The Babblery features conversations with and about women in the 21st century. In each episode, my guests and I explore their experiences as women, discussing how our physical and social gender informs our experiences at work, at home, and in the wider world. Rather than focusing on issues, we focus on lives: working, parenting, playing, voting, advocating, and creating as women. Learn more at www.Babblery.com.
“Enough”: In conversation with jazz guitarist Mimi Fox
“I never felt like I was ‘enough’,” Mimi Fox explains. “And now, for the most part, on my better days, I do. And that is a real gift of my....
Just me talking to you: What is a woman?
A Minibabble: Pondering what the experiences of transgender theorist Sandy Stone tell us about being a woman.
What is a woman? In conversation with Sandy Stone
Special episode for LGBTQ History Month, 2023 “I really became a person, a human being, however you want to say that, when I became a woman.” These days, Sandy Stone....
An Outside Watcher Coming In: Book artist Felicia Rice
Book artist Felicia Rice started practicing her craft as a teenager in the 70s, but she wasn't fully comfortable with the designation of 'artist.' Now in her 70s, Felicia has decided it is time for her to claim the title of artist proudly.
Giving Birth to her Heart
What happens when women feel open to telling their stories, even when they aren't professional writers? When writer Julia Nusbaum was a graduate student, the course of her life changed in answer to this question.
This episode features an in-depth exploration of women's storytelling, from talking about the roots of Julia's business, Herstry, to the reasons why women still need a space—a brave space—in which to share their stories with each other.
Just me talking to you: Telling stories
I’m your host, Suki Wessling. I’m working on an episode about women telling stories, so I’m thinking a lot about why I write stories. One of the things I love....