Kat and Bill introduce a new segment Breathing While Black where we talk about black people just trying to live. They then go into gender identity, queer misogyny and gender policing. They later honor Alice H. Parker for her invention that paved the way for central heating.
Kat and Bill discuss the importance of voting and explore different family structures. Is the heteronormative American ideal of a husband, wife and 2.5 kids outdated? They also feature Navajo activist Annie Dodge Wauneka for Women’s History month.
Kat and Bill tackles the most infamous racial slur in the American vocabulary. Is it ok for white people and other non black people of color to use? Is there a difference between using it maliciously and just singing along with your favorite Kanye song? Also featured in this episode, Best Things and Trans Activist Miss Major Griffin Gracy.
In this episode, Kat and Bill bring back slay or nay because accountability matters.They dive into their feels on the opioid crisis and praise the hustle of Madam CJ Walker who continues to inspire us to live our dreams.
Kat forgot to turn on Bill’s mic for the first 10 mins of the episode. She tried to fix in post production so please refrain from dragging her on audio quality.
Kat and Bill introduce a new segment: Hot Takes on Hot Trash where they let loose on the current events. Kat then demands for Bill to explain why men are trash in their main segment. Lastly in This week in Black Superhero, Kat expresses her love for the representation of Black people in this genre.
UnLearned did a live show! Kat and guest host Marcelo discuss moving through the world in queer cis bodies of color. Thank you to the Chicago Podcast Festival for having us.
Kat and Mesha try to figure out how a spouse can be considered a family member when you have a romantic relationship. They also ponder the relationship between street harassment and gender performance through clothing. They spotlight US Rep Maxine Waters and her general slayage.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Black Women’s History Month! April will be jam packed with features of some awesome Black women you may not know about. In this special minisode, Kat responds to listener’s comments on whether Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was transphobic in a recent interview. We also feature Black Trans activist Marsha P. Johnson.
In the opening segment, Mesha processes Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie comments on trans women.
We then bring back an old segment On the Mind, Out of the Hat where we answer random questions and learn that we can’t put boundaries on Mesha’s boat. We finish with part 6 of Opt Out of White Feminism, Homeplace.
Are you a horse or a buffy? Mesha explains why she is hitching a wagon in this month’s edition of slay or nay.
Mesha gets personal and reflects on a recent encounter with street harassment and threats of violence. How does pacifism and self preservation interact?
Opt out of White Feminism: Part 5 Womanism. Kat and Mesha discuss their connection and love for the concept of womanism while Kat basks in the queendom of Alice Walker.