Heather Ashley & Joe Ortiz, Women of Herstory Podcast
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In this episode, Anne Marie talks to the co-hosts of Women of Herstory Podcast about the history of body hair (its removal, its inconvenience in battle, designated gender norms on "appropriate" lengths and styles...) so many things to know about body hair! Who knew?

Heather Ashley:
Born in Japan, raised in Texas, and currently residing in New York, Heather is no stranger to adventure. She is a dancer, singer, actor, activist. She was most recently seen in a site-specific bilingual play in Kagoshima, Japan, and the seasonal tour of the 3 Redneck Tenor's Spec-tac-YULE-ar, as Edna Mae. It is important to Heather to provide a safe space for thought-provoking conversations that can give a greater understanding of the different experiences of the people around us.

Joe Ortiz:
Born and raised in New York, Joe is a Queens kid through and through.  As an actor, he acquired his B.A. in Theatre at CUNY City College in Manhattan, New York, and performed in a supporting role as "Juan" for the 2017 feature film, "The Devil's Restaurant." He's appeared in marketing campaigns for Bud Light and Dior and has worked on commercials for Samsung, Van Heusen, and Stella Artois.  He is passionate about advocating for positive change in our society.

Women of Herstory: website: https://ofherstory.com
Twitter: @theherstorypod
Instagram: @womenofherstorypodcast
Heather Ashley: website: www.heatherashore.com

Podcast Episodes Mentioned:

Rachel Balkovec: Hitting Coach with the Yankees: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/interview-rachel-balkovec/id1506437497?i=1000471099460

Artemisia Gentileschi:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/artemisia-gentileschi-italian-baroque-painter/id1506437497?i=1000544966492

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