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 Man Haters

Cristen and Caroline unpack the etymological root of misandry and the chilling effect of crying man hater. See more »

IUDs FYI

 IUDs FYI

Cristen and Caroline explain long-acting reversible contraception (IUDs and implants) and how stigma and sterilization fears have slowed their spread. See more »

Maternal Mental Health

 Maternal Mental Health

Cristen and Caroline explain antenatal and postpartum anxiety and depression, where the gaps are in treatment and how culture factors into care. See more »

The Politics of Adoption

 The Politics of Adoption

Cristen and Caroline decode the underlying messages of how we perceive orphaned children, adoption stereotypes and the meaning of family. See more »

Retail Hell

 Retail Hell

Retail is America's largest employment sector that often treats its low-wage workforce worse than an H&M sales rack. Cristen and Caroline explain why. See more »

The Cost of Fast Fashion

 The Cost of Fast Fashion

Cristen and Caroline stitch together fast fashion's implications not only for the environment, but for women's and children's rights around the globe. See more »

Bury Your Gays

 Bury Your Gays

Cristen and Caroline unpack the Bury Your Gays trope, how it affects offscreen culture and whether the Lexa Pledge will make a difference. See more »

Weather Girls

 Weather Girls

Why does the forecast for women broadcast meteorologists so often call for sexism? Cristen and Caroline investigate the stormy stereotype. See more »

Thank a Social Worker

 Thank a Social Worker

Cristen and Caroline trace social work's intersectional origins, celebrate unsung black social workers and examine the prevalent issue of burnout. See more »

Charitable Burnout

 Charitable Burnout

Cristen and Caroline donate an episode to nonprofit's not-so-generous gender dynamics and burnout-prone working conditions. See more »

Mansplaining

 Mansplaining

Mansplaining is patronizing overconfidence with a penis attached. Cristen and Caroline womansplain its origin, meaning and why anyone can do it. See more »

Boy Geniuses

 Boy Geniuses

Is genius a guy thing? Cristen and Caroline unpack creative misogyny and why scientists today are rethinking what brilliance looks like. See more »

Election Hangover

 Election Hangover

The day after the 2016 election, Cristen and Caroline what it all means, what's left to celebrate and why nasty women must keep fighting. See more »

Madam Presidents

 Madam Presidents

With history as their guide, Cristen and Caroline forecast how a gender revolution in the Oval Office will affect long-term equality at large. See more »

Buffy the Feminist Vampire Slayer

 Buffy the Feminist Vampire Slayer

Cristen, Caroline and HowStuffWorks galpal Lauren Vogelbaum dive into the Hellmouth of Sunnydale to assess how Buffy slayed the patriarchy. See more »

Villainesses

 Villainesses

Cristen and Caroline mine pop culture for what villainesses like the Wicked Witch, Ursula and Maleficent can tell us about views of real-world women. See more »

Stuff Mom Never Told You: Feminist WITCHcraft

 Stuff Mom Never Told You: Feminist WITCHcraft

W.I.T.C.H. was a feminist group that dressed as witches to get attention. Learn more about W.I.T.C.H. in this video from Stuff Mom Never Told You. See more »

Oprah Wasn't Built In a Day

 Oprah Wasn't Built In a Day

Oprah Winfrey is a phenomenal example of why if at first you don't succeed, it's important to try again. But that's easier said than done for girls. See more »

Stuff Mom Never Told You: Phyllis Schlafly & Me:

 Stuff Mom Never Told You: Phyllis Schlafly & Me:

Phyllis Schlafly was a prominent conservative figure. Learn more about Phyllis Shlafley in this video from Stuff Mom Never Told You. See more »

Mothers of Invention

 Mothers of Invention

Cristen and Caroline discover the American history of women inventors and why the patent gender gap has been so challenging to close. See more »