No Labels, Included

Join us on Thursdays at 3:00 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

  • 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.

  • Is the Term #Adulting Good or Bad for Millennial(s) (Women)? Aired: Thursday, April 26, 2018

    We discuss the relationship between the term "adulting," sexism and mental health.

  • We Bout To Get Philosophical In Here!: Social Capital and Passive Agressive Whiteness Aired: Thursday, April 19, 2018

    Spurred by our previous episode China's proposed Social Credit System, Luticha Doucette joins us for a conversation on what social capital means to people with black and disabled identities. We also discuss how white passive aggression is somehow still a thing for all of us.

  • Is the Future of Tech Racist? Aired: Thursday, April 12, 2018

    Technology is cool (?) but what's not cool is automating racism, inequality and abuse of power. We discuss China's proposed "Social Credit Score" system and different visions for the future of tech in the U.S.

  • This Ain't Your Grandma's Sex Positivity Aired: Thursday, April 5, 2018

    "There are many kinds of power, used and unused, acknowledged or otherwise. The erotic is a resource within each of us that lies in a deeply female and spiritual plane, firmly rooted in the power of our unexpressed or unrecognized feeling" --Audre Lorde

    We highlight our favorite sex positive media created by Black women in music and podcasting.