Right Now in Stuff Mom Never Told You

In our fanfiction finale, A & B look at why fanfiction is largely written by women, why so much of it is slash, and why any of this matters. Past fanfics and embarrassing usernames will be revealed. 

Fanfiction Extravaganza: Part 1

Fanfiction is a space dominated by women, and it is often derided as weird, immoral and/or terrifying. In Part I of this two-part episode, A & B go over the basics of the world of fanfic. 

SMNTY Classics: #MeToo Update

A & B discuss some updates on #MeToo, and take a look back at how it started in this classic episode. 

You Don't Have To Be A "Cool Girl"

Anney and B aren't "cool girls" and that's A-OK. 

Inside Ireland's Fight for Abortion Access

Young Irish emigrants went #HomeToVote to overturn the country's ban on abortion.

SMNTY Classics: Role Overload: Working Daughters

A & B revisit the interview that Emilie & B did with author Liz O’Donnell last year that explored the trade-offs women face when juggling a career with caring for aging parents.

Gaslighting 101

Here's how you can recognize it. 

Why Isn't the Medical Community Taking Women's Pain Seriously?

Anney and Bridget get real about painful sex and why the medical community is so bad at listening to women.

SMNTY Classics: Larry Nassar's Crimes

A & B revisit the story of Larry Nassar, who was convicted for decades of serial sexual abuse. Here's what his crimes tell us about how society sees women and girls. 

How To Be Married

A&B are joined by Jo Piazza to discuss the ins and outs of "I do."

Kim Kardashian: Stop Hawking Appetite Suppressants to Young Women!

Glamorizing food issues isn't cute.

SMNTY Classics: Why You're Seeing Cyntoia Brown's Tragic Story Everywhere

Anney and Bridget revisit this classic episode to discuss the heartbreaking story of a 16 year-old victim of sex trafficking.

The Ins and Outs of Prom

It's prom season! Anney and B unpack the history of prom. 

Please Stop Calling the Police On Every Little Thing

911 isn't your personal complaint hotline.

SMNTY Classics: The Magnificent History of Women & Whiskey

Despite its uber-masculine connotation, it's women who are behind the renaissance of this delightful drink, and women who were instrumental to its American origin story. Join Annney and Bridget as they talk about why this episode is one of their faves.

Can't Hardly Wait to Talk About Stalking

Stalking is not romantic.

Things That Made Me Feminist: Bitch Magazine

Anney and B are joined by Bitch Magazine cofounder Andi Zeisler to talk about the story behind the feminist staple.

Disabled Isn't A Dirty Word

How activist and content creator Annie Segarra is trying to destigmatize disability.

Are NFL Cheerleaders Being Exploited?

A topless photoshoot is raising new questions about the treatment of cheerleaders.

The Fem-Pire Strikes Back

For those that find the lack of ladies in the Star Wars universe disturbing, is there a new hope on the horizon? The force is strong with this episode.