In the inaugural episode of This Is Physics, the Physics Magazine podcast, LGBTQ+ physicists talk about how their sexual or gender identities affect their careers and suggest actions that could improve the current climate.
Podcast host Julie Gould speaks with the following guests: Tim Atherton (he/him), a soft matter physicist at Tufts University, USA; Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (she/they), a cosmologist at the University of New Hampshire, USA; Yasmeen Musthafa (they/them), a Junior Scientist at TAE Technologies; Ramon Carrillo Bastos (he/him), a condensed-matter physicist at the Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico; Jan Eldridge (she/her), an astrophysicist at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
This podcast is part of a series of Physics Magazine pieces on the experiences of LGBTQ+ physicists. See also: Viewpoint: Making Physics Inclusive to LGBTQ+ Folks, Q&A: Seeking Diversity When Faced with Adversity, and Opinion: Wanted: LGBTQ+ Allies.
Music credit: The Sandhunter, by Maeve Gilchrist, performed by Maeve Gilchrist (harp) and Nic Gareiss (percussive dancing).
Produced by Julie Gould.