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Ep #21 *Minisode* Francesca Hogi -- Flirting 101: How To Make Dating Apps Irrelevant

“Every time you leave your house, you have the potential to meet someone special.” Do you know how to flirt? Do you know how to increase your chances everyday to meet your person? Francesca was inspired to record this episode in response to the challenges of online dating, especially for college educated women of color discussed in the last episode. Online dating is a tool, but if it’s not working for you (and even if it is), the flirting mindset and skills can make dating apps irrelevant.

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Ep #20 -- Sarah Adeyinka-Skold: Racism and misogyny in digital dating

“We live in a racist society, so we’re just going to take our racism and our sexism and put it onto technology. You could argue that because we can hide behind technology we can even delve more into racism, fetishism and discrimination.” Did you know that college educated women face additional challenges in finding love online? And that it’s even more challenging for college educated women of color? And that it’s most challenging for black women? Doctoral candidate Sarah Adeyinka-Skold’s research on digital dating reveals the extent to which all women are finding men intimidated by their education, and how women of color are dealing with systemic racism. She and Francesca share how they met their partners and their advice for women of color looking for love.

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