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. New episodes come out Wednesday and Friday.
Seventeen percent of women report migraine pain, but only six percent of men suffer from these debilitating headaches -- why is that? Tune in as our experts take a look at migraines in this podcast from HowStuffWorks in this classic episode.
From suffragists to Grace Jones to Hillary Clinton, the pantsuit has at once been a symbol bucking feminine norms and conforming to masculine ones. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline trace the history of the power suit and ask why such a seemingly simple fashion has the power to embolden and enrage.
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.
Raised during the Progressive Era crusade against abortion, Margaret Sanger devoted her life to making birth control and familiy planning accessible to women from all walks of life. In this classic episode on the second installment of the two-part cultural and legal history of abortion, Cristen and Caroline highlight Sanger's legacy and eugenics controversy and how the development of Planned Parenthood coincided with midcentury women's fight to access abortion by whatever means necessary.