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Matty Grace of Cluttered & Crisis Party on Gender Dysphoria & Depression

On episode 57, host Jason Schreurs talks to Ottawa/Halifax punk scenester Matty Grace about the gender dysphoria that fuelled her depression when she was growing up. Later in life, the punk scene gave her hope in her mental health struggles and a place where she felt comfortable coming out as trans.

Scream Therapy ยท Episode 57: Matty Grace of Cluttered and Crisis Party on gender dysphoria and depression

Featured song clips:
Cluttered – “Dysphoria City Limits” from Transgender Dystopia Blues (2022)
Black Flag – “Nervous Breakdown” from Nervous Breakdown EP (SST Records, 1979)
Minor Threat – “Stand Up” from The First Two Seven Inches (Dischord Records, 1984)
Against Me! – “FUCKMYLIFE666” from Transgender Dysphoria Blues (Total Treble Music, 2014)
Matty Grace – “I’m Sideways” from I Was A Fat Stupid (Tarantula Tapes, 2022)


Scream Therapy is a podcast that explores the link between Punk Rock and mental health hosted by Jason Schreurs. Guests include members of the underground music scene living with mental health challenges.

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