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45 minutes | Nov 25, 2022
Ep 67: Discovering Your Sexual Narrative with Devin Green
Devin Green, APCC, is a sex therapist and former dominatrix. In this episode, we discuss sex work, shame, the dynamics of queer vs. straight sex, and how to define your own sexual narrative.
57 minutes | Oct 4, 2022
Ep 66: Teaching to Transform with Liz Kleinrock
Liz is a transracially adopted, Korean-born, queer Jewish woman. Her TED Talk, "How to teach kids to talk about taboo topics" has been viewed millions of times. We chat with Liz about the journey since her TED Talk and how we can introduce hard conversations into the classroom, especially during a time when there is so much resistance and division.
44 minutes | Sep 6, 2022
Ep 65: Finding Meaning and Healing with Tiffany Yu
Disability advocate Tiffany Yu shares her story of healing and finding meaning after the childhood accident that left her paralyzed, as well as important ways to be an ally to the disability community. Learn more about Tiffany at her site: https://www.tiffanyyu.com/
33 minutes | Jul 25, 2022
Ep 64: Crimes of Yesterday
Hannah digests her trip to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, and feeling the very recent history of the Holocaust in her travels throughout Europe. Yseult shares about the intersection of her experience as a Black woman and Jewish woman. Join us for our new class, Improve Your Interracial Relationships. Sign up here for the early-bird discount.
31 minutes | Jul 7, 2022
Ep 63: Is Breast Best?
Tanya Singleton joins us to discuss the work of bringing a human into the world, the propaganda of the mommy wars, how to support pregnant people and parents, formula versus breast feeding, and creating our own villages. To learn more and contact your congresspeople about maternal and child health, check out these resources: https://www.marchofdimes.org/ https://www.apha.org/Topics-and-Issues/Reproductive-and-Sexual-Health
69 minutes | Jun 21, 2022
Ep 62: The Joy of Being Jewish
Amy Albertson joins the Kinswomen to discuss being unapologetically Jewish, and her experience as a Chinese-American Jewish Israeli. We chat about the shapeshifting nature of antisemitism, and whether or not non-Jews should play Jewish characters in media. Get our new free class "Build an Inclusive Online Presence" here.
62 minutes | Jun 7, 2022
Ep 61: The Healing Power of the South with Jo-Ná Williams, Esq.
The Kinswomen speak with lawyer and entrepreneur Jo-Ná Williams about the hug of New Orleans, the whiteness of the #girlboss and #marketingbro culture, and her own healing journey. To learn more about Jo-Ná's work: www.jo-na.com www.jawilliamslaw.com www.intheblackclass.com
64 minutes | Apr 28, 2022
Ep 60: Decolonizing Therapy with Marvin Toliver
The Kinswomen bring on their first-ever kinsman as a guest, and he's a great one. Marvin Toliver is a social worker, changemaker, and co-founder of Melanated Social Work. We discuss why Black folks shouldn't pay for therapy, the impact of oppressive systems on both therapists and clients, and the dynamics of being a man on a female-run podcast -- plus so much more. Kinswomen is bringing back our community conversations! Register for free for our next one on Wed. May 18th, where we discuss the recent A&F Netflix documentary White Hot, and the 2000's-era racism we either ignored or were forced to put up with. Sign up here.
65 minutes | Apr 15, 2022
Ep 59: Sensuality for ourselves with Anjua Maximo
Sensual movement and life coach Anjua Maximo shares how erotic dance helped heal her sister wound, what we'd tell our younger selves, and who has permission to express rage and when.
67 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
Ep 58: Do Your Part to Get Smart with Blair Imani
The author, historian, and host of the super-popular "Smarter in Seconds" Instagram series on how identifiers oversimplify us, the pressure to produce content, and why "keep calm and carry on" is white supremacy.
55 minutes | Mar 18, 2022
Ep 57: You Belong, with Jana Degrott
Jana is one of the youngest elected officials in Europe, having been in office since the age of 21. She's also the founder of We Belong, a platform for WOC that challenges stereotypes, as well as an Obama Foundation leader. Jana will inspire you -- so don't miss this episode!
48 minutes | Mar 4, 2022
Ep 56: Is productivity toxic? With disability advocate Imani Barbarin
Imani Barbarin (Crutches_and_Spice on IG) stops by Kinswomen to discuss how the performance of productivity by able-bodied folks leads to more ableism, and discusses her work as a communications professional and disability advocate. Imani's IG Imani's Site
37 minutes | Feb 15, 2022
Ep 55: The Kinswomen respond to your questions
Yseult and Hannah answer questions like "Can Yseult speak about race in America if she's not African American?" and "Is there space for white people in anti-racism, and should they profit from it?"
51 minutes | Feb 1, 2022
Ep 54: Pay it forward, pay it back
The Kinswomen welcome Caroline Colesworthy from the Fund for Reparations Now to talk about what it means to be a reparationist.
27 minutes | Jan 18, 2022
Ep 53: Is it too late to say sorry?
The Kinswomen are back and discussing public apologies, accountability (or the lack thereof), and what needs to happen when old, problematic tweets resurface.
37 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
Ep 52: What Happened To Us
The Kinswomen check in on their relationship, and how it really felt to write a book together.
35 minutes | Oct 14, 2021
Ep 51: The Myth of Meritocracy
Yseult and Hannah discuss why it's so hard for white women to come to terms with the realities of the pay gap, and how we can help close it. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Kinswomen listeners receive 10% off their first month with the link: https://betterhelp.com/kinswomen
27 minutes | Sep 30, 2021
Ep 50: Passport Privilege
Yseult and Hannah discuss the issues behind white people sharing images of the Haitian migrants, and the hierarchy of different passports. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Kinswomen listeners receive 10% off their first month with the link: https://betterhelp.com/kinswomen
49 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
Ep. 49: Turikumwe ('We Are Together')
Actress and poet Malaika Uwamahoro talks about how art and education intertwine and inspire change and growth.
32 minutes | Aug 16, 2021
Ep. 48: The Caucasity
Yseult and Hannah discuss the controversy of a white-led Instagram account, formerly known as @soyouwanttotalkabout profiting off the work of Ijeoma Oluo and her similarly titled book, "So You Want to Talk About Race." They get personal about Hannah's whiteness assisting in their book deal, and the role of white allies in social justice and on social media. Our claimed Course for Anti-Racist Entrepreneurs begins September 8th! Click here for details: https://www.kinswomenpodcast.com/classes/p/the-course-for-anti-racist-entrepreneurs
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