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Call Your Girlfriend

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Rank #29 in History category

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A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.

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A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.

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2835 Ratings
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Fave podcast!

By Green24 - Apr 13 2019
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Thanks for creating this. I always learn and laugh listening to CYG.

One of my top two favs

By whitnizzles - Mar 12 2019
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I love this podcast! I listen every week because they bring a lot of joy to my life.

iTunes Ratings

2835 Ratings
Average Ratings
2339
316
57
45
78

Fave podcast!

By Green24 - Apr 13 2019
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Thanks for creating this. I always learn and laugh listening to CYG.

One of my top two favs

By whitnizzles - Mar 12 2019
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I love this podcast! I listen every week because they bring a lot of joy to my life.

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Call Your Girlfriend

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #29 in History category

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A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.

Rank #1: Episode 56: Don't Shoot

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In a special episode, we reflect on America's gun violence epidemic, speak with CYG listeners who own guns, hear from advocates working to reform gun laws, and from Lucia McBath, whose teenage son Jordan Davis was shot and killed by a white stranger in 2012. Plus, what you can do to make your voice heard.

Jul 15 2016
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 57: Make America Smell Great Again

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We discuss signature fragrances, chic cults, Ivanka's dad's running mate and his wife's novelty business. Plus, Kim Kardashian's CVS-length receipts.

Jul 22 2016
45 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 2: Wedding Season

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We discuss wedding survival tips, innovation, (not) watching the World Cup, and dressing for success. Plus our pal Cord Jefferson tells us about the glamorous life of a Hollywood screenwriter. Reading List: "Disrupting" everything Hillary's style Racism fatigue

Jun 27 2014
45 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 59: (Don't) Hoard Money

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We divulge some of our struggles around shopping and spending. How can you be an ethical consumer? At long last we launch the CYG shop and introduce our merch maven Caroline Knowles. And, independent artist and designer Tuesday Bassen on how Zara ripped off her work and her path to becoming an indie merch queen.

Aug 12 2016
44 mins
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Rank #5: Phone-a-friend: Ashly Perez

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Amina calls BuzzFeed Violet video queen Ashly Perez to discuss Oprah, being highly visible as a woman on the internet, why all TV should be bingeable and Ashly's scripted series, You Do You.

Jun 03 2016
43 mins
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Rank #6: Phone-a-friend: Cameron Russell, woke model

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Amina calls model and climate advocate Cameron Russell to discuss her time at the Paris Climate talks, what's on her Kindle, and balancing her dual identities in fashion and activism.

Jun 24 2016
33 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 48: Let's Have Another Round

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In a special four-way crossover episode with Another Round, we discuss the latest on Ivanka's dad, is the Pope a Bernie bro? And cis dudes experience periods for themselves (sorta). Then, Another Round hosts Heben and Tracy share their podcast love story and pump up song. And spoken sound art from musician Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs.

Apr 29 2016
51 mins
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Rank #8: White Fragility

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Let's talk about race, baby, and what white people really mean when they say they don't see it. Whether it's willful ignorance about collective racial identity or an unexpectedly defensive flare-up from someone who claims to be progressive or an intersectional feminist, white fragility has serious consequences. We discuss its impact on people of color with Rachel Cargle, and explore ways for white people to break down internal barriers to growth with Robin DiAngelo. If you are white and listening to this, stick with it, even if you're confused or uncomfortable. Reading List White Fragility book Robin DiAngelo's resources Rachel Cargle's website and Instagram

Aug 31 2018
59 mins
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Rank #9: Instagram Anxiety

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We share our qualms about the social media platforms that ensconce our lives, Instagram in particular.

Feb 01 2019
58 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 34: Sexy Bellybutton Feeling

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We discuss hrod17's email dump, Taylor's colonial fantasy, big sisters and little sisters, and menstruation-loving cultures. Plus! Sexy bellybutton times. Reading List: hillary emails taylor’s colonial fantasy the williams sisters

Sep 11 2015
30 mins
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Rank #11: Phone-a-friend: Midwest Diva Power Hour with Katie Blair

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We discuss what it's like to be a bleeding-heart liberal political activist in a red state, the stretchy joys of being a midwest diva, and planning a big gay heartland wedding.

Jul 08 2016
42 mins
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Rank #12: Ask A Man

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We're taking 420 off to get stoned, but fear not, some of our favorite men are here to answer questions from listeners and some of ours, including: Why aren't men funny? Why are men so emotional all the goddamn time? And, can men have it all? The Men: Cord Jefferson Thomas Page McBee Chris Roan (aka Mr. Of a Kind) Ezra Klein Bobby Finger Jason Parham Spencer Ackerman Emmanuel Hapsis Jorge Rivas The Resources: Chris's skin care picks, Ezra's book list and more at callyourgirlfriend.com

Apr 20 2018
59 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 45: Right Hand Woman

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We talk with Huma Abedin, longtime Hillary Clinton strategist, aide, and Vice Chair of her 2016 presidential campaign about having her emails and private life made public, Hillary's record on abortion rights, and what Bill might do as First Dude. A lightning round on her besties and what her podcast with Hillary would be about. Plus, Amina and Ann debrief on Susan Sarandon, the white people bubble, and current reading lists.

Apr 01 2016
57 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 3: Independent Ladies

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We discuss the terrible terrible Hobby Lobby decision, how much we love RBG, why annual lady exams are garbage, our predictions for song of the summer and we answer all your pressing topic requests. Happy 4th of July! Reading List Everything Irin Carmon Has to Say About Hobby Lobby is The Truth Annual pelvic exams are useless FIRST MOON PARTY!

Jul 04 2014
28 mins
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Rank #15: That Don't Impress Me Much

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We discuss the fears black customers face in stores and coffee shops (white people stop calling the cops!) Thank you to everyone who's been #bleedin4Amina, no thank you forever to human housecat Jonathan Chait's opinions about female politicians, and we are devastated about Shania Twain's support for Trump/inability to apologize like a proper Canadian. Reading List: Fear of A Black Patron Alex Nieto EYEROLL @ Jon Chait Nooooo, SHANIA

Apr 27 2018
57 mins
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Rank #16: Episode 46: Period Piece

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We discuss futuristic tampons, weed as a cramp remedy, menstrual leave from work, and so much more.

Apr 08 2016
49 mins
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Rank #17: Episode 111: Hillary

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Amina talks with Hillary Rodham Clinton about the friends who helped her through her election defeat, how she's resisting, and what's next. Plus, "authenticity" in politics, the Good Wife, and Elena Ferrante. Stay tuned after the interview for the debrief with Ann, all the way from Australia.

Sep 22 2017
51 mins
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Rank #18: Internet Outrage Part 2: Millennial Money

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We love a money diary, even if the internet hated a recent one in Refinery29 about a marketing intern who makes $25/hour and has significant family support to afford her life. In the interest of transparency, we get real about how much we make, where it comes from, secret white people money, emotional spending, and what it means to be self-made.

Aug 03 2018
38 mins
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Rank #19: LEVEL UP 2018

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Take that new year energy and boost your accountability, activism, emotional health and career goals with advice from some very wise women. Featuring Sabrina Hersi Issa, Sister District co-founder Lyzz Schwegler, friend of the podcast Virgie Tovar, and Shondaland's Jenn Romolini.

Jan 05 2018
49 mins
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Rank #20: A Women's Anger with Rebecca Traister

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From #MeToo to Brett Kavanaugh, we have a lot to be mad about. Rebecca Traister is back to discuss her new book exploring the social and historical power of women's anger.

Oct 05 2018
58 mins
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