This podcast of The Breakdown was recorded May 31 at’s studio in Glastonbury with special guests Jim Starr of Achieve Hartford and Irwin Krieger, a therapist specializing in evaluation and psychotherapy for GLBT individuals, couples, and families.

Jim Starr is on to talk about Achieve Hartford, a not for profit organization dedicated to improving Hartford schools and making them more accountable with an eye toward bridging the gap of understanding between funding and results. Here’s a Hartford Business Journal Q&A with Starr.

And, since there has been so much discussion of transgender issues at the Capitol in recent weeks, In the second half of the show Therapist Irwin Krieger is on at the request of The Breakdown crew to discuss the experience of changing your gender.

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