Interviews, Profiles, & Podcasts
"Iets dat vrouwelijk is, wordt niet serieus genomen", is Barbie feministisch?, Terzake TV, 2023
I talk with Belgian national tv about how the Barbie movie is an important contribution to cultural conversations about femininity, gender roles, and sexuality.
River Hawks Dive into Summer Reading Lists, UML News, 2023
My summer reading includes Amber Scorah's Leaving the Witness and Elliot Page's Pageboy.
Brandon Tsay, still grieving, gets the ‘hero’ treatment in Washington, Los Angeles Times, 2023
I argue that Tsay is helping to define a new, nontoxic masculinity--one that doesn't glorify violence and that uses celebrity to help one's community.
Feminism, Overthink Podcast, 2022
I talk with Ellie Anderson and David Peña-Guzmán about the backlash against #MeToo, the Amber Heard-Johnny Depp trial, and the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
What’s Philosophy Got to do With It?, Genesis Women's Shelter Podcast, 2021
I talk with Maria MacMullin about meaningful alternatives to the internalized norms that beget patriarchy, rape culture, and gender essentialism.
Thinking Like A Feminist, The UnMute Podcast, 2021
I talk with Myisha Cherry about how the outsider status of being a first-generation college student can sometimes be a philosophical advantage, navigating femme-phobia in queer spaces, and how to get better at flirting.
Drink Like a Feminist, HERstory on the Rocks Podcast, 2021
I talk feminism with Allie Bayne and Katie Greenwood while imbibing a signature cocktail.
Feminist Philosophy, Talk Nerdy Podcast, 2021
I talk with Cara Santa Maria about the core philosophy of feminism, diving deep into topics like historical oppression of women, the importance of trans inclusion, and why intersectionality matters.
Die Kategorie Frau ist viel fliessender, als wir wahrhaben wollen, Das Magazin, 2020
I talk with Nina Kunz about why TERFs are confused, why both gender and sex are far more fluid than a lot of people want to admit, and why people need to sit down and listen to Kendrick.
Think Like a Feminist, Merrimack Valley Magazine The 495 Podcast, 2020
I talk with Doug Sparks about why feminism isn't finished, why new options in gender expression are so exciting, and why men need to be willing to be made uncomfortable.
Think Like a Feminist, Can I Have a Word?, CKCU-FM, 2020
I talk with Bob LeDrew about growing up in Canada, the history of feminist thought, and where the movement is heading.
Think Like a Feminist, Skylight Books Podcast, 2020
I talk with Samia Hesni about intersectionality, trans inclusion, and why you're not the problem--the world is.
Think Like a Feminist, CSPAN-2 BookTV, 2020
I talk with WBUR's Tiziana Dearing about the recent publication of Think Like a Feminist.
How To Think Like a Feminist, Factually Podcast, 2020
I talk with Adam Conover about the intellectual history of feminism, its challenges (including what I call its “PR problem”), and how it’s evolved as a system of thought in the 21st century.
Think Like a Feminist, Peacemindedly Podcast, 2020.
I talk with Sara Jamshidi about women's empowerment, intersectionality, and peace.
Think Like a Feminist, APA Women in Philosophy Blog, 2020
I wrote Think Like a Feminist: The Philosophy Behind the Revolution to give readers a long-view take on women’s reckoning with sexual harassment and sexual assault.
COVID-19 Exposes Deep Inequalities,
UML Now, 2020
COVID-19 is making those who were already vulnerable even more vulnerable, and those who were privileged even more privileged.
Reading the Troubled Past, Philosophy Talk Interview, 2019
Given how racist, sexist, homophobic, and transphobic we are, it should come as no surprise that these attitudes show up in our art.
APA Member Interview, 2017
If I could have a one-hour conversation with any philosopher I’d sit Kant down and bitch him out about how he could be so mindbogglingly smart about so many things and yet so stupid about the way his work applies to women, people of color, and other people who were marginalized in his time.
For Women To 'Lean In', Who Needs To 'Lean Out'?, WBUR, 2016.
Much has been said about the importance of women “leaning in.” But what’s generally overlooked in these conversations is that if a woman leans in to her professional opportunities, another party — typically a man — is going to have to lean out.
Resistance Isn't Futile, UML Now, 2015
Thoughts on taking philosophy from the ivory tower to the public and the role of resistance in oppressive societies.
Contrarian Resistance, Philosop-Her, 2015
A short piece that discusses the tensions between feminism and philosophy, and describes my work on resisting oppression.