Episode 125 – Coronavirus Part 7: Anti-Asian Racism (Doris Lin & Sarah Woodcock)

Episode 125
(Air Date: May 1st, 2020)

You all…… IT’S MAY!!!

a) HOW is it May already! Just today someone was discussing June and referred to it as “next month”! I couldn’t!

b) Why did March last forever and April was twelve minutes long? What is even time anymore? Who’s up?

8) Years? Eight? What do you m……. OH, THAT’S RIGHT!!

TODAY MARKS BIG FAT VEGAN RADIO’S 8-YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

I didn’t exactly wanna put that in the title. This is in no way going to be some “8 Year Celebration” episode. We’ve got serious conversations to be had in today’s episode. BUT! Don’t think this milestone will go unnoticed!

Rather than RUSHING together some last-minute listener video hangout, I’ve decided



ABOUT OUR GUESTS:

Doris Lin is an animal rights attorney and director of legal affairs for the Animal Protection League of NJ, and has been vegan since 1988. She is also a former executive director of Asian Media Watchdog. Find Doris on Instagram @VeganDoris.

Sarah Woodcock is a Korean-American adoptee, anti-racism activist, and vegan of 8 years. She lives in Minnesota with her two adopted chihuahuas. Find Sarah on Facebook, or on Instagram @sarahKwoodcock


LINKS & RESOURCES:

Minnesota launches Discrimination Helpline as reports rise amid coronavirus crisis
https://www.twincities.com/2020/04/06/minnesota-launches-discrimination-helpline-as-reports-rise-amid-covid-19-crisis/


ANNOUNCEMENTS!!!

Unrelated, but still awesome — 15 year old vegan drag enthusiast, Zoe (@Truffleandbass on Instagram) is organizing a major fundraiser to help support local queens who are in need right now as the bars and performance spaces are all shut down. Zoe is now almost HALFWAY to her goal of $5,000! Toss her a buffalo nickel!

Click here to donate to her fundraiser!
https://www.vegandragqueen.com/queensinneed


Vegan Drag Queen t-shirts are once again available! GET YOURS HERE!

AND LASTLY…
I’m going to be TEACHING a PODCASTING COURSE!
No dates or details just yet. For now I’m just gethering everyone’s info so I can see who is interested, but if you’ve ever wanted to learn the ins and outs of podcasting, let me be your teacher! Just fill out this survey here:
www.BigFatVeganRadio.com/TeachMe

Remember, you can always see all my gigs at:
www.VeganDragQueen.com/shows

And get on Honey LaBronx’s mailing list to be notified of upcoming events and projects!

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SUPPORT THE PODCAST!

There are ALL NEW PERKS announced with various levels of membership! Whether you’d like to make a one-time or recurring donation, you now have many ways to be rewarded for your membership! You can read more about it on the Support The Podcast page, but because these are new perks, I’ll go ahead and mention them here:

Become a Chickpea for $5/month (or $50/year)
You’re one of my precious Chickpeas! You will gain access to exclusive content including access to monthly interactive video chats and my secret podcast feed!

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My Sweet Peas get the above perks, and will be thanked in the end of each episode.

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Is this a date? Yup! It’s a Date! My Dates get the above perks, and will additionally be thanked in the intro of each episode!

• Become an Elderberry for $100/month (or $1,000/year)
Elderberries are special because they boost the immune system! You alleviate my pain and fatigue, and you just keep me going! My Elderberries will get the above perks, and will be specially thanked and acknowledges as an Official Sponsor at the beginning and end of each episode.

There is no time commitment required for monthly memberships. You may cancel at any time!


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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS!

HONEY LABRONX IS NOW ON CAMEO!!!
…okay, so maybe not Cameo. I’m not yet famous enough for them to accept my application, so I went and created my OWN video shout-out. For $25, you can get a SHABLAMEO!
Go to www.VeganDragQueen.com/Shablameo to order your personalized video greeting from Honey LaBronx so she can tell the world how much she adores you, or wish a friend a happy birthday, or break the news to your good friend that that one outfit of hers that she’s so fond of? Yeah, gurl… it’s doing you exactly zero favors!

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!
Are you interested in helping me out with a few things?  Maybe you’re good at data entry.  Maybe you’re good at audio or video editing.  Maybe you’re just good at doing miscellaneous tasks.  Either way, if the idea of helping me do more by helping out with a few small tasks interests you, let me know by filling out the survey at:
www.VeganDragQueen.com/volunteer

And as always, you can help me bring my tour to your city! Just go to: www.VeganDragQueen.com/Tour and fill out any and all surveys that relate to you!

Check out the new website for Big Fat Vegan Radio!
www.BigFatVeganRadio.com

ALSO…

If you’d like to support the Vegan Drag Queen cooking show, as well as Honey LaBronx’s other efforts — please check out her Patreon and consider becoming a monthly supporter at:
www.Patreon.com/HoneyLaBronx

SPECIAL THANKS to Michael Harren for our theme song!

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