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Motherhood and Identity

The hosts of YouTurns drop by to discuss the shifting phases of motherhood and identity.

It's a new year, and for a lot of us that means goals to get more exercise. Fitness inspiration, known as fitspo, is supposed to get women exercising, but is it helpful or hurtful for women's body images? Find out in this classic episode.

SMNTY Classics: Where are the black female directors?

When the Oscars snubbed 'Selma' director Ava DuVernay, it left many with a bigger question about the absence of black female directors in Hollywood. In this classic Oscar season episode, Cristen and Caroline search behind the camera for women of color.

Where are the women of Wikipedia?

Wikipedia has a gender content gap. Here's why, and what you can do to help.

SMNTY Classics: Work Wives

Over our working lives, we encounter plenty of pals, acquaintances and even enemies, but the beloved work spouse is rarer -- and, it turns out, more productivity-enhancing. In this classic, we revisit just what makes the work wife relationship so special.

SMNTY Classics: Don’t Make Mac Miller’s Death About Ariana Grande

In this classic episode, we offer a friendly reminder that celebrities are people.

Sexism in Language

Language, why so sexist? A & B delve into some history, some science and some sexism.

SMNTY Classics: Do New Year's resolutions work?

Humans have made New Year's resolutions for millennia - and had a terrible time sticking to them. So, great expectations aside, why do most resolutions fail? Listen in to this classic episode as Cristen and Caroline learn more about science of willpower and how to stick with resolutions.

SMNTY Classics: #blessed

Are #blessed and #lucky just another way for women to downplay success -- or to humblebrag? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline dive into why so many ladies on social media seem to feel the need to portray themselves as effortlessly perfect.

A Very Merry Holiday Bonus Episode

In this bonus episode, we unwrap some holiday movie tropes.

SMNTY Classics: Bye Felipe

Recently, Cardi B's ex interrupted her concert to beg her to take her back, and some of her fans called 'toxic masculinity'. It has us thinking about how men handle (or don't) rejection in this classic episode.

SMNTY Classics: Hollywood's First Female Directors

You may have heard about some controversy around the Oscars lately. We throw our hat in the ring, and revisit this classic episode about the first female director of Hollywood.

Problematic Fave: Lena Dunham

In the return of this segment, A & B discuss why Lena Dunham is always trending for all the wrong reasons on Twitter.

SMNTY Classics: Gymnastics Gold

As USA Gymnastics declares bankruptcy, we look back at the talented gymnasts representing the US in this classic episode.

SMNTY Classics: The Women Behind Santa

Tis the season for giving, sharing meals with loved ones, and forgetting Mrs. Claus exists. No more!

Women in Comedy

Beth Newell, the co-founder of Reductress, shares the funny and not so funny of being a woman in comedy.

SMNTY Classics: The Gendered Chef

How did chef get to be a 'man's job', and how is that changing? Find out in this classic episode.

SMNTY Classics: Rom Coms 101

Rom coms were invented thanks to Hollywood censorship. Give yourself the gift of a crash course on Rom Coms in this classic episode.

Much Ado About Burnout

Alison Green from Ask A Manager stops by to discuss all things burnout, and advises you to take a vacation.

SMNTY Classics: Why are women true crime's bloodthirstiest fans?

Whether in print or on television, true crime draws its largest audience from women. We investigate why in this classic episode.