Jun 1, 2020
Remy is joined by her boyfriend
comedian Ben DeMarco to interview another comedy couple; Caitlin
Peluffo and Steve Rogers. We discuss our recent blowout fights,
which one of us lies about his dick-size, who said 'I love you'
first, and everyone's horrendous first impressions of each
Trigger Warning: In our
introduction this week we discuss police brutality, how important
the Black Lives Matter movement is, and what to wear/bring to a
protest. We also list
several charities to donate to, which are listed below our
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Charities to Donate to:
- The Bail
Project, a nonprofit that aims to mitigate incarceration rates
through bail reform.
Visions Collective, a black, trans, and queer led
social-justice organisation and legal fund based in
National Bail Fund Network has a directory of community bail
funds to which you can donate, along with a COVID-19 rapid
Mask Fund for black youth activists in Mineapolis
NAACP Legal Defense
Fund, which supports racial justice through advocacy,
litigation, and education.
- Communities United Against
Police Brutality, which operates a crisis hotline where people
can report abuse; offers legal, medical, and psychological resource
referrals; and engages in political action against police
- Northstar Health
Collective, a St. Paul–based organization that provides health
services and support at protests.
which provides legal services and support for a broad range of
people with civil rights complaints.
Them All for Public Health, which aims to free incarcerated
people amid the coronavirus pandemic, is raising money for people
who have been arrested during New York City protests over the
weekend. What doesn’t go toward local bail will reportedly be sent
to other cities, and COVID Bailout NYC.
The Atlanta Solidarity Fund is raising bail and bond money for
jailed protestors in Atlanta.
- No New
Jails NYC aims to keep the city from constructing new jails,
and to instead divert funds that currently go toward the police and
incarceration toward housing, ending homelessness, mental health,
and other community support systems.
- The Know Your Rights
Camp, an organization founded by Colin Kaepernick that provides
education and training in black and brown communities, set up a
legal fund for Minneapolis protestors.
Fight, an organization founded by Stacey Abrams that aims to
end voter suppression and equalize voting rights and access for
What to wear
- Nondescript, solid colour, layered clothing,
cover identifying tattoos
- Goggles and mask
- Emergency contacts written down
What to bring
for drinking and tear gas
- Cash/change and ID
- Bandages and first aid supplies
- Protest signs
- Cellphone without first turning off Face/Touch
ID, going on airplane mode, and disabling data
- Anything you don’t want to be arrested
- Contact lenses