Can social media change the world? So-called social justice warriors, slactivists and hashtag activists think so. In this episode, Cristen and Caroline dissect social media activism and its backlash and ponder the perils of political correctness.
     
What does 'transgender' mean? Is it the same as gender identity disorder? Join Cristen and Caroline as they explore the history of sexology, sex change operations and transgender identity, as well as why trans people are fighting for their civil rights.
     
Who really was Susan B. Anthony, figurehead of American women's suffrage? In celebration of her birthday, Cristen and Caroline explore Anthony's fascinating biography and the less well-known, controversial aspects of her singleminded crusade for the women's vote.
     
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.
     
Weight bias, also known as fat-shaming, has serious real-world impacts on overweight and obese women. Now, thin women are making their voices heard about so-called 'skinny shaming' as well. Cristen and Caroline discuss the harmful spectrum of body shaming and what women can do to stop it.
     

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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.
     
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.
     
Does feminism have a race problem? How have black women shaped abolition, civil rights and women’s rights? Join Cristen and Caroline as they recount the work of Maria Stewart, Daisy Bates, Flo Kennedy, bell hooks, Audre Lorde and Alice Walker.
As Margaret Thatcher's legacy demonstrates, female politicians don't always support women's issues, feminism or other women in leadership. Caroline and Cristen discuss the effectiveness of female politicians, surrogate representation and more.
Do oral contraceptives make it harder to get pregnant down the road? Do IUDs increase pregnancy risks? Does abortion endanger long-term fertility? Tune in for the answers to these questions (and more) in this episode.
     
Cristen and Caroline bid a fond farewell to Stuff Mom Never Told You with a hopeful eye toward future independent feminist media.
     
Cristen and Caroline explore the history of women's marches, the whitewashing of activist history and what it takes to maintain a movement's momentum.
     
Cristen and Caroline unpack the etymological root of misandry and the chilling effect of crying man hater.
     
Cristen and Caroline explain long-acting reversible contraception (IUDs and implants) and how stigma and sterilization fears have slowed their spread.
     
Cristen and Caroline decode the underlying messages of how we perceive orphaned children, adoption stereotypes and the meaning of family.
     

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