Stuff Mom Never Told You

Tune in to Stuff Mom Never Told You to hear Bridget Todd and Anney Reese keep it real with a research-driven rundown of the ever-evolving challenges facing women today and throughout history, paired with smart, strategic solutions to further women’s lives, careers, and activism. New episodes come out every Wednesday and Friday.

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No Means No the First Time


Dating scripts and popular media teach us that with persistence, a 'no' can be turned into a 'yes'. But no means no. The first time.


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SMNTY Classics: Drunkorexia


In this classic episode, we take a look back at something making headlines again lately, "drunkorexia". This term was coined in 2008 to describe people who intentionally drink on an empty stomach to "save" calories and money, but it has more serious implications for the intersection of eating disorders and substance abuse.


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SMNTY Classics: Fighting Shirley Chisholm


Shirley Chisholm didn't want to be known solely as the first African-American woman in U.S. Congress and to run for the Democratic nomination for president. This President's Day, let's look back at life and legacy of this Brooklyn educator ahead of her time in this classic episode.


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Princesses and Evil Step Mothers


Would you rather be a princess or an evil stepmother? Because for a long time, those were the only two paths open to women and girls in Disney movies. Guests Jamie and Caitlin of the Bechdel Cast join the show to discuss the representation of women in movies.


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SMNTY Classics: The Hidden Costs of Valentine's Day Flowers


As Valentine's Day approaches, so to do the roses. Where do Valentine's bouquets come from? What's it like for women working in the flower industry? Tune in to learn more.


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SMNTY Classics: The Singlehood Stigma


More people are delaying or avoiding marriage, and also raising children outside of wedlock. Are single people penalized? In this classic episode, learn more about the singlehood stigma and how it impacts all the single ladies the most.


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Women in Tabletop Gaming Development


Women are underrepresented when it comes to tabletop game development. Nicole Amato of Cardboard Fortress Games joins the show to share her experiences and offer some advice.


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SMNTY Classics: Chocoholism


If Valentine's Day advertising is to be believed, women cannot resist chocolate. Is there any truth to this stereotype, or is it all advertising? Find out in this classic episode.


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Fair Play: Women in Tabletop Gaming


Tracy V. Wilson of Stuff You Missed in History Class stops by to discuss the world of tabletop games.


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