women

US Women of Color to Watch in the Winter Olympics

We’re cheering on team USA - and especially this extraordinary boundary-breaking women of color.

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.

Will 2018 Be Another Year of the Woman?

We’re nearly one year into the Trump Presidency and it looks like more women are running for office than ever.

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.

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.

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: Women in Science: They Exist!

Why don't more women pursue science careers? Join Caroline and Cristen as they look at 4 female scientists you've probably never heard of, including Rita Levi-Montalcini and more.

Classic Episode: Hey, Ladies!

The word "lady" has undergone a reclamation of sorts in recent years, but it still carries a lot of baggage, thanks to its gender-loaded etymology. Cristen and Caroline get down to the history, use and varying meanings of what it means to be a "lady" today.

Classic Episode: Crazy Women

Why are women so commonly written off as "crazy"? Caroline and Cristen dig into the "crazy women" verbal tick and how it undermines people actually dealing with mental illness.

Classic Episode: A Skeptic's Guide to Women & Islam

Cristen interviews skeptic blogger and Muslim-turned-atheist Heina Dadabhoy about women and Islam. Is Islam inherently patriarchal? What is Islamic feminism? Listen in to learn more.