Stuff Mom Never Told You

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 Nov 15, 2019
Informative and entertaining! I listen every day and learn something every time. Ad placement could be better. In some episodes, the ad interrupts the host mid-sentence.


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Join hosts Anney and Samantha to listen to Stuff Mom Never Told You, continuing the conversation of what it is to identify as female through research-based discussion around feminism and how it impacts everyday life.

Episode Date
The Feminization of Self-Care
3625
What actually is self-care, why has it been gendered and why does it matter? Anney and Samantha dig into the ins and outs of self-care and the danger of gendering it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 21, 2021
Women Around the World: Somaya Faruqi
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In this segment, we discuss Somaya Faruqi, the robotics team the Afghan Dreamers and the ventilator they created. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 20, 2021
Monday Mini: Apologies to the Women of the 90s
1763
Oh 90s sexism, don't you know that you're toxic? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2021
SMNTY Classics: A Scandalous History of Hollywood Gossip
2896
Celebrity studies PhD and new Buzzfeed features writer Anne Helen Petersen stops by the show to talk about the rise of Hollywood scandal, female stars, celebrity gossip and feminism in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 17, 2021
Women in Modern Medicine
1897
Whether it's pioneering vaccines or new technologies, women have made a significant impact in the medical field and our lives at large. In this episode, we highlight some women doing amazing work in the modern medicine. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 16, 2021
Happy Hour #10: Know It's So Pathetic
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You know when it's 3 am and you need to sleep but you stay up and text your friend instead? Yeah, it's that episode. Join us for another rendition of (Un)Happy Hour where discuss the insecurities that hang over a lot of women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 15, 2021
The State of Women and Online Harassment
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Online harassment is too often dismissed as something women just have to deal with. Bridget Todd stops by to bring us up to speed on the online harassment women and other marginalized folks face and how we can combat it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 14, 2021
Women Around the World: Rigoberta Menchú Tum
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In this installment, we discuss Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú Tum and her work for the indigenous people of Guatemala. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 13, 2021
Monday Mini: Dungeons & Dragons & Women
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Two podcasters meet in a tavern...what the heck is Dungeons & Dragons anyway, and what is it like for women? Samantha has questions and Anney has answers. Roll for initiative! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Judy Blume Forever
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One of the most beloved and banned authors, Judy Blume wrote adolescence like no other. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline investigate how Judy Blume's real life intersected with her fictional books, censorship activism and feminism. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 10, 2021
Updates: April 2021 Edition
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In this update, we cover a wide range of topics, from a record-breaking Grammy's for women, cancel culture, #MeToo, and politics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 09, 2021
Happy Hour #9: Free Will Brewing
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Take a relaxing break in your day for another happy hour where we discuss Free Will Brewing and women and beer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 08, 2021
Female Firsts: Ellen E. Armstrong
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Yves joins us to discuss the 'Mistress of Modern Magic', Ellen E. Armstrong, often considered the first African-American woman magician to run an independent touring magic show. Amazing alliteration abounds! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 07, 2021
Women Around the World: Ntombesintu Mfunzi
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We spotlight ultrarunner and advocate Ntombesintu Mfunzi. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 06, 2021
Monday Mini: Laws to Watch
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Anney and Samantha spotlight some laws to keep an eye on in the US, including the ERA, Violence Against Women Act and voter suppression laws. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 05, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Interview with Georgia State Representative Park Cannon
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In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha sit down with Georgia State Representative Park Cannon to discuss intersectional politics, bills in progress, and running for office. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 03, 2021
Relationships During the Pandemic
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After a year in quarantine, Anney and Samantha turn to listeners and friends of the show to talk about dating and relationships during lockdown. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 02, 2021
Happy Hour #8: IMO
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In our opinion, you should join us for another happy hour where we talk about women having opinions. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 01, 2021
Book Club: The House on Mango Street
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Anney and Samantha talk about Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street and topics around feminism, identity and womanhood. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 31, 2021
Fictional Women Around the World: Ellie
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As a complement to our first entry in this sub-segment on influential fictional women, we highlight Ellie from The Last of Us video game series and discuss devastating revenge and rage, queer representation, lost innocence, grief and forgiveness. Anney campaigns to play Ellie on the television show. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 30, 2021
Monday Mini: The Atlanta Shootings
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Anney and Samantha react to the Atlanta shootings, and Samantha opens up about her experiences. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 29, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Seafaring Women
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The earliest seafaring women had to disguise themselves as men just to be allowed aboard ships. In this acquatic installment of their series on exploration, Cristen and Caroline chart the incredible adventures of women on the high seas past and present in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 27, 2021
Feminist Movie Fridays: The Star Wars Prequels
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Feminist Movie Friday: Star Wars Episodes I-III. Anney and Samantha talk crop tops, space politics, forbidden love and Padmé Amidala. We hope we're not breaking your heart and going down a path you can't follow. Also all who hate sand are welcome. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 26, 2021
Happy Hour #7: 2nd Shift Brewing
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It's Thursday, which means it's time for a happy hour! For this rendition, we break open some beers from 2nd Shift Brewing and discuss women in brewing and beer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 25, 2021
Arrgh, Women Pirates!
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Anney and Samantha delve into stories of some of history's most fearsome women of the seas. Dramatic poetry reading included. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 24, 2021
Women Around the World: Ruth Shady
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Let's talk about Ruth Shady, a woman who is putting Indiana Jones to shame. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 23, 2021
Monday Mini: Trans Laws in the US
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Anney and Samantha take a survey on recent proposed legislations and initiatives around trans rights in the United States. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 22, 2021
SMNTY Classics: All-Terrain Women
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During the Golden Age of Exploration, discovering unknown lands was something that typically required a lot of money -- and being a man. Cristen and Caroline highlight the women who dared to defy convention, explore and change the world in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 20, 2021
The Internet Gender Gap
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What is the internet gender gap and how do we solve it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 19, 2021
Happy Hour #6: Poison Society Punch with Holly Frey
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Friend of the show and host of the podcasts Stuff You Missed in History Class and Criminalia joins us for a happy hour to share her recipe for Poison Society Punch and its historical basis, and discuss Star Wars foods and cocktails. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 18, 2021
Will You Accept This Arden Myrin Interview?
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Comedian, podcaster, actor and author Arden Myrin joins us to discuss being a woman in comedy, advocating for yourself and grief. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 17, 2021
Women Around the World: Valdecir Nascimento
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For this installment, we focus in on Brazillian activist and advocate Valdecir Nascimento. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 16, 2021
Monday Mini: Quarantine-aversary
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It's our quarantine-aversary, hoooray....? Anney and Samantha take a look back at a year in lockdown. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 15, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Gone Girls
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What exactly is a sociopath, and why are women with antisocial personality disorder rare? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline confront the clinical realities of sociopathy and why it's become pop culture's favorite character flaw. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 13, 2021
The Intriguing World of Secret Agent Women and Female Assassins
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Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to listen to this episode on the history of female assassins and spies, both fictional and not. Intrigue! Betrayal! Danger! And don't forget style. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 12, 2021
Happy Hour #5: Imada Brewery
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Brewmaster Miho Imada over at Imada Brewery is the focus of this happy hour. Anney and Samantha try some sake and discuss gender stereotypes around alcohol. Join us! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 11, 2021
The Legacy of Susan Kare
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Have you ever wondered about the origins of some of the digital symbols and icons we use in the world of technology? Bridget Todd shares the story of Susan Kare, the woman behind some of the most iconic designs woven into the fabric of what it looks like to use computers and the internet. And speaking of, what does needlepoint have to do with it? Listen to find out! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 10, 2021
Women Around the World: Bilkis Dadi
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Anney and Samantha talk grandmothers and in specific, Bilkis Bano, AKA Bilkis Dadi, and how she has become the face of protests in India for this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 09, 2021
Monday Mini: Women and the Minimum Wage
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What would it mean for women if the minimum wage was raised? Anney and Samantha discuss. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 08, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Period Pride
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In the 1970s, Germaine Greer encouraged women to taste their own menstrual blood. These days, artists are creating work about periods to help erase the menstruation stigma. In this classic, Cristen and Caroline look at the evolution of period pride and discuss whether the in-your-face attitude is actually helping. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 06, 2021
Female Firsts: Katherine Sui Fun Cheung
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For this episode of Female Firsts, Yves brings the story of Katherine Sui Fun Cheung, the first Chinese woman to become a licensed pilot in the United States. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 05, 2021
Happy Hour #4: Cinnamon Roll
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Wind down with us as Anney gushes about sweet cinnamon rolls. No, not the food, the fanfiction tag. Samantha shares her recipe for the cinnamon roll drink and we discuss the cinnamon roll trope, Anney's love for it, and what it has to do with trauma. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 04, 2021
SMNTY Interview: Tampon Rock
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The creators of the podcast Tampon Rock stop by to talk music, comedy, coming of age and periods. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 03, 2021
Fictional Women Around the World: Abby Anderson
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In this new sub-segment, we highlight influential fictional women, beginning with the controversial Abby Anderson from the video game The Last of Us 2. Anney campaigns to play Abby in the live-action adaption. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 02, 2021
Monday Mini: Listener Mail
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Anney and Samantha break open the virtual listener mail bag and read messages about Sex and the City, abortion and pregnancy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 01, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Romantic Comedy Sidekicks
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Sidekicks are an integral part of any romantic comedy. In this classic episode and part three of their rom com series, Cristen and Caroline examine the ways these sometimes neurotic, sometimes wise secondary characters trade on stereotypes to shape the protagonists' world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 27, 2021
Feminist Movie Friday: Cinderella
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Impossible! Samantha and Anney discuss the 1997 movie Cinderella featuring Brandy, Whitney Houston, and Whoopi Goldberg and Samantha waxes poetic of her love of musicals and this one in particular. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 26, 2021
Happy Hour #3: Uncle Nearest Whiskey
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For this happy hour, we're enjoying Uncle Nearest whiskey and talking women and whiskey. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 25, 2021
Book Club: Eloquent Rage
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Brittney Cooper's 2018 book Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower is this month's book club pick. Anney and Samantha discuss some themes, the power of rage, and Beyoncé. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 24, 2021
Women Around the World: Jaha Dukureh
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Anney and Samantha share the story of the founder of the non-profit organization of Safe Hands For Girls, Jaha Dukureh, and her fight against female genital mutilation and child marriages. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 23, 2021
Monday Mini: "The Princess Protests" in Myanmar
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Anney and Samantha discuss what's going on in Myanmar after a military coup resulted in thousands of people protesting, many of them in costume. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 22, 2021
SMNTY Classics: The First Lady of the Black Press
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When trailblazing reporter Ethel Payne died, The Washington Post eulogized that had Payne "not been black, she certainly would have been one of the most recognized journalists in American society.” Cristen and Caroline uncover the history and significance of black newspapers in the U.S. and the incredible legacy of one its brightest stars in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 20, 2021
Women and the Nobel Peace Prize
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Anney and Samantha dig into the history of the Nobel Peace Prize and women who have won it, focusing in on Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 19, 2021
Happy Hour #2: Dead Inside
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What does it mean for women when we call them dead inside? As we wind down the week with another happy hour, we talk about expectations around performative emoting for women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 18, 2021
US Election Revisited
2788
Friend of the show Melody Bray joins us once again to celebrate recent political victories and to discuss how to honor organizers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 17, 2021
Women Around the World: Unity Dow
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Anney and Samantha highlight the story and human rights work of Unity Dow, the first woman to be appointed Judge to the High Court of Botswana. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 16, 2021
Monday Mini: Women and the Farmers' Protest
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Women of all ages have been playing a hugely significant role in India's Farmers' Protests. Anney and Samantha look into the role of women in these protests and as farmers in India. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 15, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Black Romantic Comedies
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Romantic comedies remain one of Hollywood's most segregated film genres. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline compare the development, tropes and racial tensions within monochromatic rom com worlds. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 13, 2021
Killers and Women Who Love Them
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Why do some women love killers? Anney and Samantha delve into hybristophilia, Bonnie and Clyde Syndrome and serial killer groupies. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 12, 2021
Happy Hour #1: McBride Sisters
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Cheers! Join us for this new segment, celebrating women doing amazing things in the beverage industry as we wind down the week and discuss what's on our minds. Come relax with us! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 11, 2021
Women and Romance Part 2: We Want it That Way
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In part two of our look at women and romance, Anney and Samantha talk romance in movies, television, video games, boy bands, love ballads and the fantasy and escapism of it all. This episode will complete you, because SMNTY's back, alright? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 10, 2021
Women Around the World: Deb Haaland
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In the first installment of this new series highlighting the work women are doing around the world, Anney and Samantha spotlight Representative Deb Haaland, the first Native American woman to be nominated for a cabinet position in American history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 09, 2021
Monday Mini: Women's Rights in Poland
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With renewed protesting in the wake of the passing of strict anti-abortion laws in Poland, Anney and Samantha visit women's rights, abortion and protests in Poland. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 08, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Cuddle Puddle
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Cuddling permeates many of our closest relationships, whether platonic or romantic - but why? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline investigate the nature and nurture of cuddling, why some people are now paying for a good snuggle and who wins the spooning battle of the sexes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 06, 2021
Women and Romance Part 1: And They Lived Happily Ever After
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Women's love affair with the romance genre has deep historical roots. For part one of our two-part look at women in romance, Anney and Samantha look into the heart of romance in literature and fanfiction, from bodice rippers to Fabio to the HEA and the OTP. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 05, 2021
Female Firsts: Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller
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For this rendition of Female Firsts, Yves shares the story of Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, the first Black woman artist to receive a US Federal Commission. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 03, 2021
Monday Mini: The History of P***y
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Anney and Samantha trace the very complicated and strange origins and evolution of the word p***y. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 01, 2021
SMNTY Classics: The Woman Pharaoh
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Hatshepsut was one of the most successful kings in ancient Egypt who also happened to be a woman. Cristen and Caroline talk with Egyptologist Kara Cooney about Hatshepsut's rise to power, why her legacy was erased from history and what women leaders today can learn from this fearless pharaoh. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 30, 2021
How the Anti-Abortion Movement Fueled the Riot at the Capitol
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With the recent anniversary of Roe v Wade and the violence at the US Capitol, guest Bridget Todd examines the link between the riot at the Capitol, the anti-abortion movement and disinformation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 29, 2021
Sex and the City and SMNTY
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In light of the upcoming reboot of Sex and the City, Anney and Samantha look into the feminism of the show, the characters, and its legacy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 27, 2021
Monday Mini: Dr. Jill Biden
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A recent article calling for Dr. Jill Biden to drop the 'Dr.' sparked a conversation about sexism, education and who gets to use the title 'doctor'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 25, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Why do women have more migraines than men?
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Seventeen percent of women report migraine pain, but only six percent of men suffer from these debilitating headaches -- why is that? Tune in as our experts take a look at migraines in this podcast from HowStuffWorks in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 24, 2021
SMNTY Classics: Pantsuit Power Dressing
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From suffragists to Grace Jones to Hillary Clinton, the pantsuit has at once been a symbol bucking feminine norms and conforming to masculine ones. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline trace the history of the power suit and ask why such a seemingly simple fashion has the power to embolden and enrage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 23, 2021
Feminist Movie Friday: The Mummy (and The Mummy Returns)
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While the 1999 action-adventure classic The Mummy might not top a lot of feminist movie lists, that didn't stop us from finding some feminist elements in it (and due to Samantha's insistence, The Mummy Returns) to talk about. Come along on this sometimes terribly CGI-ed adventure as we discuss the feminism of these movies and the iconic heroine Evie. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 22, 2021
Monday Mini: Too Many Women in Paris?
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As 2020 drew to an end, the city of Paris was fined for hiring too many women for government positions. Anney and Samantha discuss why. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 21, 2021
Women and Alt-Right Extremism
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In the wake of the insurrection at the US Capitol, Anney and Samantha look into women in alt-right extremism. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 20, 2021
Book club: Circe
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For the first book club pick of 2021, Anney and Samantha delve into Madeline Miller's 2018 novel Circe. Join us for discussion of goddesses, witches, myths and feminism. And turning men into pigs. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 15, 2021
Updates: January 2021 Edition
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A lot has happened since our last update episode. Anney and Samantha take a look at some updates in sports, entertinament, controversial art, AI, taxes, politics, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 14, 2021
Monday Mini: Argentina
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Anney and Samantha look into the legalization of abortion in Argentina. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 11, 2021
SMNTY Classics: A Revisionist History of Abortion, Part 2
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Raised during the Progressive Era crusade against abortion, Margaret Sanger devoted her life to making birth control and familiy planning accessible to women from all walks of life. In this classic episode on the second installment of the two-part cultural and legal history of abortion, Cristen and Caroline highlight Sanger's legacy and eugenics controversy and how the development of Planned Parenthood coincided with midcentury women's fight to access abortion by whatever means necessary. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 10, 2021
Who is Nancy Pelosi?
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US Representatvie Nancy Pelosi just won reelection as Speaker of the House. Anney and Samantha dig into her history, and how it got her to where she is today. Bonus discussion of memes and controversy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 08, 2021
SMNTY Classics: A Revisionist History of Abortion, Part 1
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In colonial America, early-term abortion was a way of life for many women. But by 1900, it had become criminalized across the country -- but not for reasons you'd expect. In this two-part cultural and legal history of abortion, Cristen and Caroline time travel from ancient Greek herbal remedies to induce miscarriage to 19th-century abortionist Madame Restell at the center of America's first major abortion debate in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 06, 2021
Monday Mini: The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Act
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Towards the end of 2020, Scotland became the first place to offer menstrual products for free in public places. Anney and Samantha discuss how it happened and what it means. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 04, 2021
Umm...Hello 2021?
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Hello New Year. Nice to meet you? Anney and Samantha say goodbye to 2020 and look ahead to 2021, making some predictions along the way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 01, 2021
What Happened with the Google Ousting of Timnit Gebru?
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Bridget drops by to share the story of Timnit Gebru, her ousting from Google, biases in tech, and why it's bad for all of us. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 30, 2020
Monday Mini: Hindsight is 2020
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As a year like none other in recent memory draws to a close, Anney and Samantha look back on 2020. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 28, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: Double Feature
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Sleepless in Seattle collides with the beautiful late 90s tech of You've Got Mail in this very special holiday movie episode of Feminist Movie Friday. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 25, 2020
Georgia Election On Our Mind
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Melody Bray joins us once again to discuss what happened in Georgia during the Presidential election, what to look out for in the upcoming runoffs in the state, and the importance of grassroots organizations. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 22, 2020
Monday Mini: New Year's Pressure on Women
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Where did the pressure to kiss someone at midnight on New Year's come from? Are resolutions harmful or hurtful? What do onesies have to do with it? Everything, it turns out. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 21, 2020
A Few of SMNTY's Favorite Things
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With the holiday season in full swing and the year's end fast approaching, Anney and Samantha take a moment in this very stressful year to share some of their favorite things about this time of year. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 18, 2020
Female Firsts: Kono Yasui
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On this episode of female firsts, Yves brings us the story of Kono Yasui, the first Japanese woman to get doctorate in science. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 17, 2020
Monday Mini: Telling Family No
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Friend of the show Courtney stops by in time for the holidays to share her advice on how to tell family no. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 14, 2020
The Legacy of Lolita
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Host of the Lolita Podcast and The Bechdel Cast Jamie Loftus joins us once again to discuss the very complicated legacy of Lolita. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 11, 2020
SMNTY v. the Supreme Court
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Court is in session for this episode on the history (and future) of women on the US Supreme Court. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 09, 2020
MM: Egypt
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Anney and Samantha take a look at the #MeToo movement in Egypt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 07, 2020
Female Firsts: Cathay Williams
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Today's Female Firsts focuses on Cathay Williams, the first documented Black woman to enlist and serve as a buffalo soldier in the U.S. Army. Tune into this officially technically cool episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 04, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: A Beautiful Work in Progress
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What does an athlete look like? For this month's book club, Anney and Samantha delve into themes around atleticism, stereotypes, health, running, motivation and the power of support with Mirna Valerio's book A Beautiful Work in Progress. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 02, 2020
Monday Mini: Title IX
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Anney and Samantha talk college and Title IX updates. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 30, 2020
SMNTY Classics: The Ballad of Dolly Parton
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To celebrate her January 20 birthday and her current involvement in a possible COVID-19 vaccine, Cristen and Caroline look at the incredible life of country music legend Dolly Parton and why many consider the over-the-top entertainer a feminist icon in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 30, 2020
Feminist Movie Wednesday: Knives Out
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For a very special edition of Feminist Movie Wednesday, Anney and Samantha discuss the feminism of Rian Johnson's 2019 murder mystery film Knives Out. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 25, 2020
Monday Mini: Poland
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Poland has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe, recently leading to countrywide protests. Anney and Samantha look into Poland's laws around abortion and why (and how) people are protesting. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 23, 2020
Women and the Holidays: Pandemic Edition
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Anney and Samantha discuss what the holidays might look like for women during a pandemic along with creative ways to celebrate. Bonus recipes included! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 20, 2020
Misinformation, Disinformation and Gender Justice
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Now that the 2020 US Presidential election is (mostly) over, we have a followup conversation with Bridget Todd about how misinformation and disinformation played out before and after the election, what we should look out for in the future, how to provide people 'off-ramps', why it's a gender justice issue and why it all matters. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 19, 2020
Monday Mini: Chile
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When the women of Chile demanded never again without women, the government was forced to listen. Anney and Samantha discuss Chile's 2019 protests, the role of women in them, and their impact. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 16, 2020
A Conversation with Esther Choi
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Esther Choi of the podcast Get Down with K-Town stops by to discuss her new podcast, Korean food, and her experience as a female chef. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 13, 2020
Election Reflection
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In the wake of the 2020 American Presidential Election, Anney and Samantha share their thoughts, feelings and experiences. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 11, 2020
Monday Mini: US Election Wins for Women
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As results from the 2020 US election continue to roll in, Anney and Samantha look at some political wins for women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 09, 2020
Updates: November 2020 Edition
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While the US presidential election dominates the news, Anney and Samantha discuss other recent new stories, including more women-specific Covid-19 issues, Cuties, politics, international news and of course The Bachelorette. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 06, 2020
Election Stress Disorder
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In the midst of a tense US election season, Anney and Samantha discuss Election Stress Disorder and ways to deal with it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 04, 2020
Monday Mini: Listener Mail
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Anney and Samantha open up the inbox and share some listener mail. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 03, 2020
Female Firsts: Nora Holt
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For today's Female Firsts, Yves shares the story of Nora Holt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 31, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: The Bloody Chamber
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Just in time for Halloween, Anney and Samantha delve into the dark fairy tales and feminism of Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 28, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: Witchy Women
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There's a little witch in all of us. For this edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Anney and Samantha revisit two Halloween classics: Practical Magic and The Witches of Eastwick. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 27, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Haute Couture Feminism
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Can high-end fashion and feminism ever match? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline discuss the ongoing debates about how clothing fits with feminism from Women's Lib to Chanel's (in)famous fall fashion feminist protest. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 24, 2020
Women Candidates, Misinformation and Disinformation
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Bridget Todd joins us once again to discuss disinformation this election cycle, how it specifically impacts women and especially Black women and women of color and ways we can combat it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 22, 2020
Monday Mini: The Force is Strong With This One
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Anney and Samantha have some rogue fun (pew pew!) talking about Samantha's experience watching the Stars Wars prequels, sequels, one-offs and even the notorious Holiday Special. She too doesn't like sand. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 20, 2020
Going Bump in the Night: Women Writing Horror
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This episode is ALIVE! Anney and Samantha delve into the history of women crafting the stuff of nightmares in the realm of horror fiction. Bonus dramatic reading included. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 16, 2020
The Curse: Supernatural Menstruation Horror
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In a whole new take on the 'period piece', Anney and Samantha finally discuss the genre of horror known as 'supernatural menstruation horror'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 14, 2020
Monday Mini: Grief in Politics
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In the wake of the death of several prominent public figures, Anney and Samantha talk about grieving in politics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 12, 2020
The 'Crazy Psycho Bitch Girl' Trope
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Oh she's sweet but a psycho? The 'crazy psycho bitch girl' is a trope that makes up an entire genre of horror movies. Anney and Samantha wade through the history and examples of this trope, and why it's problematic. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 09, 2020
Women In Survival Horror
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They're survivors. They're not going to give up. Anney and Samantha discuss some of the most prominent women in the survival horror video game genre. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 07, 2020
Monday Mini: Heathers
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Anney and Samantha dig into the themes of the dark highschool satire Heathers. How very. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 05, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: All Them Witches
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Anney and Samantha cast a spell with Hocus Pocus and The Witches, and discuss the depiction of witches in children's movies. Is it all truly just a bunch of hocus pocus? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 02, 2020
Female Firsts: Bessie Coleman
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Friend of the show Yves shares the story of Bessie Coleman, the first Black American woman to earn a pilot’s license. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 30, 2020
Hip Hop and Misogynoir
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Journalist and expert Kiana Fitzgerald stops by to discuss misogynoir in the world of hip hop. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 28, 2020
Monday Mini: Forgiveness
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Anney and Samantha revisit forgiveness and what it can look like for women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 28, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: Come As You Are
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SMNTY Book Club is back, this time with Emily Nagoski's book Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 23, 2020
Monday Mini: Productivity and Performance Guilt
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Anney and Samantha discuss productivity and job performance guilt during quarantine. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 21, 2020
Activism and Voter Suppression
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Melody Bray stops by once again to discuss activism, voting, voter supression, and pizza. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 18, 2020
Women of Color in Civil Service and Nonprofits
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Friend of the show Courtney Jones joins us to discuss what the fields of social work and civil service look like, particularly for women of color. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 16, 2020
Monday Mini: Pop Quiz 2!
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Pop quiz time! Would you survive a horror movie? What Star Wars character are you? Play along! Quizzes here: https://play.howstuffworks.com/quiz/which-star-wars-character-are-you-gifs, https://www.buzzfeed.com/whitneyjefferson/which-feminist-cartoon-character-are-you, and https://www.buzzfeed.com/2025dclark/would-you-be-able-to-survive-a-horror-movie-bwi5lom24k. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 14, 2020
SMNTY Works From Home
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As more of us are working remotely, Anney and Samantha look at what that means for women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 11, 2020
The Women of the United States Postal Service
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Women working for the United States Postal Service have historically been the stuff of legend. Anney and Samantha look at the past and present of the women at the USPS. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 09, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: A League of Their Own
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Anney finally redeems herself in Samantha's eyes and watches the 1992 feminist classic A League of Their Own. There is definitely crying in podcasting. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 04, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: All You Can Ever Know
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Nicole Chung, author of the memoir All You Can Ever Know, joins us to discuss transracial adoption, family and writing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 02, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Abolitionist Heroines
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In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline discuss the often unsung women who helped set an enslaved people free, despite tremendous race- and gender-based prejudice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 01, 2020
Monday Mini: Women and Children During Covid
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With school starting back in many places, Anney and Samantha dig into new numbers around women, homeschooling, and working with children during a pandemic, as well as the implications of lack of access to contraceptives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 31, 2020
Female Firsts: Afong Moy
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For this edition of Female Firsts, Yves brings us the story of Afong Moy, the first known documented Chinese woman in the United States. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 26, 2020
Monday Mini: Women in QAnon
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As more and more female politicians who support QAnon make the news, Anney and Samantha discuss women in QAnon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 24, 2020
How to be an Activist with AAFC
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Two of the co-leaders of the Asian American Feminist Collective join us to discuss how to advocate and be an activist. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 21, 2020
Women in Politics: Part 2
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Anney and Samantha round-up female candidates running in current elections in the US and discuss some trends and the state of women in politics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 19, 2020
Monday Mini: What Is and What Should Be
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Anney and Samantha have a conversation around media representation and the messy line between representing reality and keeping the status quo in place. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 17, 2020
SMNTY Plays Ball!
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Anney and Samantha go to bat for the history of women and girls in America's pastime baseball, including the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. This one is a homerun. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 14, 2020
Women in Animal Care
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In the past few decades, the animal care industry has experienced one of the largest gendered shifts of any field, ever. Anney and Samantha dig into why that it is what it means. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 12, 2020
Monday Mini: Writing about Sex
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Sex words, why so silly? And a discussion of the complicated nature of writing about sexual assault. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 11, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: Old Guard
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For this Feminist Movie Friday Anney and Samantha discuss the Netflix film The Old Guard, immortality, representation in action and comic book movies, anti-heroines, and Samantha's crush Charlize Theron. Bonus discussion of While You Were Sleeping and Rogue One. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 07, 2020
There Are No Girls on the Internet with Bridget Todd
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Past host of the show and host of the new podcast There Are No Girls on the Internet Bridget Todd talks about her new show, the danger of not listening to women and marginalized voices about their experiences online, and how the people behind those voices are the lifeblood of technology and the internet. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 05, 2020
Monday Mini: Back to School
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As back to school approaches, Anney and Samantha talk about what that means for teachers, students and parents during a pandemic. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 04, 2020
Female Firsts: Lucy Hicks Anderson
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In this edition of Female Firsts, Yves shares the story of Lucy Hicks Anderson, considered the first trans person to fight for transgender rights in court, and further the first Black American trans woman to be put on trial for her identity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 31, 2020
Gender Differences in Autism
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Recent research suggests that autism presents differently in women and girls as opposed to men and boys. Anney and Samantha dig into the research (as well as what the lack of research suggests) and the gender differences in autism. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 29, 2020
Monday Mini: Rejection Tactics
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Or how to reject a guy in 10 ways. Anney and Samantha talk about different methods of letting men down easy, and what they say about our culture. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 27, 2020
SMNTY's Princess is in Another Castle
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Nintendo's Mario franchise is the largest video game franchise of all time. As ruler of the game's fictional Mushroom Kingdom, Princess Peach (or Toadstool, if you prefer) seemingly spends most of her time getting kidnapped. Anney and Samantha trace the history of Princess Peach and talk about the damsel in distress trope, entitlement and whether or not Princess Peach is secretly a bloodthirsty tyrant. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 24, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: Unapologetic
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For this episode of book club, Anney and Samantha discuss Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, And Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements by Charlene Carruthers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 22, 2020
Monday Mini: What Stuck?
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As the quarantine stretches on, Anney and Samantha discuss what habits have stuck and which ones have gone out the isolation window. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 21, 2020
Violence Against Women Today
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Anney and Samantha check in on issues concerning violence against women, from domestic violence during qurantine, online abuse, and sexual assault in the army. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 17, 2020
What Defunding the Police Looks Like for Women
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Anney and Samantha talk about what defunding the police means and what it might look like for women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 16, 2020
Monday Mini: Mostly Spoiler Free Review of The Last of Us 2
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Anney reviews the new video game The Last of Us 2, and talks female revenge, queer representation, and ludonarrative dissonance while Samantha patiently supports her. Spoiler Alert: Anney liked it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 14, 2020
Sexy Aphrodisiacs?
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Throughout history, pretty much every food has been seen as an aphrodisiac. Anney and Samantha look at some famous examples and dig into the science around whether or not they work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 10, 2020
Queerbaiting 101
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What is queerbaiting and why is it so contentious? Anney and Samantha discuss the highly debated term, some of the most prominent examples, the potential perils of shipping and fandom. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 08, 2020
Monday Mini: Pop Quiz 1!
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Anney and Samantha take a break and get to know each other through the most important quizzes. You can find the quizzes we took here: https://play.howstuffworks.com/quiz/which-feminist-icon-are-you, https://ohmy.disney.com/quiz/2018/04/27/quiz-avengers-infinity-war-character/, and https://play.howstuffworks.com/quiz/which-harry-potter-character-are-you. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 06, 2020
An Update on #MeToo: July 2020
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A wave of #MeToo allegations has rocked the world of video gaming, wrestling and the entertainment world at large. Anney and Samantha discuss these allegations, grooming, and the impact of #MeToo. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 03, 2020
Feminism and the English Language with Wordslut
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Amanda Montell, author of 'Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language', stops by to discuss reclaiming gendered insults, cursing, women's linguistic innovation, sexism in our language and owning your own voice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 01, 2020
Monday Mini: Pride Check-in
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As we come to the end of Pride month, Anney and Samantha discuss the Supreme Court ruling on gay rights, asexuality and bonus New York City's updated sex guidelines. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 29, 2020
Female Firsts: Mary Seacole
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Time for another Female Firsts! Yves joins us to share the story of Mary Seacole, author of what is considered the first autobiography by a Black woman in Britain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 26, 2020
When Women Organize: Part 2
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In Part 2 of our look at the power of women organizing, we dig into the Stonewall Riots, the Women's March, #MeToo and Black Lives Matter. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 24, 2020
Monday Mini: PTSD
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June is PTSD awareness month. Anney and Samantha discuss what PTSD looks like during a pandemic and protesting. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 23, 2020
When Women Organize: Part 1
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When women organize, they are a force to be reckoned with. From the suffragettes to the women behind the modern Civil Rights movement, we look at the history of women organizing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 19, 2020
Witchsploitation
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Must be the season of the witch. Anney and Samantha look at the intersection of witches and exploitation throughout history and the current cultural moment they're having. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 17, 2020
Monday Mini: The New Hang Out Etiquette
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In the era of social distancing and virtual hanging out, are there rules and ettiquette? Anney and Samantha share there own personal rules and tips for connecting during quarantine. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 15, 2020
Women, Online Gaming and Covid-19
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During this time of social isolation and stress during the pandemic, more people than ever are turning to online gaming for a vitual space to grieve and to connect. Anney and Samantha look at the benefits of online gaming and the harassment women and marginalized communites still face. We also dip our toes in the world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 12, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: White Fragility
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For this month's book club pick, Anney and Samantha unpack Robin DiAngelo's 'White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 10, 2020
Monday Mini: Protesting 101 (Plus Other Ways to Resist)
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For this Monday Mini, here's a primer/refresher on protesting and other ways of resisting. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 08, 2020
The Grief of Lost Love
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Losing a romantic partner is one of the most traumatic, life-altering events someone can go through. Anney and Samantha talk about the widowhood effect and look at the impact of lost love on women in particular. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 05, 2020
Updates: May 2020 Edition
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In this update, we cover a wide range of topics like US Women's National Soccer Team, sex dolls in sports stadiums, politics, problematic celebrities, leadership during Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 03, 2020
Monday Mini: Gender Differences During the Pandemic
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A recent survey found that even though Covid-19 might be deadlier for men, they are less likely to wear masks and observe social distancing. Anney and Samantha look into why that might be. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 01, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: The VVitch
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In this edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Anney and Samantha continue their witch streak with The VVitch. Come and live deliciously with us. Butter not included. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 29, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: Untamed
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This month's book is Glennon Doyle's Untamed. Anney and Samantha delve into themes like love, religion, spirituality, feminism and the taming and untaming of women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 27, 2020
Monday Mini: COVID-19 Guilt
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Anney and Samantha open up about pandemic guilt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 25, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Anxious Women
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Why are women twice as likely to experience chronic anxiety? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline share their own experiences with long-term anxiety, whether female anxiety is more nature or nurture and how to manage its persistent symptoms. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 23, 2020
May Princess Leia Be With You: Part 2
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No, this is the Princess Leia episode you're looking for. In Part 2 of our deep dive on Princess Leia, we talk about the infamous metal bikini in Return of Jedi, the feminism of Princess Leia and her transition to General Organa, Carrie Fisher, and Anney shares with Samantha her views on the feminism of the Force, from a certain point of view. You'll find this episode is full of surprises. Help us dear podcast listener, you're our only hope. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 22, 2020
May Princess Leia Be With You: Part 1
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A not so long time ago, in a galaxy not far, far away, two podcasters came together to disucss the feminism of the original badass princess icon, Leia Organa from the Star Wars universe. Because Anney has been dreaming of this day for so long, it's a two-parter. In this one, we focus on our own experiences with Star Wars, the cultural impact of the original series, and the basics of Leia's character in A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. Listen, or listen. There is no listen not. It's not a trap! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 20, 2020
Monday Mini: Title IX Update
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Anney and Samantha give a rundown on the history of Title IX, what it entails, and what's going on with it now. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 18, 2020
The Feminism of Affordable Housing
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Friend of the show and co-campaign manager of the anti-displacement advocacy group CityRoots ATL Melody Bray joins us to talk about the feminism of housing displacement, gentrification, housing and rental rights during COVID-19, and how we can advocate. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 15, 2020
Who Are the Essential Workers?
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The majority of essential work during this pandemic is being done by women and specifically women of color. Anney and Samantha delve into the data on essential workers, job loss, small business and mask-making when it comes to women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 13, 2020
Monday Mini: Quarantine Horniness
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From quarantine baes to an increase in porn consumption, horniness seems to be on the rise during this time of isolation. Anney and Samantha look into the science of why that might be and get real personal. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 11, 2020
SMNTY Lends an Ear
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Are there gender differences in hearing and hearing loss? What about in how we listen and who we listen to? Yes and yes. Give this episode a listen to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 08, 2020
What is Love?
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Baby, don't hurt us. Some thoughts, feelings and science at the heart of love. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 06, 2020
Monday Mini: The Benefits of Crying
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Why do we cry? Anney and Samantha dig into tear science, the ugly cry and the benefits of a good sob. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 04, 2020
Female Firsts: Jackie Ormes
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Yves joins us from her home studio to share the story of Jackie Ormes, the first black American female cartoonist and creator of beloved (and radical) characters like Torchy Brown and Patty Jo 'n' Ginger. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 01, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: Whiskey and Ribbons
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In this edition of book club, Anney and Samantha delve into the themes of grief and love in Leesa Cross-Smith's Whiskey and Ribbons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 29, 2020
Monday Mini: Abortion and COVID-19
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Legislatures across the country are using the pandemic in attempt to enact more abortion bans. Anney and Samantha discuss some examples and their implications. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 27, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: The Craft
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We're the weirdos, mister. Anney and Samantha revisit the 1996 cult classic The Craft, and dig into the themes of witches, community and the power and pitfalls of female friendship. Relax, it's only magic! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 24, 2020
Nursing During a Pandemic
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Travel nurse and friend of the show Marissa Hadavi discusses her experiences in nursing through COVID-19. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 23, 2020
Monday Mini: Quarantine Body
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From quarantine fitness routines on social media to articles about looking 'zoom ready', we're still pressuring women to look a certain way even in the face of isolation. Anney and Samantha touch on that, and discuss what having an eating disorder during a pandemic looks like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 20, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 10: Comedy and Activism with Chanel Ali
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 9: Women in Tabletop Gaming Development
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 8: Women in Tabletop Gaming
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 6: The Female Revengers: Part 2
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 7: Women of Harry Potter
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 4: Feminist Movie Friday, Mulan Edition
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 5: The Female Revengers: Part 1
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 2: Feminist Movie Friday, A Tale of Two Holiday Superhero Movies
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 3: Feminist Movie Friday, First Wives Club Edition
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
SMNTY Podcast and Chill Playlist, Episode 1: Feminist Movie Friday, Alien Edition
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If you're looking for a feminist discussion on women in entertainment, this is the playlist for you! We dig into topics around women in revenge, movies, tabletop gaming, and Harry Potter. Come take a listen, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2020
Dealing with Divorce with Laura Wasser
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Attorney, author, host of the podcast All's Fair with Laura Wasser, and founder and CEO of the online divorce service It's Over Easy Laura Wasser herself drops by to talk about divorce, moving on, quarantine and the evolution of dissolution. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 17, 2020
Extroverts, Introverts and Ambiverts, Oh My
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Anney and Samantha cordially invite you to learn more about the science and social issues around extroverts, introverts and ambiverts, particularly when it comes to women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 15, 2020
Monday Mini: How to Survive Quarantine as an Extrovert
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Quarantining and isolation presents a particular challenge for extroverts. Anney the extrovert and Samantha the introvert get personal on how they're doing, and share some tips for taking care of yourself. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 13, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 5: SMNTY Sees Red
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 8: Women in Puppetry: Part I
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 10: Women in Game Shows: G.O.A.T. Edition
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 9: Women in Puppetry: Part II
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 2: Where Be (Female) Monsters?
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 1: Women <3 Monsters?
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 3: The Fake Geek Girl Strikes Back
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 4: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 6: SMNTY Clowns Around
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
SMNTY Fun Times Playlist, Episode 7: Send in the Clowns
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We have another curated playlist for you listeners! This time we're presenting a grabbag look at women in pop culture, from clowns to puppeteers to monsters to gameshows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2020
Uncovering the Names of History’s Lost Women
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Olivia of the women's history podcast What'sHerName joins us to discuss two fascinating women you might never have heard of, Harriet Jacobs and Nur Jahan. Get ready for astounding tales of extreme self-isolation, tiger queens and resilience. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 10, 2020
A Fruitful Look at the History of the Eggplant Emoji
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In 2015, Instagram banned the eggplant emoji from their search function in an attempt to shutdown #EggplantFriday. Anney and Samantha delve into the history of the eggplant emoji's rise to infamous sexting icon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 08, 2020
Monday Mini: Quarantine Productivity
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Anney and Samantha discuss ways to be productive during quarantine, and why it's okay if you're not being as productive as you'd like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 06, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 3: Gabriela Mistral
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 04, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 7: Ban Zhao
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 04, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 9: Harriet E. Wilson
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 04, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 4: Norma Merrick Sklarek
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 04, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 5: Huda Shaarawi
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 04, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 6: Indigenous Women You Need to Know
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 04, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 8: Wangari Muta Maathai
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 04, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 10: Famous Female Food Mascots
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 04, 2020
Sex and Gender Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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Coco Tang and Kimberly Spray of Global Outreach Doctors join the show to delve into their experience in the Democratic Republic of Congo to assess the fallout and possible sustainable, actionable items we can take to combat sex and gender based violence in that country. Recorded in the before times! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 03, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: Ash
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On this episode of book club, Anney ands Samantha discuss Ash, Malinda Lo's LGBTQ+ reimagining of the classic Cinderella fairty tale. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 01, 2020
Monday Mini: Relationships During Quarantine
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How's Covid-19 impacting relationships? Anney and Samantha chat about divorce rates, birth rates, dating during the age of social-distancing and New York's sex guidelines. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 30, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 2: Lorraine Hansberry
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 28, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
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For this edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Anney and Samantha tackle the themes and tropes of their favorite Iranian vampire Western movie, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 27, 2020
Rose Reid and a Tale of Two Women
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Rose Reid and her mother Gail of the podcast The Women share the stories and legacies of singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie and Director of UN Women Phumzile Ngcuka Mlambo. Recorded in the before times! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 26, 2020
Monday Mini: Covid-19 and Women
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In the not-so-mini first episode of our new Monday Mini series, Anney and Samantha talk about Covid-19 and how it might be particularly impacting women. Plus a short bonus interview about Anney's past experiences with quarantining. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 23, 2020
SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 1: Banking and Ballet
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In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 21, 2020
Female Firsts: Grace Hopper
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The hosts of the podcast The Limit Does Not Exist stop by to talk the many firsts and lasting legacy of Amazing Grace herself, Admiral Grace Hopper. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 20, 2020
Dear Young SMNTY: Music, Anger and Confidence
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Chelsea Ursin of the podcast Dear Young Rocker opens up about her experiences with being a female musician, anxiety, body image issues, anger, and having compassion for our younger selves. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 18, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Is catcalling harassment?
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Why do some men yell at women on the street? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline discuss why catcalling happens and women's century-long fight against street harassment. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 14, 2020
Updates: March 2020 Edition
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Time for another update! On the docket: politics, culture, sports, and personal check-ins. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 13, 2020
A Feminist Look at Refugees at the US Border
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Helen Perry, the Executive Director of Global Response Management, joins us to describe the conditions of the refugees waiting at the US border in Matamoros, Mexico, how it specifically impacts women, and what we can do about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 12, 2020
SMNTY Classics: The Ghost of Phyllis Schlafly
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Conservative Phyllis Schlafly is best known as the anti-feminist who stopped the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, but her political legacy goes much deeper than championing housewifery. With the ERA back in the news, check on this classic where Cristen and Caroline discuss the rise of the woman who paved the way for Donald Trump and the alt-right political movement. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 07, 2020
Finding Our Voices with Samara Bay
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Dialect coach and host of the podcast of Permission to Speak Samara Bay shares her insights around language, policing women's vocal patterns and how to trust your voice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 06, 2020
Comedy and Activism with Chanel Ali
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SMNTY sits down with comedian Chanel Ali to discuss women, comedy, and advocacy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 04, 2020
SMNTY Classics: NASA's Hidden Computer Women
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When NASA was formed in 1958, its prized pool of all-female "computers" desegregated. Until then, mathematicians of color -- including Presidential of Freedom recipient Katherine Johnson -- worked, ate and used the restroom in a separate facilities. Cristen and Caroline shed overdue light on Johnson and her brilliant West Computer teammates who helped launch America into space. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 29, 2020
Female Firsts: Harriet E. Wilson
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Time for another edition of Female Firsts! Yves joins us once again to share the story of Harriet E. Wilson, author of the first known book by an African-American published in English in the United States. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 28, 2020
SMNTY Book Club: Unladylike
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For our inaugural SMNTY feminist book club, we're digging into "Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space" with the authors, Cristen and Caroline! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 27, 2020
SMNTY Interviews Georgia State Representative Park Cannon
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Anney and Samantha sit down with Georgia State Representative Park Cannon to discuss intersectional politics, bills in progress, and running for office. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 25, 2020
SMNTY Classics: The Queer Saint Who Invented Intersectionality
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Pauli Murray is greatest intersectional trailblazer - and saint - you've never heard of. In this classic, Cristen and Caroline marvel at the life, love and genius of this queer, African-American civil rights lawyer decades ahead of her time who legally shaped the civil rights and feminist movements and earned an historic Episcopal priesthood. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 22, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: Mulan
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In this edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Samantha and Anney sit down and discuss the 1998 Disney classic Mulan. We promise we kept the singing to a minimum. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 21, 2020
A Salty SMNTY Valentine's
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Whether you celebrate Galentine's Day, Valentine's Day, Singles Awareness Day, or none of the above, Anney and Samantha have you covered with a chocolate box of history, traditions and Vinegar Valentine's. Will you be our Galentine? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 19, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Feminist Transphobia
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Trans-exclusionary radical feminists," or TERFs, is considered a slur. Yet, some radical feminists who define womanhood through biology rather than gender identity exist. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline explore how this transphobia has impacted feminism, women's colleges and public perceptions of what radical feminism means. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 15, 2020
Woman of the House
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Does the emerging post-industrial economy favor women? What does the future hold for women in terms of education, jobs, and domestic decisions, and where does it leave men? Anney and Samantha attempt to untangle these complex questions and their global implications. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 12, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Women in Comics, Part 2
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When the Underground Comix Revolution happened in the 1960s, women still weren't welcome in comics circles, but it didn't stop them from making their art and telling their unique stories. In the second half of a two-part podcast, Cristen and Caroline trace the rise of women like Lynda Barry and Alison Bechdel in indie comics to the current clamor for more women in today's mainstream comic book industry. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 08, 2020
The Birds of Prey
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In conjunction with the release of the movie, Anney and Samantha flip through the pages of the Birds of Prey comics, digging into past portrayals of Batgirl, Oracle, Black Canary, Huntress, special guest Harley Quinn, and others. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 08, 2020
A SMNTY Roundup: 2020 Edition #1
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SMNTY circles up some news stories, from the ERA to the Oscars, and takes a look at how 2020 is going so far. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 05, 2020
Female Firsts: Wangari Muta Maathai
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Friend of the show Yves drops by to share the story of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of the Green Belt Movement Wangari Muta Maathai. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 01, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Women in Comics, Part 1
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In 1896, Truth magazine published the first comic strip drawn by a woman. In the first half of a two-part podcast, Cristen and Caroline trace the early history of women in comics from the origin of the newspaper comic strip to the Golden Age of Comic Books. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 01, 2020
The Female Revengers: Part 2
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The female revenge movies strike back! In part two of our look in women and revenge, we look into our more modern genre of female vengeance. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 29, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Late Night TV - No Girls Allowed?
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Following up on our women in game shows episode, here's a classic about the women (and lack thereof) of late night. Is late night television resistant to women hosts and writers? Cristen and Caroline explore the past and present of late night TV to answer a question critics and viewers alike have been asking increasingly in recent years: where are the women? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 25, 2020
Feminist Movie Friday: First Wives Club
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To continue the conversation around women, vengeance and justice, Anney and Samantha delve into the 1996 comedy First Wives Club and all of its 90s glory. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 24, 2020
The Female Revengers: Part 1
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In part one of this deep dive on female revenge, Anney and Samantha dig into the science behind revenge and discuss famous historical examples of women getting their revenge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 22, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Do Women Run Twitter?
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Time for another classic! To mark the anniversary of the first-ever tweet in March 2006, Cristen and Caroline take a look at how women use Twitter in greater numbers than men -- except when it comes to running the powerful social media enterprise. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 18, 2020
The Importance of Pronouns
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At the end of 2019, 'they' as a singular pronoun was named as the word of the year and the decade by multiple institutions. Learn more about the past, present and future of gender neutral non-binary pronouns around the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 17, 2020
Women in Game Shows: G.O.A.T. Edition
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Want to know more about women in the world of game shows, from hosts to contestants to models? Then come on down!! Prizes include trivia knowledge to annoy your friends. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 15, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Free the Nipple!
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Why are women on social media intentionally letting their nips slip? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline discuss the history and celebrity-fueled rise of the Free the Nipple movement and what bare nipples have to do with gender equality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 11, 2020
Cancel Culture
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Is it time for a #CancelCultureIsOverParty? Or is the concern around cancel culture overblown? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 10, 2020
The Influence of Social Media Influencers
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The good, the bad, and the ugly of social media influencers, instafame, and what it has to do with feminism. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 08, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Is dieting antifeminist?
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In this classic episode, we look back to Kjiersten Gruys, who went a year without looking in a mirror to readjust how she looks at her body. So how does losing weight for health compare to losing weight to meet beauty standards? Is intentional weight loss a feminist choice or feminist fail? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 04, 2020
The Feminism of Finances
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How does knowledge around finances empower women, and how does it relate to feminism? Financial coach Caroline Snyder joins us for a conversation all about women and money. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 03, 2020
Hello 2020s!
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Goodbye 2010s, hello 2020s! Anney and Samantha discuss what the next decade might hold for feminism, for the show, and for ourselves, and make a few bold predictions along the way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 01, 2020
SMNTY Classics: Why are humans helpful?
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Are men or women more cooperative? In this classic episode, Caroline and Cristen explore the science of cooperation, including how selfishness evolutionarily bred cooperation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 28, 2019
Female Firsts: Ban Zhao
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In the final female firsts of the year, Yves discusses Ban Zhao, China's first female historian. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 28, 2019
Goodbye 2010s!
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As the decade comes to a close, Anney and Samantha look back on some of the biggest moments for women in the 2010s. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 25, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Queering Romantic Comedies
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Time for another classic! According to the romantic comedy canon, only straight people fall in love. In the final installment of their rom com podcast series, Cristen and Caroline examine how mainstream titles treat LGBTQ characters and how queer rom coms subvert expected tropes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 21, 2019
Women of Harry Potter
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Guest Vanessa Zoltan stops by to discuss the women of the Harry Potter universe, and why examining fictional works through a feminist lens matters. Bonus discussion of Jane Eyre. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 20, 2019
Famous Female Food Mascots
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Betty Crocker, Aunt Jemima, Mrs. Butterworth - are any of these famous female food mascots based on a real person? What does pancake syrup have to do with it? What's the deal with Mrs. Butterworth and KFC's Colonel Sanders? All these ingredients make up a recipe for a fascinating historical deep dive on the female faces behind some of our most iconic food brands. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 18, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Do Sisters Make You Happier?
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Multiple studies indicate that people with sisters seem to be happier than people with brothers -- but what does this mean, and could it be true? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 15, 2019
SMNTY Classics: How Much Is Virginity Worth?
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What’s the deal with virginity auctions? Why is virginity associated with both sacredness and stigma, especially for women? Is virginity a valueless construct rather than an actual physical state? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 14, 2019
The Shame and Blame Game
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The definitions of shame and guilt are still the source of much academic debate. In this episode, Anney and Samantha talk gender differences when it comes to shame, blame and guilt and dig into the science of victim-blaming. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 13, 2019
Why Are We So Quick to Label Women?
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As humans we love labeling people. Why is that, and why are we so ready to label women? Anney and Samantha dish on the science of labeling and the pros and cons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 11, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Do Female Astronauts Have the Right Stuff?
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When Kennedy announced the lunar missions, several women hoped to make the trip. The women of Mercury 13 excelled at physical testing yet weren't allowed to work at NASA. Why? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 07, 2019
Feminist Movie Friday: A Tale of Two Holiday Superhero Movies
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Anney and Samantha dive into the feminism of two holiday classics: Batman Returns and Iron Man 3 (with bonus discussion on Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 06, 2019
Indigenous Women You Need to Know
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Natalie Evans of the Some Kind of Brown Podcast discusses some of America's most badass indigenous women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 05, 2019
Emotional Labor: Holiday Edition
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When it comes to the holidays, women often shoulder a bulk of the responsibility for making them magical, whether it's meal-planning, meal-cooking, gift-buying, gift-wrapping, gift-shipping, decorating, cookie-baking, card-writing, phone-calling, peace-keeping, are you stressed yet?? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 30, 2019
Imagining Forgiveness
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Deeply personal and emotional, forgiveness is also deeply difficult, fraught, and when it comes it to women, sometimes weaponized. Anney and Samantha debunk some forgiveness myths, discuss how-tos, and dig into the potential health benefits of letting go. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 27, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Is Food the New Sex?
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Have food morals replaced sexual morals? Do modern humans want pizza and chocolate more than sex? Surveys suggest yes. Listen in to this classic to learn more about how food and sex collide in the brain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 23, 2019
Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun
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As a culture, we are uncomfortably comfortable with mocking fangirls. Why is that? Spoiler alert, it's sexism. Anney and Samantha trace the history of fangirls and our dismissal of them, and discuss why fangirls run the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 22, 2019
A Not-So-Scandalous Look At Sex, Politics and Women
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The recent resignation of Representative Katie Hill raised questions around abuse, revenge porn, and #metoo. Anney and Samantha look at past examples of women involved in political scandals and examine gender differences in the fallout of scandal (and take a quick look at what's going on with the ERA). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 20, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Firefighting Women
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Although women have served as volunteer firefighters since the 19th century, putting out fires for a living is one of the hardest careers for women to pursue today. Brush up on the history of women firefighters and why gender discrimination still persists in many fire departments in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 16, 2019
Getting to the Heart of Heartbreak
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From ill-advised haircuts to sobbing over breakup songs, heartbreak is a powerful thing that can make us do all kinds of stuff. Anney and Samantha examine the gender differences in heartbreak, dig into whether it can be deadly, share some personal experiences, and ask the ever-important question: will our heartbreak go on and on? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 15, 2019
Female Firsts: Huda Sha'arawi
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Yves stops by for another edition of female firsts, this time to discuss Huda Sha'arawi, the first president of Egyptian Feminist Union and Arab Feminist Union. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 13, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Villainesses
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From the Wicked Witch to Ursula and Maleficent, portrayals of pop culture villainesses can tell us about views of real-world women. Find out more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 09, 2019
Women in Puppetry: Part II
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In our continuing conversation around women in puppetry, we talk to puppeteer and artist Sarah Frechette about what the creation process is like, how the world of puppetry has changed, and what is it like being a woman in the industry. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 08, 2019
Black Widow, Baby
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Not the avenger. Following up on our episodes around female killers, Anney and Samantha return to the black widow killer, digging into definitions, explanations, and examples. Come get caught in our web. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 06, 2019
SMNTY Classics: The Women Behind Disney
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Did you know an army of Disney "animation girls" helped bring its classic films to life? This classic episode traces the evolution of women working in the early days of Disney and women in animation's continuing quest to shatter the celluloid ceiling. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 02, 2019
Unraveling the Mystery of the Winchester House
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Stairs that lead to nowhere. Hidden passages. Upside down pillars. Since it's 1923 opening to the public, the Winchester Mystery House has attracted millions of visitors, and even inspired a movie in 2018. But what is the story behind the house's creator, Sarah Winchester? Did she build the house to confuse vengeful ghosts as legend suggests, or was it the product of her whimsical design ideas? Anney and Samantha are on the case! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 01, 2019
Women in Puppetry: Part I
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With the help of puppeteers Kristin Haverty and Louise Lapointe, Anney and Samantha pull back the curtains on the women behind the puppets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 30, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Farmer Janes
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Being a farmer's wife used to be the pinnacle role for women in agriculture, but that's changing fast. In this classic episode, learn how more women are reclaiming land and running farms, becoming seen as the rising gatekeepers of sustainable food production. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 26, 2019
Female Serial Killers: Part 2
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The concluding chapter of our two-part look at female serial killers features some of modern history's most chilling examples. Who will make the final cut? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 25, 2019
Female Serial Killers: Part 1
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In part one of this two-parter, Anney and Samantha take a stab at explaining our morbid fascination with serial killers, the root of our cultural misconception that women can't be serial killers, the main differences between male and female serial killers, and attempt to separate the facts from the legend of some of history's most notorious female murderers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 24, 2019
Where Be (Female) Monsters?
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Welcome to your worst (podcast) nightmare. Anney and Samantha delve into the storied history of female monsters, and talk about how we can bridge the monster gender gap. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 18, 2019
SMNTY Scares the Crap Out of You
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In this episode, we look at the gender differences in fear. But don't worry. We'll get through this together. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 16, 2019
Feminist Movie Friday: Alien Edition
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As we approach the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Ridley Scott film Alien, Anney finally achieves her dream of dissecting the feminism, criticism, art and horror of one of her favorites. Samantha patiently supports her. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 12, 2019
Two Podcasters Walk into a Bar
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Anney and Samantha host a cocktail hour with some of Atlanta's brightest mixologists, sipping on drinks while learning what it takes to be in the biz. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 10, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Spill Your Salary Secrets
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In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha spotlight the new podcast She Makes Money Moves. Salary talk with coworkers is becoming the new "do" in digital workplaces. recruitHER founders Gina Helfrich and Ashley Doyal share their insights on savvy negotiation, the power of salary transparency and how women and tech companies can jointly hack the wage gap. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 05, 2019
Women in the Alcohol Industry
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Two women whipping up creative cocktails in Atlanta's bar scene stop by to share their experiences, and their advice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 04, 2019
SMNTY Roundup: Kavanaugh, #MeToo, Games and More
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In this grabbag of an episode, Anney and Samantha do an update on some recent stories including new allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, #MeToo, trauma, board games, green army women, D&D and the mysterious more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 02, 2019
Female Firsts: Norma Merrick Sklarek
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Friend of the show Yves is back for another episode of Female Firsts, this time on Norma Merrick Sklarek, one of the first black female architects.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 27, 2019
Mentors and MomStuff
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Mentors and role models can be hugely empowering for women. Anney gushes about her mom, and we discuss the value of having strong women in our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 25, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Where Are the Women in Political Campaigns?
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Women are a rare sight in the upper echelons of political campaign management and strategy. In this classic episode, we look at why that is. The first two episodes of Modern Ruhles are now available. Listen here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 23, 2019
Send in the Clowns
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Anney and Samantha sit down with two hospital clowns to discuss what it takes to be a woman in clowning, with all of its up and downs. Join us as we talk empathy, the power of human connection, and tooters. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 21, 2019
The Opioid Crisis
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What is the opioid crisis and how does it impact women specifically? Anney and Samantha discuss how we got here, and what we can do about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 18, 2019
SMNTY Classics: The Female Insomniac
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As a followup to our recent episode on sleep (and not getting it), here's a classic episode on the question of why women are far likelier to suffer from insomnia than men. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 14, 2019
A Podcast by Any Other Name
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Say our name, say our name. What's with our fascination with names? Why are there so few females Jrs.? Can SMNTY finally make a name for itself by asking what, exactly, is in a name? So many questions, so many answers! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 13, 2019
SMNTY Pulls an All-Nighter
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Women are getting historically low levels of sleep. Why is that? Anney and Samantha look into why women struggle to catch some zzzs, and share some tips for getting better sleep. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 11, 2019
SMNTY Clowns Around
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Throughout our history, clowning has been a powerful art form, capable of bringing joy and swaying politicians. Come wire walk with us as we look at famous female clowns, past and present. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 06, 2019
SMNTY Sees Red
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The color red is associated with a lot of things: passion, lust, danger, anger, love, hate, power. Anney and Samantha talk color theory, the power of red, and just what it means to don a red dress.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 04, 2019
SMNTY Classics: The Science of BFFs
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What's the scientific function of best friendship? Cristen and Caroline put besties and bromances under the microscope to discover the pros and cons of how these influential relationships shape our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 31, 2019
The Fake Geek Girl Strikes Back
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Is the mythical fake geek girl a phantom menace? Anney and Samantha investigate, and wonder if there is a new hope for detoxifying toxic fandoms. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 30, 2019
It Ain't Easy Being Green?
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A recent study found straight men avoid environmentally-friendly behaviors out of fears that people will perceive them as gay. Anney and Samantha sort through homophobia, sexism, and environmental issues. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 28, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Can You Be Friends with an Ex?
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After a romance fail, should you stay friends with an ex? Studies show that most people attempt post-romantic friendships -- but how does it work out? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 24, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Shine Theory
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According to Shine Theory, powerful women make the best friends. But does success in life and career get in the way of healthy female friendships? Learn more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 23, 2019
Women Supporting Women
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Don't underestimate the value of women supporting women. Anney and Samantha talk the power of uplifting and ampilfying the voices of other women.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 22, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Daddy's Girls
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How do girls' relationships with their fathers influence who they grow up to become? This classic episode unpacks the psychology of "daddy issues" and the unique dynamics of father-daughter bonding. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 17, 2019
Bridging the Podcast Gender Gap
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Even though women listen to podcasts at about the same rate as men, there's a gender gap when it comes to hosts. Why is that, and how do we fix it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 16, 2019
Mental Positivity
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Anney and Samantha discuss mental health, and how to take care of yourself and others during a time of crisis. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 15, 2019
The Dutiful Daughter
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Women often take the brunt of caring for aging and ill parents. Anney and Samantha take a look at the costs, and share personal experiences about what it looks like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 10, 2019
Body Positivity
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What exactly is body positivity, and does it have a negative side? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 07, 2019
SMNTY Spotlight: Everywhere
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Anney and Samantha introduce a new travel podcast from friend Daniel Scheffler called Everywhere. And in the spirit of the show, they revisit a classic episode about wanderlust. The first few episodes of Everywhere are now available. Listen here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 03, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Spray Tan Politics
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Suntanned skin became a seasonal beauty standard for wealthy white women in the 1920s. Past hosts Cristen and Caroline explore the class and colorism behind our tanning tradition and spotlight why there's far more than Coco Chanel's revolutionary sunburn in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 02, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Meet our queer fashion panel!
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For many LGBTQ folks, the personal takes on an element of the political when it's time to get dressed. In this classic episode, Caroline chats with designer Leon Wu, style expert Sonny Oram and beauty editor Aja Aguirre about the growing queer-fashion landscape and the importance of social media in helping shape communities and identities. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 31, 2019
SMNTY Takes a Hike
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Anney and Samantha delve into the history of hiking, famous female pioneers in the great outdoors, and how to make hiking more inclusive. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 29, 2019
Female Firsts: Gabriela Mistral
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Friend of the show Yves stops by for another rendition of Female Firsts, this time to discuss Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American to win Nobel Prize in Literature. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 25, 2019
Men Like Beer, Women Like Wine?
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Your drink choice says a lot about you, or so society would have you believe. Why is beer for men, and wine for women? Anney and Samantha look into stereotypes around drinking, and discuss why we need to make the phrase 'girly drinks' a thing of the past. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 20, 2019
Men Like Meat, Women Like Salad?
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When it comes to gendered stereotypes around food, men are meat eaters, while women are laughing as they enthusiastically eat a salad. Why is that, and what does it have to do with sustainability and toxic masculinity? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 17, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Motivation Matters
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Confidence is not a problem for U.S. women's soccer star Abby Wambach; the gender wage gap is. Recently retired, the gold medalist and top international scorer is shifting her focus from heading goals to tackling gender equality, and she's not going to let anything get in her way. Hear from her in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 13, 2019
The Impossible Goal
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Anney and Samantha talk about impossible goals, chasing perfection, fear of failure and self-sabotage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 12, 2019
What is Normal?
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The average-sized woman in America is between a size 14-16. But we hardly ever see that in our media or clothing choices. Anney and Samantha dig into why, and discuss the new 'normal'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 10, 2019
Bisexuality: Part 2
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In the second part of our bisexuality episode, our expert guests return with advice and resources for bisexual folks, and share some personal experience and even a bi-ku (bisexual haiku) along the way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 06, 2019
Bisexuality: Part 1
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Anney and Samantha sit down with a panel of advocates, lawyers and researchers to discuss what it means to be bisexual, the issues facing the community, and what we can do about them. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 04, 2019
Back in the Habit?
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Humans are creatures of habit, but is habit a creativity killer? We talk about what routine looks like for women, and the benefits of breaking out of the same old thing every now and again. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 28, 2019
BDSM: Part 2
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In part two of our look into BDSM and kink, our guests talk diversity, feminism, and advice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 27, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Understanding Miscarriage
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Miscarriage is one of the most common pregnancy experiences, though rarely talked about openly. This classic episode provides an overview of what miscarriage entails, what causes it, what doesn't and its psychological repercussions of pregnancy loss for women and men. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 22, 2019
BDSM: Part 1
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The world of BDSM is vast and often misunderstood. A & S sit down with guests from this world to discuss all things kink in part one of this two part episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 21, 2019
Female Firsts: Lorraine Hansberry
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Contributor Yves stops by to talk Broadway and Lorraine Hansberry for our recurring segment on female firsts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 19, 2019
Women <3 Monsters?
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In our pop culture, women frequently lust after monsters. Why is that? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 15, 2019
Daddy Issues
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Are daddy issues, like, a thing? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 12, 2019
A Conversation with Lora DiCarlo
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The founder of Lora DiCarlo joins Anney and Samantha to discuss the Osé, CES controversy, and female pleasure. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 07, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Is Plan B access bad for girls?
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A while back, a court decision to lift age restrictions on purchasing Plan B emergency contraception set off a firestorm of controversy. In light of current events, let's revisit this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 01, 2019
The ABCs of being Ace
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Adjoa Danso joins us to discuss asexuality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 31, 2019
The Spectrum of Sexuality
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Are women inherently more complicated than men when it comes to sexuality? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 29, 2019
SMNTY Classics: At Home Abortions
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In this classic episode, take a look at the changing laws around pill induced abortion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 25, 2019
What are Crisis Pregnancy Centers?
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Maya Kroth stops by to take us inside a crisis pregnancy center. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 24, 2019
What's Happening with Roe v. Wade?
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With the onslaught of state heartbeat laws in the US, Anney and Samantha check in on abortion laws and Roe v Wade. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 23, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Anna Delvey, This Summer's $cam Queen
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Anna Delvey is back in the news. In this classic episode, we delve into her story and break down our fascination with scammers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 18, 2019
Involuntary Celibacy
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Who are incels, and how did they go from people searching for connection and support online to a group largely composed of male supremacists calling for and sometimes committing real-life acts of violence against women? Anney and Samantha break it down. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 17, 2019
Feminism: 4.0
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Anney and Samantha do a check-in on feminism, and why people are still so afraid of the 'f' word. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 16, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day?
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On Sunday, Americans will spend more than $16 billion dollars celebrating Mother's Day. This classic episode digs into why we treat moms to brunch and flowers every second Sunday in May, and why the founder of Mother's Day regretted how popular it became. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 11, 2019
The New Adventures of SMNTY
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Anney and new host Samantha check in with the past, present and future of Stuff Mom Never Told You (and go on a few tangents along the way). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 10, 2019
The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
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Christine Nobiss of Seeding Sovereignty stops by to discuss the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and what we can do about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 08, 2019
Female Firsts: Banking and Ballet
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Friend of the show Yves stops by with a new segment looking at female firsts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 04, 2019
Becoming a Survivor
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In this final episode of our miniseries on trauma, we talk about what it means to become a survivor. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 03, 2019
Too Much Empathy
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Is it possible to have too much empathy? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 01, 2019
Therapy: Part 2
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Therapy can be a powerful coping tool. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 29, 2019
Bonus Interview: Dr. Shaili Jain and the Unspeakable Mind
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After 20 years of working in the field and 10 years of research, Dr. Shaili Jain stops by to discuss her new book 'The Unspeakable Mind', and how PTSD is a public health issue that impacts all of us. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 27, 2019
Therapy: Part 1
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Ever wondered what therapy is like? Sit in on a session. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 24, 2019
Bonus Episode: Trauma-Informed Training and Trial
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In this bonus episode, a retired detective talks about trauma-informed training, and a lawyer discusses what a sexual assault trial entails. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 20, 2019
Good Coping
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Here's what good coping can look like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 19, 2019
Dating in the Era of #MeToo
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The reckoning that is #MeToo has rippled out into the dating realm. Anney and Samantha dish on what it's like to date these days. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 17, 2019
Bonus Episode: Rape Kits
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A survivor of sexual assault shares her story, and we discuss the past, present and future of rape kits. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 16, 2019
The Aftermath and Unhealthy Coping
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Survivors of a traumatic event frequently resort to unhealthy coping mechanisms, from substance abuse to eating disorders. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 12, 2019
The Cost of Coming Forward
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Anney and Samantha delve into the financial, emotional and physical costs of reporting sexual assault. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 10, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Craft Beer Brewsters
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Along with the rise of craft beer has come the revival of women brewmasters who challenge the stereotype of beer as a man's drink. Learn more about the ancient history and return of women to craft beer brewing in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 06, 2019
Society, Sex and Women
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Let's talk about sex, baby. Anney and Samantha talk sexualization, body image, masturbation, virginity, and more in this grab bag of an episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 05, 2019
Trauma: Part 2
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In the second part of our examination of trauma, we look at what trauma looks and feels like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 03, 2019
Bonus Episode: Women and Likability
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In this bonus episode, Jack and Miles of The Daily Zeitgeist stop by to discuss the likability factor. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 30, 2019
Trauma: Part 1
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Trauma can manifest in a multitude of ways. Anney and Samantha talk about the different types of trauma. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 29, 2019
Grooming 101
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What is grooming and how do you recognize it? Anney and Samantha break it down. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 27, 2019
SMNTY Classics: The Asian Fetish
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The fetishization of East Asian women, derisively referred to as "yellow fever," is as old as the Silk Road. In this classic episode, we unpack the history and Hollywood perpetuation of stereotyping Asian women as either submissive lotus flowers or cunning dragon ladies, defined only by their exoticism and sexuality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 23, 2019
Are We Failures?
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In the first episode of a mini-series looking at trauma and sexual assault, Anney and guest co-host Samantha discuss the question of failure. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 22, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Fictional Attraction
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Where do celebrity crushes, affections for fictional characters and hero worship come from? Learn about the fascinating spectrum of parasocial relationships we develop with people in books, television and tabloids in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 20, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Cooking Shows
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In 1963, Julia Child made an omelet on Boston public television and changed culinary history forever. Dive into the story of how television cooking gave rise to celebrity chefs who brought a new generation of cooking women into our homes for better -- or burnt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 16, 2019
Women In Entertainment Production
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What is it like for women working behind the scenes of film and television these days? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 15, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Is foodie culture the new art?
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Is food porn unhealthy? Do foodies represent a cultural era of feast or famine? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 13, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Where did spring break come from?
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The origin of spring break dates back to a Colgate University swim coach, and Fort Lauderdale was the first spring break capitol. Tune in to learn more about spring break, along with the relationship between spring break and sexual health. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 11, 2019
Ariana Grande and the Question of 'Too Woke'
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Miranda Hawkins gives Anney a rundown on Ariana Grande's music video 'Thank U, Next', and questions around what it is to be 'woke'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 08, 2019
SMNTY Classics: The Secret History of International Women's Day
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International Women's Day, celebrated every March 8, is a holiday inspired by factory women going on strike for better wages and working conditions. Get to the bottom of the holiday's history in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 06, 2019
Bonus Interview: Women in Tabletop Gaming
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In this bonus interview, we continue the conversation around women in tabletop game development with Heather O'Neill and Heather Wilson of 9th Level Games. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 02, 2019
Asian-American Identity
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Friend of the show Sonam Vashi stops by to delve into the history and future of what it means to be Asian-American. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 01, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Mardi Gras Women
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When people think of women and Mardi Gras, they probably imagine bare breasts and beads -- but that's certainly not the extent of women's participation in the Fat Tuesday fest. Just in time for Mardi Gras, enjoy this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 27, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Are NFL Cheerleaders Being Exploited?
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From high school to the NFL, cheerleaders face intense objectification. Learn more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 23, 2019
No Means No the First Time
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Dating scripts and popular media teach us that with persistence, a 'no' can be turned into a 'yes'. But no means no. The first time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 22, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Drunkorexia
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In this classic episode, we take a look back at something making headlines again lately, "drunkorexia". This term was coined in 2008 to describe people who intentionally drink on an empty stomach to "save" calories and money, but it has more serious implications for the intersection of eating disorders and substance abuse. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 20, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Fighting Shirley Chisholm
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Shirley Chisholm didn't want to be known solely as the first African-American woman in U.S. Congress and to run for the Democratic nomination for president. This President's Day, let's look back at life and legacy of this Brooklyn educator ahead of her time in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 16, 2019
Princesses and Evil Step Mothers
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Would you rather be a princess or an evil stepmother? Because for a long time, those were the only two paths open to women and girls in Disney movies. Guests Jamie and Caitlin of the Bechdel Cast join the show to discuss the representation of women in movies. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 15, 2019
SMNTY Classics: The Hidden Costs of Valentine's Day Flowers
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As Valentine's Day approaches, so to do the roses. Where do Valentine's bouquets come from? What's it like for women working in the flower industry? Tune in to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 13, 2019
SMNTY Classics: The Singlehood Stigma
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More people are delaying or avoiding marriage, and also raising children outside of wedlock. Are single people penalized? In this classic episode, learn more about the singlehood stigma and how it impacts all the single ladies the most. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 09, 2019
Women in Tabletop Gaming Development
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Women are underrepresented when it comes to tabletop game development. Nicole Amato of Cardboard Fortress Games joins the show to share her experiences and offer some advice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 08, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Chocoholism
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If Valentine's Day advertising is to be believed, women cannot resist chocolate. Is there any truth to this stereotype, or is it all advertising? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 06, 2019
Fair Play: Women in Tabletop Gaming
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Tracy V. Wilson of Stuff You Missed in History Class stops by to discuss the world of tabletop games. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 01, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Why the Notorious RBG is a BFD
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From an Oscar nominated documentary to a cameo in the Lego Movie 2, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is everywhere lately. In this classic episode, Irin Carmon, coauthor of Notorious RBG, joins Anney and Bridget to talk about how the Supreme Court justice became so notorious. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 30, 2019
SMNTY Classics: What's the buzz on vibrators?
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Recently, CES came under fire for rescinding an award given to a handsfree device that allows for a blended orgasm. This points to a broader anxiety our society has around female pleasure. According to a recent study, around half of American adults use a vibrator on a regular basis -- yet the devices remain controversial. In this classic episode, Cristen and Molly explore the history of vibrators, from Victorian society to the modern day. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 26, 2019
Women's Bodies & Middle Eastern Culture
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Anna and Shereen of the podcast Ethnically Ambiguous dish on their experiences being raised by immigrant parents in the United States. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 25, 2019
SMNTY Classics: Do Men Exercise More Than Women?
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