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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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@ladyameliaa

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English

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Episodes

Ep 19 pt 2 - Arkansas

10/17/2019
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In this second episode from Arkansas, Amelia visits Fayetteville, AR and talks to Marty Lane, a graphic design professor and activist, and Hannah Withers, a local business owner and organizer, about their community work for social change. Tune in to learn more about feminist pedagogy and designing with marginalized communities and to hear one of our most candid conversations about feminism yet. Follow: Marty’s work on her website Maxine’s Tap Room on Instagram and Facebook Fifty Feminist...

Duration:00:57:54

Ep 19 pt 1 - Arkansas

10/15/2019
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In Little Rock, Arkansas, Amelia speaks with Diego Barrera, one of the cofounders of inTRANSitive, a collective founded in 2017 to uplift Trans voices in Arkansas through community building, organizing, and political education. Tune in to hear their conversation about Trans migrant stories, transnational actions for Trans liberation, and what how community makes a place home. Follow: inTRANSitive on Facebook and Instagram Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes

Duration:00:42:11

Ep 18 - Kansas

10/10/2019
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In this Kansas City episode, Amelia speaks to Dr. Valerie French about her life in Missouri and her work as an OBGYN in Kansas. They talk about abortion procedures, patient care, and issues around recent bills in the Missouri legislature that restrict abortion access. Follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes And find: A video of Valerie’s speech at the rally here The Guttmacher Institute table of abortion regulations by state here Also: Read a new report from the...

Duration:00:32:15

Ep 20 pt 1 - Tennessee

10/8/2019
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In the first of two episodes from Memphis, TN, Amelia speaks to Jasmine Tasaki, the founder and executive director of WeCareTN, a non-profit organization that works to support and empower Trans Women of Color through job-readiness programs, direct financial support, and a variety of mutual aid programs founded on healing justice principles. Tune in to learn about Jasmine’s life and work, as well as the community that has supported and uplifted her. Follow: WeCareTN on their website and...

Duration:00:35:49

Ep 17 pt 2 - Missouri

10/3/2019
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S.E. Nash is an artist and educator in Kansas City, MO. In this second episode from Missouri, hear Amelia talk to Sean about how he integrates food and fermentation into his art practice to challenge binary ways of thinking about gender and life. Follow: Sean on Instagram Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes And find: Sean’s recent work on his website and in the Fermenting Feminism zine, edited by Lauren Fournier

Duration:00:25:36

Ep 17 pt 1 - Missouri

10/1/2019
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In the first of two episodes from Missouri, Amelia interviews Alyson Thompson, a St. Louis activist and writer. They chat about Alyson’s work with The 4A Project and her new organization Mixed Feelings, as well as how her writing practice has helped her better understand and create community around her experience as a mixed race person. Follow: Alyson Thompson on Instagram Mixed Feelings on Instagram Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes

Duration:00:35:05

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 in the shownotes...

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 Ho(s)e on Twitter Justice for Alisha Walker on Facebook Find the many resources mentioned in the episode in the shownotes 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. Don't forget to subscribe to the Fifty Feminist States newsletter AND support the Fatventure Kickstarter. Find shownotes at fiftyfeministstates.com/podcast/rhode-island Follow: Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes Fatventure on Instagram + support...

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. Find shownotes at fiftyfeministstates.com/podcast/massachusetts 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. Find show notes at fiftyfeministstates.com/podcast/new-hampshire 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/podcast/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/podcast/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/podcast/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/podcast/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 fiftyfeministstates.com/s2-preview. And follow Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and subscribe to the newsletter!

Duration:00:05:14