Episode 51 - The "F" Word: Unpacking Feminism and Other Labels

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By Kayla Craig, Lindsy Wallace, Kayla Craig, and Lindsy Wallace. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode, Lindsy Wallace is joined by guest co-host and friend of the podcast Diana Oestreich in a conversation with Claire Swinarski of The Catholic Feminist Podcast to discuss the “F” word, as well as labeling ourselves and others.

In this episode, we:

  • Learn The Catholic Feminist Podcast origin story;
  • Unpack the definition of “feminist”;
  • Discuss the impacts of the feminist label in our current cultural climate;
  • Learn how we love one another even when we label ourselves differently;
  • Identify female saints and biblical mothers who can inspire us all!

Join us as we explore what it means to be a feminist, diving into what labels we claim and the good and bad that comes from claiming labels for ourselves and ascribing them to others.

Recommended reading & resources:

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist by Dorothy Day
Christena Cleveland

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