Popaganda: Raising Feminist Kids

Popaganda

We are here to to make the future less terrible.

This episode features guidance on talking to kids about all kinds of complicated issues. Writer and photographer Margaret Jacobsen explains how she speaks frankly with her kids about pretty much everything, including her open relationship. Everyone is Gay co-founder Kristin Russo shares ideas for discussing queer identities with kids of all ages. A dozen Popaganda listeners call in with stories of one thing they each do to help raise a future generation of feminists. Oh, and host Sarah Mirk phones her parents. Tune in. 

FULL SHOW


INTERVIEW WITH MARGARET JACOBSEN


INTERVIEW WITH KRISTIN RUSSO


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SHOUT OUTS

• The band featured on this band is the dreamy Flock of Dimes

• The photos featured on the Soundcloud files of this show come from Danny Hammontree and Amy Gizienski. 

• You really should follow Margaret Jacobsen on Instagram and read Kristin Russo's book This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids

• Thanks to all the Popaganda listeners who called or emailed to give advice! The listeners featured on this show are Erin, Allyson, Mike, Jan, Tamar, Hilary, Lisa, Jennifer, Nick, Christiana, Lex, Aya, and Rebecca.


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This podcast will be transcribed by Cheryl Green of StoryMinders. We're proud to make Popaganda accessible to people who are Deaf or hard of hearing.
by Sarah Mirk
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Sarah Mirk is Bitch Media's online editor. She's interested in gender, history, comics, and talking to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter

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