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Comedian & Actor D'Lo @DLocoKid talks the magic of queer artistry and how Hollywood is opening up for Transgender talent. He recounts tales of police discrimination, some of which are funnier than others. 

Direct download: DLo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:43am PST

Educator & Writer Walidah Imarisha @WalidahImarisha parallels social justice movements to works of science fiction, speaks to the international support of #Ferguson, #BlackLivesMatter & #ICantBreathe and encourages a reshaping of our notion of justice. She and Amanda agree that sexism, racism & homophobia stack up in America's long-standing system of repression. 

Direct download: Waldiah_Imarisha.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59am PST

Screenwriter Joni Lefkowitz @jonikat talks about her ABC Family show 'Chasing Life', her film 'Life Partners' and staying delusional in Hollywood. She and Amanda agree that third-wheeling is terrible. 

Direct download: Joni_Lefkowitz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56pm PST

Activist & Director Tani Ikeda @TaniAppleseed talk co-founding @imMEDIAteFilms to create radical sex education content for young women. She also talks moving & shaking Hollywood in her own feminist ways.

Activist & Actress Madeline Harris @onepunkypixie talks her Anti-Rape campaign @MoreThanNo & the efficacy of lighthearted PSA's about consent. (starts at :40 mark - trigger warning: discussions of sexual assault)

Direct download: Feminist_Filmmakers_of_LA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:14am PST

Writer & Performer Brittani Nichols @bishilarious talks about her ColorCreative.Tv pilot 'Words With Girls', the necessity of creating one's own content & the blips of success in this wacky town. She and Amanda encourage LGBT actors to move out to Hollywood so that they can cast them in their productions!

Direct download: Brittani_Nichols.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:09am PST

Writer & Performer Eliza Skinner @elizaskinner talks about the current polarization of gender in media & her fangirling out on Geena Davis. She and Amanda encourage listeners to build a feminist bubble around themselves! They also talk about porn & 'sex sells'.

Direct download: Eliza_Skinner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25am PST

Activist Emily Lindin of The UnSlut Project @UnSlutProject talks about slut-shaming, the ownership of our bodies as young girls & how sex-bullying prevention starts in the home. She and Amanda chant for Hillary '16!

Direct download: Emily_Lindin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26pm PST

Musician TamTam @tamtam_sound talks moving from Saudi Arabia to Ojai, California & the importance of cross-cultural communication. She and Amanda discuss overcoming naysayers to create your art.

Direct download: Tamtam.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

Feminist filmmaker Darryl Roberts talks about the overwhelmingly healing response to his film America The Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth. Darryl & Amanda agree that protective parenting & better legislation for women are key. 

Direct download: Darryl_Roberts.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:46am PST

Comedian & Host Abbi Crutchfield @curlycomedy remembers her walk of shame to retrieve a pair of (clean) underwear and reports that she doesn't love reporting women's ages. She & Amanda agree that the NYC streets are safest for women between 4am-6am. 

Direct download: Abbi_Crutchfield.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03am PST