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Embracing Choices, Redefining Beauty

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Join us for an empowering episode of Feminist Book Club: The Podcast, featuring two engaging segments that challenge societal norms and celebrate personal choices.

Child Free By Choice

The decision to pursue having a family or choosing to be childfree is not one to be taken lightly. Renee and Sam chat about their experiences choosing to be childfree, how and when they came to that decision, plus some resources for exploring the topic further.

Books & Resources Mentioned:

Serena Singh Flips the Script by Sonya Lalli

Do You Have Kids: Life When the Answer is No by Kate Kaufman

Someone Other Than a Mother: Flipping the Scripts on a Woman’s Purpose and Making Meaning Beyond Motherhood by Erin S. Lane

Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change by Angela Garbes

Abolish the Family: A Manifesto for Care and Liberation by Sophie Lewis

Family Abolition: Capitalism and the Communizing of Care by M. E. O’Brien

Who is Naturally Beautiful: An Author Interview with Ling Ling Huang

Who has the power to define what is beautiful? What are the lengths we will go to achieve beauty and belonging? Tayler sits down with author Ling Ling Huang to talk about her book “Natural Beauty” and how power, privilege, and exploitation affect beauty standards.

What Ling Ling is reading:

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Venomous Lumpsucker by Ned Beauman

Get a copy of Natural Beauty by Ling Ling Huang Here

Tune in to this episode of Feminist Book Club: The Podcast for insightful discussions on personal choices, societal standards, and redefining beauty. Join us as we celebrate individuality, challenge stereotypes, and embrace the power of self-determination.

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Sam Paul: Instagram // Twitter

Ling Ling Huang: Website // Instagram

Tayler Simon: Twitter // Instagram // TikTok

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This episode was edited by Niba and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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