Activism

Classic Episode: Social Justice Warriors

Can social media change the world? So-called social justice warriors, slactivists and hashtag activists think so. In this episode, Cristen and Caroline dissect social media activism and its backlash and ponder the perils of political correctness.

Knitting

Knitting was originally a job for the menfolk. Cristen and Caroline stitch together the mysterious history of the craft, how it transitioned to women's domestic work and how third-wave feminists reclaimed it.

Free the Nipple

Why are women on social media intentionally letting their nips slip? 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.

15 Must-Read #YesAllWomen Tweets

What are SlutWalks?

SlutWalks have drawn a lot of attention -- but what are they? What is the etymology of "slut," and should women reclaim it? Join Cristen and Caroline as they explore the history of SlutWalk activism, along with controversy surrounding the movement.