Author Interview, Blog, Podcast Shownotes

Media and Activism in Women’s Sports + Designated POC: Tokenism in Film with Marin Lepore

In the first half of this episode Annie and Ashley continue the conversation about women’s sports. This time, the conversation leads more into athletes admired for their activism, what speaking about mental health on a grand stage means, and double standards amidst sports. A quick apology about the barks of Annie’s dog, Tobin Keith! His appearance was unexpected, but couldn’t quite be edited out. 

In the second part, Alana speaks with screenwriter, director, and producer. Marin Lepore about representation in art and the narratives forced upon underrepresented communities. In this honest conversation about the industry, they discuss the balance between representation and activism and creative process behind the two. 

Media Mentoned: 

Megan Rapinoe’s memoir

Naomi Osaka Docuseries on Netflix

Women’s Soccer on Paramount TV Plus

 A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

 Adopteen – The Park Adoption Community

We are Women in Film and Media Colorado

Support our guests and hosts:

Follow Annie: Instagram // Twitter 

Follow Ashley: Twitter // Website

Follow Marin Lepore: Instagram // Sad Girl Prod. // Website

Follow Alana Amore: Instagram

Beyond the Box: Our weekly round-up of blog and podcast content delivered directly to your inbox every Friday

Check out our online community here! 

Come to the NWSA Conference in November!

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

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

Learn more about Feminist Book Club on our website, sign up for our emails, shop our recommendations, and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Facebook, Pinterest.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *