Lady Liberty is V.E.R.Y. Pissed!

Lady Liberty is V.E.R.Y. Pissed!

Lady Liberty is V.E.R.Y.* Pissed" Podcast awakens American women to the imminent loss of their reproductive rights and voting rights, and to the lack of women’s equal rights in the U.S. Constitution. When the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade this June – which now we know they will – we will find our liberties very much in peril. Our purpose is to educate listeners about how our reproductive rights, voting rights, and civil rights are linked, and how to rise up and fight strategically for women's equality. Join us and millions of others to protect these inalienable rights in the crucial midterm election year -- and save our democracy!

Episodes

August 8, 2022 33 min
A'shanti Gholar, president of Emerge America, discusses how the organization working to get more women elected at all political levels. She talked about how Emerge America works, what Emerge alum are doing now, and how women all across the country can get involved.

All episodes begin and end with the 2017 single “Rise” by rock group Betty (www.hellobetty.com)
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The hosts talk with Zakiya Thomas and Bettina Hager from the ERA Coalition about the launch of the new Elect Equality tool. This easy-to-use online tool rates candidates and elected officials based on their support of the Equal Rights Amendment.

(15:50) “[The ERA would provide] more than just the patchwork of rights that we currently have that are being eroded every day.” – Zakiya Thomas
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Today we’ve got Georgia on our minds, where we’re talking about Georgia’s strict abortion ban, which went into effect immediately after the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling on SisterSong v. Kemp, which bans abortions after six weeks in Georgia. Our hosts and guest discuss what the ACLU of Georgia is doing and what you can do to protect your own liberties in Georgia and across all 50 states.
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A longtime leader in the fight for LGBTQ equality, guest Kevin Jennings, CEO of Lambda Legal, discusses why "it's too late for pessimism" when it comes to protecting our Voting, Equal, and Reproductive rights.

He also talks legal precedent, the dangers facing millions of Americans, and how to use your voice, your vote, your time, and your money to make positive political changes.

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Wow! The impressive leader of the NDRC - Kelly Ward Burton talks with LLisVP hosts about what it's like to be President of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC). Together with her boss former Attorney General Eric Holder, Kelly is PISSED about redistricting and has chosen to do something about it!! She lays out a comprehensive redistricting plan to achieve fair maps. Listen to this podcast and find out how you ...
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The hosts discuss what life was like before Roe vs. Wade came into law and have a conversation with the directors of the HBO Max documentary "The Janes," Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes. In the pre-Roe v. Wade era, female activists calling themselves 'Jane' built an underground network for women with unwanted pregnancies and provide low-cost and free illegal abortions to an estimated 11,000 women.
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Black women in America: Voting—and Running—What does that mean for the upcoming midterms?

Today we are talking about the Black women of America and their place in the nexus of Voting, Reproductive and Equal Rights. As you may know that’s what the VERY in our podcast name refers to—V for voting, E for Equal, R for Reproductive…and the Y for Yes, that’s why we’re pissed: all of these rights are endangered—but we’re fighting back and w...
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This riveting, informative interview with guest #VOTEPROCHOICE leader Heidi Sieck is a MUST podcast listen. Heidi L. Sieck is Co-founder/Chief Empowerment Officer of #VOTEPROCHOICE a national political engagement platform connecting prochoice voters with prochoice champions in critical elections.

Heidi sounds the alarm that we need to organize where the anti-choice minority is organizing. There are 180,000 races across the country t...
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Jevin Hodge is president of Booker T. Washington Child Development Center, a nonprofit Head Start program in Arizona. On the national level, he serves as an advisor to business and civic leaders working as civic engagement coordinator for LINK, a strategic communications firm.

Hodge lost his first race for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors by 403 votes out of 470,000 ballots cast. He said afterward the race was a reminder th...
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The cohosts speak with activist extraordinaire Melanie Campbell about her work with the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, how voting, equal, and reproductive rights are intertwined, the unique state of the world today, and strategies for getting out the vote and making sure you’re represented at the polls!

All episodes begin and end with the 2017 single “Rise” by rock group Betty (www.hellobetty.com)
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Mini Timmaraju (she/her) has a wealth of governmental and political experience at the state and federal level. Most recently, Mini served as Senior Advisor to the Director at the Office of Personnel Management in the Biden-Harris Administration, where she advised the OPM Director and agency leadership on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility policy, strategy, and best practices.

The hosts of the LadyLiberty is V.E.R.Y. Piss...
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Our hosts interview esteemed congresswoman from NYC Carolyn B. Maloney. Representative Maloney has been fighting the fight to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment since winning her seat in Congress in 1992. She tells our audience that she is just as pissed (if not more pissed) as Lady Liberty herself about U.S. women losing their rights. A progressive national leader with extensive accomplishments on financial services, national secur...
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Panelists discuss why they are pissed off about women losing their rights in America.
Gloria Feldt is co-founder and president of Take The Lead and former president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of America
Sherrye Henry is the former head of the Women’s Business Ownership Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration
Carol Jenkins is an advocate for human, civil and women’s rights, and award-winning author and Emmy-winning former ...
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