Elizabeth Quick joins us at the top of the show to discuss being a 7th generation Mormon. We'll delve into Mormon feminism, including the Mormon suffragettes and the first women to vote in the United States. We'll talk about Mormon mysticism and their use of etheogens, the Mormon Goddess and Mormon women's spirituality. She'll shed light on the hostility toward women of that time that seems to remain today. If time allows, chat about Liz's Bee Priestess book project and Essie Parrish, a famous CA Indian shaman.
Matt Rice joins us in the second half of the show to discuss the work of Mercy for Animals, a national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies. We'll discuss MFA's undercover investigations of animal abuse and the parallels between the exploitation of women and girls for sex and the exploitation of female animals for milk, eggs and breeding.