We are getting to know the hosts! This week we learn more about Lane & his motivation behind doing the podcast with Ryan!
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is a national nonprofit dedicated to outreach, education, early intervention, and advocacy for all eating disorders. Learn more: https://www.allianceforeatingdisorders.com/
Ryan discusses cultural appropriation. Lane & Ryan discuss what it means to forgive & forget. Happy birthday Beyonce!
Bees for Development is an international charity specializing in work to alleviate poverty through beekeeping. Beekeeping contributes to supporting sustainable livelihoods in poor and remote communities and honey bees provide an essential ecosystem service.
Lane straps on his Ugg boots for PSL season while Ryan is still living his #HotGirlSummer. Lane wants to Make Previews Great Again. Ryan wants to adopt a cat named Jitters.
Victory Fund is a political action committee dedicated to increasing the number of openly LGBTQIA public officials in the United States. Learn more: https://victoryfund.org/
Ryan & Lane are now playing on a kickball team together. Lane discusses anxiety induced by the current climate of the world.
Duchess Ride is a youth development program for girls through snowboarding & skateboarding. Learn more: https://www.duchessride.org/
Ryan & Lane had a very beachy summer. What makes a great bachelor party? What is Wed & Woke watching on TV? ( And why is HBO's Euphoria so HEAVY?)
The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, known as SNAP, established in 1989, is a support group of survivors of clergy sexual abuse and their supporters. Learn more: http://www.snapnetwork.org/
Lane gets secondhand nerves for back to school children. Ryan loves temporary tattoos but hates Pizza Hut. Ryan & Lane declare their love of "Beanie Feldman." They meant Beanie Feldstein.
Oceana is a conservation organization focused on influencing specific policy decisions on the national level to preserve and restore the world's oceans. Learn more: https://oceana.org/
Ryan & Lane are two millennial DINKS (dual income no kids) who will always go to Disney World without shame. Lane didn't have a reason to go to Cheesecake Factory, so he created one!
Ryan & Lane speak on the importance of fighting for our transgender brothers & sisters.
Days for Girls is a global movement that prepares and distributes sustainable menstrual health solutions to girls who would otherwise miss school during their monthly periods. Learn more: https://www.daysforgirls.org/
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Human Rights Watch is an international non-governmental organization, headquartered in New York City, that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. Learn more: https://www.hrw.org/
Ryan's car got broken into. Ryan & Lane join the "Squad." Lane breaks down not fueling people looking to monetize controversy online.
Food & Water Watch is a Washington, D.C.-based non-governmental organization group which focuses on corporate and government accountability relating to food, water, and corporate overreach. Learn more: https://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/
We love everything about the Women's US Soccer Team - fighting for equal pay, queer visibility & being overall BAMFs.
Ryan is confused about what a Lil Nas X is. Lane is afraid of most/all athletes. Sometimes life is heavy - lean on those around you for positivity
Rainforest Action Network preserves forests, protects the climate and upholds human rights by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns.
Ryan reports wins for black women. Lane gives his views on patriotism as a millennial. Happy Fourth of July!
Broadside is a feminist publication that seeks to provide a space in which individuals and communities can find balance at the intersection of voice and lived experience. Learn more: http://www.narrativefeminism.com/
Ryan goes to Italy. Lane is off to Australia. (In our DREAMS!) Wed & Woke challenges listeners to update their social media bios to include their preferred pronouns (if you're comfortable doing so!)
Gender Spectrum works to create a gender-inclusive world for all by helping families, organizations, and institutions increase their understanding of gender and consider how evolving views impact everyone. Learn more: https://www.genderspectrum.org/
Ryan & Lane celebrate their third wedding anniversary. Did Taylor Swift give them an anniversary gift? Will a new Disney movie tell the story of Juneteenth?
GSA Network is a nonprofit organization that assists students with starting gay–straight alliances (GSA) to fight homophobia and transphobia in schools. Learn more: https://gsanetwork.org/
Is rewarding yourself with cookies immature? Is Elsa's brother Tarzan? Why is the Big Little Lies intro so good?!
PFLAG is the largest organization uniting families and allies with people who are LGBTQIA. PFLAG is a national organization, with local chapters across the world.
PFLAG National: https://pflag.org/
PFLAG Nashville: http://pflagnashville.org/
Happy Pride 2019! Lane stresses over creating the perfect Instagram moment at the Wed & Woke Pride Party. Ryan gives his thoughts on the Rupaul's Drag Race Finale.
God's Love We Deliver provides nutrition therapy, and cooks and home delivers medically tailored meals for people living with severe illness in the New York area. Learn more: https://www.glwd.org/
This episode is dedicated to Chynal Lindsey. Ms. Lindsey was a black transgender woman who was murdered in Dallas, Texas on June 1.
From Bad Boys II to Aladdin, Will Smith shows his acting range. Dead To Me left Ryan & Lane screaming. Hot Chicken is better when it's...hot.
Deeds Not Words is a community inspiring young women to get involved and be change-makers. Deeds Not Words connects passionate women to resources, policy-making tools, and each other. Learn more: https://deedsnotwords.com/
Ryan & Lane live a full beach fantasy. Ryan is addicted to creating Snapchat characters. Ryan & Lane think about their all time favorite educators.
DonorsChoose.org is a nonprofit organization that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom projects. Learn more: https://www.donorschoose.org/
Lane is confused by geography but has a great(ish) spray tan. Ryan recaps a new chapter & a wonderful birthday!
Student Debt Crisis is a non-profit organization dedicated to fundamentally reforming student debt and higher education loan policies. Learn more: https://studentdebtcrisis.org/
Ryan & Lane create imaginary Met Gala looks. Ryan poses the question, "So you think you can dance...like Beyonce?"
Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises. Learn more: https://www.refugeesinternational.org/
Ryan & Lane help create a beautiful proposal. Ryan is a conspiracy theorist.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a non-profit established to provide the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis. The Foundation provides information about cystic fibrosis and finances CF research that aims to improve the quality of life for people with the disease. Learn more: https://www.cff.org/