326 Episodes Refresh
May 14, 2021
The Other EpidemicMay 14, 2021
As we emerge back into the world, how long will we live with COVID? Will it be like HIV/AIDS? We talk to people who have been closely involved in AIDS activism and responding to the coronavirus: Mathew Rodriguez and Leisha McKinley-Beach. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 07, 2021
Hard ConversationsMay 07, 2021
Death, sex, money, family and identity. How do we start and receive the hardest conversations that emerge in our lives? The one-and-only Anna Sale of Death, Sex and Money is here to talk us though it and her new book, Let's Talk About Hard Things. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 30, 2021
Creative EvolutionsApril 30, 2021
We have all had to find different ways to cope, and for those with creative practices, they are often evolving. For friend of the podcast and artist Kenesha Sneed, that has meant moving among media and the many different roles her art has played in her life - from joyful personal expression to income-generating job to outlet for grief. You may know her design work, her paintings, or her work in clay. Now Kenesha has written and illustrated a children's book, Many Shapes of Clay: A Story of...
Apr 23, 2021
Cooking and Eating with FriendsApril 23, 2021
Home cook and author Julia Turshen joins us to discuss pandemic cooking fatigue, why the stories behind recipes matter, and how she learned to love cooking and eating. Her latest cookbook is Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food. LINKS Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food / Get a signed copy from Oblong Books Julia’s go-to cookbook: Snacking Cakes Keep Calm and Cook On podcast JuliaTurshen.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 16, 2021
Love in ColorApril 16, 2021
We're easing our way back from our break with Bolu Babalola, author of the delightful collection of romantic stories that center Black women, Love in Color. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 09, 2021
Get Your 2020 Taxes RightApril 09, 2021
Taxes are scary but getting free money from the government is great. CYG's accountant and the force behind Taxes for Artists, Claudia Yi León returns to tell us all about how to deal with the wild year of unemployment and (non)income that was 2020. From PPP loans (freelancers, you can still get one) to extended filing deadlines (May 17) to claiming your stimulus payment if you didn't file 2019 taxes, this episode is packed with info. Cross-reference our notes at callyourgirlfriend.com and...
Apr 02, 2021
More Shine TheoryApril 02, 2021
What better time to be lifting up the people we love and growing together? Brooke Baldwin of CNN joins us to discuss the groups of women - or huddles - that make collective change happen at work, in activism, sports, and our personal lives. And we revisit our own notion of Shine Theory. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 26, 2021
More Pelvic PowerMarch 26, 2021
You should never pee when you laugh. You can see a midwife for non-pregnancy health exams like pap smears. And you can even insert your own speculum at the gynecologist if that makes you more comfortable. We revisit all the things we learned about pelvic health from our Pelvic Power episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 19, 2021
More Samantha PowerMarch 19, 2021
Samantha Power served as the US ambassador to the United Nations in the Obama administration and has been nominated by President Biden to serve as administrator to USAID. We revisit our 2019 interview full of hard and candid truths about what she was and wasn't able to accomplish, especially in Syria. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 12, 2021
More Pleasure ActivismMarch 12, 2021
It doesn't feel like a great time for pleasure, but that's exactly why we need it, right now. We revisit our interview with adrienne maree brown, author of Pleasure Activism, Emergent Strategy, and most recently, We Will Not Cancel Us. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.