Podcast Shownotes, Social Justice

Sugar Waxing, Body Hair, and Botanical Sexism


In this double header, Niba walks us through sugar waxing and encourages us to ask ourselves why we remove our body hair. Then Phalin shares how sexism creeps up everywhere, even in landscaping.

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Also mentioned in this episode:

@jaimalenehough0 original TikTok on Botanical Sexism

Dr. Sarah Taber’s Twitter thread

Experts Weigh in on the Viral Botanical Sexism Theory – Buzzfeed News

Trees: The Yearbook of Agriculture (1949)

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

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

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