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Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her special guests as they discuss topics “all 21st century feminists agree on” while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. Deborah Frances-White is the 2016 Writers' Guild Award Winner for Best Radio Comedy for her hit BBC Radio 4 series Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She is an Edinburgh Fringe regular, screenwriter and is hugely in demand for her corporate seminars.
 
Find out what happens when women break the rules - those unwritten but all too real bullsh*t expectations of how we should live our lives. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly Stuff Mom Never Told You) tackle questions through their trademark obsessive research, stories from rule-breakin’ ladies and a solid dose of delightful feminist rage.
 
UnF*ck Your Brain is the podcast for high-achieving feminist women who struggle with anxiety, self-doubt, and imposter syndrome. If you know you’ve accomplished a lot professionally but still secretly feel like you’re unqualified….if you want to feel confident but you worry about what everyone else thinks about you...if you want to succeed but fear failure...this podcast is for you. In each episode Master Certified Confidence Coach Kara Loewentheil, J.D., will teach you how to overcome socia ...
 
Having survived the dark ages of Whedon-less television, a period of reprieve is here as master storyteller Joss Whedon returns with his Victorian sci-fi epic THE NEVERS for HBO. We're a weekly podcast dedicated to the discussion and dissection of every episode of THE NEVERS. Listen in as we review episodes, speculate and discuss news as it pertains to the series. We may just re-visit some of Whedon's past works too.
 
TIRED OF THE LIES AND THE SPIN perpetuated in the culture about men, women, sex and love? Does the relentless gender propaganda make you feel as if you’re going mad? If so, get ready to hear hard-hitting truths about women and men that will make you cry out “Yes! Finally someone tells it like it is!” The Suzanne Venker Show brings a wealth of wisdom from authors, educators, psychologists and others who aren’t afraid to admit what the culture won’t. https://www.suzannevenker.com/ https://www. ...
 
Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master interrogator, she invokes her personal experience – and deepest griefs – as a tool to elicit confessions. When a young woman’s body is found at a trash-sorting plant, Trapp learns the murder may be linked to the disappearance of three other women in nearby Santa Ana. ...
 
Welcome friends, to a podcast for a darker timeline. Maybe the darkest of all timelines. Definitely not one of the good timelines. Maybe it’s always been a dark timeline, maybe the Hadron collider screwed us over. Science may never know. What we do know is that we live in the void. The void, a place where a chittering mass of void crabs can infest a person suit and win the presidency. The void, a place where we're just clever enough to know that climate change is happening, but not quite cle ...
 
EmpressPodcast is a resource for intersectional feminists who want to change the world. Every week, I, Shanell Peterson (she/her), will post conversations that will help you become a better activist. I truly believe that together, we can make a difference on this planet. *Empresses of all genders welcome!*
 
Hosted by comedians Ava Smart and Arielle Isaac Norman, Gender Fluids is a podcast based out of Austin, Texas that takes an explicit and unapologetic look into the rarely explored depths of sex and gender. No subject is too far out or third rail for these two queers to discuss. Subscribe to listen in on all the deliciously depraved conversations you'd be fired for having. Not for the faint of heart, weak of mind, or lame of soul!
 
Katie Breen interviews feminist activists, researchers, and advocates working to make "women's issues"...well, non-issues. Femtastic explores issues of reproductive rights and health, progressive politics, gender equality, sexual violence, LGBTQ+ perspectives, racism, social justice, and more - examining topics through the lens of intersectional feminism and reproductive justice. We also laugh.
 
Join award winning author, speaker, sex educator and media maker Tristan Taormino as she explores the world of sexuality from every angle. Tristan interviews leading authors, educators, artists and icons about sexual pleasure, sexual wellness, identity, relationships, community, and social justice. Get an inside look at alternative sexual practices, communities, and relationships—like LGBTQIA folx, BDSM, polyamory, sex work, and disability—from both leading and underrepresented voices. Trist ...
 
Two boyfriends who won't stop talking about their English Lit degrees comment on a girl who saved the world, a lot. A weekly re-watch of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' from an LGBTQ, feminist, and literary perspective (also wine!). New episodes released every Wednesday.
 
Something Private is a podcast about everything related to the vagina. From sex, to health, and the society. Hosted by Nicole, we’re gonna have three am sleepover conversations about love, life, and why you have that wart on your vagina. Featuring stories from gynaecologists, experts, and your everyday girl, it’s about time we had these conversations out loud. Produced by WII.FM, reach us at nicole@somethingprivate.fm.
 
A Different Lens is a bimonthly audio podcast produced by the Hampton Institute. It is hosted by the Institute’s Politics/Government Department Chair, Devon Bowers. Department chairs are interviewed each month, where articles are discussed more in-depth as well as concepts and theories relating to their specific departments. (www.hamptoninstitution.org)
 
A podcast for the non-traditional woman. Sophie and Tiana are two unconventional women from opposite sides of the world who are in a loving relationship. Join them as they dive deep into their experiences and explore what it means to be a woman in today’s society. They’ll speak on feminism, LGBTQ+ issues, gender stereotypes, sexuality, emotional maturity, and self-awareness. If you find yourself wanting to design your own life outside of traditional stereotypes, then shifting her experience ...
 
Founder & CEO of Spa Trouve, Courtney Anderson hosts The Glow Boss Podcast. She chats with Spa Trouve providers about skincare & injection services to help you feel 100% confident at your next spa appointment. Courtney also interviews entrepreneurs, licensed psychologists & inspiring individuals about how they've found success in life & business.
 
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On this week’s episode of The Waves, Slate senior editor Allegra Frank and Robin Boylorn, a professor at the University of Alabama and occasional Slate contributor, discuss the enduring appeal of Keeping Up With the Kardashians as the E! reality show it comes to a close at the end of its 20th season. The pair digs into the show as a backdrop for th…
 
Back at it again with the Shelf Love co-release! Isabeau and Morgan had a great time chatting with Andrea Martucci about what it means to problematize and what it means to fetishize. Especially when it comes to (what else?) Romance! Psyched to share this eppy of Shelf Love in our feed. Don’t forget your copy of Das Kapital—or the whips and giant ca…
 
In this episode, Beth and Theresa discuss a particularly disturbing viewpoint prevalent in *both* American political parties: the idea that wives & mothers are only of value if they work outside the home (or, in this specific case, have more than 2 children...lol). While being a political orphan could be scary to some, it isn't for Catholics, who h…
 
Air Date 6/12/2021 Today we take a look at the politics of sports including racism, sexism, capitalism, media and mental health. So, pretty much just like regular politics but with the one group of rich people who society broadly thinks don't have a right to be heard. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLef…
 
You know the feeling: You think someone’s mad at you and spiral into an anxious mess, desperate to fix the problem and/or go into hiding. Our brains have evolved to flood us with anxiety at the first sign of relationship instability, but it IS possible to trade your anxiety for peace. Listen for details on a free training I’m teaching on June 17, a…
 
My guest this week is Scott Tyson (@scottatyson), an assistant professor in political science at the University of Rochester. We discuss conspiracism and its role in American politics. Convocation: Aaron's fever dreams Editing by Lu Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals! http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/podcast.html Music by GW…
 
We talk with Torrey Peters about her breakout novel, Detransition, Baby, full of queer characters finding and defining family, and why she dedicated it to divorced cis women. Plus, a bunch of great reading recommendations for books by trans authors. Reading List: Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters An Unkindness of Ghosts by River Solomon Lote by S…
 
Courtney is joined by Red Rock's Esthetic Manager, Janessa Johnson this week! The two talk all about one of our new Limited Edition Summer Treatments; The Bye Bye Bacne Facial. This is the perfect treatment for anyone who struggles with the dreaded 'bacne'. Courtney & Janessa talk about the protocol & how to know if you're a good candidate. Instagr…
 
Welcome to our newest podcast contributor, Emma Ito! Emma briefly discusses three history books she wishes she had been assigned in high school by women authors. Then Renee shares four of her favorite breezy thrillers, perfect for a beach or hammock this summer. Follow and support our hosts Emma: Instagram Renee: Instagram Mentioned in this episode…
 
This week, the gals take a drive to another Midwest state to chat about some indiscretions in Indiana. Topics include a very devious mother-son relationship, some murderous mean girls, and way too many possible origins of the state's nickname. Open a bottle of Sip and Share Winery's Intention Riesling, take away your brother's crossbow, and tune in…
 
Laura, Chirag and Tyler Austin continue their deep dive discussion into the first six episodes of The Nevers. Questions were asked, observations were discussed, theories were debated, letters were read, and more questions were asked. Some were answered, others, not so much. They had a lot of ground to cover, so this episode has been presented in tw…
 
“Eh don’t pussy la bro, don’t be a SIMP.” When the director of AWARE, Corinna Lim, called for a “review of national service to weed out toxic masculinity”, the internet retaliated. From comments like “NOT ALL MEN”, to “Women should do NS too” and even “What about toxic femininity?”, the conversation around toxic masculinity was thrown back into the…
 
I recently wrapped an amazing 3-day virtual event with my Clutch chickens, and the breakthroughs were so good that I wanted to spread the Clutch College love by sharing my top 4 takeaways with you. Tune into this episode to learn: 1) How you are way more creative than you think you are, 2) why you have to ACCEPT your current reality in order to cha…
 
Air Date 6/9/2021 Today we take a look at the motivations behind legislation being introduced in statehouses around the country to ban the teaching of Critical Race Theory, criminalize the right to protest and limit the right to vote. Now if only there were some theory we could look to to understand the complicated interconnectedness of these subtl…
 
Centuries of Black feminist intellectuals have demonstrated how knowledge production is always deeply political, revealing whose labor and lives we value. Publicly citing and generously engaging with the contributions that others have made to our thinking is a crucial way we remake the world. In episode 135 of Imagine Otherwise, host Cathy Hannabac…
 
Michael Lowenthal reads from his new book Sex with Strangers (University of Wisconsin Press) and he and Tristan talk about the polymorphous perversity of the stories which include a sexy hook up for aging gay man, a hot priest and some surprising confessions, and an unexpected honeymoon night. They also reminisce about missing LGBTQ bookstores, the…
 
President Russell M. Nelson has encouraged the women of the Church to “have the courage and vision of Mother Eve.” It’s a great thought, but what does it mean? What would it look like for Latter-day Saint women to follow Eve’s example in their own lives? Kajsa Berlin-Kaufusi shares empowering insights and ideas inspired by this phrase in a discussi…
 
First, Renee shares her top five ride-or-die authors, or the five authors whose work she’ll read no matter what. You’ll probably recognize them because when Renee loves something, she forces it on everyone she knows. Then Mariquita reviews Claire Fuller’s newest book, Unsettled Ground, published May 18th. Unsettled Ground tells the story of adult t…
 
Diana Smith of the infamous @livylovestorun account on Instagram joins Courtney to talk about her road to finding a healthy lifestyle post-partum. With so many diets, workout plans & health challenges out there, it's hard to find one that works for YOU. Diana gives advice on how to find a lifestyle that is not only easy to maintain but can help you…
 
Content warning for sexual assault on this episode. We read Diadem From the Stars by Jo Clayton as Becca's pick for June's prompt, Genre: Romance, Fantasy, or Beach Read. It's a pulpy 70s space fantasy that left us confused and maybe even a little irate. Next time we will be discussing Beach Read by Emily Henry. You might have to find this one used…
 
Well Witches, it’s time to hop on the back of the nearest hippogriff and fly into the sunset, because we’re officially wrapping up Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Oh how time flies when you’re examining disability, metaphor, and the prison industrial complex! It's almost as if time is... a construct? (Kidding, kidding, physicists please d…
 
Between America’s entry into World War I and the end of the war less than two years later, Americans knit 23 million articles of clothing and bandages for soldiers overseas, directed by the American Red Cross. How was this knitting organized? Who did the knitting? And why don’t more people know about this impressive feat? Kelly digs into the story …
 
Between Underground Railroad, Handmaid's Tale, Promising Young Woman, Them, and many others, we are asked to consume stories of trauma and images of torture as our entertainment. Trevor Beaulieu from Champagne Sharks and Jessa discuss how we got here, whether we can blame Jonathan Safran Foer, Adorno (?!), and why setting your story against the bac…
 
The Guilty FeministPresented by Deborah Frances-White and Catherine Bohart Episode 257: Confrontation with special guest Ashnikko Recorded 4 May 2021 via Zoom. Released 7 June 2021. The Guilty Feminist theme by Mark Hodge and produced by Nick Sheldon. This Summer, Haagen-Dazs are not holding back, mixing things up with their new DUO experience with…
 
Today we talk to leftist game developer David Cribb aka Colestia3 about politics in gaming, how he began to make video games, conspiracies, about the video games he has made, most notably A Hand With Many Fingers, and we even have some post-interview banter included. Shownotes David Cribb Twitter David's Patreon David Itch Page A Hand With Many Fin…
 
Air Date 6/6/2021 Today we take a look at the tensions building between the US and China with an emphasis on understanding the context in which China has grown from a Cold War afterthought into a force capable of challenging American hegemony. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript LISTEN T…
 
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