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Broads You Should Know is the podcast about amazing and noteworthy women from history.

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Broads You Should Know is the podcast about amazing and noteworthy women from history.

    Broadly Speaking #2: Introducing Co-Host Chloe Skye!, Coming Out as Transgender, TV Recommendations, & more!

    Broadly Speaking #2: Introducing Co-Host Chloe Skye!, Coming Out as Transgender, TV Recommendations, & more!

    Broadly Speaking is an unscheduled BONUS episode of Broads You Should Know where the hosts talk about their lives and the Broad-related content they've been enjoying lately. This week, we're introducing our BRAND NEW CO-HOST of Broads You Should Know, Chloe Jade Skye! Chloe may sound familiar to you... and that's because before last week, she was known to the world as Justin Xavier. Here, she talks about her decision to come out as transgender, how quarantine played a role, and how things have changed since "going public." Then, Sara, Sam, & Chloe discuss some of the tv shows that have been helping them get through quarantine, including Pose, Sense8, Alone, The West Wing, and more! A link to Chloe's blog talked about during the episode:https://atransgirlhasnoname.com/2020/07/11/defining-womanhood/ — A Broad is a woman who lives by her own rules. Broads You Should Know is the podcast about the Broads who helped shape our world! Broads You Should Know is Hosted by Sam Eggers, Sara Gorsky, & Chloe Skye. If you know of any Broads you think we should cover on a future episode, submit using the form at www.BroadsYouShouldKnow.com or send us an email at BroadsYouShouldKnow@gmail.com! IGs —@BroadsYouShouldKnow@SaraGorsky@SamLAEggers@ChloeJadeSkye Podcast Produced by Chloe Skye & Jupiter Stone / Edited by Chloe SkyeVideo promos edited by Jupiter StoneWebsite designed & managed by Sara Gorsky

    • 45 min
    Frida Kahlo — Mexican Painter & Revolutionary Best Known for Her Work Exploring the Concepts of Identity, Pain, and Mexican Heritage

    Frida Kahlo — Mexican Painter & Revolutionary Best Known for Her Work Exploring the Concepts of Identity, Pain, and Mexican Heritage

    This week, Sara tells us about Frida Kahlo — the Mexico-born painter and revolutionary whose tragic backstory adds depth to her work. Frida originally wanted to be a doctor, but a bus accident left her broken and bedridden for an extended period of time. While she was confined to her room, she began painting self-portraits and developing her own unique style. After impressing muralist Diego Rivera with her work, they were married and Frida began traveling the world with him and developing a reputation of her own. Check out the episode to learn more about Frida Kahlo, her life story, and the passion & emotions that drove her work. — A Broad is a woman who lives by her own rules. Broads You Should Know is the podcast about the Broads who helped shape our world! Broads You Should Know is Hosted by Sam Eggers, Sara Gorsky, & Justin Xavier. If you know of any Broads you think we should cover on a future episode, submit using the form at www.BroadsYouShouldKnow.com or send us an email at BroadsYouShouldKnow@gmail.com! IGs —@BroadsYouShouldKnow@SaraGorsky@SamLAEggers Podcast Produced by Chloe Skye & Jupiter Stone / Edited by Chloe SkyeVideo promos edited by Jupiter StoneWebsite designed & managed by Sara Gorsky

    • 36 min
    Annie Edson Taylor — Went Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel to Get Rich Quick

    Annie Edson Taylor — Went Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel to Get Rich Quick

    This week, Sam tells us a tale as old as time... or at least as old as the 63-year-old woman who survived a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel! The schoolteacher recognized that daredevil feats were all the rage, and her work as a schoolteacher at Charm School wasn't quick paying the bills. She hatched a scheme to deliberately go over the Falls in a barrel—one that she designed herself—on her 63rd Birthday. Was she successful in getting rich quick? Was there any fallout (ha) from her decision? Check out the episode to hear the full tale of Annie Edson Taylor! — A Broad is a woman who lives by her own rules. Broads You Should Know is the podcast about the Broads who helped shape our world! Broads You Should Know is Hosted by Sam Eggers, Sara Gorsky, & Justin Xavier. If you know of any Broads you think we should cover on a future episode, submit using the form at www.BroadsYouShouldKnow.com or send us an email at BroadsYouShouldKnow@gmail.com! IGs@BroadsYouShouldKnow@SaraGorsky@TheJustinXavier@SamLAEggers Podcast Produced by Justin Xavier & Jupiter Stone / Edited by Justin XavierVideo promos edited by Jupiter StoneWebsite designed & managed by Sara Gorsky

    • 21 min
    Ella Jo Baker — Grassroots Civil Rights Organizer Against the Deification of Male Leaders (MLK, etc)

    Ella Jo Baker — Grassroots Civil Rights Organizer Against the Deification of Male Leaders (MLK, etc)

    This week, Sara teaches us about Ella Jo Baker, the woman who worked tirelessly behind the scenes of the Civil Rights Movement as a recruiter & organizer.Ella's biggest push was to empower people to control their own activism, rather than looking to leaders to tell them what to do. She was critical of the Civil Rights movement's reliance on the Black church and on solitary male voices rather than community engagement. Check out the episode to learn more about her — and why she was critical of Martin Luther King Jr.'s role in Civil Rights.—A Broad is a woman who lives by her own rules. Broads You Should Know is the podcast about the Broads who helped shape our world!Broads You Should Know is Hosted by Sam Eggers, Sara Gorsky, & Justin Xavier.If you know of any Broads you think we should cover on a future episode, submit using the form on the website or send us an email at BroadsYouShouldKnow@gmail.com.IG: @BroadsYouShouldKnow@SaraGorsky@TheJustinXavier@SamLAEggers Podcast Produced by Justin Xavier & Jupiter Stone / Edited by Justin XavierVideo promo edited by Jupiter StoneWebsite designed & managed by Sara Gorsky

    • 26 min
    Dr. Jane Cook Wright — Revolutionized Cancer Research

    Dr. Jane Cook Wright — Revolutionized Cancer Research

    This week, Sam talks about Dr. Jane Cook Wright, the first Black & first female President of the New York Cancer Society!At the age of 33, Dr. Wright was appointed the director of the Cancer Research Foundation at Harlem Hospital, where she revolutionized cancer research, specifically the practices with which we determine how best to fight it. To learn more about her amazing accomplishments, check out the full episode & then head to www.BroadsYouShouldKnow.com for more resources! A Broad is a woman who lives by her own rules. Broads You Should Know is the podcast about the Broads who helped shape our world!Broads You Should Know is Hosted by Sam Eggers, Sara Gorsky, & Justin Xavier.If you know of any Broads you think we should cover on a future episode, submit using the form on the website or send us an email at BroadsYouShouldKnow@gmail.com.IG: @BroadsYouShouldKnow@SaraGorsky@TheJustinXavier@SamLAEggers Podcast Produced by Justin Xavier & Jupiter Stone / Edited by Justin XavierVideo promo edited by Jupiter StoneWebsite designed & managed by Sara Gorsky

    • 16 min
    Melina Abdullah — Academic & Civic Leader; Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles

    Melina Abdullah — Academic & Civic Leader; Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles

    This week, Justin tells us all about Melina Abdullah, the chair of the department of Pan-African Studies at California State University & a co-founder of the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter!Melina comes from a long line of revolutionaries, and is no stranger to fighting against institutional racism & police brutality. She attends the Police Commission hearings weekly and stays up-to-date on whether there have been any murders by police. Recently, she's been in the news a lot (as well as in a number of popular documentaries about Black history) for her advocacy of "The People's Budget" in Los Angeles, and for her vocal support of the Black Lives Matter protests (and subsequent BLM uprising) in the wake of George Floyd's murder.Check out the episode to hear more, including the story of a wrongful arrest which mysteriously turned into 8 misdemeanor charges against her.A Broad is a woman who lives by her own rules. Broads You Should Know is the podcast about the Broads who helped shape our world!Broads You Should Know is Hosted by Sam Eggers, Sara Gorsky, & Justin Xavier. For more information about anyone we've covered on the podcast or to check out our sources, head to www.BroadsYouShouldKnow.com!If you know of any Broads you think we should cover on a future episode, send us an email at BroadsYouShouldKnow@gmail.com, or DM us on IG:@BroadsYouShouldKnow@SaraGorsky@TheJustinXavier@SamLAEggers Podcast Produced by Justin Xavier & Jupiter Stone / Edited by Justin XavierVideo promo edited by Jupiter StoneWebsite designed & managed by Sara Gorsky

    • 25 min

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