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DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Welcome to Dennis Anyone, a podcast about making things up and making things happen. I love to talk to creative types about what they do and how they do it. Hope you enjoy my conversations as much as I do. - Dennis H.

Oct 13, 2019

Dennis heads to the LA LGBT Center's Village to talk to writer, actor and comedian D'Lo about his new one-man show To T or Not to T? D'Lo is trans and his show documents his decision whether or not to take testosterone as well as how his journey has and continues to impact his parents. D'Lo talks about the inspiration for the show, what it's like to perform his parents as characters, the tough talk he had to have with his father on the eve of his commitment ceremony and what it's been like to share such personal intimate details from his life on stage. He also talks about appearing on the TV shows Looking, Transparent and Glee, the increased visibility of trans people in pop culture, doing shows in different parts of the country, visiting Sri Lanka and performing at conservative colleges. Other topics include: the time he saw his favorite Jackson, how the Benny Hill Show almost got him in trouble, the grand gesture he did to woo a cute co-ed and the sex toy he'd like to do an informercial for.