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Stuff Mom Never Told You

English, Comedy, 1 season, 2489 episodes, 2 days, 13 hours, 24 minutes
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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.
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Fictional Women Around the World: Toph Beifong

Toph Beifong is a fan favorite character from the award winning shows Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. First introduced as a twelve-year-old blind earthbender, her character was initially designed very differently. We dig into her history and why she's so beloved.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/23/202412 minutes, 24 seconds
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Monday Mini: Gaming Update, Part 1

Samantha checks in with an update on a game she's been playing, Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley. We dig into some history and themes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/22/202415 minutes, 13 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: IUDs FYI

IUDs and implants are among the most effective contraceptive options, but their popularity in the US is only now spiking. Cristen and Caroline explain the different types and explore how stigma and sterilization fears have slowed their spread in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/20241 hour, 1 minute, 54 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: A Quiet Place

The award-winning 2018 film A Quiet Place made a lot of headlines, including for the acting of deaf actress Millicent Simmonds. We talk about why this matters and why it shaped the movie and helped make it successful. Plus bonus discussions of aliens and apocalypse plans.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/202432 minutes, 51 seconds
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Happy Hour #127: Drama Queens (SATC S4, Ep7)

We return with a dramatic episode of our Sex and the City watch series with conversations about different stages of relationships and how past experiences can inform them.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/202420 minutes, 52 seconds
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SMNTY Interviews: Shirley Leung

Columnist, Associate Editor at the Boston Globe and host of the podcast Say More Shirley Leung joins us to talk about the many shades of burnout for women, especially during and after the pandemic.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 48 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Kera Sherwood-O'Regan

Today we shine a light on the work of Sherwood-O’Regan, a disability, climate, and indigenous rights activist.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/16/20249 minutes, 51 seconds
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Monday Mini: Mixed Weight Couples?

Recent comments around the weights of two actors in a fictional romance in Bridgerton has kickstarted a lot of conversation. We break some of it down.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/15/202421 minutes, 58 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Mothers of Gynecology

J. Marion Sims is hailed as the father of gynecology, but his legacy is tainted by his experimental surgeries on enslaved women. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline contextualize Sims' controversy, diagnose medicine's racist past and honor the unsung mothers of gynecology.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 8 seconds
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Female Firsts: Marie-Louise Christophe

Yves is back with the story of Marie-Louise Christophe, the first Queen of independent Haiti.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/12/202430 minutes, 22 seconds
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Happy Hour #126: The Cost of Caring for Yourself

Sometimes, because of experiences, systemic problems, and internalized fears, it can be hard to take care of yourself. Anney shares a recent example.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/202422 minutes, 43 seconds
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Marriage and Disability

In the US, there is something often called a 'marriage penalty' for people with disabilities. We dig into the very complicated and often heartbreaking details of what this is, and why the system was designed this way.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/202434 minutes, 53 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Doaa Shayea

Today we're highlighting athlete, activist, speaker and artist Doaa Shayea. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/9/20248 minutes, 34 seconds
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Monday Mini: Gynecology and Gender

Going to the gynecologist can be a vulnerable experience, and can really hinge on the gynecologist. We talk about some gendered differences and preferences when it comes to going to the gynecologist.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/8/202420 minutes, 47 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: SMNTY Lends an Ear

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 classic episode a listen to learn more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/6/202429 minutes
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Goddesses Around the World

All around the globe, goddesses have and continue to influential and inspirational. We showcase some examples from different regions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/5/202447 minutes, 1 second
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Happy Hour #125: Are We Sluts? (SATC S3, E6)

In our ongoing Sex and the City watch podcast, we talk about numbers, double standards and STIs.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/202424 minutes, 1 second
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SMNTY Classics: The Mummy (and The Mummy Returns)

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 in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/202443 minutes, 29 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Haben Girma

Today we highlight the work of disability justice writer, speaker and activist Haben Girma.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/2/202410 minutes, 32 seconds
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Monday Mini: Disability Pride and Women

As we enter Disability Pride month, we check in with some stats about the intersection of women and disability.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/1/202411 minutes, 33 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Feminism (and Fandom) of Zines

Unique, quirky and subversive, zines have a long feminist history. In this classic, we flip through the pages of the past and future of zines, and discuss how people are fighting to diversify and preserve zines.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/202433 minutes, 42 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Pushback Against the Pride Flag

Pride flags have been destroyed and even banned in public spaces across the country. We talk about how that has played out on a larger scale and a more personal one in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/202417 minutes, 55 seconds
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Happy Hour #134: More Gay Animals?!?!

In a follow-up to our recent episode about the conservative fear-mongering around gay behavior in animals, we read some notes from listeners about the topic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/27/202412 minutes, 56 seconds
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Feminist Movie Wednesday: But I'm a Cheerleader

The 1999 cult classic But I'm a Cheerleader was a hugely significant film for so many in the LGBTQ+ community - and it almost didn't get made. We discuss why it is still a go-to for so many. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/26/202444 minutes, 55 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Charlie Amaya Scott

Today we highlight the work of Indigenous activist, scholar and educator Charlie Amaya Scott.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/25/202411 minutes, 30 seconds
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Monday Mini: Maladaptive Daydreaming

When does daydreaming become a problem, and does it impact women more? We break down maladaptive daydreaming.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/24/202421 minutes, 9 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

In this classic episode, we discuss Alison Bechdel's graphic novel and memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic and dig into themes of sexual identity, gender norms and dysfunctional family dynamics.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/22/202453 minutes, 38 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus, Part 2 (Chapter 6.1)

Tilda and Madison have an encounter with some of the few survivors remaining in the world with devastating consequences. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/21/202427 minutes, 22 seconds
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Happy Hour #133: No If, Ands, or Butts (SATC S3, E5)

When it comes to dating, people have some issues where they draw the line. As we continue our Sex and the City watch podcast, we chat about some of those - and about how some things have not aged well.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/21/202428 minutes, 42 seconds
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Pinkwashing and Pride

What is pinkwashing? Friend of the show Joey joins us to explain and breaks down corporate and political examples. Links: Protest at the GLAAD awards: https://www.them.us/story/glaad-awards-palestine-protest-act-up-new-york-city  Sarah Schulman on Pinkwashing: https://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/23/opinion/pinkwashing-and-israels-use-of-gays-as-a-messaging-tool.html  More from Sarah Schulman: https://www.them.us/story/sarah-schulman-palestine-interview  More on Pinkwashing from alQaws: https://www.alqaws.org/articles/Beyond-Propaganda-Pinkwashing-as-Colonial-Violence  Matt Bernstein Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xsgdk-DDSXc&ab_channel=mattbernstein  IDF Blackmails Queer Palestinians: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/12/israeli-intelligence-reservists-refuse-serve-palestinian-territories  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/19/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 17 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Nia Nal

After inheriting powers from her mother, Nia Nal became the Dreamer, a superhero with the ability to see the future. This character broke a lot of barriers when it came to trans representation and has so much story to be written.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/18/20248 minutes, 59 seconds
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Monday Mini: Mother

The term 'mother' has blown up on the internet, but it has a much longer history rooted in queer communities of color. We trace the history and dig into its current mainstream usage.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/17/202415 minutes, 37 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Single Dads

More men than ever before are raising kids as single dads. To celebrate Father's Day, Cristen and Caroline trace how single fatherhood has become the new normal and spotlight how and why society treats single dads differently from single moms in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/15/202452 minutes, 46 seconds
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Book Club: Juliet Takes a Breath

Gabby Rivera's 2016 book Juliet Takes a Breath is a coming of age and coming out story of finding voice, identity, feminism and support through women. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/14/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 49 seconds
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Happy Hour #132: The Animals Are Gay?!

It's Pride month, and there's a lot of talk about animals and the 'natural order' by those against the LGBTQ+ community. But at its heart, this argument ignores reality, is ultimately pointless, and ignores some pretty cool stuff.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/13/202419 minutes, 59 seconds
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SMNTY Interviews: Renee Gittins

Game developer and creative director of Stumbling Cat studio Renee Gittins joins us to talk about the challenges and rewards of developing an indie game like her recent game Potions: A Curious Tale and being a woman in the industry.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/12/202454 minutes, 45 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Anney

This Pride Month, we check in on Anney to get an update, both personally and politically.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/11/202430 minutes, 7 seconds
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Monday Mini: Honey, They Shrunk the Tampons!

Recently, there has been a lot of conversation speculating that the size of tampons (and pads) have shrunk while the price has remained the same. We unpack how the claims and response measure up.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/10/202419 minutes, 31 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Librarians, Part 2

Almost as soon as public libraries began flourishing, librarian quickly became one of the most female-dominated jobs in the country. In this classic, Cristen and Caroline break down was being a librarian was really like back in the day and the badass women who've shaped these community centers of learning and culture.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/8/202442 minutes, 10 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: Bottoms

Friend of the show Joey stops by to highlight the 2023 satirical, irreverent film Bottoms and why it is an important (and fun) example of breaking down high school movie tropes all while being queer-centered.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/7/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 39 seconds
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Happy Hour #131: Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl... (SATC S3, E4)

We continue our Sex and the City watch series with an episode that has not aged well at all when it comes to gender and sexual orientation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/6/202436 minutes, 26 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus, Part 2 (Chapter 6.1)

As they continue to flee the wreckage of recent revelations, Tilda and Madison finally encounter some people in their post-apocalyptic landscape.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/5/202433 minutes, 17 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Bandy Kiki

Today we celebrate the activism, writings and entrepreneurship of Bandy Kiki, especially in the LGBTQ+ community.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/4/202412 minutes, 42 seconds
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Monday Mini: Gender Differences in Healthcare

A recent study found that US patients of all genders were more likely to survive and not be re-hospitalized when being treated by women doctors. We examine this study, what it demonstrates (and doesn't), and potential suggestions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/3/202417 minutes, 5 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Librarians, Part 1

Being a librarian was originally a man's job. Then Melvil Dewey and his book-loving bros came along and changed all that. But while the feminization of librarianship offered a new occupation for women, it was built on old ideas about female nature and its proper place. Learn more in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/1/202451 minutes, 51 seconds
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Introducing: Sixteenth Minute (of Fame)

Hi Stuff Mom Never Told You Fans! Take a listen to the trailer of our newest show Sixteenth Minute (of Fame) About the show: Sixteenth Minute (of Fame) is a weekly show from Jamie Loftus that takes a closer look at the internet’s main characters – one part reported, one part interviews, and one part Jamie collapsing her permanently internet-damaged brain. Whether it’s an enduring meme or a dreaded Character of the Day distinction, it’s the kind of notoriety that often results in little money, unwarranted attention, and a confusing blurred line of consent. What do you do when you get more attention and judgement than any one person is built to handle? The Sixteenth Minute of Fame is the place where we figure that out, putting people in the context of the moment they've been frozen inside of. Listen here and subscribe to Sixteenth Minute (of Fame) on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/1/20243 minutes, 55 seconds
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Women Leaders Under Attack

As we are making our way through a major election year, we are seeing a distressing increase in misinformation, disinformation and attacks against women candidates and leaders. Bridget Todd breaks down the situation and why it is crucial to address for the future of democracy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/31/202446 minutes, 5 seconds
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Happy Hour #130: Car Troubles?

For a long time, car troubles has been both a pickup line used by men, and a way to gatekeep women. Is that still the case?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/30/202416 minutes, 22 seconds
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Female Firsts: Sarah Bagley

During the Industrial Revolution, there was a lot of flux and discussion around the rights of workers. Yves stops by to share the multifaceted story of the life of labor activist Sarah Bagley.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/29/202440 minutes, 25 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Selina Leem

Today, we highlight the work of climate justice activist, poet and writer Selina Leem. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/28/20249 minutes, 50 seconds
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Monday Mini: Putting Bedrotting to Bed?

Bedrotting was a social media trend that raised a lot of eyebrows and questions. Recent analysis has labeled it as 'languishing'. We delve into what it is and the implications.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/27/202426 minutes, 43 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Women and Happiness (Part 4)

SMNTY continues our conversation on women and happiness, digging into the happiest countries in the world in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/25/202420 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Legacy of Hugh Hefner, Part 2

In part two of our look at Hugh Hefner and Playboy, we chat with Bridget Todd about packaging the controlling of women's liberation and empowerment, and what it means to take in the true scope of this legacy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/24/202446 minutes, 56 seconds
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Happy Hour #129: Attack of the Five Foot Ten Woman (SATC S3 Ep3)

Are there some women who are all about bringing down other women? That is the question at the center of this episode of our Sex and the City watch series. We have thoughts.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/23/202428 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Legacy of Hugh Hefner, Part 1

The legend and legacy (and lies) of Hugh Hefner and Playboy loom large to this day and left an undeniable impact - and caused a lot of harm, largely centered on exploiting women. Friend of the show Bridget Todd joins us in breaking down the history, the PR behind the public image and the damage behind it all.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 31 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Rose Tico

Rose Tico's loyalty, skills and love was vital to the Resistance in the 2017 Star Wars film The Last Jedi. However, when the character was introduced, she was met with a lot of online hate and criticism that had major consequences. We break down the character and the reaction to her.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/21/202415 minutes, 38 seconds
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Monday Mini: Women and Antarctica

Even in one of the most isolated places in the world, women cannot escape sexism and harassment. Recent whistleblower accounts of women's experiences in Antarctica serve as a grim reminder of this.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/20/202418 minutes, 35 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Women and Happiness (Part 3)

As we continue our mini-series on women and happiness in this classic, we ask the question: who is happier? Are queer couples happier than straight couples?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/18/202430 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Bumble Fumble

Recently, online dating service Bumble went viral for all the wrong reasons with an ad campaign. We break down what went wrong, why people were so angry, and the company's response.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/17/202441 minutes, 35 seconds
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Happy Hour #128: Wedding Reflections

Weddings can be beautiful expressions of love and a place for reunions and celebration. They also can sometimes bring out questions about singlehood, in yourself and in strangers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/202416 minutes, 32 seconds
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Introducing: Bridgerton The Official Podcast Season 3

Hi, SMNTY listeners! We are super excited about the return of Bridgerton: The Official Podcast and want you to share in the excitement with us. Alongside a new season of the TV show is the companion podcast, which takes you behind the scenes through interviews with actors, writers, directors, and more. We think you'll want to tune in, but don't just take our word for it. Check out the trailer and decide for yourself! Ready for more? Tune in weekly to Bridgerton: The Official Podcast. Available on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/20242 minutes, 40 seconds
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SMNTY Interviews: Emma Grace the Entomologist

This is a big year for bug science as two broods of cicadas are set to emerge. We connected with Emma Grace the entomologist to learn about women in entomology, bug science, cicadas and Star Wars.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/202453 minutes, 57 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Legends of Hawaiian Surfing

We highlight some of the Hawaiian women making waves in the surfing world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/14/202411 minutes, 41 seconds
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Monday Mini: Hyper Independence

What is hyper independence? What does it have to do with women, trauma and relationships? We explain.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/13/202417 minutes, 50 seconds
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Spoiled Saturdays: Past Lives

The 2023 film Past Lives is a beautiful, critically acclaimed look at diverging paths and identities. We talk destiny, true love, childhood sweethearts and wondering about the path not taken.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/11/202437 minutes, 59 seconds
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Happy Hour #127: Politically Erect (SATC S3 Ep2)

We continue our watch of Sex and the City, chatting about dating politicians, politics and figuring out who you want to date. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/10/202426 minutes, 45 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Mentors and MomStuff

Mentors and role models can be hugely empowering for women. In this classic, Anney gushes about her mom, and we discuss the value of having strong women in our lives.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/9/202430 minutes, 38 seconds
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Book Club: The Gangster We Are All Looking For

The Gangster We Are All Looking For by Vietnamese-American author lê thi diem thúy is a poetic look at immigration, memory, trauma, identity and loss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/8/202432 minutes, 4 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Hawai'ian Women in Surfing

In the first part of our look at Hawai'ian women surfers and history, we delve into the work of surfer and writer Mindy Pennybacker. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/7/202413 minutes, 19 seconds
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Monday Mini: Why Are We Still Sexualizing Women's Athletic Uniforms?

Recently, Nike got in some hot water after debuting a very revealing women's uniform for Team USA's track and field competitors. We chat about the internet firestorm that ensued, the company's response, and why it is (and has been) an issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/6/202418 minutes, 55 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Star Wars Prequels

In this classic, 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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/4/202447 minutes, 36 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: 10 Things I Hate About You

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the film 10 Things I Hate About You, we take a look back at the popular retelling of The Taming of the Shrew.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/3/202439 minutes, 15 seconds
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Happy Hour #126: Always In Motion Is Star Wars

Got blue milk? Anney does, and in anticipation of Star Wars day, she breaks down some what-could-have-beens and theories circulating in the Star Wars fandoms.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/2/202419 minutes, 15 seconds
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Women, May Day and International Workers' Day

For many of us, May Day conjures images of Spring Festivals, but also a day dedicated to workers' rights, known as International Workers' Day. The two are related, and shine a light on so many intersectional issues that continue to be important.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/1/202422 minutes, 34 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Tawakkul Karmān

Yemeni activist who has been working for the rights and nonviolent resistance for women’s rights and freedoms.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/30/202414 minutes, 54 seconds
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Monday Mini: Man v. Bear

Would you rather be stuck in the woods with a man or a bear? This hypothetical question went viral and exposed so much more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/29/202426 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Women and Happiness (Part 2)

In part two of this classic, we talk about all of the pressures and responsibilities impacting women's happiness, the happiness gender gap, and the importance of parity in government.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/27/202427 minutes, 10 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus, Part 2 (Chapter 5)

In the wake of a dire message, Tilda and Madison ponder the 'right' course of action and wrestle with morality in a dying world.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/26/202436 minutes, 41 seconds
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Happy Hour #125: Where There's Smoke (SATC S3 Ep. 1)

Our watch podcast of Sex and the City is back! We open Season 3 with a bang, bringing in our friend and executive producer Maya to discuss the idea of women and rescue, independence, and not so great dudes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/25/202436 minutes, 28 seconds
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The First Lady of the Internet

Bridget Todd shines a light on the Lenna image, an image that became foundational to the internet and has an enduring legacy. The story of how this image became so widespread without the consent or fair compensation of the model in question highlights problematic attitudes around women in tech spaces.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/24/202446 minutes, 40 seconds
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Fictional Feminists Around the World: Samantha Carter

In Stargate SG-1, Samantha Carter held many titles and shattered many stereotypes (while also upholding some). We decode her fictional and IRL accomplishments and legacy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/23/202420 minutes, 44 seconds
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Monday Mini: The Song of Cicadas

As we prepare for the historic emergence of two broods of cicadas, we unearth the story of the often forgotten woman behind a key cicada discovery.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/22/20248 minutes, 33 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Women And Happiness, Part 1

What's the state of women and happiness? It's a mixed bag. In this classic, we react to some opposing takes on women's happiness. Send good news please.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/20/202432 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Gendering of Weed

With the decriminalization and commercialization of weed in some of the US, we've seen some very troubling marketing towards women (and blatant ignorance of the past). Friend of the show Joey stops by to go over the history, the issues and the positive potential of cannabis. Links: Sexism and the Weed industry: https://www.denverpost.com/2024/02/01/sexism-weed-marijuana-cannabis-pot-industry-no-girls-in-the-grow/  Women and the War on Drugs: https://lawcat.berkeley.edu/record/1113962?ln=en&v=pdf  Indigenous Women Revolutionizing the Cannabis Industry: https://www.forbes.com/sites/lindseybartlett/2024/04/11/how-indigenous-women-are-revolutionizing-the-cannabis-industry/?sh=d07964d6c3a0  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/202454 minutes, 28 seconds
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Happy Hour #124: Video Made the Podcast Star

At one time, Stuff Mom Never Told You had a big video component. Anney looks back at when editing video was her primary job as part of this show, the constant second-guessing and some accomplishments.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/18/202421 minutes, 11 seconds
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Female Firsts: 50th Episode Extravaganza!

For the 50th episode of Female Firsts with Yves, we came together in person to celebrate, reflect, and tease the future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/17/202443 minutes, 50 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Dr. Purnima Devi Barman

Dr. Purnima Devi Barman fell in love with birds as a child, and that has translated to her educating her community on the importance of protecting a local species of bird under threat.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/16/202410 minutes, 47 seconds
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Monday Mini: The Eclipse

Since the beginning of time, eclipses have caused fascination and stories. We shine a light on some of these stories and beliefs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/202412 minutes, 48 seconds
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Introducing: Finally! A Show

Come hang out in a different woman’s life on each episode. It’s everything you love about reality TV,  just on the radio, with 100% more reality. Just women sharing their actual morning to night — days that are anything but ordinary. Curated and crafted by Jane Marie (The Dream, This American Life, Michelle Obama: The Light Podcast) and Joanna Solotaroff (TeamCoco, 2 Dope Queens, Scattered). Try on some other lives while you do whatever you want with yours. Listen here or on the iHeartRadio app. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/20241 minute, 49 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Trouble with Complimenting Weight Loss

Weight loss is not always a good thing, yet it's often something that is complimented. Anney and Samantha dig into why it's complicated in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/13/202421 minutes, 48 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: New Moon and Eclipse

In a special double feature episode on New Moon and Eclipse, we continue our take on the Twilight saga with super producer Christina. We break down the themes, take a quiz and do dramatic reenactments.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/12/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 7 seconds
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Happy Hour #123: Preparing for a Funeral

Funerals and death can bring up all kinds of feelings that can be hard to make sense of, and also highlight family traditions and fault lines. Samantha shares a recent experience.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/202430 minutes, 23 seconds
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Book Club: Tentacle

A dystopian climate change time travel novel that tackles issues of environmentalism, colonization, gender, queerness, race, class, art and all kinds of other things, Indiana Rita's 2015 work Tentacle almost defies explanation. We break down this futuristic vision and what it says about our past, present and future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/10/202424 minutes, 7 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: An Update on the 4B Movement

We take a look back at the 4B feminist movement in South Korea, and discuss where some issues are.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/9/202415 minutes, 39 seconds
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Monday Mini: The Landlord

The power dynamic of landlords goes back centuries, and persists today.  And there are a lot of gendered stereotypes wrapped up in it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/8/202424 minutes, 16 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Eco-Friendly Sex Lives

How can we make our sex lives more environmentally friendly? The internet has some answers in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/6/20248 minutes, 48 seconds
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SMNTY Interviews: Meredith Goldstein

Advice columnist, author, journalist, podcaster, and pop culture enjoyer Meredith Goldstein joins us to talk about the power of the breakup story, the art and importance of advice columns, changing dating landscapes, and the podcast Love Letters. Also vampires.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/5/202459 minutes, 20 seconds
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Happy Hour #122: Horror Movie Roundup

Anney lays down her feminist thoughts of some recent horror movies: Late Night with the Devil, You'll Never Find Me and The Royal Hotel.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/4/202419 minutes, 11 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus, Part 2 (Chapter 4.2)

Our duo continues to flee from mysterious forces and tries to find shelter from the cold, when they are contacted by a surprising person from their past with unclear motives.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/3/202433 minutes, 2 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Trans Non-Profits

Today we highlight four organizations doing hard and important work in the realm of trans rights.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/2/202413 minutes, 26 seconds
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Monday Mini: An Update On Home Ownership

With the anniversary of buying her home coming up, Samantha gives some updates and advice on home ownership.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/1/202423 minutes, 53 seconds
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Introducing: The Bright Side

Start your day with The Bright Side, a new daily podcast from Hello Sunshine. Co-hosted by journalist, TV host, and podcaster, Danielle Robay and Emmy-nominated journalist, host, and producer, Simone Boyce, The Bright Side brings your daily dose of culture and inspiration – with the latest trends, celebrity interviews, and real conversations with women doing amazing things while navigating life’s transitions, big and small. The Bright Side is a talk show created to inspire, educate, and empower women as they tackle life each day and add joy to their morning routines. Join Danielle and Simone and the Hello Sunshine community every weekday for entertainment, culture, wellness, books, and more. Listen here and subscribe to The Bright Side on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/30/20241 minute, 10 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Women and Reddit

Reddit is a huge collection of online communities that house everything from toxic misogyny to beautiful feminism and the most niche things in between. We break down some of the popular site’s issues, and how one particular subreddit is shining a light on gender inequality in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/30/202448 minutes, 9 seconds
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Female Firsts: Frances Anne Rollin Whipper

Yves joins us to crack open the pages of the life of Frances Anne Rollin Whipper, a Black author and diarist with a couple of firsts under her belt.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/29/202428 minutes, 57 seconds
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Happy Hour #121: The Power of Food

We talk about comfort foods, food memories and traditions - and how things have changed between generations.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/28/202421 minutes, 31 seconds
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Teen Magazines: On the Edge of Seventeen

In our ongoing look at magazines, we dig into teen magazines - the big players, their success, the helps and harms, and their evolution. And quizzes. Oh the quizzes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/27/202445 minutes, 22 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Elyse Fox and The Sad Girls Club

Today we showcase the work of Elyse Fox and the Sad Girls Club and their work to highlight mental health issues and provide support particularly within in the Black community. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/26/20247 minutes, 39 seconds
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Monday Mini: SMNTY Reflects

On the podcast anniversary of Samantha joining the show with our mini-series on trauma, we take a look back out how it came about and how it impacted us.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/25/202434 minutes, 49 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Women Candidates, Misinformation and Disinformation

In this classic, 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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/23/202458 minutes, 16 seconds
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SMNTY Interviews: Park Cannon

SMNTY is overjoyed to once again be joined by Georgia House Representative Park Cannon. We check in on reproductive rights, voting rights, and why elections matter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/22/202450 minutes, 10 seconds
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Happy Hour #120: Savoring Savor

Take a jaunt down memory lane with us as Anney reflects on the anniversary of becoming a podcast host.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/21/202417 minutes, 30 seconds
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What's Going On with the US TikTok Ban?

Bridget Todd joins us to break down the proposed TikTok ban in the US, what's behind it, what it means, and who it would most impact.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/20/202453 minutes, 13 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Aerith Gainsborough

Final Fantasy 7 is one of the most beloved games of all time, and at the heart of it is Aerith, a woman who embodies so much more than the various stereotypes people like to bestow on her. A woman who sells flowers, a warrior, a flirt and the last of her kind, her story resonated with so many.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/19/202428 minutes, 28 seconds
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Monday Mini: Cozy Game Updates

Samantha does a check in with cozy gaming, and some games she's enjoying right now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/18/202422 minutes, 8 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Persuasions

In this classic episode, SMNTY formally requests your listenership of this tasteful and of course classy discussion on the hot goss and spilling of the tea in Jane Austen's Persuasion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/16/202446 minutes, 24 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: Moana

The 2016 movie Moana was groundbreaking in a lot of ways. We go over some of the reasons why as we find our way to the heart of this movie.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/15/202436 minutes, 22 seconds
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Happy Hour #159: The Lost Druid

We return to roots and celebrate with beer from The Lost Druids.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/14/202423 minutes, 59 seconds
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Book Club: Pride and Prejudice

It is time for the long-awaited episode on Jane Austen's enduring classic novel Pride and Prejudice. We navigate issues of class, romance, expectations, first impressions, and of course, pride and prejudice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/13/202452 minutes, 18 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Nzambi Matee

Today we share a piece of the amazing works of Nzambi Matee when it comes to sustainability, recycling and environmentalism. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/12/202410 minutes, 6 seconds
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Monday Mini: Post Pandemic Social Anxiety

If you are feeling extra awkward or heightened anxiety after the pandemic, you are not alone. We dig into some numbers and some personal experiences around Post Pandemic Social Anxiety.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/11/202428 minutes, 47 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Emotional Affairs

When is it cheating if there's no sex or physical contact? Welcome to the murky world of emotional cheating. In this classic, Cristen and Caroline confront its warning signs, hallmarks and social media minefield.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/9/202449 minutes, 13 seconds
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The Declining Birthrate

Around the world, the birth rate is declining and it is sounding a lot of alarms. What is behind the decline? While some would like to blame feminism, there are many factors at play.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/9/202452 minutes, 17 seconds
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Happy Hour #158: SMNTY Wants to Play A Game

Anney gives an update on her gaming, from Dungeons and Dragons, Final Fantasy and Last of Us. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/7/202416 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Comstock Act and Abortion

What is the Comstock Act? Why is it coming up in many conservative conversations about banning abortion in the US? In the wake of 'fetal personhood' bills like the one recently seen in Alabama around IVF, we look at the Victorian era law being used to further the attack reproductive rights.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/6/202431 minutes, 2 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Guerline Jozef

Today we're highlighting the work and activism of Haitian activist Guerline Jozef.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/5/202412 minutes, 10 seconds
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Monday Mini: Doth SMNTY Speak Too Much?

Where does the stereotype that women talk too much, and talk more than men, come from? Turns out there is a long history that we are still feeling to this day.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/4/202414 minutes, 33 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Abortion is a Tech Issue

As we enter a post Roe v Wade world, Bridget Todd sheds some light on the misinformation and disinformation permeating the conversation around abortion, and tells us why abortion is a tech issue in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/2/202441 minutes, 22 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus, Part 2 (Chapter 4.1)

After their mysterious pursuer finds their safe haven, Tilda and Madison are forced to flee.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/1/202424 minutes, 27 seconds
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Happy Hour #157: The Leap Day Special

It's Leap Day, and we're feeling celebratory, so we look back over a very busy month.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/29/202419 minutes, 59 seconds
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Female Firsts: Belinda Sutton

Yves joins us to discuss the story of Belinda Sutton, a Black woman who wrote one of the earliest known American petitions arguing for reparations.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/28/202427 minutes, 36 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Byllye Avery

For this episode, we dig into the impactful work of Byllye Avery in the realm of healthcare.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/27/20249 minutes, 1 second
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Monday Mini: The Work Spouse

What exactly does 'work spouse' entail, and should we retire the term altogether? We discuss examples, history and problems.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/26/202426 minutes, 2 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Sissieretta Jones

In this classic episode, Yves joins us to shine a light on the compelling and storied life of Sissieretta Jones, the first Black American woman to headline a concert at Carnegie Hall.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/24/202440 minutes, 37 seconds
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Book Club: Pride

It's a truth universally acknowledged. For this month's book club, we dig into issues of class, gentrification, prejudice, sisterhood, coming of age, family, home and love with Ibi Zoboi's 2019 novel Pride: A Pride and Prejudice Remix. Anney and Samantha share their different takes based on their differing familiarities with Jane Austen's work.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/202448 minutes, 22 seconds
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Happy Hour #156: Zero Proof

Executive producer of the show Maya joins us IRL to delve into the world of zero-proof, spiritless cocktails, and shares one of her favorites.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/22/202430 minutes, 58 seconds
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Deep Fakes 101

After some high profile recent cases and a long history of non-high profile cases, Bridget Todd joins us to break down the basics of deep fakes, cheap fakes, how it impacts women and what companies are doing about it (or not).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/21/202451 minutes, 8 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Monica Rambeau

Marvel's Monica Rambeau, AKA Lieutenant Trouble, has had a wild ride from looking up as the stars as a child, to confronting a witch, getting her own powers, and reaching the stars as an adult. We track her journey and ponder her future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/202412 minutes, 30 seconds
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Monday Mini: The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered

The new Last of Us 2 Remaster came with a making-of documentary addressing topics like the pandemic, work-life balance, toxic fandom and women and violence. Anney has thoughts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/19/202417 minutes, 36 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Alice Ball

Yves shares the story of Alice Ball, the first woman to get a master's degree from the College of Hawaii and so much more in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/17/202427 minutes, 49 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: Waiting to Exhale

The 1995 movie Waiting to Exhale featured a blockbuster cast and centered around friends navigating loss, change and new beginnings. We talk themes around friendships, love and renewal.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/16/202431 minutes, 53 seconds
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Happy Hour #155: Yola Mezcal

We sip cocktails made with Yola Mezcal and talk about the women behind the company.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/202416 minutes, 19 seconds
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SMNTY Interviews: Joan Michelson

Joan Michelson of Electric Ladies Podcast (and a million other things) joins us for a very special episode to discuss climate justice, women in leadership and the amazing work women are doing. She also gives us a much needed pep talk.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/14/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 9 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: SIHA

Today we discuss the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa, or SIHA, and the work they've done for women in Africa.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/13/202411 minutes, 26 seconds
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Monday Mini: Mistress Day

Galentine's Day, Valentine's Day and...Mistress Day? We unpack what Mistress Day is and how it got started.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/12/202413 minutes, 58 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: A Salty SMNTY Valentine's

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 in this classic episode. Will you be our Galentine?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/10/202434 minutes, 27 seconds
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Online Dating Update: The Price of Love

The world of online dating has undergone a lot of changes recently, introducing new paid tiers and AI. We talk about the cost of matching, harassment, scams and technology.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/9/202439 minutes, 45 seconds
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Happy Hour #154: Marking the Passing of Time

There are a lot of holidays and events going on at the moment. We run through traditions (or non-traditions), and ask if listeners have any they want to share.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/8/202414 minutes, 11 seconds
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TikTok's Crisis of Femininity

Friend of the show Joey joins us to explain girl trends on social media, what they say about where we are societally, why they are popular and why we need to critically question them.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/7/202458 minutes, 40 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Paris Hatcher

Paris Hatcher is a Black, queer feminist who has been integral in the fight for reproductive rights, voting rights and defining and living Black feminisms.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/6/20248 minutes, 20 seconds
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Monday Mini: Listener Mail (02/05/24)

Its time again to bust open our digital inbox and read messages from you amazing listeners, ranging from Disney Princesses, tabletop games, haunted houses, AI and asexuality.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/5/202427 minutes, 33 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Getting to the Heart of Heartbreak

From ill-advised haircuts to sobbing over breakup songs, heartbreak is a powerful thing that can make us do all kinds of stuff. In this classic, 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?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/3/202449 minutes, 58 seconds
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Women's Magazines, Diet Culture and Sex Advice

SMNTY continues flipping through the history and impact of women's magazines, this time focusing on diet culture and sex advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/3/202452 minutes, 56 seconds
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Happy Hour #153: SMNTY Checks In

SMNTY talks about how they are doing.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/1/202424 minutes, 12 seconds
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What's Missing from the Online Discourse on Trad Wives?

The Traditional Wife, or 'Trad Wife', is getting a lot of traction online lately. Bridget Todd breaks down what a Trad Wife is, what they represent, why they may be having a bit of a moment on social media and how it may reflect the not so great situation women are in right now.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/31/202445 minutes, 13 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Lady Shug

Lady Shug or Ky Victor is an Indigenous nonbinary queer drag activist working for equal rights and protections.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/30/202411 minutes, 14 seconds
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Monday Mini: SMNTY Reviews Girl Talk

Continuing our reviews of tabletop games, we go retro with the very dated (and gendered) game Girl Talk. We talk tech and tropes. Will we ever get a date??See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/29/202425 minutes, 36 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Uncle Nearest Whiskey

For this classic happy hour, we're enjoying Uncle Nearest whiskey and talking women and whiskey.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/27/202419 minutes, 23 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus Part 2 (Chapter 3)

Tilda and Madison experience a brief respite as the cold rages outside their temporary safe haven, and Tilda's past decisions continue to cling to them like a shadow.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/26/202433 minutes, 39 seconds
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Happy Hour #152: SMNTY Just Wants to Have Fun?

Why we gotta make things so complicated? We discuss what happens when hobbies - everything - becomes work. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/25/202422 minutes
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Book Club: Y/N

Esther Yi's 2023 novel Y/N delves into fandom, obsession and loneliness, all while blurring the lines between fantasy and reality.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/24/202458 minutes, 24 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Xena, Warrior Princess

Xena: Warrior Princess took the world by storm, at one time the  most popular show in the world. Xena served as a huge inspiration, left a lasting impact, and had a whole generation of Xabrielle shippers taking to the internet. We look into the history and legacy of this groundbreaking character.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/23/202422 minutes, 1 second
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Monday Mini: Tabletop Game Reviews (Wingspan and Dutch Blitz)

After a recent game night in part inspired by our episode on women and tabletop gaming, Anney and Samantha review the games Wingspan and Dutch Blitz.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/22/202424 minutes, 1 second
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SMNTY Classics: How to Breakup with a Friend

While friendships can be beautiful and powerful, unhealthy friendships can be draining and detrimental. In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha discuss toxic friendships, abusive friendships, friendship fades and when and how to end a friendship.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/20/202452 minutes, 15 seconds
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Female Firsts: Drusilla Dunjee Houston

Yves joins us to breakdown the historical publishing first of Drusilla Dunjee Houston, and a beef that it caused at the time.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/19/202442 minutes, 12 seconds
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Happy Hour #151: New House, Who Dis?

Sometimes you hear from someone you haven't heard from in several years, and you have to wonder - how did they find you? Samantha opens up about a recent experience.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/18/202422 minutes, 56 seconds
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Feminist Movie Wednesday: My Big Fat Greek Wedding

The 2002 film My Big Fat Greek Wedding was a huge hit, and examined themes of gender roles, family, love and of course weddings. We take a look back on the film's impact and the messages that many of us can connect to.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/17/202449 minutes, 49 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Pakistani activist, journalist, documentarian and filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has made documentaries that have changed policies around gender rights, earned numerous accolades, and is now set to direct a new Star Wars movie.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/16/202418 minutes, 3 seconds
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Monday Mini: What's with Women and the Stanley Cup?

If you've been on social media recently, you've probably heard of the hugely popular Stanley cup. We break down what's going on, and how some calculated marketing targeting women is a part of it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/15/202422 minutes, 19 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Feminization of Self-Care

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 in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/13/202457 minutes, 19 seconds
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SMNTY Reflects on 2023

Now that 2023 is over, we reflect on some of our favorites episodes and moments, and look towards want we want for the future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/13/202449 minutes, 25 seconds
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Happy Hour #150: The Feminist Is Coming To Town

Coming back to a small town as a feminist can make waves, good and bad. We share some recent experiences.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/11/202417 minutes, 39 seconds
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The History and Growth of Women's Magazines

Women's magazines have a long legacy of influence that exists to this day. We flip through the past of some of how some of the most impactful examples came to be.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/11/202447 minutes, 54 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Amazing Feminists of 2023

We look back on some of the amazing feminist accomplishments of 2023.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/9/202413 minutes, 5 seconds
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Monday Mini: New Year's Blues

A new year comes with resolutions, reflection, and sometimes sadness. We look into how the commercialization of the new year isn't always the greatest for women, and the science and reasons why you might be feeling down.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/8/202419 minutes, 59 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Uncorking Women and Wine

Historically, women have been banned from most of the wine-making process, but it's a much different story today. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline detail how and why women not only are the primary wine consumers but also are becoming viticulture's most celebrated taste-makers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/6/202440 minutes, 25 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: What is Normal?

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' in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/5/202452 minutes, 50 seconds
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Happy Hour # 149: Ethical Buying

As we enter the new year, Samantha and Anney discuss the difficulties around ethical gift-giving.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/4/202424 minutes, 23 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Impossible Goal

Anney and Samantha talk about impossible goals, chasing perfection, fear of failure and self-sabotage in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/3/202437 minutes, 22 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Nia DaCosta

Nia DaCosta is a record-breaking filmmaker. We highlight her story and accomplishments.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/2/202414 minutes, 54 seconds
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Monday Mini: Perimenopause

Even though perimenopause impacts so many people (and the economy), it has largely been ignored. We dig into the what, why, and the future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/1/202419 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMNTY Playlist: Religious Trauma, Episode 9

SMNTY presents a playlist of our mini-series about religious trauma, women and marginalized folks.In the ninth and final episode, we discuss religion and trans people, and the harm caused by Christian Nationalism.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/31/202348 minutes, 27 seconds
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SMNTY Playlist: Religious Trauma, Episode 8

SMNTY presents a playlist of our mini-series about religious trauma, women and marginalized folks.Conversion therapy has a long, disturbing history, and it has not gone away. In the eighth episode, we dig into the intersection of religion and the queer community.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/31/202345 minutes, 13 seconds
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SMNTY Playlist: Religious Trauma, Episode 7

SMNTY presents a playlist of our mini-series about religious trauma, women and marginalized folks.There is a long and complex history around queer people and Western Christianity. In the seventh episode, we trace that history, and talk about how it's being weaponized in our current political environment.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/31/202342 minutes, 55 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: A DIY Guide to Martha Stewart

How did Martha Stewart get her start? How did she lose -- and recover -- her reputation and wealth? Is Martha Stewart good for women? Tune in for the answers to these questions and more in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/30/202333 minutes, 37 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus 2, Chapter 2

Tilda and Madison finally have an intense conversation about the past and the future while taking shelter from the cold.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/30/202349 minutes
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Happy Hour #148: The Self Comparison Trap

With a new year comes resolutions, but when you're comparing yourself to who you used to be when you were younger, this isn't necessarily helpful. We talk about new traditions and learning to accept change.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/28/202323 minutes, 47 seconds
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SMNTY Playlist: Religious Trauma, Episode 6

SMNTY presents a playlist of our mini-series about religious trauma, women and marginalized folks.How does Western Christianity impact views on divorce, especially for women? We dig into some numbers, theories and examples in the sixth episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/27/202348 minutes, 44 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Regina Mills (Part 2)

In the second part of our breakdown of the Evil Queen Regina Mills from the show Once Upon A Time, we sift through what makes her 'evil', her redemption, and why people love her.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/26/202323 minutes, 19 seconds
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Monday Mini: End of the Year Wrap

Bidding farewell to 2023, Anney and Samantha recall some highlights, from writing and recording a book with an amazing team, finding our voice, and the magic of the the people behind SMNTY, both co-workers and listeners.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/25/202322 minutes, 16 seconds
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SMNTY Playlist: Religious Trauma, Episode 5

SMNTY presents a playlist of our mini-series about religious trauma, women and marginalized folks.In the fifth episode, we delve into how harmful religious ideas play into marriage and family.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/24/202347 minutes, 52 seconds
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SMNTY Playlist: Religious Trauma, Episode 4

SMNTY presents a playlist of our mini-series about religious trauma, women and marginalized folks.In the fourth episode, we discuss sexual abuse and religion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/24/202329 minutes, 26 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: SMNTY Plays Wayhaven

Vampires, romance and murder, oh my! In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha compare their choices and experiences playing the choose-your-own-adventure game, Wayhaven.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/23/202346 minutes, 55 seconds
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Tech Things to Leave Behind in 2023

As the year comes to an end, Bridget Todd shares things in tech we need to leave behind, and what we need to take with us.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/22/202349 minutes, 3 seconds
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Happy Hour #147: Friendsgivemas

Samantha recounts a recent holiday gathering, the anxiety it inspired and what TikTok might have to do with it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/21/202326 minutes, 46 seconds
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SMNTY Playlist: Religious Trauma, Episode 3

SMNTY presents a playlist of our mini-series about religious trauma, women and marginalized folks.In the third episode, we focus on the damages of purity culture, especially in the context of rape culture.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/20/202357 minutes, 45 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Regina Mills (Part 1)

It's a SMNTY swap! In a special two part episode, Samantha takes over Fictional Women Around the World to shine a light on Regina Mills, AKA The Evil Queen, from the show Once Upon A Time.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/19/202321 minutes, 56 seconds
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Monday Mini: Dr. TikTok

More and more people are learning about mental health - and maybe self-diagnosing - on TikTok. We dig into the good and the bad of that.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/18/202327 minutes, 53 seconds
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SMNTY Playlist: Religious Trauma, Episode 2

SMNTY presents a playlist of our mini-series about religious trauma, women and marginalized folks.In the second episode, we discuss religious trauma syndrome and the pain of walking away from religion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/17/202337 minutes, 1 second
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SMNTY Playlist: Religious Trauma, Episode 1

SMNTY presents a playlist of our mini-series about religious trauma, women and marginalized folks. In the first episode, we delve into the history, numbers and some personal experiences in the world of Western Christianity.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/17/202353 minutes, 37 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: A Tale of Two Holiday Superhero Movies

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) in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/16/202343 minutes, 31 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: Die Hard

Ho Ho Ho! For a special treat, Lauren Vogelbaum swings in to talk about her holiday classic Die Hard. We have a blast unpacking themes of women in the workplace, male friendships and an array of accents.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/16/202356 minutes, 58 seconds
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Happy Hour #146: A Disturbance in the Happy Hour

The Star Wars Special strikes back, in the form of a documentary. In this self-indulgent happy hour, Anney dishes on some of her recent Star Wars experiences.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/14/202319 minutes, 3 seconds
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Book Club: Wayhaven (Books 2 and 3)

We're back, choosing our adventure in The Wayhaven Chronicles 2 and 3! We compare notes of our choices, attempt to make sense of our very differing stories, talk love triangles, friendships, mothers, and of course, vampires.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/13/202350 minutes, 57 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: WARN and Madonna Thunder Hawk

Today we highlight the work of Madonna Thunder Hawk and WARN (Women of All Red Nations).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/12/202313 minutes, 39 seconds
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Monday Mini: Bored with Boardgame Sexism

Several months ago, a discussion around sexism in the realm of table top gaming garnered a lot of attention. We go over what happened, the ramifications and how things have changed since then (or not).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/11/202317 minutes, 53 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The One With Friendsgiving

Gather around the Friendsgiving table with SMNTY in this classic episode to learn more about the history of this holiday, where it comes from, why it's popular and what it has to do with women and marginalized folks.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/9/202339 minutes, 53 seconds
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Unthawing Frozen: Part 2

In part two of this look back at Frozen, we dive into the themes and the legacy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/8/202342 minutes, 36 seconds
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Happy Hour #145: Spiritless

We cheers to non-alcoholic drinks while sipping on Spiritless cocktails.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/7/202315 minutes, 54 seconds
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Unthawing Frozen: Part 1

Ten years ago, the movie Frozen completely upended the Disney movie formula and caused and avalanche of conversation. In part one of our look at the impact Frozen, we set the scene for how this movie got made and how it compares to the fairy tale. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/6/202340 minutes, 15 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Eun Jung Lee Ok

Today we're talking about the inspiring and lasting career of Eun Jung Lee Ok, or EJ OK, a Korean basketball phenom.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/5/20239 minutes, 59 seconds
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Monday Mini: Listener Mail (December 2023 Edition)

Time once again to open our virtual mail bag and read some messages, covering topics from childless by choice, pet ownership, media and character suggestions, and women of urban legends.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/4/202319 minutes, 27 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Emotional Labor (Holiday Edition)

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?? We unwrap holiday emotional labor in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/2/202353 minutes, 14 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus Part 2 (Chapter 1)

We are back with our ongoing fiction series with the second part of the Terminus trilogy! After the climactic finale of part one, part two finds our protagonists in a cold, dark forest evading enemies and pondering the future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/1/202331 minutes, 18 seconds
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Happy Hour #144: Stressin' Around the Christmas Tree

Anney and Samantha chat about their holidays, and the stress of decorating. Anney shares a harrowing tale of Christmas tree transport.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/30/202322 minutes, 57 seconds
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Taking Stock of TikTok Shop

Many of you may have noticed an influx of ads on TikTok. Bridget Todd joins us to breakdown why that is, why it feels different than other platforms and why it matters.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/29/202347 minutes, 30 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Amira Osman Hamed

Today we're talking about feminist political activist and engineer Amira Osman.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/28/20239 minutes, 9 seconds
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Monday Mini: The Power of Friendship

Friendships between women are science approved. We talk about the benefits of these friendships, and how they can help during stressful times.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/27/202318 minutes, 51 seconds
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SMNTY Presents On Theme: TV FOMO IRL

In this episode of On Theme, Katie and Yves talk about how Art inspires. But what happens when the lives we see on the screen leave us feeling disappointed with our own lives? In this episode, Katie and Yves talk with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford of Therapy for Black Girls about what to do when our expectations don’t match our reality. Follow Dr. Joy on social media @hellodrjoy Buy Dr. Joy's book "Sisterhood Heals"   Follow On Theme on Instagram @onthemeshow Email On Theme at [email protected] omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/26/202334 minutes, 50 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Men and Cars

What's the sociocultural deal with men and cars? Cristen and Caroline take a drive through the gendered history of car advertising, early electric cars for women and why guys are still behind the wheel more often in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/25/202342 minutes, 1 second
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Feminist Movie Friday: What's Cooking?

Four families come together for the holidays and drama ensues in the 2000s Thanksgiving movie What's Cooking?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/24/202336 minutes, 46 seconds
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Happy Hour #143: Reflecting on the Holidays

With everything going on the world, we reflect on our state of minds and the state of the world.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/23/202323 minutes, 47 seconds
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Female Firsts: Susan Smith McKinney Steward

Yves is back to share the story of Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Steward, the first Black American woman to earn a medical doctorate in New York state.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/22/202324 minutes, 50 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Elisa Masa

Competent, capable skeptic Elisa Masa found herself at the center of a supernatural drama in the animated series Gargoyles, and left a lasting legacy along the way.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/21/20239 minutes, 11 seconds
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Monday Mini: SMNTY Gets Their License

In response to a recent listener mail, Anney talks about her history and relationship with driving.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/20/202316 minutes, 58 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Life Day

Join us in this classic episode as we discuss the Star Wars holiday Life Day, the women behind it, and the absolute experience it is to watch the Star Wars Holiday Special. Also, Bea Arthur is a treasure.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/18/202317 minutes, 25 seconds
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SMNTY Interviews: Raquel Willis

Activist, author and podcaster Raquel Willis returns to SMNTY after accomplishing so much to talk about her book The Risk it Takes to Bloom and her new podcast Afterlives.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/17/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 41 seconds
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Happy Hour #142: Happy Life Day!

Life Day, the Star Wars holiday at the center of the infamously bad Star Wars Holiday Special, has gone mainstream, though it is still pretty niche. This Life Day, Anney pontificates about the state of Star Wars canon, the holiday special, and being a gigantic, galactic nerd who just wants to celebrate Life Day.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/16/202328 minutes, 17 seconds
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Book Club: The Sea Cloak

 For this month's pick, we dig into Nayrouz Qarmout's The Sea Cloak, a collection of powerful fictional short stories about growing up in Gaza.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/15/202333 minutes, 47 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Julienne Lusenge

Today we spotlight  journalist, broadcaster and activist out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Julienne Lusenge.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/14/20238 minutes, 20 seconds
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Monday Mini: SMNTY Plays a Game

In an update roundup on our gaming, we take a look at the players, industry and communities behind mobile games. Samantha issues a warning to an nemesis.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/13/202327 minutes, 51 seconds
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Spoiled Saturdays: Scream 6

What's your favorite scary movie? It's a question that has been haunting the characters of Scream since the beginning. We go over the plot, the themes, and the absence of Sidney Prescott.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/11/202347 minutes, 56 seconds
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Self-Disclosure and Women

Self-disclosure can be really empowering, but it can also be re-traumatizing. We go over some basics.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/10/202329 minutes, 56 seconds
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Happy Hour # 141: Peaches, Peaches, Peaches

We love youuuuu! Samantha talks about embracing being a dog mom.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/9/202326 minutes, 6 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Cyberstalking and Sextortion

Cyberstalking is a frightening (and often misunderstood and dismissed) experience. Anney and Samantha dig into the facts and numbers around cyberstalking and sextortion, and discuss some ways we can we protect ourselves online in this classic.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/8/202331 minutes, 3 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Farah Nabulsi

Today we're talking about activist and filmmaker Farah Nabulsi.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/7/202310 minutes, 24 seconds
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Monday Mini: Daylight Saving Time

Since the beginning, Falling back and Springing Forward have drawn ire, discussion and research, but Daylight Saving Time has a specific impact on women. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/6/202316 minutes, 54 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Scream

We all scream for Scream - the original and the 2022 requel. Anney and Samantha lay down the rules and talk feminism, final girls, the horror movie-metaverse, mothers, and toxic fandom in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/4/20231 hour, 36 seconds
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SMNTY Interviews: Jo Piazza

Author, podcaster and friend of the show Jo Piazza offers a future cheese plate while discussing her upcoming book The Sicilian Inheritance and her podcast Under the Influence. We chat about family history, murder, motherhood, and the influence of the internet, good and bad.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/3/20231 hour, 27 seconds
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Happy Hour # 140: Halloween Grab Bag!

Welcome to Anney and Samantha's catastrophic anxiety corner, the Halloween equivalent of a pumpkin puking its innards.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/2/202323 minutes, 20 seconds
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Book Club: Goddess of Filth

V. Castro's 2021 coming of age novel Goddess of Filth explored ancient goddesses, friendships, sexuality, faith and identity. We dig into the story and the themes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/2/202334 minutes, 44 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Yurshell Rodriguez Hooker

Today we're talking about the inspiring works of Indigenous climate activist Yurshell Rodriguez Hooker.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/31/202310 minutes, 53 seconds
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Monday Mini: Haunted House Recap

Anney and Samantha are baaacckkk! With a follow up on their trip to LA and their whirlwind tour of haunted houses.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/30/202335 minutes, 49 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Halloween and Women

For centuries, girls and women have used food on Halloween to divine any clues about the identity of their future spouse. Anney and Samantha bite into past Halloween soothsaying traditions like snap-apple and nut-crack night. We also take a quick look at gender differences in costuming and why they matter in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/28/202347 minutes, 21 seconds
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What Scream Has to Say About Tech And Media

When it came out in 1996, the horror movie Scream touched on a real anxiety around violence in media. Bridget Todd lays out the commentary this film had on media and tech.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/27/202357 minutes, 13 seconds
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Happy Hour #139: Joey Checks in about Comic Con

Friend of the show Joey stops by for a very special happy hour about Comic Con and cosplay.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/26/202328 minutes, 52 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 12.2)

In the finale of Part 1 of Terminus, Tilda and Madison get some answers, confront their past, and a monumental decision is made.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/25/202353 minutes, 34 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Sally

Sally, the Ragdoll from 1993's The Nightmare Before Christmas, resonated with a lot of people. We piece together her history, and talk about the good and the bad of this character.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/24/202315 minutes, 35 seconds
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Monday Mini: Why Do People Love (and Hate) Haunted Houses?

As Samantha prepares for SMNTY's upcoming trip to some haunted houses, we unearth some data around people love and hate them, and if there is a gender divide.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/23/202319 minutes, 59 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: A Tale of Two Short Stories

Get your Swoodies and religious trauma here! In this special classic Book Club episode, we discuss two short stories: Lose Now, Pay Later, and The Problem of Susan, while digging into issues around weight, fad diets, and women and religion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/21/202359 minutes, 33 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: Sissy

For our Halloween Edition of FMF, we discuss the recent horror movie Sissy, and discuss toxic friendships, the dark side of wellness and the cultivated lies often present on social media.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/20/202345 minutes, 53 seconds
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Happy Hour #138: A Haunting Episode

Anney recaps her recent trip to the Last of Us Haunted House, and teases a trip she is taking with Samantha to the West Coast version.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/19/202319 minutes, 14 seconds
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On Theme and the Power of Black Storytelling

Hosts of the new podcast On Theme Yves and Katie join us to talk about the show and why Black storytelling is so important.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/18/202337 minutes, 29 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Warsan Shire

Warsan Shire is an accomplished advocate and poet that has published works and worked with Beyoncé.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/17/202311 minutes, 27 seconds
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Monday Mini: Childless Women Just Wanna Have Fun?

Every now and then, a post goes viral hating on childless women at theme parks. We break down a recent, famous example, and chat about what is going on here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/16/202322 minutes, 19 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Twisted

In this classic episode, SMNTY kicks off a new fiction segment with the twisted tale of nostalgia, conspiracy, grief, and most importantly, candy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/14/202327 minutes, 16 seconds
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Female Firsts: Susie King Taylor

Yves is back to talk to us about Susie King Taylor, the first Black American army nurse and the first Black American woman to publish a memoir about her experiences during the Civil War, among other things.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/13/202328 minutes, 27 seconds
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Happy Hour #137: Birthday Reflections

With birthdays come reflection. We share some of our own thoughts on getting older.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/12/202324 minutes, 35 seconds
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Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 7.2

In the long awaited finale of our miniseries on religion, we discuss religion and trans people, and the harm caused by Christian Nationalism.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/11/202348 minutes, 27 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Angela Maldonado

Today we are celebrating the works of Colombian ecologist Angela Maldonado.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/10/20235 minutes, 47 seconds
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Monday Mini: Listener Mail

We open up our virtual mail box and talk about fandom, identity, names, and a bunch of random other things with messages from our listeners.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/9/202329 minutes, 29 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Women of Urban Legends (Part 2)

Dim your lights, pump up the volume and gather round for part two of our look into the women of urban legends in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/7/202342 minutes, 42 seconds
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Making Space for Being Ace

After somewhat of a second public coming out, Anney offers some basics about asexuality, and discusses some of the biggest misconceptions around it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/6/202343 minutes
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Happy Hour #136: A Tale of Two Trips

Anney and Samantha recap their recent trips, and the members of the SMNTY team they got to hang with along the way.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/5/202325 minutes, 39 seconds
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Divorce, Misogyny and the PR Machine

The high profile divorce of celebrities Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas has put a spotlight on the misogynistic treatment of women and mothers, but also showcased how we aren't necessarily falling for it anymore.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/4/202341 minutes, 23 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Lilián Abracinskas

Today we're talking about all the work Lilián Abracinskas for reproductive rights and feminism in Uruguay, and around the world.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/3/20239 minutes, 29 seconds
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Introducing: The Puzzler with A.J. Jacobs

Listen up, SMNTY fans! We are super excited about a brand-new podcast called The Puzzler. It's a daily show jam-packed with, you guessed it, PUZZLES. We think you'll love this show, too but you don't have to just take our word for it. Check out this trailer to decide if you enjoy a daily puzzle fix like we do. Show Info: Finally, your daily puzzle fix—in audio form! Every day, in 10 minutes or less, New York Times bestselling author A.J. Jacobs and his celebrity guests will puzzle–and laugh–their way through new spins on old puzzle favorites, like anagrams and palindromes, as well as quirky originals such as “Ask Chat GPT” and audio rebuses. Plus, Chief Puzzle Officer Greg Pliska joins A.J. each week to present new puzzles from the Puzzle Lab. And there’s a daily Extra Credit Puzzler for our Puzzlers at home. (Answers revealed in the following episode.)  Tune in to The Puzzler on the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/3/20233 minutes, 14 seconds
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Monday Mini: Spotify Stalking

The Internet is rife with ways to stalk people. One that many don't realize is called Spotify Stalking.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/2/202319 minutes, 15 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Women of Urban Legends (Part 1)

Don't say her name five times while looking in a mirror. Beware of the clicking of a high heel approaching. Anney and Samantha unearth some terrifying women of urban legends and discuss why these stories are so powerful in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/30/202334 minutes, 43 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: Twilight

Once in a blue moon, we do a combination book and movie episode. This is one of those times. Come along with us as we break down vampires, werewolves, love, baseball and camp with pop culture phenomenon Twilight. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/29/202352 minutes, 21 seconds
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Happy Hour #135: Covid Contemplations

Samantha is back from having Covid! She talks about her experience.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/28/202322 minutes, 7 seconds
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Digging into the X-Files

In a very special episode, guest host Lauren joins Anney in Vegas to discuss the impact of the X-Files from shipping, fandom, pantsuits and women in STEM on the 30th anniversary of the show.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/27/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 13 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Dr. Jo Harding

We've got cows! We're back with a more disaster movie heroines, this time Twister's Dr. Jo Harding.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/26/202314 minutes, 34 seconds
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Monday Mini: Sexism in Haunted Houses

Haunted houses are a big business and it has historically been dominated by men who often cast women in the roles of the victims (or the sexy monster).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/25/20239 minutes, 12 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Mexican Gothic

A creepy mansion, shifty family, burgeoning romance and a determined heroine. Come join us as we get to the roots of Silvia Moreno-Garcia's 2020 horror novel Mexican Gothic in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/23/202347 minutes, 51 seconds
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Introducing:  In Retrospect with Susie Banikarim and Jessica Bennett

Is there a cultural moment from your past that looks different in retrospect? Maybe it’s a scandalous tabloid story seared into your teenage brain or a political punchline that just feels wrong now. It might be a very specific red swimsuit that inspired a decade of plastic surgery (see: “Baywatch”) or the inescapable smell of an entire generation of prepubescent boys (Axe body spray, anyone?). Each week on IN RETROSPECT, Emmy-winning journalist Susie Banikarim and New York Times editor Jessica Bennett revisit a pop culture moment from the 80s and 90s that shaped them — to try to understand what it taught us about the world, and a woman’s place in it. Listen to IN RETROSPECT with Susie Banikarim and Jessica Bennett on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-in-retrospect-with-susie-122206786/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/23/20231 minute, 56 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 12)

Things come to a head when violence breaks out as the Resistance tries to obtain the vaccine, and Tilda learns more hard truths, and makes even harder choices. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/22/202327 minutes, 42 seconds
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Happy Hour #134: You Should Be So Lucky

In the wake of the strikes and missing Samantha, Anney contemplates when by helping, you might actually be hurting, and this idea 'you should be so lucky' to have your job.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/21/202311 minutes, 42 seconds
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What the Treatment of Shay and Ruby Tells Us

In the wake of Trump's loss in the 2020 election, he and his cronies attacked two Black women poll workers, Ruby Freeman and Shay Moss, baselessly claiming they had tampered with votes. Bridget Todd breaks down why this was so effective, the online eco-system that amplified it, and the ramifications.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/21/202357 minutes, 41 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Dr. Ellie Sattler

Jurassic Park's Dr. Ellie Sattler will dig through dino droppings and inherit the Earth. We talk about her legacy and why she was important. And Anney provides an update on her very important Jurassic Park cards.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/19/202318 minutes, 3 seconds
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Monday Mini: What Possession Movie Tropes Say About Us

A lot of movies about possession have been in the news lately, from The Exorcist to Talk To Me. But who gets possessed and why? Are these movies inherently conservative? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/18/202315 minutes
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SMNTY Classics: The Mummy

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 in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/16/202343 minutes, 47 seconds
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Sexism in Survival Situation (Movies)

Disaster and survival movies don't have the best track record when it comes to their treatment of women. From who deserves to die, consumption of female bodies, to ice queens who, gasp, don't want kids, what are these movies saying about who deserves redemption and who deserves to die? We look into two examples - Jurassic World and Deep Blue Sea.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/15/202338 minutes, 3 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Sex and the City

In this happy hour classic, we revisit the first episode of our SATC watch episodes and discuss tropes, friendship, toxic masculinity, dramatic exits and of course, 90s fashion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/14/202319 minutes, 52 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Women Writing Horror

This classic 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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/13/202334 minutes, 12 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: The Guide

The Guide from What We Do in the Shadows is powerful, knowledgeable and just wants to have friends. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/12/202310 minutes, 31 seconds
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Monday Mini: The Trick Date

Anney and Samantha dish on the phenomenon of tricking people into dates (oopsi-dating), and some of our own experiences around it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/11/202333 minutes, 5 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Sports Boobs

Studies have found that breasts have a significant impact of if and how girls and women exercise. in this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline work out how breast variety, bounce embarrassment and sports bra technology impact female fitness.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/9/20231 hour, 1 minute, 23 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Curse - Supernatural Menstruation Horror

In a whole new take on the 'period piece', Anney and Samantha finally discuss the genre of horror known as 'supernatural menstruation horror' in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/8/202347 minutes, 18 seconds
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Happy Hour #132: Con, Sweet

Dragon Con 2023 has come to an end, and we go over some of the highlights, lowlights, and Disco Luke Skywalker spotlights. Also a recap of Star Wars Family Feud.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/7/202326 minutes, 32 seconds
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SMNTY Ships It

Shipping has gone from a derided part of fandom to a mainstream component, and with that has come good and bad. We talk about the history and psychology of shipping, and why shipping should be included in our conversations about the beauties and toxicities of fandom.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/6/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 30 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Suhani Jalota

Today we're highlighting the work of social entrepreneur, scholar and activist Suhani Jalota. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/5/20239 minutes, 8 seconds
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Monday Mini: An Update on the Women's World Cup

The fallout continues from the forcible kiss at Spain's Women's World Cup awards ceremony. We dig into what is going on.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/4/202320 minutes, 56 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Post-Pandemic Confidence

As we begin re-entering society, women are reporting low self-esteem around job performance and self-image. Anney and Samantha dig into the science of why that is, and how to deal with it in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/2/202325 minutes, 40 seconds
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Edward Blum v Black Women

After bringing about the legal action that struck down Affirmative Action, Edward Blum is back, going after grants and fellowships that support marginalized people, especially Black women. Bridget Todd breaks down what's going on and what the future may hold.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/1/202354 minutes, 1 second
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Happy Hour #131: Gotcha!

In this episode of b*tch and wine, we talk about a recent enlightening experience with a gotcha question in an interview and what it tells us about how necessary intersectional feminism is.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/31/202330 minutes, 28 seconds
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Female Firsts: Lin Huiyin

For today's episode, Yves highlights the storied and multifaceted career of Lin Huiyin, known as the first female architect in modern China.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/30/202327 minutes, 12 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Us!

We wrote a book! We did some semi-successful promoting for it! We give each other - and the audience and crew - flowers for making it happen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/29/202320 minutes, 37 seconds
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Monday Mini: The Day Before the Book

The SMNTY book is almost here! In honor of the book's release, we talk about our feelings and when celebrating feels messy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/28/202318 minutes, 50 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Cosplaying While Woman

Genderbending, fake geek girl, sexualization - these are just a few of the things you may encounter or think on when cosplaying as a woman. We revisit these issues in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/26/202321 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Power of Women's Soccer

Now that the 2023 Women's World Cup has concluded, we bring on friend of the show and soccer fan Whitney to go over some highs and lows, some news and why it all matters.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/25/202350 minutes, 35 seconds
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Happy Hour #130: Surprise, It's Your Birthday

Another year, another birthday, which means introspection, mishaps and people pleasing. And surprise parties that are truly a surprise.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/24/202319 minutes, 28 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 11.2)

Tilda grapples with new revelations about the motives of the Resistance, the potential of a vaccine and why the State is withholding it. A ghost from her past contacts her and she considers her name.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/23/202325 minutes, 7 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Hera Syndulla

Star Wars' Hera is a talented pilot and skilled leader who brought together a crew that was pivotal in overthrowing the Empire. We share some of her history and wonder what's in her future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/22/202311 minutes, 53 seconds
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Monday Mini: What's Going on In Reality TV?

A few recent incidents and reactions to them in the reality television world have raised a lot of questions. We dig into some of the implications.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/21/202326 minutes, 48 seconds
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SMNTY Bonus: The Pantsuit Revolution

In this bonus episode, we share a sneak peek of our upcoming audiobook Stuff Mom Never Told You: The Feminist Past, Present and Future, all about the history of the pantsuit revolution.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/20/202348 minutes, 11 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Ahsoka Tano

Once Anakin Skywalker's padawan, Ahsoka Tano walked away from the Jedi Order to become a prominent spy in the Rebellion. We trace the story of how she went from a despised character to a beloved one, and what her future might hold in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/19/202318 minutes, 19 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: Fried Green Tomatoes

Anney and Samantha talk feminism, sexism, racism, friendship, love and queer elements with the film 90s Fried Green Tomatoes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/18/202358 minutes, 46 seconds
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Happy Hour #129: Names and Identity

Samantha chats about identity and the implications of changing names. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/17/202320 minutes, 21 seconds
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How to be a Feminist Business with Renee Powers

Renee Powers of Feminist Book Club stops by and shares her thoughts on how to run a feminist business in a capitalist society. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/16/202355 minutes, 59 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Rukka Sombolinggi

Today, we are celebrating the works of AMAN (or the Alliance of  Indigenous Peoples of The Archipelago) Secretary General Rukka Sombolinggi.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/15/20239 minutes, 38 seconds
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Monday Mini: Misinformation and Trafficking

The film The Sound of Freedom is the latest in a long line of misinformation when it comes to trafficking. We talk about why it is so damaging.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/14/202322 minutes, 24 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Involuntary Celibacy

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 in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/12/202328 minutes, 11 seconds
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Introducing: Nothing Much Happens: bedtime stories to help you sleep

Having trouble sleeping? Join Yoga and meditation teacher Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories where nothing much happens to help you relax and sleep peacefully. The stories are a soft landing spot for your mind. Rather than letting your brain race through the same thoughts you’ve been chasing all day, we are taking a detour to a calm and comfy place. We tell the story twice and go a bit slower the second time. You can find our book, "Nothing Much Happens," in over 20 languages. Listen to Nothing Much Happens: bedtime stories to help you sleep on the iHeartRadio App or wherever you get your podcasts. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/263-nothing-much-happens-bedti-29945275/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/12/20231 minute, 4 seconds
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What is KOSA and Why is it so Scary?

Friend of the show Joey breaks down the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) and why we need to pay attention to it.   Action: https://www.badinternetbills.com/ https://www.stopkosa.com/ https://www.noearnitact.org/ https://www.stoptherestrictact.org/   Teen Vogue article: https://www.teenvogue.com/story/kids-online-safety-act-lgbtq-youth    Social Media Surgeon General report: https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/sg-youth-mental-health-social-media-advisory.pdf    TikTok Series: https://www.tiktok.com/@omarsbigsister/video/7219760562538827050See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/11/202353 minutes, 49 seconds
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Happy Hour #128: Specific Type of Nerdery

What is a nerd? Anney and Samantha discuss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/10/202325 minutes, 34 seconds
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When Fandom Hurts

What happens when you love something with all your heart and it hurts you? We delve into the emotional, grieving process of losing a fandom - specifically, Harry Potter - and why it hurts so much.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/9/202349 minutes, 3 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Mai Khoi

In the face of censorship and government surveillance, Vietnamese musician Mai Khoi kept fighting to be heard and to change things in Vietnam.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/8/20238 minutes, 47 seconds
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Monday Mini: Entertain Us

Anney and Samantha discuss media they are enjoying, and ponder if there is something even more relaxing than cozy games.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/7/202325 minutes, 33 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: "Perfect" Teeth

What "perfect" teeth look like depends on where in the world you are. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline shed light on the intersections between beauty, social status and teeth.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/5/202344 minutes, 50 seconds
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Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 7.2

Conversion therapy has a long, disturbing history, and it has not gone away. We dig into the intersection of religion and the queer community.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/5/202345 minutes, 13 seconds
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Happy Hour #127: SMNTY Checks In

What is adulting, and how is SMNTY doing at it? We ask each other the dreaded question: "How are you?"See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/3/202323 minutes, 17 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 11.1)

After finding the Resistance, Tilda learns not everything is what it seems.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/2/202327 minutes, 37 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: COPA 71

SMNTY achieves a goal of talking about the history of women in soccer.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/1/202316 minutes, 46 seconds
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Monday Mini: Toxic Cosmetic Surgery

In recent years, there has been an uptick of self-identified incels getting cosmetic surgery, and it points to a lot of darker trends.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/31/202327 minutes, 22 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Birds of Prey

In this classic episode, 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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/29/202337 minutes, 28 seconds
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Female Firsts: Mary Eliza Mahoney

Yves joins us to shine a light on the first Black American professional Nurse, Mary Eliza Mahoney.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/28/202324 minutes, 26 seconds
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Happy Hour #126: A Toast To Your Health

Anniversaries, recent events and messages from you all have us reflecting on women, health and medicine, and not being believed or being dismissed.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/27/202320 minutes, 25 seconds
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Introducing: The Laverne Cox Show Season 2

Listen up, SMNTY fans! Shondaland Audio and iHeartPodcasts have some exciting news, The Laverne Cox Show is back for season two. Get a spiritual makeover each week as actress and activist Laverne Cox goes with her guests. We think you'll want to hear this season, but don't just take our word for it. Check out the trailer and decide for yourself! About the podcast: Years ago, a therapist said in our very first session that there are only two things that we can truly control in our lives - our own perception and our own behavior. That's it. Nothing more than that. Each week, The Laverne Cox Show will feature intimate conversations with folks who help me to see and think differently so that maybe I can act differently. It is my hope that this becomes a place that fosters perspectives that might inspire new behavior in each of us, which in turn gets us closer to becoming the very best versions of ourselves. Let's have a spiritual makeover together. Listen to season 2 of The Laverne Cox Show starting July 27th on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/27/20232 minutes, 5 seconds
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Women of Hip Hop

Over the years, hip hop has evolved and women have been at the heart of it since the beginning. We highlight some of the legends.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/26/202331 minutes, 42 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Tarcila Rivera Zea

Today we talk about the work of Indigenous activist Tarcila Rivera Zea.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/25/20239 minutes, 13 seconds
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Monday Mini: What's Going on with the Entertainment Industry?

In a historic strike of both writers and actors, we shine a light on what's going on and why it is an intersectional feminist issue. We also pull back the curtain on some Emmy news and why it has caused some controversy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/24/202326 minutes, 54 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: A Love Letter to Fanfiction

Fanfiction has long been a very queer, very woman-dominated space. One of the biggest names in fanfic is AO3. We trace the history of this site, and ponder its future in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/22/202330 minutes, 9 seconds
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Book Club: Care Work

For this month's book, we discuss Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha's powerful 2018 book "Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/21/202340 minutes, 54 seconds
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Happy Hour #125: Ex and the City (SATC S2 Ep. 18)

In this very special season 2 finale episode of our Sex and the City series, we welcome listener Lou to discuss etiquette around exes, dramatic exits, and the age old question of platonic friendships in a heteronormative sense.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/202338 minutes, 17 seconds
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Digital Control

Bridget Todd joins us to discuss two high profile and vastly different instances of famous men using social media to shame or control women and their bodies.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/20231 hour, 4 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Lauren Olamina

Octavia Butler's The Parable of the Sower featured still relevant conversations around race, climate change, gender, and religion. It also featured a young Black protagonist with hyper-empathy named Lauren Olamina, who created her own religion when she saw a change that needed to happen.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/202312 minutes, 3 seconds
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Monday Mini: Disability Pride Month Check-In

For Disability Pride Month, we do a check-in on our personal experiences with disability and internalized ableism.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/202323 minutes, 42 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Digging Up Women Archaeologists

Where are the women in archaeology? What is the 'Indiana Jones effect'? Join Caroline and Cristen as they explore the lives of Agatha Christie and other notable women in archaeology in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/15/202327 minutes, 32 seconds
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Introducing: Womanica

Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Womanica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. On Wonder Media Network’s award-winning podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not know — but definitely should. Listen to Womanica on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-womanica-45926723/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/15/20231 minute, 21 seconds
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Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 7.1

There is a long and complex history around queer people and Western Christianity. We trace that history, and talk about how it's being weaponized in our current political environment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/202342 minutes, 55 seconds
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Happy Hour #124: The Princess is In Another Castle

The nostalgia fueled Super Mario Brothers movie is a huge financial success, and Anney has some thoughts about it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/202321 minutes, 54 seconds
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Feminist Movie Wednesday: Coda

The 2021 coming of age film Coda won many people's hearts (and some Academy Awards), but it also started a big and important conversation on representation and opportunity.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/12/202340 minutes, 5 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Olu Niyi Awosusi

When it comes to the internet and technology access and eliminating tech bias, Olu Niyi Awosusi is a force to be reckoned with.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/202317 minutes, 37 seconds
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Monday Mini: The 50 Shades of Grey Defense

Victim-blaming takes a lot of shapes. One of them is the so-called '50 Shades of Grey Defense', or the 'Rough Sex Defense'. We do a brief overview of what this entails, and just how insidious victim-blaming in cases of sexual assault and death is.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/202317 minutes, 39 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Pretty One

Anney and Samantha discuss disability activist Keah Brown's joyous work The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/8/20231 hour
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To Date or Not to Date in 2023

What is it like dating these days? We swipe through some data, advice, trends, including the disturbing chad-fishing, in this episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/202342 minutes, 16 seconds
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Happy Hour #123: Twenty-Something Girls vs. Thirty-Something Women (SATC S2 Ep. 17)

Our Sex and the City watch continues! We discuss the differences our twenties and thirties, men dating younger women, ageism and surprise run-ins with exes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/6/202328 minutes, 30 seconds
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Unearthing Mary Anning and Women in Fossils

When it comes to women digging up stuff, there's a lot to uncover. We shine a light of one of the most tenacious historical examples, and give an overview of what these fields look like today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/5/202325 minutes, 59 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Nasreen Alkhateeb

Today, we are celebrating the achievements of activist and award winning filmmaker Nasreen Alkhateeb.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/20239 minutes, 1 second
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Monday Mini: A Survey of July 4th Movies

What do aliens, sharks, and environmental horror have to do with Anney's July Fourth traditions? Find out in this very un-serious episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/202317 minutes, 56 seconds
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Spoiled Saturdays: Across the Spider-Verse

We're back with another spoiler filled Spoiled Saturday with Across the Spider-Verse! You might say it's a canon event. We travel the multiverse delving into the discussions happening around Gwen Stacy and queer and trans representation, toxic fandom, animation, and Easter Eggs.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/1/202337 minutes, 41 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: SMNTY Takes a Vacation

As Anney and Samantha once again prepare to go on vacation, we dig into vacation stress for women, the difficulty of unplugging and importance of friendships, traditions and relaxing. Basically asking the question...how does one vacate?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/30/202322 minutes, 45 seconds
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Happy Hour #122: D&D (and Fanfic) Saves the World

Anney gives an update on her D&D campaign, channeling George Lucas, endings, and how fanfiction can save us all.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/202320 minutes, 35 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 10.2)

A bridge is crossed and a deadly confrontation had. New people enter the scene, but are they trustworthy?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/202323 minutes, 56 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Sherenté Mishitashin Harris

Sherenté Mishitashin Harris, a Narragansett dancer and TwoSpirit, fights discrimination through traditional dance.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/27/20238 minutes, 56 seconds
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Monday Mini: The Pushback Against the Pride Flag

Pride flags have been destroyed and even banned in public spaces across the country. We talk about how that has played out on a larger scale and a more personal one.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/26/202314 minutes, 21 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: A Fabulous History of Drag Queens

Where did drag originate? Where does it fit within the queer community? Join Cristen and Caroline as they explore the history of drag -- along with the stories of some notable drag queens -- in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/24/202328 minutes, 27 seconds
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Book Club: Gender Queer

For this Pride month book club, we discuss the most banned/challenged book in the US, Maia Kobabe's heartfelt graphic novel Gender Queer: A Memoir. We chat about gender, sex ed, being true to yourself and the importance of books like this.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/23/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 23 seconds
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Happy Hour #121: Was it Good for You? (SATC S2 Ep. 16)

The Sex and the City watch podcast goes on and we discuss addiction, sleepiness and sex classes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/22/202331 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Feminism of K-Pop

We break down the terms, history and feminism of K-pop, and how it has taken over the world, the impact it has had, the fandom of it, and the future.See omny.fm/listener for privacy information.
6/21/20231 hour, 1 minute, 17 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Willow Rosenberg

When Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Willow started dating Tara, it was groundbreaking in a lot of ways. We explore the issues, accolades and legacy of this powerful witch, and her arc from shy wallflower to Dark Willow to confident hero.See omny.fm/listener for privacy information.
6/20/202330 minutes, 6 seconds
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Monday Mini: This is SMNTY

Let us reintroduce ourselves!See omny.fm/listener for privacy information.
6/19/202321 minutes, 7 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Sad Murder Dad

What is a sad murder dad, and what makes him so sad and murder-y? In an on-brand check-in on grief, Anney explains the popular trope over drinks for Father's Day.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/17/202324 minutes, 8 seconds
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Female Firsts: Ethel Waters

Yves shines a spotlight on the fascinating and storied history of entertainer Ethel Waters.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/16/202343 minutes, 52 seconds
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Happy Hour #120: Coming Out to Strangers

Still recovering from recording an audiobook, Anney and Samantha share their experiences. Anney discusses the emotions of coming out to strangers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/15/202322 minutes, 51 seconds
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Feminist Movie Wednesday: Media That Made You Question

Jessica Rabbit. Scully and Mulder. We change things up and discuss the media and characters that made us (and the Internet) question our sexuality.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/14/202341 minutes, 11 seconds
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Introducing: Born to Love with Ellie Kemper and Scott Eckert

Hi, Stuff Mom Never Told You Fans! We want to share a new podcast from Will Ferrell's Big Money Players Network that we think you'll love - Born To Love with Ellie Kemper and Scott Eckert.  About the show: Born to Love with Ellie Kemper and Scott Eckert is an interview show about all the things we absolutely adore, hosted by Ellie Kemper and her longtime comedy friend, Scott Eckert. Each week Ellie, Scott, and various celebrity guests discuss what they were Born to Love: a hobby, a city, a holiday, a cuisine, a movie, a childhood memory - there's so much love to share! Ellie and Scott keep it playful and upbeat while getting into all sorts of topics... all in the name of love. Listen here and subscribe to Born To Love with Ellie Kemper and Scott Eckert  on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/14/20232 minutes, 21 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Munroe Bergdorf

Today we are celebrating trans model, activist, writer and trailblazer Munroe Bergdorf.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/13/20239 minutes, 42 seconds
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Monday Mini: The ABCs of LGBTQ+

Anney breaks down a quick history of all the letters of LGBTQ, and the conversations around the pros and cons of it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/12/20238 minutes, 7 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Queer People We Admire

Anney and Samantha share some of their queer icons, discuss the risks of putting icons on pedestals, and Anney talks about coming out in this classic.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/10/202326 minutes, 51 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Diary of a Queer Kid

In this classic episode, Anney shares her journey of realizing she was queer.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/9/202317 minutes, 49 seconds
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Happy Hour #119: Shortcomings (SATC S2 Ep. 15)

In our continuing Sex and the City watch and react podcast, we talk about a wide range of shortcomings and dating (and breaking up with) the family. Anney scores a minor win.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/8/202328 minutes, 36 seconds
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An Update on the Queer Community

In this already slightly outdated episode, we survey some recent news impacting the queer community, and discuss the poor ways some politicians and companies handle Pride.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/7/202343 minutes, 55 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Mawjoudin

For today’s episode we are talking about a non-profit organization from Tunisia fighting for justice, equity and respect for bodily and sexual rights, the Mawjoudin.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/6/20237 minutes, 54 seconds
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Monday Mini: The Self-Deprecating Episode

Why do we self-deprecate? What does it have to do with women and trauma specifically? Will Anney and Samantha ever be able to attend a party without making a podcast about it again??See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/5/202318 minutes, 12 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: An Ace on Our Sleeve

Anney and Samantha sip some drinks and Anney talks about Pride, being ace, and belonging in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/3/202312 minutes, 53 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 10.1)

Tilda and Madison reach their destination, but not without perils.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/2/202321 minutes, 34 seconds
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Happy Hour #118: You Have a Fanfiction Update!

Anney revives the comment thread on publishing fanfiction, fanart, community and getting out of your own head.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/1/202312 minutes, 18 seconds
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Google and Abortion Data with Bridget Todd

Nearly a year after the overturning of Roe v Wade, Bridget Todd breaks down Google's public statement that they would delete private data around abortion, and the reality that they have not followed through.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/31/202353 minutes, 57 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Maya Lin

Today we are talking about Chinese-American activist and artist Maya Lin, and all the work she has done in the world of Human Rights and environmental activism.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/30/20239 minutes, 48 seconds
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Monday Mini: When Expressing Your Boundaries Makes You Feel Bad

Many women have difficulty expressing boundaries, us included. We talked about recent steps forward and steps back we've had, and the guilt around all of it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/29/202321 minutes, 10 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Original Star Wars Trilogy

The Star Wars celebration continues with a look at the original trilogy in this classic. Anney and Samantha use their visual scanning to shine a light on the secret weapons of Star Wars, the women both fictional and behind the scenes who gave these movies life, heart and helped make them the cultural juggernauts that they are. You'll love it. We know. Pew pew!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/27/202342 minutes, 42 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

Yves brings us the fascinating story of Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, the first Chinese woman to get a PhD in economics and a force to be reckoned with in the Suffrage movement in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/26/202337 minutes, 10 seconds
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Happy Hour #117: The F*ck Buddy (SATC S2 Ep. 14)

We pick back up with our Sex and the City watch podcast with a discussion on f*ck buddy relationships - how they work and why they fall apart, along with 'double-booking', the 'nice guy', and awkward first dates. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/25/202335 minutes, 31 seconds
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Book Club: Kim Ji-young, Born 1982

Today we're talking about Cho Nam-Joo's international bestseller Kim Ji-young, Born 1982: A Novel. It follows the life of the titular character as she moves through her life as a Korean woman.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/24/202335 minutes, 20 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Bo-Katan Kryze

Bo-Katan Kryze's impact on Mandalorian history, and the Star Wars universe at large, is hard to overstate. We set our sights on her past, her politics, her family, and her journey to rectify her mistakes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/23/202325 minutes, 28 seconds
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Monday Mini: Vicarious Embarrassment

After an awkward experience at a high school play, Samantha discusses vicarious embarrassment and how it impacts her. Meanwhile Anney showcases her stubbornness and relives that one time she made her parents watch a spicy episode of Roswell. You know the one.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/202314 minutes, 25 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Sabine Wren

Artist, builder, rebel, Mandalorian and one-time Darksaber wielder. Sabine Wren has gone through several arcs as a character, including reconciling with her family and grappling with her role in weapons-building. In this classic episode, we dig into her history and the role she played in the Rebellion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/20/202317 minutes, 11 seconds
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Female Firsts: Aurora Reyes

Yves helps us brush up on the history of Aurora Reyes, Mexico's first Mexican woman muralist.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/19/202336 minutes, 52 seconds
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Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 6

How does Western Christianity impact views on divorce, especially for women? We dig into some numbers, theories and examples.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/18/202348 minutes, 44 seconds
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Happy Hour #116: What Happens On SMNTY, Stays On SMNTY

Samantha went to an awkward play! Anney went to Vegas! We talk about both, and navigating tricky situations and exes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/17/202318 minutes, 37 seconds
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Introducing: Dear Chelsea Season 4

Hi, Stuff Mom Never Told You Fans! The new season of Dear Chelsea just launched!   On this weekly advice show, comedian & author Chelsea Handler answers listener questions with the hilarious edge you know her for. Joined each week by co-host Catherine Law and celebrity guests, Chelsea never shies away from giving her honest opinion on everything from love, sex and weed to family issues or losing a loved one. Every episode takes you on a ride from funny and informative to inspirational and heartbreaking – and back again. Do you need advice from Chelsea? Send us your question at: [email protected] Listen here and subscribe to Dear Chelsea on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/17/20231 minute, 8 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Wai Wai Nu

Today we're talking about an activist and advocate who has been working to empower people all over the world, Wai Wai Nu.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/20237 minutes, 22 seconds
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Monday Mini: A Checkin on House Ownership

A year after buying a house, Samantha shares an update.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/202312 minutes, 4 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Dr. Aphra

In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha dig into the chaotic, queer, morally ambiguous Star Wars answer to Indiana Jones, Dr. Aphra.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/13/202319 minutes, 58 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: Strong Girl Bong-soon

In this special Feminist Movie Friday, we're talking about not a movie but a K-Drama called Strong Girl Bong-soon. Join us as we dig into tropes, super powers and love triangles.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/12/202342 minutes, 58 seconds
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Happy Hour #115: Games People Play (SATC S2 Ep. 13)

Our Sex and the City watch party continues! Games are played, metaphorically and not! Break ups! Therapy!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/11/202325 minutes, 30 seconds
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Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 4

Our ongoing mini-series on marginalized communities and Christianity continues as we delve into how harmful religious ideas play into marriage and family.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/10/202347 minutes, 52 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Fennec Shand

Ming Na Wen's Fennec Shand is a Star Wars fan favorite bounty hunter and assassin. We uncover some of her past.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/9/202313 minutes, 46 seconds
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Monday Mini: When Men Don't Get It

Sometimes it is hard to put things into words. Anney dishes on her recent and ongoing fridge drama, and what it has to do with gender differences.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/8/202313 minutes, 55 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: May Princess Leia Be With You (Part 2)

No, this is the Princess Leia episode you're looking for. In Part 2 of our classic 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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/6/202356 minutes, 21 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: May Princess Leia Be With You (Part 1)

A not so long time ago, in a galaxy not far, far away, two podcasters came together to discuss 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!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/5/202353 minutes, 59 seconds
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Happy Hour #114: May the Fourth Be With You

In celebration of Star Wars Day, we talk about fandom and some recent big news stories.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/4/202315 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Force is Strong With This Episode

On the eve of Star Wars Day, we present to you a camtono (AKA grab bag AKA an ice cream maker) of Star Wars thoughts and topics, the Light side and Dark Side of fandom, and why things like this matter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/3/202336 minutes, 50 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Cecilia Chung

For today's episode, we're talking about the trans activism and accomplishments of Cecilia Chung.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/2/20237 minutes, 36 seconds
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Monday Mini: Problematic Responses

David Choe's comments about sexual assault are back in the news. We talk about what he's said, actions he's taken or not taken, and the responses from those around him.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/1/202316 minutes, 44 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Myths of Virginity (Part 2)

In part two at our classic episodes on around the misinformation and disinformation around virginity, Anney and Samantha discuss Western (and particularly American) Christian ideas around abstinence, purity, morality and virginity.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/29/202351 minutes, 10 seconds
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Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 4

In our on-going series on the many intersections of Christianity and marginalized communities, we discuss sexual abuse and religion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/28/202329 minutes, 26 seconds
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Happy Hour #113: La Douleur Exquise! (SATC S2, Ep. 12)

We're back with our Sex and the City watch and react podcast with discussions around pain and power dynamics in relationships.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/27/202322 minutes, 30 seconds
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SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 9)

With threats closing in and the barest hope of a cure, Tilda and Madison leave relative safety for the dark and dangerous night.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/26/202323 minutes, 11 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Mara Jade (Part 2)

Mara Jade's journey continues! Wedding bells are ringing! Bachelor parties, bachelorette parties, babies, murder. And a hot mess of an enemies to lovers romance.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/25/202322 minutes, 59 seconds
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Monday Mini: More Pontificating on AI

As a followup to our recent AI episodes, we share some personal updates and fears. Anney defends her fanfiction honor.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/24/202313 minutes, 21 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: The Myths of Virginity (Part 1)

History has long made a Big Deal out of virginity, and also created a lot of (harmful) myths about it. Anney and Samantha shift through the history, unsubstantiated science and cultural importance of virginity, and the myths that surround it in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/22/202344 minutes, 7 seconds
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Feminist Movie Friday: Boy Meets Girl

For this month's pick, we chat about the 2014 rom-com-drama Boy Meets Girl, and discuss themes around trans folks, sex-positivity and being your true self. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/21/202335 minutes, 8 seconds
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Happy Hour #112: Mistakes and Anxiety

Welcome, enter our anxiety corner where we discuss pressure and making mistakes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/20/202328 minutes, 34 seconds
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Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 3

In the third part of our ever-growing series on religion, we focus on the damages of purity culture, especially in the context of rape culture.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/202357 minutes, 45 seconds
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Fictional Women Around the World: Mara Jade (Part 1)

Assassin. Spy. Emperor's Hand. Smuggler. Jedi. In the Legends Universe of Star Wars, Mara Jade was a deadly, competent Force-Sensitive who managed to escape Darkside brainwashing (after a confrontation with a certain clone named Luuke Skywalker, and that is not a typo) and discover her true self. And maybe true love.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/18/202325 minutes, 10 seconds
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Monday Mini: Feminism, According to AI

What does AI think feminism is? Who does it think we are? We put it to the test.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/17/202321 minutes, 34 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Women and Environmental Activism

When it comes to environmental activism, women have been integral throughout history. In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha discuss the eco-gender gap and highlight examples of women who have led the way when it comes to protecting our planet and everyone that lives on it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/202332 minutes, 21 seconds
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Book Club: I Hope We Choose Love

For this month's book club, we discuss Kai Cheng Thom's heartfelt and moving work "I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl’s Notes from the End of the World".See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/14/202358 minutes, 14 seconds
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Happy Hour #111: Adoption, Identity and Unanswered Questions

Samantha does a check-in on some unanswered questions, updates, changes and challenges around her adoption and identity.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/14/202318 minutes, 40 seconds
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Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 2

As we continue our mini-series on the darkside of religion, especially when it comes to marginalized communities, we discuss religious trauma syndrome and the pain of walking away from religion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/12/202337 minutes, 1 second
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Feminists Around the World: Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

Today we spotlight activist and icon Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and her leadership in the trans community.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/202311 minutes, 16 seconds
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Monday Mini: Sex Workers Protest in Amsterdam

Recently, sex workers in Amsterdam protested new regulations they argue discriminate against them. We give a brief overview of what's going on and why they're protesting.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/10/20238 minutes, 49 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Can a Woman be the Pope?

Nope! Not right now, at least. Anney and Samantha dig into why that is, and cast their thoughts towards the future and into the past, when there may have been a woman who served as the Pope in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/8/202314 minutes, 14 seconds
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Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 1

In the first part of this three part series around Western Christian religion, trauma and marginalized communities, we delve into the history, numbers and some personal experiences.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/7/202350 minutes, 33 seconds
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Happy Hour #110: When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go

We're back for another rendition of (un)happy hour! In this one, we discuss trauma around bathrooms, the lasting damage of it, and the hurt of connecting the trauma dots.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/6/202315 minutes, 47 seconds
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Introducing: Stiffed

In 1973, Penthouse Magazine launched VIVA…  a glossy erotic magazine, but this time: for women. Viva was published by a porn king but staffed by – drumroll – a bunch of feminist writers and editors.  On the new podcast Stiffed from iHeartPodcasts and Crooked Media, host Jennifer Romolini, goes behind the scenes with Viva staffers to find out what they were trying to say with their feminist porn magazine…and whether they were doomed to fail from the beginning. Listen to Stiffed on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/867-stiffed-110547551/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/6/202330 seconds
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SMNTY Interviews: Dara Starr Tucker

Musician, historian, wearer of many other hats and expert of many topics Dara Starr Tucker stops by to enlighten us on topics ranging from music to using TikTok for education. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/5/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 30 seconds
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Feminists Around the World: Nim Ralph

Today we're talking about the advocacy of UK trans activist Nim Ralph.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/4/202312 minutes, 12 seconds
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Monday Mini: Let's Uplift

In a special edition of Mental Health Monday, Samantha opens up about her mental health, ways to be mindful, and how to support marginalized communities that need it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/3/202324 minutes, 37 seconds
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SMNTY Classics: Comedy and Activism with Chanel Ali

In this classic episode, SMNTY sits down with comedian Chanel Ali to discuss women, comedy, and advocacy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/1/202345 minutes, 32 seconds
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The TikTok Hearings, Explained

Bridget Todd breaks down just what exactly is going on with the TikTok hearings, the implications of them, what a ban could mean, and why it matters.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/31/202344 minutes, 51 seconds
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Happy Hour #109: Evolution (SATC S2, Ep. 11)

Friend of the show and SATC newbie Joey Patt joins us to talk about queer stereotypes, dating tropes, shifting narratives and more in our continuing watch party of Sex and the City.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/30/202334 minutes, 11 seconds