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

March 25, 2019 Season 3 Episode 51
Upside Down Podcast
Episode 51 - The "F" Word: Unpacking Feminism and Other Labels
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Episode 51 - The "F" Word: Unpacking Feminism and Other Labels
Mar 25, 2019 Season 3 Episode 51
Kayla Craig, Lindsy Wallace
Join us as we welcome Claire, host of The Catholic Feminist Podcast, and 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.
Show Notes

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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