feminism

Larry Nassar's Crimes

Larry Nassar was convicted for decades of serial sexual abuse. Here's what his crimes tell us about how society sees women and girls

This Black History Month, Don't Forget About the Women!

Black History Month is the perfect time to remember that women's contributions often go unnoticed.

Oprah 2020?

After her inspiring Golden Globes speech, E&B break down the case for and against President Oprah

What does it mean to be ‘Unladylike’ in 2018?

Bridget and Emilie sit down with former SMNTY hosts, Cristen & Caroline to hear how they’re embracing being ‘Unladylike’ and how you can, too.

Are women using wine to cope with the patriarchy?

Many people give up drinking in January. Here’s what boozing means for women and feminism.

Can I be a feminist and still enjoy trashy reality TV shows?

Reality TV is a harmless guilty pleasure...or is it?

Fictional Feminists: Daria

Why everyone loves “the Misery Chick”

Classic Episode: Latina Feminism 101

Caroline and Cristen first discuss influential Latinas in America. They then explore the history of Chicana feminism and its past and present frustrations with white, Eurocentric feminism.

Classic Episode: Beyonce's Feminism

The release of Beyonce's secret "visual album" in December 2013 was hailed as her feminist manifesto, setting off an internet-wide discussion about the mega-star's public image versus her personal politics. Cristen and Caroline weigh in on the pop cultural significance of Beyonce's feminism.

Classic Episode: A Revisionist History of Abortion, Part 2

Raised during the Progressive Era crusade against abortion, Margaret Sanger devoted her life to making birth control and familiy planning accessible to women from all walks of life. In this second installment of the two-part cultural and legal history of abortion, Cristen and Caroline highlight Sanger's legacy and eugenics controversy and how the development of Planned Parenthood coincided with midcentury women's fight to access abortion by whatever means necessary.