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July 15, 2020 63 min

Samara chats with the author of “Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language” about the subtle ways our speech differs from men’s, and why. This is a conversation about how we talk, how we get judged, how we judge others, and what needs to change (and doesn’t!) so we can show up in the world as ourselves.   

Host: Samara Bay

Executive producers: Catherine Burt Cantin & Mark Cantin, Double Vision

Producers: Samara Bay, Sophie Lichterman and the iHeart team

Theme music: Mark Cantin

“Wordslut” by Amanda Montell (new in paperback):

Amanda on IG: @amanda_montell

“Joining the Resistance” by Carol Gilligan:

“Boys & Sex” by Peggy Orenstein:

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