China

A new photo essay in the Guardian documents life in the Mosuo tribe, which it describes as "one of the last matriarchal societies in the world." Located in southwestern China, the Mosuo tribe is known as the "Kingdom of Women" where traditional gender roles are flip-flopped, for the most part.

Foot binding is an ancient Chinese practice that was popular for centuries before it was outlawed in 1912. Molly and Cristen take a closer look at this extreme practice's history, cultural significance, controversies and side effects in this episode.

Spinsters in China, Check Here

Thanks to listener Christine for sending Molly and me a copy of the Hong Kong government's work visa form she recently filled out. The marital status choices are married, divorced, widowed, separated or....bachelor/spinster.