Episode 3: Women of Actual Play

In Episode 3 of Behold Her, host and producer Lysa Chen talks to women who produce, star in, illustrate, and research live tabletop actual plays. Guests include Hadeel Al-Massari, the wizard Nejma in D&D's Trapped in the Birdcage, Kayla Cline, illustrator and SP0-R3 in Encounter Roleplay's Rise of the Dark Side, Elyssa Grant, producer of Acquisitions Incorporated's The C Team, and Hettie Rowan, the Critter Thesis Critter researching the fandom of Critical Role. The episode ends with an audio story, written and read by Shauna Nakasone, co-host of Waffle Talk, about how D&D helped her embrace her identity as a transgender woman.

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Episode 2: Women of the Adventurers League

In Episode 2 of Behold Her, host and producer Lysa Chen chats with three generations of administrators and organizers of the Adventurers League, the official play campaign for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition. Guests include Claire Hoffman, the Associate Content Manager of the Adventurers League, Deb Berlin, the Vice President and Convention Coordinator for The Role Initiative, and Fenway Jones the Teen DM, the organizer of Jasper's Game Day to support suicide prevention. The episode ends with an audio story, written and read by Mysty Vander, about how a clash with kobolds gave her a spark of hope.

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Episode 1: Artists & Accessible Gaming

In Episode 1 of Behold Her, host and producer Lysa Chen chats with Dungeons & Dragons artists and creators who share a passion for making the game more accessible and inclusive. Guests include Dani Hartel of Craft Hags, a weekly show on the D&D Twitch channel, Rose Whittaker of R-N-W.net, and Marisa Turmaine, better known as Mazzmatazz the Knit-cro-mancer. The episode ends with an audio story by TK Johnson, read by Noel Shiri of the podcast Dames and Dragons, about how their childhood love of D&D was taken away by Kentucky's satanic panic and rediscovered years later.

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Episode 0: What Is This Show?

In this miniepisode, host and producer Lysa Chen explains what the Behold Her Podcast is all about!

Behold Her Podcast is a monthly show that spotlights inspiring women in tabletop gaming. Interviews, discussions, and audio essays capture the diverse experiences of being a female gamer in tabletop RPGs. 

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