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Fifty Feminist States is a multimedia storytelling project created from interviews with feminist activists, artists and organizers across the United States.

Fifty Feminist States is a multimedia storytelling project created from interviews with feminist activists, artists and organizers across the United States.
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Fifty Feminist States is a multimedia storytelling project created from interviews with feminist activists, artists and organizers across the United States.

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Season Three Preview!

9/17/2019
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Welcome back to the Fifty Feminist States podcast! In this season three preview, hear Amelia’s reflections on traveling over the summer and to get a preview of what's coming up on the podcast this fall. Episodes start again on October 1st. Until then, find us on Instagram, subscribe to our newsletter, and we’ll see you on the road!

Duration:00:08:57

Ep 16 pt 3 - North Carolina

5/30/2019
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In the third of three special episodes from northeastern North Carolina, Amelia speaks to Joyce Buffalo, Wanda Flythe, and Deborah Ferruccio about their successful grassroots campaign to keep a coal ash storage facility out of their county. Please support future seasons of the Fifty Feminist States podcast by pledging to our Kickstarter campaign today.

Duration:00:45:32

Ep 16 pt 2 - North Carolina

5/23/2019
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In the second of three special episodes from northeastern North Carolina, Amelia speaks to Ashleigh Bryant Phillips about her hometown of Woodland, NC, how her writing has developed there, and why we should be listening to and cultivating the creativity of rural voices. Support the Fifty Feminist Kickstarter today to hear more episodes like this one. ALSO: Read Ashleigh's writing that's collected here. Listen to her collaboration with Sam Leidig, inspired by Annie Hooper here. And...

Duration:00:47:24

Ep 16 pt 1 - North Carolina

5/16/2019
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In the first of three special episodes from northeastern North Carolina, Amelia interviews Danielle Baker of Bakers' Peanuts in Roxobel, NC and Caroline Stephenson of Cultivator book store in Murfreesboro, NC. Please support future seasons of the Fifty Feminist States podcast by pledging to our Kickstarter campaign today. Follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes Bakers' Peanuts on Facebook and their website Cultivator on Facebook and their website

Duration:00:34:29

Ep 15 - Connecticut

4/11/2019
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In this final episode of season two, Amelia travels to Connecticut to talk to activist, academic + museum educator Alexandra Thomas about her research on Black studies + visual culture and her fat feminist politics, including her call for feminist groups to eat cupcakes together and go be loud in museums. Subscribe to the Fifty Feminist States newsletter. Follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes Find the many black feminists + artists mentioned in the episode at this link.

Duration:00:40:05

Ep 9 pt 2 - New York

4/4/2019
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In this episode, Amelia travels to back to New York to talk to Support Ho(s)e organizer Red about their work organizing for the defense of Alisha Walker and what it really means to support sex work and sex workers. Subscribe to the Fifty Feminist States newsletter. Follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes Support Hose on Twitter Justice for Alisha Walker on Facebook Find the many resources mentioned in the episode at this link.

Duration:00:52:22

Ep 14 - Rhode Island

3/28/2019
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In this episode, Amelia travels to Providence, RI to speak with Samantha Puc, the co-editor of Fatventure Magazine about what it means to make a magazine about fatness that rejects diet culture and the process of coming out as fat. #1! Don't forget to subscribe to the Fifty Feminist States newsletter AND support the Fatventure Kickstarter. Follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes Fatventure on Instagram + support their Kickstarter! Sam also mentioned: Fat Girls Hiking,...

Duration:00:30:47

Ep 13 - Massachusetts

3/21/2019
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In this episode, Amelia travels to Massachusetts to learn a whole lot about witchcraft and political resistance from artist + academic Lakshmi Ramgopal and Paige + Cheryl of Witch the Vote. Don't forget to subscribe to the Fifty Feminist States newsletter and follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes Lakshmi as Lykanthea on Instagram Witch the Vote on Instagram

Duration:00:48:50

Ep 12 - New Hampshire

3/14/2019
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In this episode, Amelia travels to New Hampshire to speak with Crystal Paradis, founder of Feminist Oasis. They chat about the challenges of finding work that’s aligned with your values and talk about ways to foster feminist community. Crystal also shares a few fun (and not so fun) facts about New Hampshire politics. Follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes Feminist Oasis on Instagram and their website

Duration:00:18:24

Ep 11 - Maine

3/7/2019
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In this episode, Amelia travels to Portland, Maine and speaks to Claudette Sara Ndayininahaze and Abusana Micky Bondo about their organization In Her Presence which provides resources for refugee and immigrant women in Maine. Find show notes at fiftyfeministstates.com/episode-11-maine Follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes

Duration:00:25:38

Ep 10 - Vermont

2/28/2019
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In this episode, Amelia travels to Vermont to speak with herbalist Emma Merritt of Railyard Apothecary in Burlington, VT and PhD candidate Lucia Green-Weiskel, an academic and mother living in Johnson, VT. Together, we think about how we can reshape our relationship with plants and the planet through cooperative and domestic labor. Find show notes at fiftyfeministstates.com/episode-10-vermont Follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes

Duration:00:30:36

Ep 9 pt 1 - New York

2/21/2019
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In this episode, Amelia travels to Syracuse, New York to speak with Dr. Ashley Bohrer about her work with the Center for Jewish Nonviolence. We learn a lot about Palestine, Israel, and contemporary Jewish identity in the US. Find show notes at fiftyfeministstates.com/episode-9-part-one-new-york. Follow Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes

Duration:00:35:27

Ep 8 - Pennsylvania

2/14/2019
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In this episode, Amelia travels to Pennsylvania and speaks to Brooklyn and Sarah -- two activists and artists from Chicago who are living in Centre County, PA. Tune in for a conversation about trans + queer identity, native + indigenous politics, and what it means to make a home in a place that isn’t particularly welcoming to you. Find show notes at fiftyfeministstates.com/episode-8-pennsylvania. Follow Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes

Duration:00:32:12

Season Two Preview + a Theme Song!

2/12/2019
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We're back! Tune in for a preview of what's coming up this spring and to hear the premiere of the Fifty Feminist States theme song by Danielle Sines + Jessica Neria! Find show notes at www.fiftyfeministstates.com/themesong. And follow Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and subscribe to the newsletter!

Duration:00:05:14

Ep 7 - Minnesota

11/8/2018
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In this episode, we hear from Raechel and Melody of the Feminist Killjoys, PhD podcast, Professor Beth Barila, Cheeky Kitty Minneapolis, and immigration attorney Julia Decker -- all feminists in the Twin Cities who work on different projects surrounding gender justice. This episode is jam-packed with ideas and inspiration for feminist activism and a great portrait of how much work just one city can hold. ALSO, this is the last episode of season one of the Fifty Feminist States podcast!...

Duration:00:42:50

Ep 6 - South Dakota

11/1/2018
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In this episode, we hear from Toni Miller and Rachel Willson, two South Dakota women currently running for offices in South Dakota’s state legislature. Hear what inspired them to run and why they’re hopeful for their campaigns and the future of South Dakota. Highlights include: Why Toni decided to run for office [2:30 - 3:50] Why Rachel decided to run for office [5:45 - 8:15] LGBT representation in South Dakota [8:25 - 10:25] Follow: Toni Miller’s campaign on Facebook Rachel Willson’s...

Duration:00:14:33

Ep 5 - North Dakota

10/25/2018
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In this episode, we hear from marginalized voices that find strength in the soil of North Dakota. Ladonna Brave Bull Allard is a grandmother, historian, and activist who founded the Sacred Stone Camp at Standing Rock during the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and now travels around the world building indigenous environmental movements. Wiljar Ojuro is a young, African American woman who works at North Dakota’s only women’s health clinic offering abortions and represents North Dakota as Miss...

Duration:00:30:40

Ep 4 - Montana

10/18/2018
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In this episode, we hear from Diane Sands, a current senator in the Montana senate who has a long history of feminist activism in the state. She discusses the progressive history that has made Montana one of the more radical Mid/Mountain-west states and the work she’s done to keep it that way. Amelia also speaks with Aspen Hougan, a volunteer for the Montana Racial Equity Project, about the reality of racial injustice in Montana and building racial literacy in the state. Highlights...

Duration:00:33:44

Ep 3 - Idaho

10/11/2018
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In this episode, we hear from Amy Pence-Brown about her body positive art and activism, including her 2015 Stand for Self Love and the Rad Camps she runs for women and teens. Highlights include: What is body positivity? [6:10 - 9:00] The Stand for Self Love [11:30 - 16:15] RADCAMP: A Body Positive Boot Camp For Feminists [16:45 - 18:55] Why body positivity has to be feminist and feminism has to be body positive [20:30 - 22:30] Follow: Amy Pence-Brown on Instagram Fifty Feminist...

Duration:00:25:17

Ep 2 - Wyoming

10/4/2018
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In this episode, we have two conversations—one with Professor Colleen Denney about the history of women’s suffrage in Wyoming along with the current unequal conditions there for women, and another with ski guide Jessica Baker about succeeding in the male-dominated field of guiding and extreme sports. Highlights include: Follow: Jessica Baker on Instagram InstagramiTunes

Duration:00:20:58