September 3, 2020

EP. 22 — Rachel Cargle

Public academic, author, and lecturer Rachel Cargle joins Jameela to unpack white feminism, processing the pushback Rachel receives online, their own journeys with feminism and race, choosing not to have children and being a  @richauntiesupreme , cultural stigmas around therapy, and Rachel’s work with The Great Unlearn and The Loveland Foundation. 

Transcript

IWEIGH-022-20200902-CargleRachel-ACv01-DYN.mp3   JAMEELA JAMIL [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of “I Weigh” with Jameela Jamil. I hope you’re right. I’m OK. I’m a bit discombobulated because I’ve gone back to proper work as an on camera, massive soundstage, 200 members of crew type work. It wasn’t 200 members, but they were sort of scattered around this giant production. And so, you know, they kept by all the regulations and I had to have about 15 Covid tests and all of the day’s coming up to filming. But I feel so odd being out of my house and I really just don’t know how to respond to anyone. And it feels so weird ’cause everyone’s in like hazmat gear and they’re just sort of spraying everything you touch. And it’s a, it’s anxiety inducing. And also there is just the fear of, oh, shit. Do I remember how to do any of this? I barely know how to dry my hair anymore cause I’ve j

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