FM July 31: Elle Stanger on FOSTA-SESTA / Alison Stevenson/ When They Call You A Terrorist
This week on Feminist Magazine with host Karina Elias — FIRST… Karina Elias spoke with sex worker, writer, mother and host of Strange Bedfellows Elle Stanger about the dangers and ramifications of FOSTA-SESTA. FOSTA-SESTA are two pieces of legislation aimed at curbing online sex trafficking, but they have been widely criticized for their harmful effect on the lives of sex workers. We discussthe legislation, the importance of sex education and ways feminists can be supportive of sex workers.
THEN … We spoke with Los Angeles based comedian, writer and podcast host Alison Stevenson about her debut comedy album “Eat Me.” We talk about her podcast V Single, body image and the challenges of being a woman in comedy from her fiercely honest feminist perspective.
AND … In a featured piece by Making Contact, earlier this month marked the 5 year anniversary of Black Lives Matter. We hear from Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and the author of the new book, WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. In this conversation, hosted by Cat Brooks, we learn Patrisse Cullors’ thoughts on Black Liberation and activism.