Podcasts

SMNTY Classics: Why the Notorious RBG is a BFD

From an Oscar nominated documentary to a cameo in the Lego Movie 2, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is everywhere lately. In this classic episode, Irin Carmon, coauthor of Notorious RBG, joins Anney and Bridget to talk about how the Supreme Court justice became so notorious.

Recently, CES came under fire for rescinding an award given to a handsfree device that allows for a blended orgasm. This points to a broader anxiety our society has around female pleasure. According to a recent study, around half of American adults use a vibrator on a regular basis -- yet the devices remain controversial. In this classic episode, Cristen and Molly explore the history of vibrators, from Victorian society to the modern day.

Women's Bodies & Middle Eastern Culture

Anna and Shereen of the podcast Ethnically Ambiguous dish on their experiences being raised by immigrant parents in the United States.

SMNTY Classics: Do Men Exercise More Than Women?

Sure, men and women have different exercise motivations -- but which group exercises more? Just in time for resolution season, please enjoy this classic episode.

SMNTY Classics: Is Man Flu Real?

Do men complain more about being sick? Do women have stronger immune systems? Who takes the most sick days? All this and more in this classic episode.

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.