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Stuff Mom Never Told You

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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How the Anti-Abortion Movement Fueled the Riot at the Capitol

With the recent anniversary of Roe v Wade and the violence at the US Capitol, guest Bridget Todd examines the link between the riot at the Capitol, the anti-abortion movement and disinformation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

45mins

29 Jan 2021

Rank #1

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SMNTY Classics: Period Pride

In the 1970s, Germaine Greer encouraged women to taste their own menstrual blood. These days, artists are creating work about periods to help erase the menstruation stigma. In this classic, Cristen and Caroline look at the evolution of period pride and discuss whether the in-your-face attitude is actually helping. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37mins

6 Mar 2021

Rank #2

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Ariana Grande and the Question of 'Too Woke'

Miranda Hawkins gives Anney a rundown on Ariana Grande's music video 'Thank U, Next', and questions around what it is to be 'woke'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

39mins

8 Mar 2019

Rank #3

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Emotional Labor Is Labor!

What is emotional labor? If you're a woman you're probably doing it already.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 5mins

7 Jul 2018

Rank #4

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A lot of women are having bad sex

Research shows women are having bad sex. Here's what it means. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

50mins

15 Aug 2018

Rank #5

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Where Be (Female) Monsters?

Welcome to your worst (podcast) nightmare. Anney and Samantha delve into the storied history of female monsters, and talk about how we can bridge the monster gender gap. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

58mins

18 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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Were you raised by a narcissist?

Were you raised by a narcissist? Here's how to spot a narcissist, even if it's your own parent. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

46mins

3 Aug 2018

Rank #7

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Lady Friends With Benefits

Women's romantic friendships and lifelong partnerships were common -- and acceptable -- in the Victorian era. Cristen and Caroline discuss how and why these so-called "Boston marriages" flourished and what was behind their early 20th-century demise. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

56mins

1 Jun 2016

Rank #8

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Classic Episode: A Revisionist History of Abortion, Part 1

In colonial America, early-term abortion was a way of life for many women. But by 1900, it had become criminalized across the country -- but not for reasons you'd expect. In this two-part cultural and legal history of abortion, Cristen and Caroline time travel from ancient Greek herbal remedies to induce miscarriage to 19th-century abortionist Madame Restell at the center of America's first major abortion debate. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

41mins

13 Mar 2017

Rank #9

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Who is Hillary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton has been one of the most successful women in American politics, but ever since she became the First Lady of Arkansas, people have both loved and loathed her. Cristen and Caroline travel back in time to look at what shaped Hillary, how the press has treated her and what it means to be a powerful woman in the public eye. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 22mins

18 May 2016

Rank #10

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Negotiation No-No's

Negotiating a salary or promotion can be nerve-wracking. Here are all the mistakes we’ve made, so you don’t have to. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

52mins

30 Aug 2017

Rank #11

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Why Do Men Expose Themselves?

Louis CK. Harvey Weinstein. Why do men non consensually expose themselves?  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40mins

4 Jul 2018

Rank #12

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Grooming 101

What is grooming and how do you recognize it? Anney and Samantha break it down. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

54mins

27 Mar 2019

Rank #13

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Black Widow, Baby

Not the avenger. Following up on our episodes around female killers, Anney and Samantha return to the black widow killer, digging into definitions, explanations, and examples. Come get caught in our web. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

26mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #14

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Anna Delvey: This Summer's $cam Queen

B can't get enough Anna Delvey. A&B break down our fascination with scammers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr

18 Jul 2018

Rank #15

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Making Friends with Loneliness

Guest co-host Tari Harrison drops in to give her tips for making friends with loneliness. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

9 Nov 2018

Rank #16

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Monday Mini: Relationships During Quarantine

How's Covid-19 impacting relationships? Anney and Samantha chat about divorce rates, birth rates, dating during the age of social-distancing and New York's sex guidelines. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

16mins

30 Mar 2020

Rank #17

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SMNTY Classics: Free the Nipple!

Why are women on social media intentionally letting their nips slip? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline discuss the history and celebrity-fueled rise of the Free the Nipple movement and what bare nipples have to do with gender equality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40mins

11 Jan 2020

Rank #18

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Who is Nancy Pelosi?

US Representatvie Nancy Pelosi just won reelection as Speaker of the House. Anney and Samantha dig into her history, and how it got her to where she is today. Bonus discussion of memes and controversy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36mins

8 Jan 2021

Rank #19

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SMNTY Classics: The Ghost of Phyllis Schlafly

Conservative Phyllis Schlafly is best known as the anti-feminist who stopped the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, but her political legacy goes much deeper than championing housewifery. With the ERA back in the news, check on this classic where Cristen and Caroline discuss the rise of the woman who paved the way for Donald Trump and the alt-right political movement. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 18mins

7 Mar 2020

Rank #20