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One American. One Austrian. Too much to talk about.

biweekly feminist podcast
58 Episodes
When Disney announced that Halle Bailey would be playing the new Ariel in the live-action version of The Little Mermaid, people lost their minds. We're here to break down the nonsense and support an inclusive Ariel.Tracey Baptiste - "Mermaids have always been Black." -
What do you know about the history of Stonewall and the history of Pride? Today we talk about the importance of making visible the contributions of women of marginalized identities to history. Marsha P. Johnson and Brenda Howard. Remember their names. Remember their stories.For links and show notes, check out our website
Before we start, two things:1. Happy Pride!! 2. Enjoy some Women's World Cup!!! That should cheer you up before we look at the recent abortion restrictions being passed throughout the feminist hellscape that is the United States and the anti-choice discourse that has started to become more relevant in many European countries too.
As you may know, the right-wing/conservative Austrian coalition government was ousted from office via a no-confidence vote from Parliament after a video surfaced that showed the vice-chancellor in Ibiza promising favorable treatment for government contracts to a (supposed) niece of Russian oligarch and basically suggested selling Austria's biggest tabloid to her. Sound shady? Yep, it's super shady. This is how you oust a corrupt government. Join us in our conversation about the political situation in Austria and what it means for the future of feminist politics.
In this episode we talk to Dr. Emma Vossen, award winning public speaker and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at York University with a PhD from the University of Waterloo. Her research looks at the myriad of different ways marginalized people have difficulty accessing gameplay and games culture both historically and in the present. She is the co-author and co-editor of the anthology Feminism in Play.Check out Emma online at or on Twitter @emmahvossen
In this episode we finish up our interview with Historian Mar Hicks and talk about contemporary issues facing women in computing, the impact of globalization on IT, and how pink-collar jobs impact everyone.Tip: the answer to all of our problems may be labor organizing.
We interrupt our two-part interview with Mar Hicks to bring you this episode. Liz sits down with guest co-host, Amy Drayer (@amydrayer) to talk about WTF is going on in politics today, the state of women in the world, and how we can resist the patriarchy.Follow Amy on Twitter @amydrayerShow notes and links on our webpage:
In celebration of women's history month and the 30th anniversary of the world wide web, we are kicking of our third season with a two part interview with historian Mar Hicks (@histoftech). Mar's research explores the intersection of computing, gender, and labor and this first part of our interview looks at how important it is to include gender in our explorations of the past.For more information on their research check out
Happy International Women's Day and welcome to the new season of She Who Persisted. The Nasty Podcast.
In our last episode before Christmas (and our last episode in 2018!), Bea sits down to talk with acclaimed author, compelling storyteller and inspiring advocate LY Marlow about her organization "Saving Promise", whose goal it is to “disrupt the cycle of intimate partner violence in at-risk adolescence and young adults and create safer communities for generations to come.” their new campaign "Don't Just Give a Damn" go to: listeners get 15% off FUR products: visit and enter the code “PERSIST15” at check-out.Check our homepage for further shownotes, sources and resources: www.shewhopersisted.comCheck our Instagram for pics: support SWP on Patreon:
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