Right Now in Stuff Mom Never Told You

How should we be treating imprisoned pregnant women? Perhaps we could start by not shackling them to the hospital bed during labor.

Problematic Faves: Judge Judy

Are you a fan of someone...even though you KNOW their record on feminist issues isn't exactly stellar? Today we're introducing a series profiling women we love, imperfections and all. First up? The queen of courtroom TV: Judge Judy.

Silicon Valley Sexism, Pt 2

E&B continue the conversation on why the tech world can be so hostile towards women - and what's being done about it.

Silicon Valley Sexism, Pt 1

Women continue to be drastically underrepresented in tech and are leaving the field at TWICE the rate of their male-identifying coworkers. E&B break down why this relatively young industry has a seriously old-school gender problem.

The Problem With a Pinterest-Perfect Life

What happens when we strive for social media perfection in lieu of IRL connection? E&B unpack the problems with the quest for online 'effortless chic' and how to flip the script.

Women and the Trades

Women are underrepresented in trades like autoworking, plumbing, and welding. E&B unpack what can be done to increase representation of women in these critical fields.

The Forgotten Black Women of Punk Rock

Punk rock is often thought of as a 'white thing' even though it’s always had roots in Black communities. Self-proclaimed riot girl, Bridget, walks us through her favorite artists and together explore the erasure of black women in punk.

Women & White Supremacy

The display of white supremacy and neo-Nazism in Charlottesville demands a conversation on women's roles in perpetuating systems of oppression. E&B break things down with the help of journalist Laura Smith and entrepreneur/activist Marissa Jenae Johnson.

Baby Powder is Killing Black Women

E&B look at the disturbing data around baby powder, Black women, and cancer.

What's Wrong with School Dress Codes?

Do school dress codes actually make students more effective? E&B break down the research.

The Women of the Labor Movement

Women are poised to make up the majority of union members by 2020. This Labor Day, E&B look back at the history of women in the US labor movement as well as women’s significance in labor’s future.

Negotiation No-No's

Negotiating a salary or promotion can be nerve-wracking. Here are all the mistakes we’ve made, so you don’t have to.

The Untold History of Women's Equality Day

Women's Equality is one of those bittersweet holidays. It marks the incredible effort that led to US women gaining the right to vote, while reminding us of another critical constitutional amendment that would have established true equality - but failed.

Intersectional Feminism 101

The term 'intersectionality' is pretty popular these days. Emilie & Bridget unpack the origin of this term, why it's so important, and how we all can bring a more intersectional lens to our feminism.

What are HBCUs and why do they matter?

Historically black colleges and universities serve an important purpose in creating equal opportunity - and the majority of students on HBCU campuses identify as women. E&B unpack why this matters - especially for women of color.

Lisa Simpson: Springfield's Favorite Feminist

Lisa Simpson is the smart, musically talented, mathematically-inclined, anti-capitalist, vegetarian, feminist hero we need - today and every day.

Men Going Their Own Way

MGTOW is the curious philosophy behind a growing online community of men committed to 'protecting their own sovereignty above all else.' Their main tactic? Completely withdrawing from a 'feminized' society they feel left them behind.

Coming out at work

Should you come out as LGBTQ at work? It's not as simple as you might think.

Unpacking 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Margaret Atwood's best-selling dystopian novel has new life as a Hulu special that's hitting close to home. Bridget and Emilie unpack why this cinematic thriller feels like it's hitting so close to home.

The Misnomer of 'Manterruptions'

The politics of interrupting are more complicated than most headlines suggest. Emilie shares an unpopular opinion, but Bridget's not necessarily convinced.