Fear Factor - Chelsea Shorte

“This was actually the week after Philando Castile was murdered... and it hit me all at once that this was the first time I was being pulled over appearing as masculine as I had been.”

Fear Factor

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In this hour, stories of fear -- facing it, outgrowing it, and learning from it. From shadowy childhood demons, to the anxieties of parenthood, and life or death choices in the face of discrimination. This hour is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Zaena Tessema's mother invokes a mysterious figure to control her children.

Diane Kastiel gets unexpected and unwanted news.

Bruce Lee teaches Tito Chavez-Nguyen how to find his way in a new school.

Patricia Aro is scared that her children will ask her about death.

Chelsea Shorte is pulled over for the first time while masculine presenting.

Rufus May fears his own experience with mental health issues will keep him from being a clinical psychologist.

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