Join us for an episode of Feminist Book Club: The Podcast as we explore the realms of diversity and inclusivity. In this thought-provoking episode, we delve into three captivating segments that cover a range of topics, from recent SCOTUS rulings to the live action remake of The Little Mermaid and the world of book influencing.
Get ready for engaging conversations, powerful insights, and of course… book recommendations.
We Need to Talk About the SCOTUS Rulings
Segment begins at 00:00:21
CW:// Racism, Debt, Discrimination
Nox and Mhairie engage in a critical discussion about the recent Supreme Court decisions regarding LGBT+ discrimination, Biden’s student debt plan, and affirmative action in college admissions. They have a lot to say about the precedents that these set, the effects this has for generations, and, as Justice Ketanji Brown-Jackson said, how “Deeming race irrelevant in law does not make it so in life.”
Books/Resources Mentioned by Nox & Mhairie:
Under the Sea with FBC
Segment begins at 00:22:53
Dive into the enchanting world of The Little Mermaid as Jordy, Lillie, and Ashley embark on a lively conversation about the live-action version of this beloved tale starring Halle Bailey. Join the Content Contributors as they explore themes of representation, the joyous music, and the refreshing changes that bring a modern twist to the story of The Little Mermaid. Please note that there are slight spoilers for the film.
How to Book-Influence & Sapphic Lit with Nina Haines
Segment begins at 00:42:49
Join Alana as she sits down with book influencer and sapphic darling, Nina Haines, for the ins-and-outs and the art of book influencing. Listen in as they discuss lesbian fiction, TikTok, and the Church. Prepare to be inspired and discover a treasure trove of sapphic book recommendations.
Books Mentioned by Alana and Nina
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This episode was edited by Rah Hernandez and Niba and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.
Original music by @iam.onyxrose