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She Is Legend
57 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Ask Us Anything!
This week we were thrown a tech curve ball so we threw you a curve ball and gave you an “Ask Us Anything” episode. Thank you for coming to the party and asking us everything you wanted to know. We couldn’t cover it all so by all means if you want to hear more about us we can definitely do some more bonus episodes - just let us know! We unpacked a lot but one of the major themes was around love languages. If you’d like to learn more about this and do the test you can visit: https://www.5lovelanguages.com/quizzes/love-language
62 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
Madam CJ Walker - Hair Care Mogul, Civil Rights Activist, First American Woman Millionaire
Madam C. J. Walker is listed by Guinness World Records as the first woman to earn a personal fortune of more than $1m.Through her tenacity, entrepreneurship and innate knack for self-promotion, she built her empire developing a system of hair care specifically for black American women. This week Jussy recommend Parental as Anything - a podcast with author and educator Maggie Dent where she guides you through allthe modern day parenting dilemmas. Chole recommended the Maker Shakeup Podcast by Tash Roche all about sustainability in small business, particularly for creatives. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify, and on instagram @makershakeuppodcast
48 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Evonne Goolagong Cawley - Tennis Icon, Wiradjuri Woman, National Treasure
In celebration of NAIDOC week we are sharing the story of one of the most incredible First Nations women ~ Evonne Goolagong Cawley.Evonne is a Wiradjuri woman and one of the most incredible sports women of our time. She has been Australian of the Year and Australian Sportsman of the Year. Wimbledon and Grand Slam champion. And SO MUCH MORE! We also chat about Yumi Stynes podcast: ‘Ladies we need to talk’ and ‘Darling Shine’ with Elidy Pullin and Chloe Fisher. Chole recommended the the pod ‘Curve Ball’ - the ‘club you don’t want to be a part of’ and it sounds so great!
63 minutes | Jun 23, 2021
In Her Words: Jamila Rizvi - Writer, Activist, Intersectional Feminist
We have an extra special ‘In Her Words’ episode for you this week Legends. Jamila Rizvi was in our top three dream guests and when she agreed to be a part of our little podcast we were ecstatic. Jamila is a mother and wife, a best-selling author, a public speaker, podcast presenter, a brain tumour survivor and a disability and gender equality advocate. She sat down with us (virtually... in the cupboard) for a very candid and heartfelt discussion about her own life and the women who inspire her. We have no doubt you will love this chat as much as we did. As always we threw some recommendations at you, these included two new podcasts; ‘The Weekly Cheek’ and ‘Exploring the Genuine Fake’. Off the back of that we also chatted about ethical jewellery and gave a shout out to jewellery label Kate and Kole - https://www.kateandkole.com.au/ If you loved this weeks episode please take the time to follow/subscribe and leave us a review. Until next week… stay legendary!
50 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
Dr Kalpana Chawla - Astronaut and First Indian Woman in Space
This week Chole takes us on an emotional roller coaster with the incredible story of Dr Kalpana Chawla. Dr Chawla was the first woman of Indian descent to fly in space, and was a skilled and accomplished astronaut. Her final space mission was aboard the ill-fated Columbia Space Shuttle. Dr Kalpana Chawla and her 6 fellow crew members would not survive the flight. Hers is an incredible determination of determination, ambition and the pursuit of childhood dreams. Chole recommended skincare brand Frank Bod, which has sorted her skin out like a real grown up with a proper skin care routine. She also recommended an episode of Ahn’s Brush With Fame, with Missy Higgins. Jussy recommends the new Disney movie Cruella, after taking her kids to see it. She Is Legend is an independent podcast and if you would like to support the show, please subscribe/follow wherever you listen from. If you’re feeling extra generous and amazing you could even leave a sparkly 5 star review!
62 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
Penny Wong - ALP Senator, Feminist Icon
Penny was the first woman to become Leader of the Government in the Senate, the first woman Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and the first openly gay Australian female politician. It has been quite the journey, so buckle up as Jussy shares her incredible story with us this week. The two speeches we refer to in the pod can be found here: https://youtu.be/CJAqTGLocLw https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/video/2017/aug/09/penny-wongs-emotional-speech-same-sex-marriage-plebiscite-exposing-our-children-to-hatred-video?CMP=share_btn_tw On top of fangirling Penny we also threw a lot of love to @shelby.sherritt.art ~ the Australian small batch pottery queen with a YouTube series dedicated to unveiling the mystery pottery moulds she found on gumtree. It’s a random recommendation but one that Jussy has binged whilst in lockdown. Chole is currently vibing ‘Killing Eve’ ~ another British T.V recommendation starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer. With an 8.2/10 on IMDB it sounds like Chole is onto something! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
77 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Old Boys Club hosts - Justine Landis-Hanley & Matilda Boseley
This week we speak to the two legendary women behind the fantastic new podcast – Old Boys Club – all about breaking down Australian politics and making it accessible and interesting for people who are usually overlooked by the conversation. We talked about the challenges of reporting on politics as women in a male dominated field, gender disparity at play in both politics and journalism and took a deep dive into a story that has stuck with us as one of the biggest political issues at the moment. Jussy’s recommendation for the week was the Friends Reunion Special on Binge. Chole recommended a podcast called Pseudocide – all about people who faked their own deaths! If you love the show, we’d love it if you hit subscribe or follow and if you’re feeling extra awesome, please leave a 5 star rating and review – we’ll send you ALL the love and warm fuzzy feels! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
61 minutes | May 26, 2021
Dr Christine Blasey Ford - Trauma Psychologist, Academic & Sexual Assault Survivor
Christine Blasey Ford is an American professor of psychology at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is a well published academic, mother and sexual assault survivor. In 2018 Christine’s life was turned upside down when she bravely spoke out about her alleged experience of sexual assault at the hands of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Our recommendations this week include the sitcom Rutherford Falls and one of our favourite podcasts 7am ~ specifically the episode on the Cultural fishing of Abalone from the 20th of May 2020. We are an independently produced podcast and if you’d like to support us, please rate, review and subscribe and feel the warm glow of happy vibes that come your way from two very appreciative hosts! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
70 minutes | May 19, 2021
Jameela Jamil - Feminist Activist, Actress, Podcaster
Jameela Jamil is the formidable force we unpack this week. She is a young and fearless body positivity activist who has already crated huge change in the social media landscape. Jameela’s story is inspiring and whilst she’s achieved legend status at the age of 35 she is going to continue to disrupt the discourse around the problematic beauty and fashion industry and the toxic messaging women receive as a result. This week Jussy recommended “I May Destroy You” ~ which unpacks the nuances of the world that unfolds after women have experienced sexual assault. Chole gave a big tick to her new fave Spotify playlist “All Out 90’” and Jussy threw in a shout out to Busy Head Designs ~ the earring make who creates pet portrait earrings which is her favourite gift to give. To hear Jameela’s “tell him” speech in full you can visit: https://youtu.be/CRMCVWPt_38 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
62 minutes | May 12, 2021
Abby Wambach - Soccer Champion, Activist, Feminst
Happy Thursday! Get ready to jump into this weeks episode of She Is Legend where Chole and Jussy deep dive into Abby Wambach’s story. Abby is a soccer icon, international speaker, New York Times Best Selling author and activist for equality and inclusion. She is also a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist & FIFA World Cup Champion! Our recommendations this week were another brilliant podcast called ‘Old Boys Club’ from Justine Landis-Hanley and Matilda Bell. And the SBS document-series ‘See What You Made Me Do’ ~ based on the book by Jess Hill, that unpacks the epidemic of family and domestic violence in Australia. Are you a fan of She is Legend? Don’t forget to follow or subscribe and give us a glowing review, because that makes you a legend! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
69 minutes | May 5, 2021
Nina Simone - Jazz Singer & Civil Rights Activist
This episode of She is Legend explores the incredible story of Nina Simone, an exceptional singer, songwriter, and pianist. When she was prevented from pursuing classical music because she was black, she turned her enormous talents to jazz, blues, rhythm and soul music. Her deep, raspy, forceful voice made her a unique figure in jazz and later helped chronicle the civil rights movement. Jussy’s recommendation this week is the Amazon Prime series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Chole recommended the desktop organiser from Bon Maxie https://www.bonmaxie.com.au/ If you’re loving what we’re creating, hit follow and subscribe - even leave us a glowing review! You can also follow us on social media; IG: Instagram.com/sheislegendpodcast FB: She is Legend Sisterhood E-Mail: email@example.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
66 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Annette Kellerman - Australia's Million Dollar Mermaid
Annette Kellerman, Australian born championship swimmer, cliff diver, vaudeville performer and movie star of the Victorian era is the story we unpack this week. Her biggest legacy has been something that has endured and benefited us all (as women) to this day. But you’ll need to listen to find out what that was (no spoilers here). Whilst relatively unknown in modern day narratives, Annette became an international celebrity ~ even earning a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It’s yet another cracker episode full of banter and “frog pond” updates. Want to support our show? We send virtual hugs (if you’re a hugger) to anyone who clicks ‘subscribe’ on Apple or ‘follow on Spotify’. P.s. There are bonus hugs for anyone who leaves a five-star review on Apple. See below for all our social media details: IG: Instagram.com/sheislegendpodcast FB: She is Legend Sisterhood https://www.facebook.com/groups/790912185102377 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
68 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
In Her Words - Nicolle Edwards - Founder & of RizeUp Australia, Domestic & Family Violence Support Charity
I’m this weeks ‘In Her Words’ episode Justine and Chole speak with Nicolle Edwards, CEO and founder of RizeUp. The RizeUp mission is to drive awareness of domestic and family violence within society by generating life-changing, practical support for the families affected, giving them the hope and empowerment to move on to a life free from violence. In this conversation we explore how Nicolle began the organisation, the practical ways that RizeUp supports survivors of domestic and family violence. We also discuss why this conversation is something we need to continue to speak about and how you can help and get involved. You can find more information about RizeUp at www.RizeUp.com.au and @rizeupanz on Instagram. Chole’s recommendations this week also include her favourite coffee pods Urban Brew As always you can follow us on Instagram @sheislegendpodcast or email us at email@example.com to submit your every day legend! You can also join our Facebook group‘She is Legend Sisterhood’ and connect with other likeminded listeners. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
74 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Oprah Winfrey - Talk Show Host, Actress, Media Powerhouse, Philanthropist
Oprah Winfrey is an internationally renowned African American talk show host, media executive, actress and billionaire philanthropist. She’s best known for being the host of her own, wildly popular program, The Oprah Winfrey Show, which aired for 25 seasons, from 1986 to 2011. She went on to have her own production company ‘Harpo Inc’ and also launch her own TV network, the ‘Oprah Winfrey Network’ (OWN). Oprah has been dubbed one of the richest and most powerful women in the world. As a media mogul from humble beginnings, she’s made a habit of proving her heart is just as big as her immense fortune. She is known to be one of the most charitable celebrities of our time. donating hundreds of millions of dollars to causes closest to her heart. You can watch Oprah’s Golden Globe speech in full here: https://youtu.be/LyBims8OkSY And the episode of The Oprah Winfrey show where she reveals she has a half sister can be found here: https://youtu.be/ZsvtCUcmAao If you would like to support the podcast – we are an independently produced show – please hit subscribe or follow and tell your friends! If you’re feeling particularly generous, a 5 star rating is always SO appreciated! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
67 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
Where It Began - Justine and Chole Discuss the Uluru Statement
This week’s episode is a throw back to the first time Chole and Justine connected. It was a conversation on Chole’s first podcast – So Tell Me – all about the Uluru Statement and its significance. Given the news this week of yet another death of an Aboriginal person in custody, we thought this would be a great time to revisit this important conversation. This was the conversation that started it all! As always, if you want to support the podcast, hit subscribe in Apple Podcasts or Follow in Spotify, and leave a 5 star rating. We are an independently produced podcast and your support means the absolute world to us! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
78 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Greta Thunberg - Climate Change Activist
This week, Chole tells the story of the incredibly impressive Greta Thunberg and her mission to spark action on climate change. From watching a documentary when she was 8 years old, to her famous speech at the UN Climate Conference, to inspiring 1.6 million people to strike for the climate, Greta’s story is nothing short of inspirational. She shows young people everywhere that their voices are important and that they can change the world. Our Everyday Legends this week are the fabulous team at Dangerous Females. You can follow them on Instagram @dangerousfemales and visit their website to support their incredible charity at www.dangerousfemales.com.au We are an independently produced podcast and your support means the world! We would love it if you would hit subscribe or “follow” on Spotify. If you’re feeling particularly awesome, you could leave a 5 star rating and a glowing review! Thanks for listening, you absolute legend! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
59 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Bessie Coleman - Aviation Daredevil and Pioneer
Bessie Coleman was a trailblazer of the Aviation industry. Before Amelia Earhart was a household name, Bessie was defying the odds as the first African American Woman to become a pilot, and then went on to be a stunt pilot. Bessie’s courage and determination to succeed saw her achieve greatness despite the racism and discrimination she faced to get there. Not only was she enormously successful, she was always looking out for her community and was inspired to do what she could to help the next ranks of African American pilots to take to the skies. She is an absolute legend and her story is nothing short of inspiring. If you would like to support the podcast – we are an independently produced show – please hit subscribe or follow and tell your friends! If you’re feeling particularly generous, a 5 star rating is always SO appreciated! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
45 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
In Her Words - Demi Lynch of The Nasty Woman Club
Demi Lynch is the one woman show behind the independent news platform The Nasty Woman Club which focuses on intersectional feminist news from around the world. Demi is a journalist, podcaster, businesswoman, and all round kick arse Legend. We chatted to Demi about how she got started, what makes her tick, the challenges she faces and who she admires. This was a fantastic conversation with a strong, compassionate, ambitious woman who we know is going to make some serious waves. You can follow The Nasty Woman Club on Instagram and find it on Facebook as well. Demi’s website is www.thenastywomanclub.com.au for all her written pieces. You can also listen to her podcast – The Nasty Woman Club, wherever you get your podcasts! If you love the show and would like to support us, please click subscribe in Apple Podcasts or Follow on Spotify, and if you’re feeling particularly generous, you could leave a 5 star rating and review! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
74 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Marsha P. Johnson - Mother of the LGBTQAI+ Rights Movement
This week Chole tells the story of the incredible Marsha P. Johnson, a beautiful Trans Woman who tirelessly fought for the rights and safety of the LGBTQAI+ community. She is widely regarded as one of the pivotal people in the LGBTQAI+ movement and has become a global icon. Marsha was known as the Mother of the Trans Movement. Her generosity of spirit, warmth, her kindness and her fierce belief that she could not stop fighting until all people were free from oppression, makes her a legendary woman whose story we just had to tell. Content warning for this episode – This episode discusses themes of homophobia, transphobia and racism. There is also the use of outdated terminology and slurs in the context of verbatim quotes. The story also talks about transphobic violence and death. This may be triggering for some listeners. If that is you, please take care and know that we love, accept and value you. If this episode brings up any feelings you’d like to discuss, please contact lifeline on 13 11 14. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
63 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
Jacinda Ardern - Strong, Compassionate PM of New Zealand
Justine tells the story of one of our favourite world leaders, the phenomenal Jacinda Ardern. From her love for public speaking at school to her career in international politics which lead her back home to New Zealand to run for office, this weeks episode covers it all. We touch on what drives her, her political views, we delve into what makes the third female Prime Minister of New Zealand such an icon on the global stage. We are an independently produced podcast and if you would like to support us, just hit subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Follow on Spotify. If you’re feeling particularly generous, you could leave us a rating (5 stars if you’re feeling lovely) and a glowing review! Find us on Instagram @sheislegendpodcast and join our facebook group – She Is Legend Sisterhood. Send your Everyday Legend voice notes through to firstname.lastname@example.org – we’d love to hear from you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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