Popaganda: Raising Feminist Kids

This episode originally aired on November 10, 2016.

We are here to to make the future less terrible.

This episode features guidance on talking to kids about all kinds of complicated issues. Writer and photographer Margaret Jacobsen explains how they speak frankly with their kids about pretty much everything, including their open relationship. Everyone is Gay co-founder Kristin Russo shares ideas for discussing queer identities with kids of all ages. A dozen Popaganda listeners call in with stories of one thing they each do to help raise a future generation of feminists. Oh, and host Sarah Mirk phones her parents. Tune in. 






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• The band featured on this band is the dreamy Flock of Dimes

• The photos featured on the Soundcloud files of this show come from Danny Hammontree and Amy Gizienski. 

• You really should follow Margaret Jacobsen on Instagram and read Kristin Russo’s book This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids

• Thanks to all the Popaganda listeners who called or emailed to give advice! The listeners featured on this show are Erin, Allyson, Mike, Jan, Tamar, Hilary, Lisa, Jennifer, Nick, Christiana, Lex, Aya, and Rebecca.

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This podcast will be transcribed by Cheryl Green of StoryMinders. We’re proud to make Popaganda accessible to people who are Deaf or hard of hearing.
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect Margaret Jacobsen’s correct pronouns. (6/7/19 10:49 a.m.)
by Sarah Mirk
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Sarah Mirk is the former host of Bitch Media’s podcast Popaganda. She’s interested in gender, history, comics, and talking to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter

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