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Feminist Coffee Hour Episode 62: March Coffee

Posted in Editorials, Podcast Episodes on March 29th, 2021
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Elizabeth and Karen discuss book recommendations, allegations against Andrew Cuomo, Meghan & Harry’s interview with Oprah, our perspective on cis perspectives on trans experiences…listen in!

In the post script of today’s episode, Karen recommends reading the work of Ky Schevers who has written on the political world of the women’s detransition community.

For further reading:
Substack Is Not a Neutral Platform by Jude Ellison Sady Doyle

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This episode was edited by Brianna Ansaldo.

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Happy New Year: Can’t Wait For Midnight (2020 Link Roundup)

Posted in Editorials on December 31st, 2020
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Despite my sorrow and anger I do believe there are reasons to be optimistic, that we have multiple COVID-19 vaccines, and that Donald Trump lost are the two biggest. The love of my friends and family keep me going. Goodbye 2020.

In Case You Missed It:

McCloskeys sue UPI, photographer over iconic image confronting protesters

Kentucky State Police training slideshow quotes Hitler, advocates ‘ruthless’ violence
A high school newspaper uncovered this story! The kids are alright.

An Idaho official left a meeting in tears as anti-maskers swarmed her home

U.S. deports migrant women who alleged abuse by Georgia doctor

How Dangerous Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon Find a Home in Anti-Choice Politics

New York City

What Bloomberg Did to Protesters

Two Queens City Council Candidates Endorsed by NYC-DSA

NY’s Automatic Voter Registration Law Hailed As “Profound Reform” To Elections

City Council Staff Union Becomes First Legislative Union In NY State

Sports

WNBA Players—Again—Show the Meaning of Radical Dissent

42-year-old Zamboni driver plays 28 minutes as Hurricanes’ emergency goalie, makes eight saves in historic win

Books

My Year In Books

Definitely check out Flowers in the Gutter by K. R. Gaddy, which is the true story of teenage antifascists trying to build a resistance from within Nazi Germany.

I also recommend Cry Havoc, the memoir of Mayor Michael Signer about “Unite The Right” in Charlottesville. I’ve read criticisms this book that it’s all “white tears” and trying to absolve himself before history. That might partially be true, although sympathetic he is a but self indulgent at times. But the true value of this book is the subtext. When you between lines, you learn how white supremacy works, even if unintentionally. At best it’s like Macbeth.

In Memoriam

Michael Brooks, Political Commentator and Podcast Host, Dies at 36

Remembering Rev. Dr. Hope Johnson

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Feminist Coffee Hour Episode 59: Jaslin Kaur is the future of the Democratic Party

Posted in Editorials, Podcast Episodes on December 17th, 2020
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Jaslin Kaur is the future of the Democratic Party

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We interviewed Jaslin Kaur, candidate for NYC City Council district 23 in the Democratic primary. She has recently been endorsed by the DSA. We discussed the split in the Democratic Party between progressives and centrists, AOC, Jay Jacobs, public transit and more.

Discussed in this episode:

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Biden’s Win, House Losses, and What’s Next for the Left

AOC ripped by New York’s Democratic leader after party’s rough election night

NY Democratic leader reflects on party’s divide and plans for 2021

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Feminist Coffee Hour Episode 58: Dianne Morales

Posted in Editorials, Podcast Episodes on November 16th, 2020
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Dianne Morales

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We interviewed Dianne Morales, democratic candidate for NYC Mayor. It was a fascinating conversation!
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Feminist Coffee Hour Episode 57: Lindsay Beyerstein and QAnon

Posted in Editorials, Podcast Episodes on October 15th, 2020
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Lindsay Beyerstein and QAnon

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Lindsay Beyerstein joined us to discuss her article in Rewire “How Dangerous Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon Find a Home in Anti-Choice Politics,” election predictions and more.
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Feminist Coffee Hour Episode 56 Women, Gender and Bodybuilding with Bahar Tajrobehkar

Posted in Editorials, Podcast Episodes on September 10th, 2020
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Women, Gender and Bodybuilding with Bahar Tajrobehkar

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We interviewed Bahar Tajrobehkar to talk about her research on women, gender and bodybuilding.
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Feminist Coffee Hour Episode 52: Dispatches To The Future

Posted in Editorials, Podcast Episodes on June 15th, 2020
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Dispatches To The Future

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What was the world like two weeks ago? What did Karen and Elizabeth have to say about COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter? Was May 31, 2020 too far in the past to be relevant today? Listen and find out.

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This episode was edited by Brianna Ansaldo.

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Feminist Coffee Hour Episode 50: All The Rage by Darcy Lockman

Posted in Editorials, Podcast Episodes on April 14th, 2020
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All The Rage by Darcy Lockman

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We interviewed Darcy Lockman about her book “All The Rage: Mothers, Fathers, And The Myth Of Equal Partnership”

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Feminist Coffee Hour Episode 47: The Pleasure Gap by Katherine Rowland

Posted in Editorials on January 31st, 2020
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The Pleasure Gap by Katherine Rowland

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We spoke with Katherine Rowland about her new book, “The Pleasure Gap: American Women And The Unfinished Sexual Revolution.”

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This episode was edited by Brianna Ansaldo.

Our theme song is composed by Bridget Ellsworth, check out her sound cloud page!

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2019 Year End Link Roundup

Posted in Editorials on December 31st, 2019
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I haven’t written much this year but Karen and I hit our goal of making 12 episodes of Feminist Coffee Hour and we plan to continue next year. My family is well – my son is growing and amazing me every day. Adam is working on a new book you might like.

I’ve been tweeting about the ongoing saga of the surprise bill for my gallbladder surgery but I’m pretty sure it’s going to work out ok. I’m very lucky to be in good health and have the resources to stand up for my rights.

I organized a Lights for Liberty vigil in July which was probably my political action highlight of the year. I also raised money for abortion funds as I will every year hopefully until the Hyde Amendment is gone.

Veep and Crazy Ex Girlfriend ended this year and they’re really two of the greatest shows of all time so check them out if you haven’t.

I also LOVED the Good Omens miniseries and it will make you so happy if you need a lift. The book is great too. (RIP Terry Pratchett)

I was lucky enough to see several plays including Burn This, Hamilton, Betrayal and The Half Life of Marie Curie. I loved seeing Kate Mulgrew on stage so much an although it has closed, there is an audiobook she narrated which is probably the next best think.

Stories You May Have Missed

Long Island Divided

A Woman Who Was Fired For Flipping Off Trump’s Motorcade Won An Election In Virginia

Excuse me, may I raise your child?

Gum bacteria implicated in Alzheimer’s and other diseases

What’s the matter with secularism? How New Atheism feeds the alt-right.

11 Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation Into Trump’s Wealth

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s Investigation into Child Lead Exposure

Air pollution is linked to anxiety and suicidal thoughts in children, study finds

Brett Kavanaugh Fit In With the Privileged Kids. She Did Not.

Why black women issued a public demand for ’reproductive justice’ 25 years ago

After a Summer of Racial Violence Across the U.S., a Century of Neglect

Inductions save lives

Missouri health director kept spreadsheet of Planned Parenthood patients’ periods

PhilosophyTube: YouTube star set to raise $100,000 for charity by livestreaming complete works of Shakespeare

ACLU of Louisiana Sues Local Sheriff for Detaining U.S. Citizen for Four Days Because He is Latino

RIP Rachel Held Evans, Hero to Christian Misfits

My Favorite Books of 2019

Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers by Sady Doyle

The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West

Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff by Anthony McCann

Republic of Lies by Anna Merlan

*See all the books I read in 2019 here!

My Favorite Videos of 2019

You Don’t Actually Need A Menu

Our World’s on Fyre

Political fraudsters Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman hold a press conference accusing Elizabeth Warren of infidelity

Pewdiepie and The Rebranding of White Nationalism

The Agony and the Ecstasy of being hated on the internet by Lindsay Ellis

What I’m Looking forward to in 2020

Hitmen starring Mel & Sue

Growbot Game

Axiom’s End

Happy New Year!

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