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Sunday with Liz Plank
Welcome to Sundays with Verna! In this episode we are excited to welcome Liz Plank to discuss the overturning of Roe v. Wade and how it affects the US in both the present and the future. Liz is a filmmaker, award-winning journalist, and bestselling author most recently including For the Love of Men: From Toxic to a More Mindful Masculinity.
In this episode, we dive deep into the misrepresentation of abortion in America and bring to light a new wave of allyship brought to us by the sterilization of men.
Liz is a filmmaker, award-winning journalist, international bestselling author and has been the executive producer and host of several critically acclaimed digital series at Vox Media and NBC News. Her most recent critically acclaimed book “For The Love of Men: a Vision for Mindful Masculinity” was featured in Vogue, Esquire, Playboy, ELLE Magazine, GQ, NPR, The Washington Post on Morning Joe and on Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert. She co-hosts the Man Enough podcast with Justin Baldoni and Jamey Heath where they interview influential figures about their journey to manhood.
She’s the CEO of Liz Plank Productions and is a columnist for MSNBC and has been listed as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Mediaite’s Most Influential in News Media, and Marie Claire’s Most Powerful Women, and was named one of the World’s Most Influential People in Gender Policy by Apolitical. She’s built a loyal following on numerous social media platforms, but her proudest accomplishment by far remains being blocked by the 45th president of the United States.
Liz regularly appears on national and international television programs to provide a perspective on politics, gender issues, and reproductive rights, including The Today Show, The Daily Show, MSNBC, CNN, ABC News, Fusion, Al-Jazeera America and BBC World. Through her activism and creative approach to journalism, Liz has made it her mission to elevate the voices of those who are often not heard. Before becoming a journalist, Liz worked at a community center for people with disabilities and was a researcher and behavioral science consultant at the London School of Economics, from which she holds a master's degree in policy with an emphasis in global gender politics.
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