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Dr. Lanice Avery is giving greatness in this episode! Y’all we talked about Black women and femme’s freedom, gendered and racial socialization, and how our identities around ourselves and relationships are detrimental to our well being. Dr. Lanice brings hope, education, and reminders that Black women and femmes have always been about joy, liberation, and pleasure. It’s just who we are!

ABOUT DR. LANICE AVERY

LANICE R. AVERY, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of psychology and women, gender, and sexuality studies at the University of Virginia. She earned her PhD in the joint program in psychology and women’s studies at the University of Michigan. Her research uses multiple methods to explore Black women’s inter- sectional identities, sexual socialization, and how the negotiation of hegemonic gender ideologies and racial stereotypes are associated with adverse psychological and sexual health outcomes. The primary aim of her research is to promote healthy racial, gender, and sexual development among socially marginalized and stigmatized groups.

IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT

 

  • The role Black women and femmes played in the creation of whyte supremacist, hetero patriarchal, and capitalist like infrastructures.
  • Why Black women and femmes are scrutinized at the most extreme levels of law and surveillance.
  • The expectation of uplift everyone to the detriment and death of yourself. Eww...
  • The difference between Black feminine and masculine ideologies.
  • How the media shapes our view of ourselves and the world around us.
  • How the media perpetuates oppression, we internalize it, then oppress ourselves. 
  • Even in our empowerment, we are still being reminded of how we are subjugated as a humanity
  • Black women will always be free for choosing our own erotic power, joy, and pleasure.
  • Why Megan Thee Stallion is winning!!!! What we need to learn from her & what we can heal. 

CALL TO ACTION

  • Read "Pretty hurts": Acceptance of hegemonic feminine beauty ideals and reduced sexual well-being among Black women by Dr. Avery

EPISODE TRANSCRIPT

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    EPISODE 10: BE WILLING TO GET IT WRONG W/ ANNA PAQUIN

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    In this episode Weeze and Anna talk about what it takes to step into activism and use our voices for humanity. Folks are often so worried about getting this process of transformation wrong they cut off the part of themselves that can learn and do better. This method of thinking is one of the ways the work becomes stagnant. No one starts this journey as an expert, but those who are committed to change are the ones who are open and interested in learning. Y’all, we all need each other to use our lived experience and privilege to create possibilities for the more marginalized identities around us. That’s what this is all about in the grand scheme.  ABOUT WEEZE Louiza Doran, known and referred to as Weeze, is a cis-het Amazigh* female-identifying human who uses she/her/they/them pronouns. She’s known as a coach, podcast host, advocate, agent of change, strategist, and educator (to name a few) but is ultimately a compassionate provocateur that is out to help folks uncover their path of possibility.   ABOUT ANNA Anna Paquin is a New Zealand-Canadian actress, mother, producer, wife, and activist.  IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT The most important place to begin and return to as an activist. Being honest and comfortable in the process of learning how to show up for humanity. It’s OK not to be an expert, just be open to learning and shifting. Getting out of our circles and listening to other lived experiences. Depersonalizing how we feel when people point out things we’ve done that are problematic. Could this be a place to learn something new? Anna’s experience in learning about and choosing her voice, regardless of her platform and other people’s perceptions. Using whatever identity privilege that we have to create pathways for other folks' humanity to be honored. Anna’s show FLACK and how it addresses the multitude of oppressive issues we encounter on a daily basis. CALL TO ACTION Catch season 2 of FLACK dropping on Amazon Prime June 11th! EPISODE TRANSCRIPT https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CAp3xvZCK8gQT4RqUVl63ikHTKD8C52G/view?usp=sharing FOLLOW WEEZE TO STAY ENGAGED  Website: https://www.accordingtoweeze.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/accordingtoweeze Podia: https://accordingtoweeze.podia.com/weeze FOLLOW ANNA TO STAY ENGAGED https://www.instagram.com/_annapaquin  https://www.twitter.com/annapaquin

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