting and Squarespace.

 

Relevant Links:

Michael’s post on Swole Acceptance

Monica Prata’s Website

The Ask Transgener Subreddit

Ting’s Subreddit

The original website built for $10,000 by /u/lightbulbprotein’s company

The Squarespace website /u/lightbulbprotein sold to his boss for over $2,000 with no coding experience

Mar 12, 2015

Tuesday and Billy Cain (/u/billyjoecain) are the focus of this week's episode of Upvoted by reddit. We discuss the history of Texas’ SB5, Senator Wendy Davis’ historic filibuster, Tuesday’s controversial sign, the social media backlash, and how the Cains stood up for their beliefs in the face of death threats.

 

This episode is sponsored by Audible.

 

Relevant Links:

Original Post on r/TwoXChromosomes

redditors on Wendy Davis’ 13 hour fillibuster

Wendi Davis News Montage

Leticia Van de Putte Statement

r/audiobook subreddit

Mar 5, 2015

James Harrison and Zachary Meyer (/u/bobandgeorge) are both the focus of this week's episode of Upvoted by reddit. We discuss the history of rhesus disease; James’ surgery at the age of 14 in which he needed a major blood transfusion; his involvement with the Anti D program; the need for blood donations; /u/ironyx’s original call to help find a bone marrow donor for his nephew; how Zach signed up to be a bone marrow donor as a result of a post by Erik Martin, and Alexis documents his trip to the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital to donate blood.

 

This episode features James Harrison, Xaoming Gibb (RH Program Director at the Red Cross), Tim Wong (Australian Red Cross), Simon McMillan, April McMillan, Zachary Meyer, and Jesse Sims (Content Coordinator at Ting).

 

This episode is sponsored by Ting and Squarespace.



Relevant Links:

 

The TIL Post on James Harrison

 

/u/ironyx’s post about seeking help for his nephew’s bone marrow transplant

 

Erik Martin’s blog post urging redditors to sign up to become bone marrow donors

 

Zachary Meyer’s AMA

 

Ting’s Subreddit


Alexis’ recent trip to the LA Children’s Hospital to donate blood

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