Women and Words podcast, Mar. 11-15, 2019

Representation still matters and omg modern dating is scary

Andi and Jove are confused by modern dating and SO GLAD they don’t have to do it! WHEW! Also, yay for indie (feminist) bookstores! And expand your horizons, friends, and read poetry and plays and all the things.

11 Mar.: Author and Women and Wordster Jessie Chandler interviewed author/playwright/poet Sandra de Helen. AND you can get a review copy of her latest book of poetry! Go see.

12 Mar.: Women and Wordster and life coach Angela Grace stopped by to talk about how she and her wife have been coping with her wife’s diabetes diagnosis. The lesson is, don’t give up and keep looking for solutions. Get inspired.

13 Mar.: Writer and Women and Wordster Val Agab talked about portrayals of children in fiction, and how it’s not always done well. Read.

14 Mar.: Author and Women and Wordster Fiona Zedde waxes lyrical about the joys of an independent feminist brick n’ mortar bookstores. Join her.

15 Mar.: Author and Women and Wordster Andi Marquette discusses the vagaries of platforms like Netflix, and how companies like that talk out of both sides of their mouth when it comes to diverse representation in media. Discuss.

AND! Also 15 Mar., the Women and Words book lists are up! WOOO!

Friends, Jove reminds us all of the microloan site KIVA, which makes a difference in so many lives.

Don’t forget, the Lesbian Review site is a place you can go that’s kind of like a virtual bookstore in that people you get to know a bit talk books and will make recommendations.

ClexaCon is coming up, beginning April 11 in Las Vegas, NV. Find out more at the ClexaCon site. Andi will be there running amok. Per usual.

AND! Cool project to help fund/spread the word about. Tello Films (lots of queer F/F content on their platform) is raising money for a HOLIGAY MOVIE. That’s right. A holiday queer movie, what we don’t get at Hallmark. And one of the primary characters is deaf. SO great to see that kind of rep in queer content. Please, if you can, throw some money at it. If you can’t, spread the word. That’s just as helpful! Here’s the link at indiegogo, along with an info vid for it introducing you to the actors: CLICK HERE.

And to our Kiwi and Aussie friends, Muslim and not, and our Muslim friends worldwide, we see you. Love and light to you.