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The Electorette Podcast

By Electorette

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The Electorette: A new podcast about politics, intersectionality and feminism. The Electorette features interviews and conversations with the women leading the resistance. They are passionate about equality, voting rights, climate change, access to healthcare & reproductive rights and all issues that make a healthy democracy.

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The Electorette: A new podcast about politics, intersectionality and feminism. The Electorette features interviews and conversations with the women leading the resistance. They are passionate about equality, voting rights, climate change, access to healthcare & reproductive rights and all issues that make a healthy democracy.

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426 Ratings
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Great Podcast!

By Thomas A. Millan - Sep 29 2018
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Live it! Really the geat podcast! I'm keep it continued listed

Awesome Pod!

By Jacksonru - Oct 16 2017
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Recommended to all. Really a great show

iTunes Ratings

426 Ratings
Average Ratings
394
5
2
2
23

Great Podcast!

By Thomas A. Millan - Sep 29 2018
Read more

Live it! Really the geat podcast! I'm keep it continued listed

Awesome Pod!

By Jacksonru - Oct 16 2017
Read more

Recommended to all. Really a great show

Top 10 Episode of The Electorette Podcast

Rank #1: EPISODE TWENTY-SIX | Lisa Hunter, Candidate for DC City Council

Apr 30 2018
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Lisa Hunter is a candidate for City Council in DC's Ward 6 and if elected, she would be the first Latino elected to the City Council. Hunter has a long history of serving her community and just three days after graduating from college, she boarded a plane to Guyana to begin service in the Peace Corps. Once she returned to the US, Hunter took a job at Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters. She was later deployed to St. Louis as a field organizer, where she met voters and learned about the issues facing their communities. Hunter was driven to run for office by the inequalities she observed in pay equity, gender inequality, housing instability, and healthcare. Endorsed by The American Women's Party and Run For Something, Lisa Hunter is a true champion for women's rights.

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Rank #2: EPISODE TWENTY | Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood with Thalia González

Feb 26 2018
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"Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood" is a groundbreaking report published by Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality, which revealed that adults view Black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers. In this episode, Thalia González, an Associate Professor at Occidental College and co-author of the report, discusses the ways in which adults perceive black girls in public systems have both short-term and long-term repercussions.

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Rank #3: EPISODE FORTY | Aimee Allison, President of Democracy in Color, SheThePeople.org

Sep 03 2018
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Aimee Allison, the President of Democracy in Color and founder She the People, discusses the goals of her organizations including how we an return the country to a progressive, multiracial majority in government via increasing new voter turn out. We also discuss midterms and the direction Democrats should go in order to in future elections. Lastly, we discuss the She the People summit aimed at elevating the voices of women of color in leadership. Democracy In Color: www.democracyincolor.com/ She The People: www.shethepeople.org Aimee Allison: https://www.aimeeallison.com/ Like Us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/Electorette Support Electorette: www.Patreon.com/ELECTORETTE Twitter: www.twitter.com/Electorette

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Rank #4: EPISODE FORTY-ONE | Carol Anderson, One Person, No Vote

Sep 10 2018
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Prof. Carol Anderson, the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University and author of the bestseller, "White Rage," discusses her new book "One Person, No Vote," which chronicles the government's longstanding commitment to limiting democracy through voter suppression. From the passage of the 15th amendment to now, America's are still fighting to have full and equal access to the ballot. http://bit.ly/carol-anderson-electorette http://bit.ly/electorette www.Facebook.com/electorette

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Rank #5: EPISODE FORTY-TWO | ReproAction, Fighting for Abortion Rights & Repro Justice

Sep 17 2018
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Erin Matson and Pamela Merrit founded Reproaction in order to uphold abortion rights and advance reproductive justice as a matter of human dignity. They take bold action and hold all leaders to accountable to upholding reproductive rights in direct and aggressive ways. We discuss reproductive rights, fake abortion clinics, political allies and of course the Brett Kavanaugh nomination. https://www.reproaction.org Toolkit: Taking Bold Action Against Crisis Pregnancy Centers: http://bit.ly/2MFKQfO Webinar: Abortion Pill ‘Reversal’ Is Unproven and Unethical: http://bit.ly/2MH5Brt

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Rank #6: EPISODE FIVE | The Free-Love Candidate, Women Politicians & the Media w/Teri Finneman

Sep 17 2017
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"If a male politician is in his 20’s and 30’s he’s an ambitious go-getter, who’s a rising star - no one asks “what about his kids, why isn’t he at home?” This is just one of the points of discussion you'll hear during my conversation with Dr. Teri Finneman, author and professor of journalism. We discuss her book "Press Portrayals of Women Politicians, 1870s–2000s" including the media coverage of women politicians including the 1st female presidential candidate (a.k.a. Mrs. Satan as she was referred to by the press), Sarah Palin and of course, Hillary Clinton.

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Rank #7: EPISODE THIRTY-NINE | Daniella Gibbs Leger, Center for American Progress, Thinking Cap Podcast

Aug 27 2018
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In this conversation with Daniella Gibbs Leger, Senior Vice President of Communications & Strategy at the Center for American Progress and co-host of the podcast, Thinking Cap, we discuss midterms, women running for office and how they are viewed by party insiders, feminism, the state of the democratic party, and voter suppression. Thinking Cap Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/amprog Center for American Progress: https://www.americanprogress.org Daniella Gibbs Leger: https://twitter.com/dgibber123 Support Electorette: www.Patreon.com/ELECTORETTE | Electorette.com

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Rank #8: EPISODE TWENTY-SEVEN | Invisible No More with Andrea Ritchie

May 07 2018
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"When I come across a story involving police interactions with black women, it's hard to tell whether a story took place in 1863, in 1963 or 2013." This is just one of the points you'll here in this interview with Andrea Ritchie, author of "Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color." We discuss how Black women, Indigenous women, and women of color experience racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement from both a historical and modern lens. Andrea Ritchie is a Black lesbian immigrant, police misconduct attorney and organizer who has engaged in extensive research, writing, and advocacy around criminalization of women and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people of color over the past two decades. She is currently Researcher in Residence on Race, Gender, Sexuality and Criminalization at the Barnard Center for Research on Women’s Social Justice Institute, and was a 2014 Senior Soros Justice Fellow.

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Rank #9: EPISODE THIRTY-FIVE | Wagatwe Wanjuki & The Cost of Not Believing Survivors

Jul 16 2018
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Wagatwe Wanjuki is a feminist activist, writer, speaker, and digital strategist best known for her work as a national campus anti-violence advocate. She's a founder of the anti-rape organization Survivors Eradicating Rape Culture and is a founding co-organizer of Know Your IX’s ED ACT NOW campaign. She also has a podcast about the experience of survivors called "I, Survivor" which debuts on July 31st with the Wondery network. Wanjuki is a rape survivor and we discuss her experience in dealing with her university and the cost of her not being believed by college administrators. RECOMMENDED READING & LISTENING: >>The Woman Behind #SurvivorPrivilege Was Kicked Out Of School After Being Raped (https://bit.ly/2Lpl8fJ) >>The (literal) cost of not believing survivors | Wagatwe Wanjuki | TEDxMiddlebury (https://bit.ly/2utwIjr) >>Paying the price of victimhood (https://bit.ly/2JusjS6) >>www.wagatwe.com

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Rank #10: EPISODE SIX | American Women's Party with Maya Contreras & Mia Brett

Sep 26 2017
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Mia Brett and Maya Contreras are the co-founders of the American Women's Party, an advocacy group fighting for equal representation, participation, and policy development for women in the Democratic Party. We discuss their role in creating "underground Hillary Clinton support groups" during the 2016 election as a safe space for women to discuss politics free from the threats of online attacks and misogyny. We also discuss how the American Women's Party is working to combat voter suppression, including the Voter Empowerment Day events being help around the country.

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