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Christian Feminist Podcast Episode #141: The Queen’s Gambit

Ilia Danner Grubbs, Laurie Norris, and Sara Klooster discuss feminism, racism, and more in the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit

INTRODUCTIONS

SEGMENT 1: KNOWING

Content warning, this show does portray drug and alcohol use, mental illness, and suicide. 

Summary of the show

SEGMENT 2: READING

I. What we enjoyed

II. Portrayals of Feminism

https://thesouthern.com/sports/st-louis-chess-grandmaster-susan-polgar-fact-checks-the-queens-gambit/article_4354975d-46a8-5485-a396-d69a3bd0345a.html

III. Portrayals of Race

The Magical Negro Trope and the Modern Mammie Trope

https://www.insider.com/the-queens-gambit-netflix-shows-race-issues-tropes-black-characters

IV. Portrayals of Trauma

ACES and drug/alcohol addiction

https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/film-tv/a34689977/the-queens-gambit-drug-abuse/

SEGMENT 3: PASSING ON

Sara: Hikaru no Go

Laurie: Prey for Rock and Roll

Ilia: Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and her Daughter Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon

No Stress Chess

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