QueerWOC
Ep 80: Valentines and Palestine
Feb 11, 2020 · 1 hr 39 min
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**Audio distortion at beginning** Community contributors came through to give us a jam packed episode! We celebrate writer and director Dee Rees as QueerWOC of the week, Money gives 10 ways to be your own Bae for V day, Nikeeta shares 4 ways to be in solidarity with Palestine at your university, and we reply to a letter about finances in relationships. Where to find us: IG & Twitter - @queerwocpod FB - https://www.facebook.com/QueerWOCpod/ Tumblr - www.QueerWOC.com Listen to us on Soundcloud, Stitcher, Castbox, PocketCasts Contribute to QueerWOC via CashApp: $QueerWOCPod Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/queerwocpod Love us out loud by doing The R’s: Rate, Review, Request, Repost, Retweet, and Reply! Use the hashtag #QueerWOC to talk all things the podcast Send us an email or submit your Curved Chronicles: QueerWOCpod@gmail.com QueerWOC of the Week: 00:06:57 Director, writer, and producer extraordinaire Dee Rees. Here's the Jenna Wortham article on her: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/06/magazine/dee-rees-black-female-director.html?fbclid=IwAR3Rlcu1COhs0cndR6E_IOrh-9mVFLbSgKajGkTtjAYRR4XVNSQ1RGlVnb4 Community Contributors: 00:16:00 Shoutout to the New Patrons Kijafa Donations to Money: Megan, Jennith, Romo, Nicole, Diedrick, Doune, Lacey, Amanda, Erin, Emmett, Folayan, Domonique, Sam, Monix, Zena, Cassndra, Liali, Elizabeth, Carla, Crystal, Marimar, Tyrone, Widline, Bernadette, Sarah, Kayalyn Smalltown Shout outs: Hendon, UK; Renton, WA; Elkridge, MD honorable mention to Buffalo!!! Letter from Ren Ep 77 Letter from Daphne Letter from Roz Mental Moment with Money 00:39:00 Be your own bae for V-day Make a list of what youve learned from past relationships Write a love letter to yourself Wear something that makes you feel desirable Listen to music Tanerelle - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5GbmFsViGA Brent Faiyaz - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOsbPZRlEHs BbyMutha - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ufh0h1boR8 Buy yourself the thing you want for V-day! Challenge your self talk all day Spend time with someone Have a massage/pedi Add a social movement/cause to your bio, and swipe on someone who has the same Organize a galentines, queerentines, or other meetup Word 00:58:24 How do I stay in solidarity with Palestine on campus? Nikeeta gives 4 suggestions for engaging political work at universities. 1) Find out what sort of political organizing is already happening on your campus and how receptive students have been, and how engaged students are in the work on the campus are. 2) The second thing is connecting to and finding others that feel the same way you do about the issue. 3) Students have been playing a very important key role in Boycott, Divestment Sanctions (BDS) movement in pushing their universities to cut ties with Israel. Look at Students for Justice in Palestine. 4) Mondoweiss which is a progressive media outlet that covers issues related to the fight against Israeli occupation, 2016 article a group of Italian students doing BDS organizing. It would be good to find out if there are students at nearby universities who you could talk to and link up with. Topic: 01:14:32 Letter from theeee Broke Great Hoe from Omaha, Nebraska! Finances in a relationship? Curved Chronicle: 01:33:53 Nikeeta gets hit on and possibly insulted in a laundromat Follow Money: @BettaThanMoney Follow Nikeeta: @AfroBlazingGuns
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