SMNTY Classics: The Forgotten Black Women of Punk Rock

Punk rock is often thought of as a 'white thing' even though it has roots in Black communities. Self-proclaimed riot girl Bridget explores the erasure of black women in punk. A & B revisit this favorite episode.

Fanfiction Extravaganza: Part 2

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.