56 min

s2 e9 — MAYBELLE BLAIR and HONEY DIJON: the athlete and the DJ Notorious Women

    • Comedy

This week, Miriam tells the story of the pioneering baseball player, Maybelle Blair; and Lavetta tells the story of music griot and DJ, Honey Dijon.
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In this episode, Miriam introduces baseball icon Maybelle Blair (American, born 1927), a trailblazing baseball player, who faced discrimination and had to hide her sexuality, but persevered and became an advocate for women's baseball. Her story highlights the challenges faced by women in sports and the importance of representation and inclusivity. Next, Lavetta introduces disc jockey Honey Dijon (American, born 1968), a pioneer in house music. Dijon overcame bullying and found her passion in DJing, becoming a respected figure in the music industry. She is a vocal advocate for trans rights and awareness, and has led discussions on finding safety and creative expression within the club scene and community. Dijon also has her own clothing line, which features apparel with references to disco and house music. She gained further recognition through collaborations with Beyonce and Madonna.
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If you like this episode, please join us weekly for more discussions of notorious women. 
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email: notoriouswmpod@gmail.com
instagram: instagram.com/notoriouswomenpodcast/
patreon: https://www.patreon.com/NotoriousWomen
website: https://notoriouswomenpodcast.com/
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This week, Miriam tells the story of the pioneering baseball player, Maybelle Blair; and Lavetta tells the story of music griot and DJ, Honey Dijon.
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In this episode, Miriam introduces baseball icon Maybelle Blair (American, born 1927), a trailblazing baseball player, who faced discrimination and had to hide her sexuality, but persevered and became an advocate for women's baseball. Her story highlights the challenges faced by women in sports and the importance of representation and inclusivity. Next, Lavetta introduces disc jockey Honey Dijon (American, born 1968), a pioneer in house music. Dijon overcame bullying and found her passion in DJing, becoming a respected figure in the music industry. She is a vocal advocate for trans rights and awareness, and has led discussions on finding safety and creative expression within the club scene and community. Dijon also has her own clothing line, which features apparel with references to disco and house music. She gained further recognition through collaborations with Beyonce and Madonna.
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If you like this episode, please join us weekly for more discussions of notorious women. 
----- 
email: notoriouswmpod@gmail.com
instagram: instagram.com/notoriouswomenpodcast/
patreon: https://www.patreon.com/NotoriousWomen
website: https://notoriouswomenpodcast.com/
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advertising inquiries: https://redcircle.com/advertisers

56 min

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