-- boss barista is a site and podcast highlighting the hard work, strife, and injustices of the barista profession.

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Jasper Wilde and Ashley Rodriguez talk about gender, race, sex, and other important issues in coffee. We invite people from all realms of the coffee world to share stories and engage in discussion.

Posts tagged Feminism
008: Don't pretend like you don't have privilege!

We host a show about identity in coffee, so we thought it appropriate to confront our own privileges in the coffee community. We occupy a lot of different identities, and try to be as honest and upfront as we can. Sure, we're both women, but we also have a lot of things that give us an unfair advantage in a lot of ways, and we try to tackle our privileges one by one. 

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003: Ellan Kline

Ellan Kline is a roaster for Ritual Coffee in San Francisco. In this episode, we talk to her about issues of trans visibility, the differences between gender and sexuality, and why there are more trans-men in coffee than trans-women. 

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002: "Ambitchous"

When being assertive is seen as bossy or rude or out of control. We talk about sexist hiring practices, how internalized sexism and racism still affects us, and how to be 'ambitichous.' Share your stories on how you were ambitchous with us plz. 

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