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Two Bitter Brown Femmes, run their mouths on matters impacting marginalized communities today, with an emphasis on LGBT, Latinx/Chicanx, and women's issues. Living by the motto: "Dismantling Sh!t While Talking Sh!t!"

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Bitter Brown Femmes is hosted by Cassandra Alicia (Xicanisma_) and Rubén Angel (Queer Xicano Chisme). Rubén also serves as producer and webmaster.
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We talk about the election and confronting bigoted family members leading up to the elections, as well as answer listener questions. This episode was a virtual event hosted by Cal State Monterey Bay. To book us for your school or org event, reach out to us here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings To support the ongoing production costs and labor that goes into this podcast, please consider becoming a patron over Patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes You get dope rewards like horoscope readings, livestreams, and early/extended episodes. For example, the Patreon version of this episode is 30 minutes longer! Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Facebook.com/anfemwaves Twitter.com/gringatears Instagram.com/anfemwaves ** ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Twitter.com/xoxorubenangel Instagram.com/xoxorubenangel Check out Ruben's latest video unpacking the term "la raza:" https://youtu.be/VR67ljZzSS4 Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other show about tv and film: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663
Join us for a short chat about a whole lot of things... like the term "Latinx," the existence of white Latinxs, and how gender reveals have caused yet another forest fire! We have a live virtual event coming up! You can join just by signing up here: https://csumb.edu/osu/spilling-chisme-bitter-brown-femmes To support the ongoing production costs and labor that goes into this podcast, please consider becoming a patron over Patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes You get dope rewards like horoscope readings, livestreams, and early/extended episodes. For example, the Patreon version of this episode is 25 minutes longer! For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Facebook.com/xucanista Twitter.com/gringatears Instagram.com/xucanista ** ** Check out Ruben's latest video unpacking the term "la raza:" https://youtu.be/VR67ljZzSS4 Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Twitter.com/xoxorubenangel Instagram.com/xoxorubenangel
Vote or Nah! Wherein we unpack our frustrations with the Biden/Harris ticket and the concept of voting in general. Tune in! To support the ongoing production costs and labor that goes into this podcast, please consider becoming a patron over Patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes You get dope rewards like horoscope readings, livestreams, and early/extended episodes. For example, the Patreon version of this episode is 25 minutes longer! For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Facebook.com/xucanista Twitter.com/gringatears Instagram.com/xucanista ** ** Check out Ruben's latest video unpacking the term "la raza:" https://youtu.be/VR67ljZzSS4 Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Twitter.com/xoxorubenangel Instagram.com/xoxorubenangel
We celebrate international clown week by talking about the biggest clowns: men! To support the ongoing production costs and labor that goes into this podcast, please consider becoming a patron over Patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes You get dope rewards like horoscope readings, livestreams, and early/extended episodes. For example, the Patreon version of this episode is 20 minutes longer! For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Check out Ruben's latest video unpacking the term "la raza:" https://youtu.be/VR67ljZzSS4 Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/anfemwaves
We take a break from the heavier stuff and answer some listener questions, mainly from our patrons over on Patreon. Which like, feel free to support us over on patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! We would really appreciate your support rn more than ever! *** Check out Ruben's latest video unpacking the term "la raza:" https://youtu.be/VR67ljZzSS4 Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Facebook.com/xucanista Twitter.com/gringatears Instagram.com/xucanista ** ** Check out Ruben's latest video unpacking the term "la raza:" https://youtu.be/VR67ljZzSS4 Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Twitter.com/xoxorubenangel Instagram.com/xoxorubenangel
Ways to help current Black Liberation efforts: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co We talk about the current uprising and address fellow non-Black folks (particularly non-Black Latinx) on how we can show up for Black liberation.  The episode is initiated by our three good friends: Anthony J. Williams (they/them), Alán Pelaez (they/them), and Katie Titan (they/them). You can support them here: Katie: linktr.ee/katietitan Alán: Instagram.com/migrantscribble and Twitter.com/migrantscribble Anthony: patreon.com/anthoknees and twitter.com/anthoknees *** Now more than ever we'd really appreciate your support on Patreon. Feel free to support us over on patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Facebook.com/xucanista Twitter.com/gringatears Instagram.com/xucanista ** ** Check out Ruben's latest video unpacking the term "la raza:" https://youtu.be/VR67ljZzSS4 Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Twitter.com/xoxorubenangel Instagram.com/xoxorubenangel
This is not about Lana del Rey. We named the episode before she went apeshit and couldn't come up with a better title in time lol. This episode is about our relationships with our mothers, familial trauma, and how we're working to break these cycles of abuse for future generations.   Now more than ever we'd really appreciate your support on Patreon. Feel free to support us over on patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Facebook.com/xucanista Twitter.com/gringatears Instagram.com/xucanista ** ** Check out Ruben's latest video unpacking the term "la raza:" https://youtu.be/VR67ljZzSS4 Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Twitter.com/xoxorubenangel Instagram.com/xoxorubenangel
Ms Rona demands to be talked about. *** Now more than ever we'd really appreciate your support on Patreon. Feel free to support us over on patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETo_ZcBt1Aw&t=424s *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
For international women's month, we were invited to NMSU to talk. So we decided to breakdown white feminism and how Elizabeth Warren embodies that term to its fullest. This was recorded March 10, 2020. *** Now more than ever we'd really appreciate your support on Patreon. Feel free to support us over on patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETo_ZcBt1Aw&t=424s *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
In which we burn our bras and come out as Bernie brxs.  #BurningBrasForBernieBros  *** Now more than ever we'd really appreciate your support on Patreon. Feel free to support us over on patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETo_ZcBt1Aw&t=424s *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
We get problematique and talk electoral politics for a full hour. Yi-pee! *** To book us for a live recording, workshop, or lecture reach us at: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETo_ZcBt1Aw&t=424s *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
We talk about the women of Juarez, American Dirt and the sensationalization of the border crisis, SouthEast LA and environmental racism, the Super Bowl, and Ashanti. *** To book us for a live recording, workshop, or lecture reach us at: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows and videos!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETo_ZcBt1Aw&t=424s *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
Happy New Year, loves! We're BACK AT IT AGAIN with the critique of capitalism, warmongering, and the military. A large part of this episode also deals with the American individualistic view of the family unit and how it disadvantages many families of color. We also fill you in on what we've been up to during our unplanned break! *** To book us for a live recording, workshop, or lecture reach us at: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Follow Rubén’s new book club at: Instagram.com/rusbookshelf Check out Ruben's other shows!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
Come thru for a conversation on mental health as creators, Beto O'Rourke and Latinxs buying into whiteness, Julian Castro and the political landscape's treatment of Latinxs, as well as a long conversation about the My Chemical Romance reunion and the concept of being "whitewashed." *** To book us for a live recording, workshop, or lecture reach us at: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Check out Ruben's other shows!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
Latinx Heritage Month came in went, but not before some shenanigans from non-Black Latinxs. Oh, also the homonationalism from the white gays really jumped out. So, hey, let's talk about it.  *** To book us for a live recording, workshop, or lecture reach us at: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** Check out Ruben's other shows!! Media Criticism Pod: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986663 Interview Podcast: https://audioboom.com/channels/4986207 *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
We're back with another episode. This time we talk bi visibility, Latinx Heritage Month, the mess that is Latinidad, Impeachment shenanigans, our valley girl voices, and how some people just don't understand sarcasm. *** To book us for a live recording, workshop, or lecture reach us at: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
Hello hello hun! Join us for a quick Q & A, followed by a conversation on climate anxiety, academic elitism, femicide in Mexico, Rosalia and colonization, and a celebration of Ivy Queen! *** To book us for a live recording, workshop, or lecture reach us at: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
It's been a rough summer. So join us for a couple laughs and a couple tears as we talk about the democratic debates, useless liberal displays of hashtag resistance art, white men and their proclivity for gun violence, and everyday complacency with bigotry.  *** To book us for a live recording, workshop, or lecture reach us here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
Now that Pride Month and Gemini season are over, let's talk about allies and allyshit! *** To book us for a live recording, reach us here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** Follow "Bitter Brown Femmes" On Social Media at: Twitter.com/BitterBFemmes Instagram.com/BitterBrownFemmes Facebook.com/BitterBrownFemmes ** Follow/Support Ruben on Social Media at: Patreon.com/QueerXicanoChisme Facebook.com/QueerXicanoChisme Twitter.com/QueerXiChisme Instagram.com/QueerXicanoChisme ** Follow/Support Cassandra on Social Media at: Patreon.com/Xicanisma Facebook.com/XIcanisma Twitter.com/GringaTears Instagram.com/Xicanisma_
Over the last few episodes we've talked about how systemic racism affects children of color and blocks them from receiving an adequate education. So in this episode we decided to uplift an activist working on the ground to provide a better learning environment for her children and community. Hilda is part of Familias Unidas de Chamizal, a group trying to save the school in an underserved area of El Paso, Texas. For more information on the group, follow them here: https://www.facebook.com/comitedefamiliasunidas/ *** For resources about this episode or past episodes, go here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com *** To book us for a live recording, reach us here: bitterbrownfemmespodcast.com/bookings *** Support this podcast at patreon.com/BitterBrownFemmes and get longer episodes among other dope rewards! 
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