​#1160 Backlashes (#MeToo and the Women's Movement)

Air Date: 1–26-2018

Today we take a look at some of the nuances of the #MeToo movement and the predictable backlash to it as well as the backlash to Trump in the form of the one-year anniversary Women's March

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr

Ch. 2: Act 1: Explaining the Aziz Ansari story - Backtalk from Bitch Media - Air Date 1-25-18

Ch. 3: Song 1: The Envelope - Aeronaut

Ch. 4: Act 2: #MeToo Backlash - @FullFrontalSamB - Air Date: 01-18-18

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Lahaina - Cloud Harbor

Ch. 6: Act 3: Feminist Lessons From the Third Wave - On the Media - Air Date 1-19-18

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Gullwing Sailor - Migration

Ch. 8: Act 4: Understanding the prevalence of harassment in the workplace - @offkiltershow - Air Date 11-17-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Discovery Harbor - Cloud Harbor

Ch. 10: Act 5: “The Year of Our Awakening” Global Protests Mark Anniversary of Women’s March & Trump Inauguration - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 01-22-18

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Paper Feather - Migration

Ch. 12: Act 6: Raise Women’s Voices By Fighting Voter Suppression via @Let_AmericaVote - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Cicle Veroni - Cicle Kadde

Ch. 14: Act 7: Kimberlé Crenshaw speech at the Women's March - Sojourner Truth Radio - Air Date 1-23-18


Ch. 15: NYC March #1 - Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 16: March #2 - Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 17: Good news on the gerrymandering front in Pennsylvania - Erin from Philadelphia

Ch. 18: Pessimistic about defeating gerrymandering - Annie from Alabama

Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent

Ch. 19: Final comments on being optimistic and the wrongheadedness of seeing people as complex and 3-dimensional

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Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions



Hold officials accountable for their voting rights record with Let America Vote 


The Surprising Ways Voter Suppression Particularly Hurts Women (Alternet)

Women's March 2018 Isn't About Trump —It's About Upending The Entire Political System (Newsweek)

Voter Suppression Targets Women, Youth and Communities of Color (Issue Advisory, Part One) (NOW.org)

In NC, Voter Suppression Hits Women & People of Color Hardest. (Southern Coalition for Social Justice; 2014)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2018-01-29 20:10:39 -0500
    Oh god, thank you thank you THANK YOU for this episode. I’m so tired of people, particularly people on the left, bagging on Grace for what she should have done. So condescending!