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Celebrating the women who made history, only to be forgotten by it, best friends Max and Allison discuss badass heroines and villains like two kids at the back of the bus.

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Celebrating the women who made history, only to be forgotten by it, best friends Max and Allison discuss badass heroines and villains like two kids at the back of the bus.

    An Expression of Joy (Allison Powell)

    An Expression of Joy (Allison Powell)

    This month, we've teamed up with It's Personal: The Podcast to bring you a series of interviews from the performers that took part in Bitches Get Personal in 2019!
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    Allison Powell performed onstage with us for the first time at our Bitches Get Personal show in August and September 2019. She tells the audience how she gained a love of running...which turned into a love for taking care of herself. Come along for the journey and listen along!

    Interviewer: Max Kirkham
    Interviewee: Allison Powell
    Producer: Max Kirkham
    Artwork: Lauren Cierzan
    Music: Josh Hendricks

    Learn more about our upcoming 4th annual Bitches Get Personal show at itspersonalonstage.com!

    • 41 min
    Bitches Get Personal 2020 - The Activist and The Interpreter

    Bitches Get Personal 2020 - The Activist and The Interpreter

    This week, live from YouTube and The 4th Annual Bitches Get Personal, Max and Allison talk about two women who challenged impossible odds. The first, an activist and labor organizer, was the first published feminist in Puerto Rico. The second, a Native American interpreter and educator, straddled the two worlds. That right, we're talking about Luisa Capetillo and Sarah Winnemucca!

    Then, we're joined by Maebe A. Girl, the first drag queen elected to public office in California! We talk about her journey, her goals, and her fight.

    Music by: Bensound.com

    Max: @quirkytitle
    Allison: @allisonhpowell
    Maebe A. Girl: @maebeagirl

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Bitches Get Personal 2020 - The Activist and The Doctor

    Bitches Get Personal 2020 - The Activist and The Doctor

    This week, live from YouTube and The 4th Annual Bitches Get Personal, Max and Allison talk about two women who changed who changed the world by the force of their will. The first, an activist and educator, almost went to jail for decades for a crime she didn't commit. The second, a doctor and suffragist, is widely believed to have opened the first birth control clinic in the world. That right, we're talking about Angela Davis and Aletta Jacobs!

    Then, we're joined by AJ Joyce of the She's So Reel podcast. We talk about her journey, her podcast, and her love of diversity and inclusion in entertainment.

    https://shessoreel.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/shessoreel/

    Music by: Bensound.com

    Max: @quirkytitle
    Allison: @allisonhpowell
    AJ Joyce: @ajsoreel

    • 1 hr 25 min
    BND - Triny Willerton

    BND - Triny Willerton

    Today, Allison is joined by It Could Be Me founder Triny Willerton. This inspirational triathlete was hit by a truck in May of 2018 while riding her bike and was running an Iron Man later that year. Triny talks to Allison about recovery, her advocacy work, and their shared love of being active! Bitches Get Stuff Done indeed!

    Silent Bike Ride - May 20th @ 2:10pm on Swift

    https://www.itcouldbeme.org/
    Twitter: @itcouldbeme
    Instagram: @itcouldbeme2020
    Itcouldbeme2019@gmail.com

    Logo: Lauren Cierzan
    Music: Youtube Audio Library

    Max: @QuirkyTitle
    Allison: @AllisonHPowell
    Triny: @trinywillerton

    • 1 hr 9 min
    3.19 The Nurse and The Nurse (re-broadcast)

    3.19 The Nurse and The Nurse (re-broadcast)

    In HONOR of International Nurses Week, we're re-releasing this episode from May of 2018 -- This week, Allison and Max discuss two nurses! The first, became the first black nurse in America, in the mid 1800's; the second, known around the world as the "lady with the lamp," built her reputation through her ceaseless work ethic: Mary Mahoney and Florence Nightingale.

    Intro and Ad Music: BenSound.com
    Logo: Lauren Cierzan

    Max: @QuirkyTitle
    Allison: @AllisonHPowell

    • 40 min
    4.12 The Journalist and The Suffragette (re-broadcast)

    4.12 The Journalist and The Suffragette (re-broadcast)

    In light of last week's events, we're re-releasing this episode from March of 2019. -- Max and Allison discuss two women who shed light on the world around them. The first, an investigative journalist and relentless civil rights advocate, became, arguably, the loudest anti-lynching crusader in US history; the second, a doctor and one of the first women ordained as a methodist minister, was a leader of the national suffrage movement in the United States: Ida B. Wells and Anna Howard Shaw.

    Intro and Ad Music: BenSound.com
    Logo: Lauren Cierzan

    Max: @QuirkyTitle
    Allison: @AllisonHPowell

    • 37 min

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57 Ratings

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