Feminist Hotdog Episode Archive

FH S4E3: Radical Magick with Dr. Kate Tomas

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FH S4E3: Radical Magick with Dr. Kate Tomas

Nov 19, 2020 Season 4, Episode 3

Light some candles and get cozy. This week, I’m featuring a guest who has had a profound personal influence on me: Dr. Kate Tomas, creator of the Spiritual Life Upgrade program and the Money Magic Manifestation course. Kate is a psychic, a witch, and a...

FH S4E2: Caring for Your Soul and Mindset with Jocellyn Harvey

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FH S4E2: Caring for Your Soul and Mindset with Jocellyn Harvey

Nov 5, 2020 Season 4, Episode 2

It’s a stressful week for just about everybody. As of when this episode posted, we still don’t know who the next U.S. president will be. It’s time to spend some extra time caring for ourselves, and Jocellyn Harvey is here to help. 

The found...

Racism and Recovery with Jessica Hoppe

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Racism and Recovery with Jessica Hoppe

Oct 22, 2020 Season 4, Episode 1

Recovery communities must acknowledge and address racism in healing spaces

Confronting the Cash Bail System with Ashley Edwards

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Confronting the Cash Bail System with Ashley Edwards

Jul 2, 2020 Season 3, Episode 13

Bailout funds have been in the news for weeks now, but how do they fit into the bigger picture of the criminal justice and cash bail systems? Ashley Edwards of MGM Bailout joins Feminist Hotdog this week to talk about the racism inherent in the cash ba...

Feminism and Policing Abolition

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Feminism and Policing Abolition

Jun 18, 2020 Season 3, Episode 12

Advocates of policing abolition have been pushing to defund the police for years, but the recent explosion of public attention on the Movement for Black Lives has more people than ever talking about what an entirely new system of public safety could lo...

Black Lives Matter

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Black Lives Matter

Jun 4, 2020 Season 3, Episode 11

This week, Feminist Hotdog is participating in Podcast Blackout out of respect for the memories of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, and in observance of the ongoing fight for racial justice that is happening in cities all across the US. Pleas...

Period Poverty and Menstrual Equity

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Period Poverty and Menstrual Equity

May 21, 2020 Season 3, Episode 10

Let’s talk about periods! Period poverty affects millions of people all over the world, but we rarely talk about it. Because there’s so much shame and stigma surrounding menstruation, people who can’t afford period products—whether in schools, prisons,...

FH S3E9: Blast from the Past

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FH S3E9: Blast from the Past

May 7, 2020 Season 3, Episode 9

Finding it hard to remember the days before COVID hijacked the world? Me too. So, for this episode, I went into the archives and took a trip down memory lane, unearthing some memorable moments from some of my favorite interviews. I chose three guests w...

FH S3E8: Reading for Liberation

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FH S3E8: Reading for Liberation

Apr 23, 2020 Season 3, Episode 8

Today’s episode is a celebration of the written word in honor of a major milestone—the completion of the Feminist Hotdog book manuscript! (Coming January 2021.)

Since words have been dominating my psyche, I decided to devote this week’s episode t...

Managing Trauma While Isolating with Stephanie James and Alexandra Pajak

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Managing Trauma While Isolating with Stephanie James and Alexandra Pajak

Apr 9, 2020 Season 3, Episode 7

Yep, we’re still inside. Is anyone else scraping the bottom of their self-care toolkit? 

If virtual happy hour and Tiger King aren’t cutting it anymore, you need this episode. The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on our mental he...

Feminism in the Time of COVID-19

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Feminism in the Time of COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020 Season 3, Episode 6

Unique times call for unique episodes. This week, I spoke to four different people about how they are experiencing the COVID-19 epidemic and their visions for how they see the virus influencing our human future. Listen in on my conversations with Erin ...

Painful Sex and the Pelvic Floor with Lauren Crigler

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Painful Sex and the Pelvic Floor with Lauren Crigler

Mar 12, 2020 Season 3, Episode 5

Get ready for some REAL TALK, y’all! Pelvic floor issues can cause—and be caused by—incontinence, constipation, and painful vaginal intercourse among other concerns. The good news is you can treat pelvic floor issues with physical therapy, and Dr. Laur...

Trans Dudes With Lady Cancer - Yee Won Chong and Brooks Nelson

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Trans Dudes With Lady Cancer - Yee Won Chong and Brooks Nelson

Feb 27, 2020 Season 3, Episode 4

What do you do when you and your chosen family member are diagnosed with cancer within days of each other? If you’re Brooks Nelson and Yee Won Chong, you eat a lot of pie—and then you make a movie. As two transmasculine people who were treated for canc...

FH S3E3: Feminism and Sobriety - Part III with Jocellyn Harvey

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FH S3E3: Feminism and Sobriety - Part III with Jocellyn Harvey

Feb 13, 2020 Season 3, Episode 3

For the third and final episode in the Feminism and Sobriety series, I spoke with Jocellyn Harvey, author of Recovering the Home. Jocellyn’s sobriety story led her to a place where she felt the need to recover not only her body and her mind, b...

Feminism and Sobriety - Part II with Nina Sarhan

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Feminism and Sobriety - Part II with Nina Sarhan

Jan 23, 2020 Season 3, Episode 2

There is a tremendous amount of tension in the conversation about alcohol and sexual assault; Nina Sarhan is here to help us name it AND address it.

Feminism and Sobriety - Part I with Holly Whitaker

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Feminism and Sobriety - Part I with Holly Whitaker

Jan 9, 2020 Season 3, Episode 1

We are kicking off 2020 with a guest I have wanted to interview forever: Holly Whitaker, founder of Tempest Sobriety School and author of the fabulous new book Quit Like a Woman. If you’ve ever questioned your relationship with drinking or you...

FH S2E15: Road Trippin' with Amelia Hruby

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FH S2E15: Road Trippin' with Amelia Hruby

Nov 7, 2019 Season 2, Episode 15

It’s the last episode of Season 2! I can’t think of a better way to mark 30 episodes of Feminist Hotdog than by talking to Amelia Hruby, podcaster extraordinaire, who is traveling to EVERY STATE in the country to interview gender justice and queer...

FH S2E14: Feminist High Five with Leah Abrams

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FH S2E14: Feminist High Five with Leah Abrams

Oct 24, 2019 Season 2, Episode 14

Sometimes I wish I could go back and meet my 20-year-old self. I’m sure she’d be cool, but there’s no way she’d be as woke, witty, and together as this week’s guest—Leah Abrams! She’s a feminist college student with a mind for policy, history, and...

FH S2E13: The Limits to Our Justice with Jana Schmieding

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FH S2E13: The Limits to Our Justice with Jana Schmieding

Oct 10, 2019 Season 2, Episode 13

If you’re not tuned in to Jana Schmieding and her awesome podcast Woman of Size, you’re missing out. Jana is a comedian, writer, educator, and artist with a talent for getting to the heart of why we need to expand our vision of justice. She is also...

FH S2E12: Thank You, Kimberlé Crenshaw with Liz Kleinrock

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FH S2E12: Thank You, Kimberlé Crenshaw with Liz Kleinrock

Sep 26, 2019 Season 2, Episode 12

If the world had more teachers like Liz Kleinrock, what a wonderful place it would be! She’s an award-winning, book-writing, TED-talk-giving badass educator who is living her values every day. Whether in front of the classroom or on Instagram, where...

FH S2E11: My Second Life with Clara Holmes

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FH S2E11: My Second Life with Clara Holmes

Sep 12, 2019 Season 2, Episode 11

Clara Holmes is a model, fashion and lifestyle blogger, and the creator of Rollin Funky, a blog and social media platform where she captures her fabulous life in words and pictures. In addition to being a lover of shoes, travel, and nightclubs (and...

FH S2E10: Growth is a Way of Life with Urjita Parekh

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FH S2E10: Growth is a Way of Life with Urjita Parekh

Aug 29, 2019 Season 2, Episode 10

Meet questioner, seeker, mother, reader, counselor, and all-around fabulous human Urjita Parekh. She’s the kind of friend who always steers you in the right direction when you’re questioning life, and she brought that same affirming energy to our...

FH S2E09: The T is Usually Silent with Hazel Edwards

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FH S2E09: The T is Usually Silent with Hazel Edwards

Aug 15, 2019 Season 2, Episode 9

I've wanted to interview Hazel Edwards ever since I started Feminist Hotdog. At the tender age of 22, she's the interim director of the Bryson Institute, the education and training department for Philadelphia's Attic Youth Center. Pushed out of a...

FH S2E08: I Don't Know What That Is, But I Googled It with Alissa Medina

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FH S2E08: I Don't Know What That Is, But I Googled It with Alissa Medina

Aug 1, 2019 Season 2, Episode 8

This week I got to nerd out with Fembot co-founder and chief digital officer Alissa Medina! Alissa’s been all about that magazine lyfe since she founded her first online pub at SIXTEEN. We talk about keeping content intersectional (not just using...

FH S2E07: I Feel My Flame Growing with Allison Carter

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FH S2E07: I Feel My Flame Growing with Allison Carter

Jul 18, 2019 Season 2, Episode 7

The only thing better than a feminist podcast is…two feminist podcasts! In this week’s episode, I sat down with Allison Carter, host of Not Your Little Lady, to talk about being a woman and a progressive in the South, seeing Lil Simz and Pussy Riot...

FH S2E06: Loud Voice Woman with Bobae Barnes

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FH S2E06: Loud Voice Woman with Bobae Barnes

Jul 4, 2019 Season 2, Episode 6

What a thrill to reunite with my yoga sister Bobae Barnes in the mountains of Colorado! In this episode, we talk about Bobae’s journey to the U.S. from South Korea, healing from trauma through yoga, finding her voice as an artist and a woman, and...

FH S2E05: The Art of Living with Lizzie Ehrenhalt

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FH S2E05: The Art of Living with Lizzie Ehrenhalt

Jun 20, 2019 Season 2, Episode 5

It's the 1890s. You're a wealthy white woman in love with another wealthy white woman. What do you do? My guest Lizzie Ehrenhalt has the answers in this week's episode! We dive into a chapter from LGBTQ history and explore questions of how to engage...

FH S2E04: Don't Make Me Give You a Lecture with Antonia Hartley

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FH S2E04: Don't Make Me Give You a Lecture with Antonia Hartley

Jun 6, 2019 Season 2, Episode 4

I had such a great time interviewing Antonia Hartley, also known as @feministnutritionist. In this episode, we talk about that sneaky minx diet culture, the difference between body positivity and body neutrality, and the incredible benefits of...

FH S2E03: Downtown Feminist Town with Mawiyah Patten

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FH S2E03: Downtown Feminist Town with Mawiyah Patten

May 23, 2019 Season 2, Episode 3

What's the difference between reproductive rights and reproductive justice? My guest Mawiyah Patten breaks it down in this timely episode as we discuss modern challenges to reproductive freedoms, including how to engage people with whom you...

FH S2E02: Mata Hari Gets Free with Katherine Factor

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FH S2E02: Mata Hari Gets Free with Katherine Factor

May 9, 2019 Season 2, Episode 2

This week we're Choosing Our Own Adventure with author Katherine Factor who has just released a book for young readers about the world's most iconic female spy (but was she a feminist?). If you were a creative kid who lost your spark along the way,...

FH S2E01: Is This Over Yet? with Kristina Turner

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FH S2E01: Is This Over Yet? with Kristina Turner

Apr 25, 2019 Season 2, Episode 1

We kick off Season 2 on noco.fm with my Feminist Hotdog A1 From Day 1, Kristina Turner of The Fan Squad! We catch up on Kristina's feminist pop culture recommendations, gush about Beyoncé's latest surprise drop, and talk about pursuing...

FH S1E15: Does Your Dog Have Children? with Lisa Ann Williamson

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FH S1E15: Does Your Dog Have Children? with Lisa Ann Williamson

Mar 13, 2019 Season 1, Episode 15

It’s the last episode of Season 1…WHAT!? In this landmark show, financial whiz Lisa Ann Williamson drops some knowledge about how to get your head out of the sand about money and the unique challenges women face when it comes to financial planning....

FH S1E14: The Voice of Her Generation

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FH S1E14: The Voice of Her Generation

Feb 20, 2019 Season 1, Episode 14

She’s a poet! She’s a fashionista! She’s a scriptwriter! She’s…ANGBEEN! This guest has been a Feminist Hotdog cheerleader from the beginning. Without her, this show might never have existed! We had a blast talking about pregnant Spiderwoman, Lorena...

FH S1E13: Lovers of Life

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FH S1E13: Lovers of Life

Feb 4, 2019 Season 1, Episode 13

This week I got to dish with teacher, mother and lover of life Judy Kerner. We talk about Judy's unconventional path to parenthood, ruminate over Gillette's new toxic masculinity ad, and learn about three modern book lovers who are bringing back...

FH S1E12: Adventures With Maddog

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FH S1E12: Adventures With Maddog

Jan 27, 2019 Season 1, Episode 12

My guest, Madison Clark, is a scholar, a pop-culture princess, an activist and an expert on everything Michael Jackson. Madison stopped by on a visit from Southern California to talk about her latest experience as a clinic escort, clemency for...

FH S1E11: Radical Deliciousness

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FH S1E11: Radical Deliciousness

Jan 12, 2019 Season 1, Episode 11

It almost doesn't feel right to have a chef of this caliber on a show with "hotdog" in the title, but lucky for us, Davena is a culinary populist. In this episode, we talk collard greens, vibrators, "micro-affirmations" and the assumptions we make...

FH S1E10: No More Endo, No More Ute

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FH S1E10: No More Endo, No More Ute

Dec 31, 2018 Season 1, Episode 10

It's the last episode of 2018 and the first Feminist Hotdog threeway! Dynamic duo Shannon and Leanne join me to reflect on the year, talk about their favorite feminist moments (shout out to Brandi Carlile and the Dixie Chicks), and launch their...

FH S1E09: Let's Have a Kiki

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FH S1E09: Let's Have a Kiki

Dec 18, 2018 Season 1, Episode 9

In this episode, we learn about the world of artist and writer Christine Sloan Stoddard—a world inhabited by fictional quails, badly blown glass and sparkly clay vulvas among other oddities and delights. We also talk about pushing past...

FH S1E08: Home Alone

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FH S1E08: Home Alone

Dec 12, 2018 Season 1, Episode 8

What happens when you leave Feminist Hotdog all alone with no one to talk to? She starts talking to you! In my first solo show, I share my latest inspiration porn, gush about a new book that seeks to upend white supremacy, and attempt to answer the...

FH S1E07: I Want to Believe

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FH S1E07: I Want to Believe

Dec 2, 2018 Season 1, Episode 7

This week's guest, Chintia Kirana, is an artist with many unique talents. She publishes a magazine, makes her own ink...and she has something in common with Haley Joel Osment in The Sixth Sense. Learn about her vision (artistic and otherwise), and...

FH S1E06: Feminists in Bed

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FH S1E06: Feminists in Bed

Nov 24, 2018 Season 1, Episode 6

It's the day after Thanksgiving—the perfect time to lay around and talk about feminism! This week's episode features "Supreme Nurse" Alice, a modern look at the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal, a new travel magazine for women, and musings about what it...

FH S1E05: Dude, What's the Point?

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FH S1E05: Dude, What's the Point?

Nov 14, 2018 Season 1, Episode 5

Activist, advocate and wise woman Lecia joins Feminist Hotdog to talk about triumphs of the midterm elections, roller derby, intersectional lingerie and the meaning of life. (Theme music by Ava Luna and Loyalty Freak Music.)

FH S1E04: "Is That Santa's Husband?" with Miss Mac (aka Lauryn)

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FH S1E04: "Is That Santa's Husband?" with Miss Mac (aka Lauryn)

Nov 5, 2018 Season 1, Episode 4

Educator, single mother, doctoral student and all-around badass Lauryn joins Feminist Hotdog for a fun-filled look at our favorite feminist Halloween costume of the year, a women-only anti-nuclear protest camp that lasted almost two decades, and an...

FH S1E03: Caw Like a Crow with Valerie Downes

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FH S1E03: Caw Like a Crow with Valerie Downes

Oct 29, 2018 Season 1, Episode 3

Biker badass Valerie Downes joins Feminist Hotdog to talk about her recent cross-country bicycle journey, abortion access, gem sweaters and "peeling the banana."(Theme music by Ava Luna and Loyalty Freak Music.)

FH S1E02: Necessity Is the Motherhood of Invention with Joanna Williams

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FH S1E02: Necessity Is the Motherhood of Invention with Joanna Williams

Oct 29, 2018 Season 1, Episode 2

In this episode, Feminist Hotdog talks with writer Joanna Williams about the value of women’s rage, showing up for transgender folks and the complexities of polyamory. (Theme music by Ava Luna and Loyalty Freak Music.)

FH S1E01: Congratulations...It's a Podcast! with Kristina Turner

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FH S1E01: Congratulations...It's a Podcast! with Kristina Turner

Oct 29, 2018 Season 1, Episode 1

In our first episode, Feminist Hotdog talks with Kristina Turner, founder of The Fan Squad, about Comic Con, Doctor Who, Lyft rides gone wrong and who should be inducted into the Hotdog Hall of Fame. (Theme music by Ava Luna and Loyalty Freak Music.)