USC Professor and Cultural Critic J. Jack Halberstam joins Tristan for a discussion as part of her "Live in Los Angeles" series, recorded in studio in LA. They'll about Halberstam's new book Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal and how the well-renowned academic Halberstam brings sex and gender theory to a mass audience. Hear Halberstam riff on the lesbian baby boom, the divide between academics and activists, and gender representations in pop culture from Lady Gaga to Bridesmaids. Plus, Halberstam will confess how the Occupy Movement informed and inspired this book, how reproductive technologies have shifted the landscape of the family, and what "gaga feminism" is.