Nicole Maines is one of 11 transgender individuals profiled in the HBO documentary The Trans List, which premieres Monday. In 2014, Maines became the first transgender youth to win a discrimination lawsuit. Her case was against a school district, because her middle school wouldn't let her use the girls' bathroom. Timothy Greenfield-Sanders/HBO hide caption

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11 Transgender Americans Share Their Stories In HBO's 'The Trans List'

Nicole Maines and Kylar Broadus are both featured in the new HBO documentary. "We all come out publicly," Broadus says. "There is no hidden way to come out as a trans person."

Nicole Maines is one of 11 transgender individuals profiled in the HBO documentary The Trans List, which premieres Monday. In 2014, Maines became the first transgender youth to win a discrimination lawsuit. Her case was against a school district, because her middle school wouldn't let her use the girls' bathroom. Timothy Greenfield-Sanders/HBO hide caption

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11 Transgender Americans Share Their Stories In HBO's 'The Trans List'

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Carrie Fisher appears as Princess Leia in the first Star Wars film. "I like Princess Leia," Fisher tells Fresh Air. "I like how she handles things; I like how she treats people." Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Interviews

Fresh Air Weekend: Carrie Fisher; Michael Chabon's 'Moonglow'; Activist Cleve Jones

Fisher, who played Princess Leia in Star Wars, talks about the affair she had with her older, married co-star. Maureen Corrigan reviews Chabon's Moonglow. Jones discusses the gay rights movement.

Fresh Air Weekend: Carrie Fisher; Michael Chabon's 'Moonglow'; Activist Cleve Jones

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Interviews

Fresh Air Remembers Artist William Christenberry, Chronicler Of The Rural South

Christenberry, who died on Monday, drew on his childhood experiences in Alabama. One of his pieces was inspired by an encounter he had with a Klansman. Originally broadcast in 1997.

Fresh Air Remembers Artist William Christenberry, Chronicler Of The Rural South

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Fresh Air Remembers Country Superstar Charlie Rich

Rich, who died in 1995, was known for "countrypolitan" music, which featured orchestral arrangements and backup singers. A new Rich tribute album has just been released. Originally broadcast in 1992.

Fresh Air Remembers Country Superstar Charlie Rich

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Movie Reviews

'Jackie' Captures The Brittle Sadness Of A First Lady In Mourning

A new biopic takes audiences into the White House in the days following JFK's assassination in Dallas. Critic David Edelstein says Jackie conveys both the shyness and slyness of Jacqueline Kennedy.

'Jackie' Captures The Brittle Sadness Of A First Lady In Mourning

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Donald Trump, along with his wife, Melania, and son Eric, cuts the ribbon during the grand opening ceremony for the Trump International Hotel, located in the Old Post Office building in Washington, D.C. The building, which is owned by the General Services Administration, is leased to the Trump family. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Journalist On Trump's Potential Conflicts Of Interest: 'They're Everywhere'

The New York Times' Eric Lipton says that Donald Trump could take actions as president that would benefit his business holdings. But Lipton doubts congressional Republicans would probe such conflicts.

Journalist On Trump's Potential Conflicts Of Interest: 'They're Everywhere'

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Mary Halvorson Leaves Some Room For Weirdness In 'Away With You'

Halvorson, a prolific jazz guitarist, plays with harmonies and melodies as she leads an eight-piece band on her new album. Critic Kevin Whitehead calls Away With You "richer than ever."

Mary Halvorson Leaves Some Room For Weirdness In 'Away With You'

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