157 Being Angry (Women): Why Anger is Good, Tips for Experiencing and Expressing it Healthfully, and the Historical Criminalization of Female and Black Anger
Rawr!!!! Grrrr!!!! Why I outta! *shakes fist* This week we’re talking anger, wanna fight about it!?!? We discuss the advantages of anger, our tips for experiencing and expressing it in healthy or productive ways, and review old laws and punishments that were used to legally regulate black and female anger.
In This Episode
Inspired by a post in the VWPA Society, we decided to stand up for anger in today’s episode. Often we are told to suppress our anger, especially when discussing political views. But, you know, like, fuck that! Anger is good for you! It’s an emotion and, just like any other emotion, it should be acknowledged, expressed and respected.
Who Gets to be Angry? by Roxanne Gay (NY Times)
6 Psychological Benefits of Anger (Spring.org)
Community Organizer Charlene Carruthers on Anger (Medium.com)
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck (MarkManson.net)
All The Angry Ladies (The Atlantic)
Slave Codes (Britannica)
Black Codes (Britannica)
Angry Black Women (Wikipedia)
Why Latinas Aren’t Allowed to Get Angry (Jezebel)
3 Black Female Stereotypes that Need to Die (Decoded on YouTube)
Joke(s) in the Middle
Why did the can crusher quit his job?
Do vegans still call it a “beef” when they fight?
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