Legend Episodes

June 20, 2022

58. 黃崇嘏 - Huang Chonggu (Chinese Legend)

In our second Pride Month episode, we get into gender politics with the story of China's famous cross-dressing poet, Huang Chonggu! We dive deep into the various theatrical texts that depict her story, and examine what they have to say …

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May 23, 2022

56. Arraweelo (Somali Legend)

In today's episode, we talk about the legendary Somali queen, Arraweelo. We discuss how her story has been used as an argument against female leadership, the feminist movement to reclaim her story, and the similarities betwee...

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March 28, 2022

52. Nafanua (Samoan Legend)

In today's episode, we talk about Nafanua, a warrior goddess and leader of Samoan legend. We discuss colonialism, the archetype of the female warrior, and the ways excluded identities are empowered by her story.

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