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In this "Reflections" episode,Teri and Michael reflect back on episodes on the topic of sex, womanhood, and femininity: Episode 113: Lisa Selin Davis on her book, Tomboy: The Surprising History and Future of Girls Who Dare to Be Different, Episode 114: Melissa Faliveno on Tomboyland–an exploration of sex, womanhood, and identity, Episode 115: Caitlin Myer on Wiving: A Memoir of Loving Then Leaving the Patriarchy, and Episode 116: Jessica Taylor on Why Women Are Blamed for Everything.
During our conversation, Michael and I touched upon the following resources in our conversation:
- The racist history of tomboyism
- Jerry Falwell's sex scandal and recent resignation from Liberty University
- Kyle Rittenhouse's arrest and history for alleged shootings in Kenosha, Wisconsin
- David Hogg tweets about racial justice and gun reform and Teri's responses expressing how gun violence is also a gender justice issue and how misogyny and sexism is a gateway to white supremacy and how "anti-feminist rhetoric is a gateway to white nationalism, especially for young white men who become mass shooters"
- How white supremacy has outpaced Islamic terrorism as a threat
- Teri's piece on why we need anti-sexism trainings in victims' advocacy organizations and in our cultural conversations about oppression
- The role of Ghislaine Maxwell as "victim" and/or co-conspirator in the Jeffrey Epstein sexual abuse pyramid scheme and Teri's piece on how we can build a culture of accountability in response to her viewing of the Netflix Jeffrey Epstein documentary
- The 25 women who accuse Trump of sexual misconduct
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