No Labels, Included

Join us on Thursdays at 4:30 pm on WAYO 104.3 for No Labels, Included: the show where we let the audience define themselves.

We focus on intersectional feminism and social justice in culture. Our intention is to create a space to talk about these things with inclusion in mind. We bring inspiration, education, validation, laughs, black girl magic, every week.

Past Episodes

  • QTPOC Artists In Honor of Pride Aired: Thursday, July 12, 2018

    We celebrate Rochester Pride Month by playing queer and trans artists of color (yay!). 

  • Civility and Catcalling (Nice For What?) Aired: Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Do we need to embody new social norms to deal with the increasingly violent policies and atmosphere the Trump administration is creating? We break it down.

  • What should newly elected Congressman Joe Morelle's Priorities Be? Aired: Thursday, June 28, 2018

    We discuss the late Congresswoman Louise Slaughter's legacy, Joe Morelle's congressional election win, and what the priorities should be as he fills her seat as the next congressional representative of our 25th district. The debates leading up to the election were revealing.

  • 2018 Immigration Crisis, Emotional Labor, and Summer Solstice Aired: Thursday, June 21, 2018

    We talk both topical and timeless issues. We felt compelled to start the show listing several resources for direct action against the most recent instance of violence being inflicted on children in ICE detention camps. We also discuss the relationship between oppression and emotional labor in relationships, and the almost universal emotional labor women are expected to do. Finally we finish with 2018 Summer Solstice intentions.

  • Cultural Appropriation: What It Is and What It Ain't Aired: Thursday, June 14, 2018

    People are still claiming to not understand cultural appropriation and publishing their confusion in major news publications, so we did a little 101. From the 2018 Met Gala to Coachella to Giphy, we cover what it means to misconstrue cultural appropriation and how subtle it can be.

  • What Does it Mean When the Bar for Regents Exam Success Keeps Moving? Aired: Thursday, June 7, 2018

    Jerri Ann and her students noticed that the requirements for passing the New York state required Regents Exams have changed significantly over time. They question what the implications are for test validity and college readiness. The views expressed in this episode reflect only the host, and not her place of employment.

  • Sex, Beauty Politics, and Solving the Incel Problem Aired: Thursday, May 24, 2018

    We continue our conversation on how to address the problem of incels. This week we go more in depth with solutions and theories developed by women sex workers, journalists and sociology experts.

  • Weird Computer Science Aired: Thursday, May 17, 2018

    We survey the emerging technological landscape of artificial intelligence, and discuss our feelings on outsourcing our emotional labor to virtual assistants and robots. Plus we discuss how a prominent media outlet is already tasking A.I. with satisfying the sexual demands of incels, and implying sex workers should also play a role in solving the problem. Finally we highlight articles written by women who tear the arguments behind that idea to shreds.

  • How Much Should We Clap Back at Kanye? Aired: Thursday, May 10, 2018

    We chronicle Kanye's recent inflammatory public statements and tweets, and increasingly close affiliation with the President, and discuss how much we should care and how much we should demand accountability.

  • From Cardi B to Bernie S. to Sex Workers to Us Aired: Thursday, May 3, 2018

    Why "Cardi B. was right" and Bernie Sanders was wrong. We discuss recent public statements made by two millenial-made celebrities, and how they relate to the recently passed FOSTA law, sex worker rights, and our lives.

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