October 1, 2020

EP. 26 — Gloria Steinem

Iconic feminist, journalist, and activist Gloria Steinem joins Jameela this week to discuss the importance of sharing abortion stories as well as protecting abortion rights, the problems facing sex workers, white feminists joining black feminists in the work they are doing, and “hard” conversations vs. the joy of learning.

Transcript

IWEIGH-026-20201001-GloriaSteinem-ACv02-DYN.mp3   JAMEELA JAMIL [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of “I Weigh” with Jameela Jamal, I hope you’re well. I’m all right. I had a slightly annoying week. Not bad at all. In fact, wonderful. But I’m, I’m, I’m frustrated. So on Sunday, the Emmys were on and I decided to get all dressed up with literally nowhere to go ’cause the Emmys were happening virtually. So I sat in my pajamas and thought I’ll just do a full hair and makeup and I’ll do it with everyone on Instagram. So I posted a picture of me straight out the shower, wet hair, no makeup, just letting everyone know it’s going to happen. And I was inundated with, with lovely comments about my, you know, my skin being clear. And it’s not something I prioritize about myself. I sometimes have clear skin. I often don’t. It really depends on my digestive system and my hormones, as with many people in

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