Transforming 2017: Naming Our Wins

December 21, 2017

In this episode, Brittany and Heidi reflect on 2017 and name this year’s wins – personal, political, and professional.

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Rethinking “Riverdale”

November 20, 2017

This month, Heidi and Brittany continue to analyze the ways in which popular media can replicate or challenge social norms around sex, violence, gender, and race while talking about the CW teen drama “Riverdale.”

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“Cultures Aren’t Costumes: Rethinking Halloween”

October 18, 2017

In this episode, Brittany and Heidi discuss how certain popular Halloween costumes like ‘hula girl’ or ‘sexy’ anything can actually be very harmful when they perpetuate stereotypes or sexualize different cultures or gender identities.

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Self-Awareness and Social Media

September 25, 2017

In this episode, Heidi and Brittany acknowledge the salience of social media in our lives and explore ways that we can have healthier relationships with and through these digital platforms.

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“Game of Thrones: Engaging with a Problematic Fav”

August 23, 2017

Heidi and Brittany discuss the ways sexual violence is portrayed on HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” As advocates against violence, they grapple with what it means to be fans of such a violent show.

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