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What’s the Deal with Women’s Colleges?

Emilie and Bridget chat with resident lil’ sis, Isabel, about her experience at a women’s college and explore the merits of single-sex higher education.

Girl Boy Scouts?

The Boy Scouts of America recently announced they’ll be accepting girls into their program next year, to the surprise of the Girl Scouts of America. E&B unpack what this move might mean for scouting’s future.

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The Best Little Boy in the World Hypothesis

When it comes to gay men, the positive stereotypes abound. In the words of Northwestern University associate professor Brian Mustanski, gay men are often characterized as being "fit, well dressed, good looking and rich," which doesn't sound like bad thing at all. A pair of psychologists has examined whether these stereotypes of gay men as striving for (and apparently attaining) perfection holds any merit and have come up with, as a result, The Best Little Boy in the World Hypothesis.

The launch of a new Lego line specifically for girls brings up the question of gender neutral toys. Should there be different toys for boys and girls?

Molly and Cristen examine the gendering of musical instruments, from the lack of male harpists to the gender politics of lutes, in this episode.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen tackle a "sensitive" topic -- male circumcision. Listen in as they discuss circumcision in detail, from ancient and modern procedures to the pros and cons of the practice.

HPV, the most common sexually transmitted disease in the US, affects both men and women. Could the vaccine that helps women combat HPV-related health problems also benefit men? Tune in to this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com to find out.