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The Delta Variance

Welcome back to our virtual living room, because we have a lot of race and womanhood to discuss. Alexandra and Lenya are back for a new season with guests and hard topic discussions, unafraid to say what they think and discussing what it all means.
This episode covers the ostracization of Olympic athletes like Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka, and how when they try to do the right thing for them, their team, and their country, they get ridiculed and worse in the press, all for trying to do a thing while being a Black woman.
And it doesn’t just stop with the Olympics for athletes, but they also discuss how contestants on the British Bake Off, and F1 racing, and anyone on the internet can be subjected to anonymous hateful comments in the name of “free speech”, and there’s a nice rant about how social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and even TikTok delete posts and shadowban Black, Asain, and Indiginous creators, while condoning and allowing the hurtful posts against them.
We still have a long uphill battle against us, but we’re here to talk about it, and we’re happy to have you with us!

Please **rate and review** this podcast if you enjoyed it; reviews greatly help new listeners see this podcast is worth their time. You can find Women Bridging the Gap on [Apple Podcasts](https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/women-bridging-the-gap/id1521503012) and [Podchaser](https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/women-bridging-the-gap-1304390).
**We want to hear from you!** Let us know how you’re speaking about these issues with your friends.  **Let us know what topics you want to hear!**
Join the [Facebook Group](https://www.facebook.com/groups/665585734389981)
Email us at [Lenya.Alexandra.BridgingtheGap@gmail.com](mailto:Lenya.Alexandra.BridgingtheGap@gmail.com)
You can find us at: [WomenBridgingtheGap.com](https://womenbridgingthegap.com) 
Or on Instagram:
* Find Lenya at: [@Lenya_goddess_the_one](https://www.instagram.com/lenya_goddess_the_one)
* And Alexandra at: [@a_xandra17](https://www.instagram.com/a_xandra17) and [@thewritingleap](https://www.instagram.com/thewritingleap)
* And the show is at: [@women_bridging_the_gap](https://www.instagram.com/women_bridging_the_gap/)
This podcast was edited by Brendan Hutchins from Podcast Advocate. Go to [PodcastAdvocate.Network](http://PodcastAdvocate.Network) or find him on [Twitter @PodcastAdvocate](https://twitter.com/podcastadvocate) to learn more.

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The Delta Variance
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The Delta Variant

Welcome back to our virtual living room, because we have a lot of race and womanhood to discuss. Alexandra and Lenya are back for a new season with guests and hard topic discussions, unafraid to say what they think and discussing what it all means.
This episode covers the ostracization of Olympic athletes like Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka, and how when they try to do the right thing for them, their team, and their country, they get ridiculed and worse in the press, all for trying to do a thing while being a Black woman.
And it doesn’t just stop with the Olympics for athletes, but they also discuss how contestants on the British Bake Off, and F1 racing, and anyone on the internet can be subjected to anonymous hateful comments in the name of “free speech”, and there’s a nice rant about how social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and even TikTok delete posts and shadowban Black, Asain, and Indiginous creators, while condoning and allowing the hurtful posts against them.
We still have a long uphill battle against us, but we’re here to talk about it, and we’re happy to have you with us!

Please **rate and review** this podcast if you enjoyed it; reviews greatly help new listeners see this podcast is worth their time. You can find Women Bridging the Gap on [Apple Podcasts](https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/women-bridging-the-gap/id1521503012) and [Podchaser](https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/women-bridging-the-gap-1304390).
**We want to hear from you!** Let us know how you’re speaking about these issues with your friends.  **Let us know what topics you want to hear!**
Join the [Facebook Group](https://www.facebook.com/groups/665585734389981)
Email us at [Lenya.Alexandra.BridgingtheGap@gmail.com](mailto:Lenya.Alexandra.BridgingtheGap@gmail.com)
You can find us at: [WomenBridgingtheGap.com](https://womenbridgingthegap.com) 
Or on Instagram:
* Find Lenya at: [@Lenya_goddess_the_one](https://www.instagram.com/lenya_goddess_the_one)
* And Alexandra at: [@a_xandra17](https://www.instagram.com/a_xandra17) and [@thewritingleap](https://www.instagram.com/thewritingleap)
* And the show is at: [@women_bridging_the_gap](https://www.instagram.com/women_bridging_the_gap/)
This podcast was edited by Brendan Hutchins from Podcast Advocate. Go to [PodcastAdvocate.Network](http://PodcastAdvocate.Network) or find him on [Twitter @PodcastAdvocate](https://twitter.com/podcastadvocate) to learn more.

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Boobs and What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You

Lenya and Alexandra are back on their own again to focus on getting deep and gritty and talk about boobs, what their mothers never told them, and more. They discuss how sports bras, and bras in general, never fit right, either too big or too small, and if you want them to match your outfit,…

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In Conversation with Conner Gorry

This week we are in conversation with Alexandra’s long time friend Conner Born and raised in New York, Conner first came to Cuba in 1993 while finishing a Master’s degree in political science. In 2002, she moved to Havana permanently where she is an accredited journalist and freelance writer covering the Cuban health system, current…

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In Conversation with Conner Gorry
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Can you be friends with a racist? With Brendan Hutchins

Can you be friends with a racist? What seems like it could be a simple yes or no question has layers and layers of unpacking and questions to be able to give a good answer. There’s context and understanding and compassion and self-preservation and self-care and so much more to consider. The audiosmith for this…

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In Conversation with Sarah Khan, comedian and former law student

Grab your favorite cocktail or drink and sit back with Lenya and Alexandra as they talk to Sarah Khan about why she left law school to become a therapist and comedian. Sarah joins the podcast to talk about rebellion, from religion, and from this misogynistic society. All three share their most embarrassing vomit stories, as…

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In Conversation with Sarah Khan, comedian and former law student
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In Conversation with Young Advocate AB Tucker on Black Excellence, Fighting for the Wrongfully Convicted

AB Tucker is the gust today, and she tells the story of her brother being wrongfully accused of murder, and how that has pushed her down her own path for criminal justice, and to set right what was wronged. As AB tells the harrowing story of her brother being wrongfully accused of murder, Alexandra, Lenya,…

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In Conversation with Young Advocate AB Tucker on Black Excellence, Fighting for the Wrongfully Convicted
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In Conversation with Strongest UK Woman Andrea Thompson – Just Wow!

Strongwoman Andrea Thompson joins the Women Bridging the Gap family to discuss race and womanhood, at the hearth level. She grew up in England and not knowing Black history, and in this episode describes what it’s like to not only be the top of her field in Strongman, but to be the only top Black…

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In Conversation with Strongest UK Woman Andrea Thompson - Just Wow!
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In Conversation with Author Jen Dalton on Bullying, Writing, and Volunteering in Haiti

Long time friend Jen Dalton joins Alexandra and Lenya to discuss writing, where to get your news, bullying, and so much more. Jen is an author of a YA novel called “Of Butterflies & Bullies” available now on Amazon. Jen tells the story of how she wrote a novel about being bullied in school so…

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In Conversation with Author Jen Dalton on Bullying, Writing, and Volunteering in Haiti
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Royals, Racism, and Interviewing

We’re back! Welcome to the third season of two incredible women having difficult, real, emotional, and exciting conversations about race, culture, and more. The Oprah interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry has been on everyone’s mind lately. Listen in as Alexandra and Lenya analyze the interview, and pick apart moments and admissions that no…

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