Have you ever noticed how, when you don’t talk to another feminist for a few days or weeks, you start to gaslight yourself a little? Second guess that micro-aggression, worry you’re reading too much into an interaction, wonder if maybe you’re just being too emotional? Secret Feminist Agenda is here to remind you that FUCK THAT your experiences of the world are real and valid. Also feminists are just inherently interesting.

Secret Feminist Agenda is a weekly podcast about the insidious, nefarious, insurgent, and mundane ways we enact our feminism in our daily lives. Hosted by academic and podcaster Hannah McGregor.

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  1. I just want to thank u for such a mind blowingly incredible podcast. I found it in a time when I’ve been lacking regular feminist input for a while, & then I listened to all episodes in a few days. It’s all SO dope & I find myself wanting to write everything down in quotes or print t-shirts & make cross stitch art from like everything u & ur brilliant guests say. It’s such a beautiful mixture of intellectual discussions, theory, wittiness, warmth, diversity, really sharp analysis & really hands on strategies. It felt like an awakening, not necessarily because everything was news to me, but because I got reminded on a really deep level on what’s important in life & how life actually can get transformed through feminist theory, practices & relationships. THANK U SO MUCH from bringing this to the world, it means a great, great deal. Love // a Swedish fan

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  2. Hello there!

    I am a long time listener, of both Oh Witch Please and Secret Feminist Agenda. I was thinking about your “fun” episode and was curious if you might know anything about a concept called intentional magic. As a perpetual camp counsellor, I live for intentional magic. This is art of being able to create magic out of pretty much nothing. Growing up poor and with a rotating door of siblings, camp (made accessible via bursary) taught me how to make magic when all I really had was ice, rock salt, milk and vanilla flavouring (if your curious, it does in fact make ice cream). I would love to engage in a dialogue with y’all about this because creating magic when there doesn’t seem to be any hope at all is something I would love to teach the world. Another very special example, while working at my camp (which serves youth from shelters, foster care systems, off the streets etc) my favourite thing to do was to serve my kids breakfast in bed. It was done for me, as a camper, and was a tradition I chose to maintain. When you see their eyes light up because someone else has gotten up early to make them food and bring it right to their bed sides; those are the best looks you will ever receive.

    Many thanks for all the hard work you do!



  3. Hi! I’m not on Twitter, so thought I’d try getting in touch here. For your upcoming work on feminist public intellectuals in podcasting, I’m really enjoying the podcast/magazine/blog Lady Science (https://www.ladyscience.com/). Their Star Trek episode (Ep. 6) is probably my favourite, but their SCIENCE-science ones are fascinating and delightfully angry as well.
    Thank you so much for all of the work you’re putting into the podcast. It’s one of the things helping me get through these dark days.


  4. Hi! I live for your podcast, I come from a small town and I feel very isolated when it comes to feminist debate so this is my touchstone to a community that I wish I had in real life. Please never stop broadcasting!

    I would really like to hear you have a conversation with someone doing really interesting work through YouTube to discuss education and activism on the platform. Some of my favourite creators are Jessica Kellgren-Fozard, Ari Fitz and Hannah Witton although there are many others doing amazing work and any discussion on the topic I think would be fascinating.

    I love listening each week and if I used iTunes I would give you 5 stars!!


  5. Hi, Hannah,
    I have been listening to SFA for almost a year. And I really appreciate your work. Thanks
    Your takes on power relations in academia, and how podcasting can function as a tool for expanding the defintion of knowledge and research are really interesting.
    But I must admit that, as a cis-men, listening to the podcast has been mostly a way of expanding my views on the daily struggles against patriarchy, which I experience as feminist supporter. In this sense, it has been so powerful and important to listen to so many different female and queer voices, and understand how the systematic oppression and control of women´s subjectivity and bodies is entangled with daily and occasional topics.
    For instance, your episode on Killjoy Survial Kit made me cry so many times! Something you said (or maybe, you were paraphrasing Ahmend? it doesn’t matter) about killjoy as tool to create new joys hit me hard. Just wanted you to know, that SFA is definitely in my survival kit.


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