Suntanned skin became a seasonal beauty standard for wealthy white women in the 1920s. Past hosts Cristen and Caroline explore the class and colorism behind our tanning tradition and spotlight why there's far more than Coco Chanel's revolutionary sunburn in this classic episode.
For many LGBTQ folks, the personal takes on an element of the political when it's time to get dressed. In this classic episode, Caroline chats with designer Leon Wu, style expert Sonny Oram and beauty editor Aja Aguirre about the growing queer-fashion landscape and the importance of social media in helping shape communities and identities.
Ephemeral, a documentary podcast by Alex Williams, consists of stories that may be unfamiliar, but the themes are universal; it's a window into our own fragile, material existence that begs the question, “How will I be remembered?” This clip from the "Switchboard" episode covers WWI, women’s suffrage, and one of the most important inventions of the 20th century: the telephone. Interview with historian Elizabeth Cobbs, author of "The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers." The entire first season of Ephemeral is available now, and learn more at www.ephemeral.show
Your drink choice says a lot about you, or so society would have you believe. Why is beer for men, and wine for women? Anney and Samantha look into stereotypes around drinking, and discuss why we need to make the phrase 'girly drinks' a thing of the past.
When it comes to gendered stereotypes around food, men are meat eaters, while women are laughing as they enthusiastically eat a salad. Why is that, and what does it have to do with sustainability and toxic masculinity?
Chef Marc Murphy’s debut podcast, Food 360, is a true celebration of the culinary world. With a little help from historians, fellow celebrity chefs, food writers, and more, the Chopped judge and restaurateur examines food culture from every possible angle, shedding new light on even the most familiar culinary topics. He’ll explore questions like: Why does food taste better on a white plate? How do menu layouts affect the way we order? And what does it really take to open up a restaurant? Listeners will walk away feeling smarter (and hopefully hungrier)!
Confidence is not a problem for U.S. women's soccer star Abby Wambach; the gender wage gap is. Recently retired, the gold medalist and top international scorer is shifting her focus from heading goals to tackling gender equality, and she's not going to let anything get in her way. Hear from her in this classic episode.
In the second part of our bisexuality episode, our expert guests return with advice and resources for bisexual folks, and share some personal experience and even a bi-ku (bisexual haiku) along the way.