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Super Smash Hoes

Super Smash Hoes

By Super Smash Hoes
Smashing the patriarchy 1 episode at a time. Fahreen & Erika take on Feminism in Japan.  日本の社会問題、文化、政治やフェミニズムなどについて様々な視点から考えてオープンに話すポッドキャスト🎙 Follow us on social media @supersmashhoespodcast
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Ep. 23 Cuteness and Colonization with Dane Nakama
In this episode Fahreen is joined by Dane Nakama to discuss art, cuteness "kawaii", and colonization.  Follow Dane on Social Media:  Website: bydanenakama.com Instagram: @umeboi_ / @bydanenakama TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@umeboi Follow SuperSmashHoes : Instagram: @supersmashhoesmedia Website: www.supersmashhoesmedia.com 
54:51
October 10, 2020
Ep. 22- Exploring Queerness with Yume from B.G.U
In this episode Fahreen is joined by Erika and Yume the editor and chief and founder of B.G.U. The trio discuss what the word queer means and how the process of translation influences how queer is understood in Japan.  BGU is a bilingual, Queer Feminist zine! To learn more about B.G.U make sure to check out their socials. B.G.U Instagram: @B.G.U.befree B.G.U Website: https://www.bgubefree.org  Super Smash Hoes Instagram: @Supersmashhoesmedia  Super Smash Hoes Website: www.supermashhoesmedia.com  *Disclaimer: This podcast is not professionally produced or researched, it is informed by the views and knowledge of the hosts and interviewees. We encourage you to do your own research. 
48:16
September 27, 2020
Ep. 21- The Bitch Clan
In this episode Fahreen is joined by two of her closest friends to answer some interesting questions about dating, boys, and life!  Follow on instagram: @supersmashhoesmedia  Our Website: www.supersmashhoesmedia.com 
1:04:32
August 5, 2020
Ep. 20- Navigating Hafu Identities with Nina Cataldo
In this episode Fahreen & Erika are joined by Nina Cataldo the founder of Hafu Ladies. Together the girls discuss identity, discrimination and the important of community.  You can follow Hafu Ladies here:  Instragram: @hafuladies Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hafuladies And follow Super Smash Hoes here:  Instagram: @supersmashhoesmedia  Website: www.supersmashhoesmedia.com 
1:18:16
July 11, 2020
Ep. 19 - Uprizine, sex-ed at unis and more ft. co-founders of Uprizine, Tricia and Hikari
In this episode, we welcome the co-founders of Uprizine, Tricia and Hikari. What is Uprizine and how did they start this zine/project? How do educational institutions teach sex ed and support those going through sexual assault? How do some institutions and attitudes in Japan, the UK and America compare? How do you navigate job-hunting/work life and advocacy or pursuing one's passion? These are just some of the topics we cover in this episode. TW: Discussion of sexual assault Learn more about Uprizine Website: https://www.upri-zine.com/ Instagram: @uprizine https://www.instagram.com/uprizine/ Follow us on Insta @supersmashhoespodcast https://www.instagram.com/supersmashhoespodcast/
1:02:08
June 21, 2020
Ep. 18- The Digital Future of Sex Education with June Low
In this episode Fahreen is joined with sex educator June Low. The two discuss various topics from digital sex education to the stigma around STI's. If you are interested in signing up for June's sex education classes you can do so at the following links.  Ages 8-11: https://forms.gle/afP6PsNaMuUiwwVH9 Ages 12-14 https://forms.gle/rkz5g2BsWHKD5R1GA Feel free to reach out to June for more information!  June's website: www.goodsexed.info Follow June on Instagram: @goodsex.ed Follow Us on Instagram: @supersmashhoespodcast  Our Website: www.supersmashhoesmedia.com 
1:08:25
June 10, 2020
Ep. 17- University in the age of COVID-19: Why reform is necessary with Amber and Bran
In this episode we are incredibly lucky to be joined by Amber and Bran from Temple University Japan (TUJ).  We discuss how COVID-19 is impacted higher education, the commercialization of education and much more!  For those of you interested in signing the petition to reduce school feels please do so at this link: https://www.change.org/p/tuj-student-body-waive-fees-reduce-tuition-summer-2020 Follow Amber on instagram : @amberimai Follow Bran on instagram: @uhhbran  Follow us on instagram: @supersmashhoespodcast  Our Website: www.supersmashhoesmedia.com 
1:09:22
June 9, 2020
Ep. 16 - The Ethics of Supply Chain + More with Zayn Dhalla
In this Episode Fahreen chats with Zayn Dhalla, the host of the podcast "On Ya Mind". Fahreen and Zayn talk about supply chain, sustainability, and much more! Enjoy :)  Follow Zayn: Instagram: @onyamindpodcast  Podcast link: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1010143 Follow Super Smash Hoes:  Instagram: @supersmashhoespodcast  Website: www.supersmashhoesmedia.com 
59:56
June 4, 2020
Ep. 15 - All about periods with Marina from Tokyo Period (Part 2)
In this episode, Erika is joined by Marina, the President of Tokyo Period. We talk all about periods from how she started the Tokyo chapter of the period movement, why we should all care about periods, period disasters, the social implications of periods to bleeding sustainably. Hope you enjoy and thank you again to Marina! They are also currently fundraising money for menstruation products for refugees and asylum seekers in Japan, link below. Correction: Marina meant to say "In terms of leadership, we didn’t define ourselves based on gender (instead of "women or girls") we based them on beliefs and that was really a wonderful experience for me" towards the beginning of the episode.   今回のエピソードは Tokyo Period という団体のまりなさんとのトークになります。Tokyo Period は生理のタブーをなくすため、生理についての情報拡散、それからタンポンタックスと言われる生理用品の消費税をなくすための活動を行なっています。このエピソードは英語でのエピソードですが、下に日本語での生理や生理についてのタブーをなくすことに関する情報などを貼っておくのでよかったらご覧ください。 Tokyo Period's Instagram @tokyoperiod  #Give Love fundraiser by Tokyo Period: https://period-products-for-asylum-seekers-and-refugees-in-japan.raisely.com/ 生理ちゃん a.k.a. Little Miss P: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6iI1S3oShY ランドリーボックス「あらゆるワタシに選択肢を」自分と生理に本音で向きあうメディアコマース🧺カラダに関する知識やコラム、アイテムなどをお届けしているそう。:https://laundrybox.jp/ Instagram: @laundryboxjp みんなの生理:「生理用品を軽減税率に」という署名活動から生まれた団体で、生理のことをゆるりとお話する「#みんなの生理 オンラインカフェ」を開催しているそう。Instagram: minnanoseiri 生理のお悩み保健室 西村留美(女性ホルモン専門家) 生理痛、PMS、生理不順、妊活などで悩む大人女子のための保健室です。長谷川潤さんのポッドキャストにも登場されています。Instagram: @natural._.harmony Smashing the Patriarchy one episode at a time. Stay safe and healthy! #StayHome
37:47
May 2, 2020
Ep. 14 - Tokyo Period with Manari Osaki (Part 1)
In this Episode Fahreen sits down with Manari Osaki from Tokyo Period to talk about the organization and Manari's view on feminism in Japan. If you're interested in donating to the GoFundMe for refugees and asylum seekers in Japan in need of menstrual products please donate here: https://period-products-for-asylum-seekers-and-refugees-in-japan.raisely.com Follow Tokyo Period on Instagram: @TokyoPeriod  and Follow us: @supersmashhoespodcast
31:25
April 29, 2020
Ep. 13 - Whats the deal with body hair?
In this episode Erika & Fahreen navigate the topic of body hair! We talk about our personal experiences as well as societal expectations. We also found this really interesting video on Youtube. While this only delves into the discussion of female body hair, it's a really interesting watch. It's titled "The War Against Female Body Hair" posted by tiffanyferg.  Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qubnwfDNmCQ. Tiffany also has other very interesting videos out covering various societal norms issues as well as pop culture topics. The comment section is also thought-provoking! Just wanted to give her a shoutout because we really personally enjoy her content and thought some of you would too! Sending you all some amazing energy always but especially during this odd time!  Follow us on instagram: @supersmashhoespodcast  Our website: www.supersmashhoesmedia.com 
44:23
April 19, 2020
Ep. 12 - Corona Virus through a Feminist Lens
In this episode Fahreen & Erika talk about the gendered impact of COVID-19. We are all living through unprecedented times and we realize that everyone is experiencing a range of emotions from anxiety and fear to uncertainty and confusion. There is a lot of information about this pandemic currently circulating and we wanted to shift the focus a bit to centre on the experience of women and marginalized groups. We hope this episode adds a new and interesting dimension of analysis to the existing information on COVID-19.  第12話ではCOVID-19、コロナウイルスの状況をフェミニストの視点から話していきます。コロナウイルスに関する情報が溢れている中これに関するエピソードを出すか迷ったのですが、やはり家父長制の社会で現在の状況がある上、全ての人が平等に影響を受けているわけではなく、これについて話す必要があると考えエピソードを出すことにしました。核家族をベースとした保険制度の影響など、このコロナウイルスで見えてくる問題は決して新しいものではありません。このウイルスによって見えてくる問題は常に社会に潜んでいるもので、この状況から何かを学んで活かせるようにしたいと考え対話をしました。皆さんもコメントなどあれば是非インスタグラムやメールの方でお伝え下さい。いつもご視聴ありがとうございます。心身ともにお気をつけください。このエピソードは英語でのエピソードになります。 Follow us on instagram: @supersmashoespodcast
43:29
March 26, 2020
Ep. 11 - @craneyuriさんと話す性、生殖、性教育など
第11話は遂に日本語でのエピソード!このエピソードではスーパースマッシュホーズのエリカが@letstalkaboutsrhrのアカウントを運営しているゆりさんと性や生殖、性教育などについて話します。ゆりさんは「SRHR」ー 性と生殖に関する健康と権利についての情報をインスタグラムとユーチューブを通じて日本語と英語で発信している方です。ゆりさんのインスタグラムアカウントやユーチューブチャンネルなどは下のリンクから是非チェックしてください。 This episode is in Japanese. In this episode, we invite the person behind @letstalkaboutsrhr, Yuri. Yuri is a Japanese activist who creates content advocating for SRHR - sexual and reproductive health rights, in Japanese and in English. In this episode, Erika talks with Yuri about her activism work, the challenges she faces doing this in the context of Japan, our experiences with sexual health education in Japanese education institutions and more. Check out the links and @ below for Yuri's work and follow her to be notified when she posts and support her if you'd like. She has an English Youtube channel and other content in English too.  Yuri’s Youtube (日本語チャンネル) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxsB9potCc4SG1SrVQ8SDuw Yuri’s Youtube channel (English channel) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9ubRkv48AOiKe4BcUXIX4g Instagram @letstalkaboutsrhr: https://www.instagram.com/letstalkaboutsrhr/ Instagram @craneyuri: https://www.instagram.com/craneyuri/ Yuri’s website: https://linktr.ee/yyuri.cranee Yuri’s medium page (blog) https://medium.com/@yyuri.cranee Follow us at @supersmashhoes on Instagram for more content! Thank you for listening! Have an amazing day!
44:03
March 16, 2020
Ep. 10 - 2020 Outlook and ChitChat
In this episode Fahreen& Erika look back on some 2019 milestones and ahead to the coming year! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7gaXYgUKSY&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1xZTwdfWWZamgdtV_JyIGHC-17jcI4swlOXtd4lFDE-PF93JfTLiqH9o4 Follow us on social media: instagram: @supersmahhoespodcast
44:43
March 13, 2020
Ep. 9 - Ito Shiori, Japan's #me too hero
*Trigger warning* This episode contains discussion of sexual assault and rape. In this episode, we highlight Shiori Ito and her case with rape. We tried our best to articulate what we read that happened as well as some thoughts and feelings on it, but this was a hard one. This might not be the most concise nor articulate episode but we hope some of you at least find this to be insightful. Below are some articles, videos and other links mentioned in the episode. We highly recommend you to check them out if you want to know more about the case. Our apologies for being a bit rambly in this one! "Shiori Ito: Japan’s attitudes to allegations of sexual violence are locked in the past" BBC article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3z44Njyr5wzm3wbVMGZ7tFr/shiori-ito-japan-s-attitudes-to-allegations-of-sexual-violence-are-locked-in-the-past "Shiori Ito, the Woman who Changes Japanese Law on Her Own" Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQyuftrHNVI Hanashi website: https://www.hanashifilms.com/ Shiori Ito website: https://www.shioriito.com/ レイプクライシスセンターTSUBOMI 電話相談: https://me-x.jp/c-search/service/343/ Sexual Assault Relief Center Tokyo: https://sarc-tokyo.org/ (available 24 hours, 345 days)
46:11
February 19, 2020
Ep. 8 - Pinkwashing, Femvertising, and Random Rambles
In this episode Fahreen and Erika talk about pink washing in corporations along with some other random little tangents!  「ピンクウォッシング」って聞いたことある?企業などが商品やサービスを販売する時にフェミニズムなどをただのマーケティングツールとして用いること。第8話ではピンクウォッシングや企業が使うことのあるフェミニズムやLGBTQ+に関連するマーケティングについて、メリット、デメリットなど話すよ。 Follow us on social media @supersmashhoespodcast
49:41
December 16, 2019
Ep. 7 - Gender Discrimination at Ernst & Young
In this episode Fahreen and Erika talk about a recent article they came across. The girls discuss everything from how the company tells women to dress and the implicit effects of their discrimination on women's careers! Check out the article we are talking about: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/women-ernst-young-how-to-dress-act-around-men_n_5da721eee4b002e33e78606a?fbclid=IwAR0pm4dyb_X8ruciTopJpkK2OKHgjA8F-g20pTTMdMNxNsKG4h9AvUZZi1s And don't forget to follow us on instagram @supersmashhoespodcast 
32:31
November 1, 2019
Ep. 6 - K-Pop and Masculinity
In this Episode Fahreen and Erika talk about the Korean Wave and its influence on our understandings of masculinity.  We apologise for the poor audio quality for this episode - we had some technical difficulties but the quality should get back to our usual standard by the next time episode.  「男らしさ」って何?Kポップがそれにもたらす影響は?第6話ではコリアンウェーブが「男らしさ」という社会通念にもたらす影響について話します。*今回のエピソードは今までに比べてオーディオクオリティーが低いです。すみません。次のエピソードまでには直るように調整中です。ご理解よろしくお願いします。 Follow us on Instagram: @supersmashhoespodcast Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/supersmashhoespodcast/
39:37
October 19, 2019
Ep.5 - Fashion and Feminism (Part 1)
How do we navigate fashion and makeup as Feminists? Does it contradict feminism? Why did we wear a lot of black? Is red lipstick too sexy? Erika and Fahreen dive deep into their thoughts and day-to-day experiences with fashion and makeup as feminists. 第5話ではファッション、メイクとフェミニズムについて話します。メイクをすることはフェミニズムに反するのか?高校生の自分はなぜ黒い服ばっかりを着ていたか?赤リップはセクシーすぎる?メイク、ファッション好きの二人がフェミニストとしてファッションなどについてどう考えているのか。日常的なエピソードなどが詰まっている率直な会話です。
57:36
September 16, 2019
Ep. 4 - Motherhood in Japan
In this episode, Fahreen and Erika delve into the concept of motherhood in Japan and how it has changed over time. 第4話では、日本社会において「母であること」や「母性」の意味などについて語ります。このエピソードは英語です。Follow us on Instagram to get to know us and the podcast better! Instagram: @supersmashhoespodcast 
1:00:57
September 1, 2019
Ep. 3 - The Revision of Article 9 w/ Professor Nakano Koichi
Fahreen and Erika are joined by Professor of Political Science Nakano Koichi. Together they discuss the revision of Article 9 in Japan along with the recent upper house election and general political trends.  Follow Professor Nakano Koichi on Twitter: @knakano1970 Follow the Podcast: @supersmashhoespodcast Disclaimer: Please note that although we study Political Science, History, and Feminism we are not experts. We try to do our best at researching our episodes, however we encourage you to cross-reference with other sources and take our words as starting points. 
1:08:39
August 10, 2019
Ep. 2 - Homosexuality in Japan w/ @Tiger_shigetake
On todays episode Fahreen and Erika are joined by Tiger Shigetake the winner of Mr. Gay Japan 2019 to discuss homosexuality in Japan.  Follow Tiger on Social Media: @tiger_shigetake  Follow the Podcast: @supersmashhoespodcast
44:42
July 30, 2019
Ep. 1 - Chikan / 痴漢
Join Fahreen and Erika as they discuss the issue of sexual harassment on Japanese trains.  電車での痴漢についてのエピソードです。(英語でのエピソード。) Follow us on Instagram: @supersmashhoespodcast 
47:00
July 25, 2019
Pilot - Super Smash Hoes
Get to know co-hosts Fahreen & Erika while we discuss the aims of the podcast! このポッドキャストをつくっていくMCのファリーンとエリカの簡単な自己紹介エピソードです! Follow us on instagram @supersmashhoespodcast ←ポッドキャストのインスタです。ストーリーズにも気軽に投稿していきます!
04:33
July 25, 2019