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Stuff Mom Never Told You

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Join hosts Anney and Samantha to listen to Stuff Mom Never Told You, continuing the conversation of what it is to identify as female through research-based discussion around feminism and how it impacts everyday life.


Feminists Around the World: Lilián Abracinskas

Today we're talking about all the work Lilián Abracinskas for reproductive rights and feminism in Uruguay, and around the world.See for privacy information.
03/10/23·9m 29s

Introducing: The Puzzler with A.J. Jacobs

Listen up, SMNTY fans! We are super excited about a brand-new podcast called The Puzzler. It's a daily show jam-packed with, you guessed it, PUZZLES. We think you'll love this show, too but you don't have to just take our word for it. Check out this trailer to decide if you enjoy a daily puzzle fix like we do. Show Info: Finally, your daily puzzle fix—in audio form! Every day, in 10 minutes or less, New York Times bestselling author A.J. Jacobs and his celebrity guests will puzzle–and laugh–their way through new spins on old puzzle favorites, like anagrams and palindromes, as well as quirky originals such as “Ask Chat GPT” and audio rebuses. Plus, Chief Puzzle Officer Greg Pliska joins A.J. each week to present new puzzles from the Puzzle Lab. And there’s a daily Extra Credit Puzzler for our Puzzlers at home. (Answers revealed in the following episode.)  Tune in to The Puzzler on the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts!See for privacy information.
03/10/23·3m 14s

Monday Mini: Spotify Stalking

The Internet is rife with ways to stalk people. One that many don't realize is called Spotify Stalking.See for privacy information.
02/10/23·19m 15s

SMNTY Classics: The Women of Urban Legends (Part 1)

Don't say her name five times while looking in a mirror. Beware of the clicking of a high heel approaching. Anney and Samantha unearth some terrifying women of urban legends and discuss why these stories are so powerful in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
30/09/23·34m 43s

Feminist Movie Friday: Twilight

Once in a blue moon, we do a combination book and movie episode. This is one of those times. Come along with us as we break down vampires, werewolves, love, baseball and camp with pop culture phenomenon Twilight. See for privacy information.
29/09/23·52m 21s

Happy Hour #135: Covid Contemplations

Samantha is back from having Covid! She talks about her experience.See for privacy information.
28/09/23·22m 7s

Digging into the X-Files

In a very special episode, guest host Lauren joins Anney in Vegas to discuss the impact of the X-Files from shipping, fandom, pantsuits and women in STEM on the 30th anniversary of the show.See for privacy information.
27/09/23·1h 2m

Fictional Women Around the World: Dr. Jo Harding

We've got cows! We're back with a more disaster movie heroines, this time Twister's Dr. Jo Harding.See for privacy information.
26/09/23·14m 34s

Monday Mini: Sexism in Haunted Houses

Haunted houses are a big business and it has historically been dominated by men who often cast women in the roles of the victims (or the sexy monster).See for privacy information.
25/09/23·9m 12s

SMNTY Classics: Mexican Gothic

A creepy mansion, shifty family, burgeoning romance and a determined heroine. Come join us as we get to the roots of Silvia Moreno-Garcia's 2020 horror novel Mexican Gothic in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
23/09/23·47m 51s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 12)

Things come to a head when violence breaks out as the Resistance tries to obtain the vaccine, and Tilda learns more hard truths, and makes even harder choices. See for privacy information.
22/09/23·27m 42s

Happy Hour #134: You Should Be So Lucky

In the wake of the strikes and missing Samantha, Anney contemplates when by helping, you might actually be hurting, and this idea 'you should be so lucky' to have your job.See for privacy information.
21/09/23·11m 42s

What the Treatment of Shay and Ruby Tells Us

In the wake of Trump's loss in the 2020 election, he and his cronies attacked two Black women poll workers, Ruby Freeman and Shay Moss, baselessly claiming they had tampered with votes. Bridget Todd breaks down why this was so effective, the online eco-system that amplified it, and the ramifications.See for privacy information.
21/09/23·57m 41s

Fictional Women Around the World: Dr. Ellie Sattler

Jurassic Park's Dr. Ellie Sattler will dig through dino droppings and inherit the Earth. We talk about her legacy and why she was important. And Anney provides an update on her very important Jurassic Park cards.See for privacy information.
19/09/23·18m 3s

Monday Mini: What Possession Movie Tropes Say About Us

A lot of movies about possession have been in the news lately, from The Exorcist to Talk To Me. But who gets possessed and why? Are these movies inherently conservative? See for privacy information.
18/09/23·15m 0s

SMNTY Classics: The Mummy

While the 1999 action-adventure classic The Mummy might not top a lot of feminist movie lists, that didn't stop us from finding some feminist elements in it (and due to Samantha's insistence, The Mummy Returns) to talk about. Come along on this sometimes terribly CGI-ed adventure as we discuss the feminism of these movies and the iconic heroine Evie in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
16/09/23·43m 47s

Sexism in Survival Situation (Movies)

Disaster and survival movies don't have the best track record when it comes to their treatment of women. From who deserves to die, consumption of female bodies, to ice queens who, gasp, don't want kids, what are these movies saying about who deserves redemption and who deserves to die? We look into two examples - Jurassic World and Deep Blue Sea.See for privacy information.
15/09/23·38m 3s

SMNTY Classics: Sex and the City

In this happy hour classic, we revisit the first episode of our SATC watch episodes and discuss tropes, friendship, toxic masculinity, dramatic exits and of course, 90s fashion.See for privacy information.
14/09/23·19m 52s

SMNTY Classics: Women Writing Horror

This classic episode is ALIVE! Anney and Samantha delve into the history of women crafting the stuff of nightmares in the realm of horror fiction. Bonus dramatic reading included.See for privacy information.
13/09/23·34m 12s

Fictional Women Around the World: The Guide

The Guide from What We Do in the Shadows is powerful, knowledgeable and just wants to have friends. See for privacy information.
12/09/23·10m 31s

Monday Mini: The Trick Date

Anney and Samantha dish on the phenomenon of tricking people into dates (oopsi-dating), and some of our own experiences around it.See for privacy information.
11/09/23·33m 5s

SMNTY Classics: Sports Boobs

Studies have found that breasts have a significant impact of if and how girls and women exercise. in this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline work out how breast variety, bounce embarrassment and sports bra technology impact female fitness.See for privacy information.
09/09/23·1h 1m

SMNTY Classics: The Curse - Supernatural Menstruation Horror

In a whole new take on the 'period piece', Anney and Samantha finally discuss the genre of horror known as 'supernatural menstruation horror' in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
08/09/23·47m 18s

Happy Hour #132: Con, Sweet

Dragon Con 2023 has come to an end, and we go over some of the highlights, lowlights, and Disco Luke Skywalker spotlights. Also a recap of Star Wars Family Feud.See for privacy information.
07/09/23·26m 32s

SMNTY Ships It

Shipping has gone from a derided part of fandom to a mainstream component, and with that has come good and bad. We talk about the history and psychology of shipping, and why shipping should be included in our conversations about the beauties and toxicities of fandom.See for privacy information.
06/09/23·1h 4m

Feminists Around the World: Suhani Jalota

Today we're highlighting the work of social entrepreneur, scholar and activist Suhani Jalota. See for privacy information.
05/09/23·9m 8s

Monday Mini: An Update on the Women's World Cup

The fallout continues from the forcible kiss at Spain's Women's World Cup awards ceremony. We dig into what is going on.See for privacy information.
04/09/23·20m 56s

SMNTY Classics: Post-Pandemic Confidence

As we begin re-entering society, women are reporting low self-esteem around job performance and self-image. Anney and Samantha dig into the science of why that is, and how to deal with it in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
02/09/23·25m 40s

Edward Blum v Black Women

After bringing about the legal action that struck down Affirmative Action, Edward Blum is back, going after grants and fellowships that support marginalized people, especially Black women. Bridget Todd breaks down what's going on and what the future may hold.See for privacy information.
01/09/23·54m 1s

Happy Hour #131: Gotcha!

In this episode of b*tch and wine, we talk about a recent enlightening experience with a gotcha question in an interview and what it tells us about how necessary intersectional feminism is.See for privacy information.
31/08/23·30m 28s

Female Firsts: Lin Huiyin

For today's episode, Yves highlights the storied and multifaceted career of Lin Huiyin, known as the first female architect in modern China.See for privacy information.
30/08/23·27m 12s

Feminists Around the World: Us!

We wrote a book! We did some semi-successful promoting for it! We give each other - and the audience and crew - flowers for making it happen. See for privacy information.
29/08/23·20m 37s

Monday Mini: The Day Before the Book

The SMNTY book is almost here! In honor of the book's release, we talk about our feelings and when celebrating feels messy.See for privacy information.
28/08/23·18m 50s

SMNTY Classics: Cosplaying While Woman

Genderbending, fake geek girl, sexualization - these are just a few of the things you may encounter or think on when cosplaying as a woman. We revisit these issues in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
26/08/23·21m 27s

The Power of Women's Soccer

Now that the 2023 Women's World Cup has concluded, we bring on friend of the show and soccer fan Whitney to go over some highs and lows, some news and why it all matters.See for privacy information.
25/08/23·50m 35s

Happy Hour #130: Surprise, It's Your Birthday

Another year, another birthday, which means introspection, mishaps and people pleasing. And surprise parties that are truly a surprise.See for privacy information.
24/08/23·19m 28s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 11.2)

Tilda grapples with new revelations about the motives of the Resistance, the potential of a vaccine and why the State is withholding it. A ghost from her past contacts her and she considers her name.See for privacy information.
23/08/23·25m 7s

Fictional Women Around the World: Hera Syndulla

Star Wars' Hera is a talented pilot and skilled leader who brought together a crew that was pivotal in overthrowing the Empire. We share some of her history and wonder what's in her future.See for privacy information.
22/08/23·11m 53s

Monday Mini: What's Going on In Reality TV?

A few recent incidents and reactions to them in the reality television world have raised a lot of questions. We dig into some of the implications.See for privacy information.
21/08/23·26m 48s

SMNTY Bonus: The Pantsuit Revolution

In this bonus episode, we share a sneak peek of our upcoming audiobook Stuff Mom Never Told You: The Feminist Past, Present and Future, all about the history of the pantsuit revolution.See for privacy information.
20/08/23·48m 11s

SMNTY Classics: Ahsoka Tano

Once Anakin Skywalker's padawan, Ahsoka Tano walked away from the Jedi Order to become a prominent spy in the Rebellion. We trace the story of how she went from a despised character to a beloved one, and what her future might hold in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
19/08/23·18m 19s

Feminist Movie Friday: Fried Green Tomatoes

Anney and Samantha talk feminism, sexism, racism, friendship, love and queer elements with the film 90s Fried Green Tomatoes.See for privacy information.
18/08/23·58m 46s

Happy Hour #129: Names and Identity

Samantha chats about identity and the implications of changing names. See for privacy information.
17/08/23·20m 21s

How to be a Feminist Business with Renee Powers

Renee Powers of Feminist Book Club stops by and shares her thoughts on how to run a feminist business in a capitalist society. See for privacy information.
16/08/23·55m 59s

Feminists Around the World: Rukka Sombolinggi

Today, we are celebrating the works of AMAN (or the Alliance of  Indigenous Peoples of The Archipelago) Secretary General Rukka Sombolinggi.See for privacy information.
15/08/23·9m 38s

Monday Mini: Misinformation and Trafficking

The film The Sound of Freedom is the latest in a long line of misinformation when it comes to trafficking. We talk about why it is so damaging.See for privacy information.
14/08/23·22m 24s

SMNTY Classics: Involuntary Celibacy

Who are incels, and how did they go from people searching for connection and support online to a group largely composed of male supremacists calling for and sometimes committing real-life acts of violence against women? Anney and Samantha break it down in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
12/08/23·28m 11s

What is KOSA and Why is it so Scary?

Friend of the show Joey breaks down the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) and why we need to pay attention to it.   Action:   Teen Vogue article:    Social Media Surgeon General report:    TikTok Series: for privacy information.
11/08/23·53m 49s

Happy Hour #128: Specific Type of Nerdery

What is a nerd? Anney and Samantha discuss. See for privacy information.
10/08/23·25m 34s

When Fandom Hurts

What happens when you love something with all your heart and it hurts you? We delve into the emotional, grieving process of losing a fandom - specifically, Harry Potter - and why it hurts so much.See for privacy information.
09/08/23·49m 3s

Feminists Around the World: Mai Khoi

In the face of censorship and government surveillance, Vietnamese musician Mai Khoi kept fighting to be heard and to change things in Vietnam.See for privacy information.
08/08/23·8m 47s

Monday Mini: Entertain Us

Anney and Samantha discuss media they are enjoying, and ponder if there is something even more relaxing than cozy games.See for privacy information.
07/08/23·25m 33s

SMNTY Classics: "Perfect" Teeth

What "perfect" teeth look like depends on where in the world you are. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline shed light on the intersections between beauty, social status and teeth.See for privacy information.
05/08/23·44m 50s

Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 7.2

Conversion therapy has a long, disturbing history, and it has not gone away. We dig into the intersection of religion and the queer community.See for privacy information.
05/08/23·45m 13s

Happy Hour #127: SMNTY Checks In

What is adulting, and how is SMNTY doing at it? We ask each other the dreaded question: "How are you?"See for privacy information.
03/08/23·23m 17s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 11.1)

After finding the Resistance, Tilda learns not everything is what it seems.See for privacy information.
02/08/23·27m 37s

Feminists Around the World: COPA 71

SMNTY achieves a goal of talking about the history of women in soccer.See for privacy information.
01/08/23·16m 46s

Monday Mini: Toxic Cosmetic Surgery

In recent years, there has been an uptick of self-identified incels getting cosmetic surgery, and it points to a lot of darker trends.See for privacy information.
31/07/23·27m 22s

SMNTY Classics: The Birds of Prey

In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha flip through the pages of the Birds of Prey comics, digging into past portrayals of Batgirl, Oracle, Black Canary, Huntress, special guest Harley Quinn, and others.See for privacy information.
29/07/23·37m 28s

Female Firsts: Mary Eliza Mahoney

Yves joins us to shine a light on the first Black American professional Nurse, Mary Eliza Mahoney.See for privacy information.
28/07/23·24m 26s

Happy Hour #126: A Toast To Your Health

Anniversaries, recent events and messages from you all have us reflecting on women, health and medicine, and not being believed or being dismissed.See for privacy information.
27/07/23·20m 25s

Women of Hip Hop

Over the years, hip hop has evolved and women have been at the heart of it since the beginning. We highlight some of the legends.See for privacy information.
26/07/23·31m 42s

Feminists Around the World: Tarcila Rivera Zea

Today we talk about the work of Indigenous activist Tarcila Rivera Zea.See for privacy information.
25/07/23·9m 13s

Monday Mini: What's Going on with the Entertainment Industry?

In a historic strike of both writers and actors, we shine a light on what's going on and why it is an intersectional feminist issue. We also pull back the curtain on some Emmy news and why it has caused some controversy.See for privacy information.
24/07/23·26m 54s

SMNTY Classics: A Love Letter to Fanfiction

Fanfiction has long been a very queer, very woman-dominated space. One of the biggest names in fanfic is AO3. We trace the history of this site, and ponder its future in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
22/07/23·30m 9s

Book Club: Care Work

For this month's book, we discuss Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha's powerful 2018 book "Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice."See for privacy information.
21/07/23·40m 54s

Happy Hour #125: Ex and the City (SATC S2 Ep. 18)

In this very special season 2 finale episode of our Sex and the City series, we welcome listener Lou to discuss etiquette around exes, dramatic exits, and the age old question of platonic friendships in a heteronormative sense.See for privacy information.
20/07/23·38m 17s

Digital Control

Bridget Todd joins us to discuss two high profile and vastly different instances of famous men using social media to shame or control women and their bodies.See for privacy information.

Fictional Women Around the World: Lauren Olamina

Octavia Butler's The Parable of the Sower featured still relevant conversations around race, climate change, gender, and religion. It also featured a young Black protagonist with hyper-empathy named Lauren Olamina, who created her own religion when she saw a change that needed to happen.See for privacy information.
18/07/23·12m 3s

Monday Mini: Disability Pride Month Check-In

For Disability Pride Month, we do a check-in on our personal experiences with disability and internalized ableism.See for privacy information.
17/07/23·23m 42s

SMNTY Classics: Digging Up Women Archaeologists

Where are the women in archaeology? What is the 'Indiana Jones effect'? Join Caroline and Cristen as they explore the lives of Agatha Christie and other notable women in archaeology in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
15/07/23·27m 32s

Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 7.1

There is a long and complex history around queer people and Western Christianity. We trace that history, and talk about how it's being weaponized in our current political environment. See for privacy information.
14/07/23·42m 55s

Happy Hour #124: The Princess is In Another Castle

The nostalgia fueled Super Mario Brothers movie is a huge financial success, and Anney has some thoughts about it.See for privacy information.
13/07/23·21m 54s

Feminist Movie Wednesday: Coda

The 2021 coming of age film Coda won many people's hearts (and some Academy Awards), but it also started a big and important conversation on representation and opportunity.See for privacy information.
12/07/23·40m 5s

Feminists Around the World: Olu Niyi Awosusi

When it comes to the internet and technology access and eliminating tech bias, Olu Niyi Awosusi is a force to be reckoned with.See for privacy information.
11/07/23·17m 37s

Monday Mini: The 50 Shades of Grey Defense

Victim-blaming takes a lot of shapes. One of them is the so-called '50 Shades of Grey Defense', or the 'Rough Sex Defense'. We do a brief overview of what this entails, and just how insidious victim-blaming in cases of sexual assault and death is.See for privacy information.
10/07/23·17m 39s

SMNTY Classics: The Pretty One

Anney and Samantha discuss disability activist Keah Brown's joyous work The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me in this classic episode.See for privacy information.

To Date or Not to Date in 2023

What is it like dating these days? We swipe through some data, advice, trends, including the disturbing chad-fishing, in this episode.See for privacy information.
07/07/23·42m 16s

Happy Hour #123: Twenty-Something Girls vs. Thirty-Something Women (SATC S2 Ep. 17)

Our Sex and the City watch continues! We discuss the differences our twenties and thirties, men dating younger women, ageism and surprise run-ins with exes.See for privacy information.
06/07/23·28m 30s

Unearthing Mary Anning and Women in Fossils

When it comes to women digging up stuff, there's a lot to uncover. We shine a light of one of the most tenacious historical examples, and give an overview of what these fields look like today.See for privacy information.
05/07/23·25m 59s

Feminists Around the World: Nasreen Alkhateeb

Today, we are celebrating the achievements of activist and award winning filmmaker Nasreen Alkhateeb.See for privacy information.
04/07/23·9m 1s

Monday Mini: A Survey of July 4th Movies

What do aliens, sharks, and environmental horror have to do with Anney's July Fourth traditions? Find out in this very un-serious episode.See for privacy information.
03/07/23·17m 56s

Spoiled Saturdays: Across the Spider-Verse

We're back with another spoiler filled Spoiled Saturday with Across the Spider-Verse! You might say it's a canon event. We travel the multiverse delving into the discussions happening around Gwen Stacy and queer and trans representation, toxic fandom, animation, and Easter Eggs.See for privacy information.
01/07/23·37m 41s

SMNTY Classics: SMNTY Takes a Vacation

As Anney and Samantha once again prepare to go on vacation, we dig into vacation stress for women, the difficulty of unplugging and importance of friendships, traditions and relaxing. Basically asking the does one vacate?See for privacy information.
30/06/23·22m 45s

Happy Hour #122: D&D (and Fanfic) Saves the World

Anney gives an update on her D&D campaign, channeling George Lucas, endings, and how fanfiction can save us all.See for privacy information.
29/06/23·20m 35s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 10.2)

A bridge is crossed and a deadly confrontation had. New people enter the scene, but are they trustworthy?See for privacy information.
28/06/23·23m 56s

Feminists Around the World: Sherenté Mishitashin Harris

Sherenté Mishitashin Harris, a Narragansett dancer and TwoSpirit, fights discrimination through traditional dance.See for privacy information.
27/06/23·8m 56s

Monday Mini: The Pushback Against the Pride Flag

Pride flags have been destroyed and even banned in public spaces across the country. We talk about how that has played out on a larger scale and a more personal one.See for privacy information.
26/06/23·14m 21s

SMNTY Classics: A Fabulous History of Drag Queens

Where did drag originate? Where does it fit within the queer community? Join Cristen and Caroline as they explore the history of drag -- along with the stories of some notable drag queens -- in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
24/06/23·28m 27s

Book Club: Gender Queer

For this Pride month book club, we discuss the most banned/challenged book in the US, Maia Kobabe's heartfelt graphic novel Gender Queer: A Memoir. We chat about gender, sex ed, being true to yourself and the importance of books like this.See for privacy information.
23/06/23·1h 4m

Happy Hour #121: Was it Good for You? (SATC S2 Ep. 16)

The Sex and the City watch podcast goes on and we discuss addiction, sleepiness and sex classes. See for privacy information.
22/06/23·31m 14s

The Feminism of K-Pop

We break down the terms, history and feminism of K-pop, and how it has taken over the world, the impact it has had, the fandom of it, and the future.See for privacy information.
21/06/23·1h 1m

Fictional Women Around the World: Willow Rosenberg

When Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Willow started dating Tara, it was groundbreaking in a lot of ways. We explore the issues, accolades and legacy of this powerful witch, and her arc from shy wallflower to Dark Willow to confident hero.See for privacy information.
20/06/23·30m 6s

Monday Mini: This is SMNTY

Let us reintroduce ourselves!See for privacy information.
19/06/23·21m 7s

SMNTY Classics: Sad Murder Dad

What is a sad murder dad, and what makes him so sad and murder-y? In an on-brand check-in on grief, Anney explains the popular trope over drinks for Father's Day.See for privacy information.
17/06/23·24m 8s

Female Firsts: Ethel Waters

Yves shines a spotlight on the fascinating and storied history of entertainer Ethel Waters.See for privacy information.
16/06/23·43m 52s

Happy Hour #120: Coming Out to Strangers

Still recovering from recording an audiobook, Anney and Samantha share their experiences. Anney discusses the emotions of coming out to strangers.See for privacy information.
15/06/23·22m 51s

Feminist Movie Wednesday: Media That Made You Question

Jessica Rabbit. Scully and Mulder. We change things up and discuss the media and characters that made us (and the Internet) question our sexuality.See for privacy information.
14/06/23·41m 11s

Feminists Around the World: Munroe Bergdorf

Today we are celebrating trans model, activist, writer and trailblazer Munroe Bergdorf.See for privacy information.
13/06/23·9m 42s

Monday Mini: The ABCs of LGBTQ+

Anney breaks down a quick history of all the letters of LGBTQ, and the conversations around the pros and cons of it.See for privacy information.
12/06/23·8m 7s

SMNTY Classics: Queer People We Admire

Anney and Samantha share some of their queer icons, discuss the risks of putting icons on pedestals, and Anney talks about coming out in this classic.See for privacy information.
10/06/23·26m 51s

SMNTY Classics: Diary of a Queer Kid

In this classic episode, Anney shares her journey of realizing she was queer.See for privacy information.
09/06/23·17m 49s

Happy Hour #119: Shortcomings (SATC S2 Ep. 15)

In our continuing Sex and the City watch and react podcast, we talk about a wide range of shortcomings and dating (and breaking up with) the family. Anney scores a minor win.See for privacy information.
08/06/23·28m 36s

An Update on the Queer Community

In this already slightly outdated episode, we survey some recent news impacting the queer community, and discuss the poor ways some politicians and companies handle Pride.See for privacy information.
07/06/23·43m 55s

Feminists Around the World: Mawjoudin

For today’s episode we are talking about a non-profit organization from Tunisia fighting for justice, equity and respect for bodily and sexual rights, the Mawjoudin.See for privacy information.
06/06/23·7m 54s

Monday Mini: The Self-Deprecating Episode

Why do we self-deprecate? What does it have to do with women and trauma specifically? Will Anney and Samantha ever be able to attend a party without making a podcast about it again??See for privacy information.
05/06/23·18m 12s

SMNTY Classics: An Ace on Our Sleeve

Anney and Samantha sip some drinks and Anney talks about Pride, being ace, and belonging in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
03/06/23·12m 53s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 10.1)

Tilda and Madison reach their destination, but not without perils.See for privacy information.
02/06/23·21m 34s

Happy Hour #118: You Have a Fanfiction Update!

Anney revives the comment thread on publishing fanfiction, fanart, community and getting out of your own head.See for privacy information.
01/06/23·12m 18s

Google and Abortion Data with Bridget Todd

Nearly a year after the overturning of Roe v Wade, Bridget Todd breaks down Google's public statement that they would delete private data around abortion, and the reality that they have not followed through.See for privacy information.
31/05/23·53m 57s

Feminists Around the World: Maya Lin

Today we are talking about Chinese-American activist and artist Maya Lin, and all the work she has done in the world of Human Rights and environmental activism.See for privacy information.
30/05/23·9m 48s

Monday Mini: When Expressing Your Boundaries Makes You Feel Bad

Many women have difficulty expressing boundaries, us included. We talked about recent steps forward and steps back we've had, and the guilt around all of it.See for privacy information.
29/05/23·21m 10s

SMNTY Classics: The Original Star Wars Trilogy

The Star Wars celebration continues with a look at the original trilogy in this classic. Anney and Samantha use their visual scanning to shine a light on the secret weapons of Star Wars, the women both fictional and behind the scenes who gave these movies life, heart and helped make them the cultural juggernauts that they are. You'll love it. We know. Pew pew!See for privacy information.
27/05/23·42m 42s

SMNTY Classics: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

Yves brings us the fascinating story of Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, the first Chinese woman to get a PhD in economics and a force to be reckoned with in the Suffrage movement in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
26/05/23·37m 10s

Happy Hour #117: The F*ck Buddy (SATC S2 Ep. 14)

We pick back up with our Sex and the City watch podcast with a discussion on f*ck buddy relationships - how they work and why they fall apart, along with 'double-booking', the 'nice guy', and awkward first dates. See for privacy information.
25/05/23·35m 31s

Book Club: Kim Ji-young, Born 1982

Today we're talking about Cho Nam-Joo's international bestseller Kim Ji-young, Born 1982: A Novel. It follows the life of the titular character as she moves through her life as a Korean woman.See for privacy information.
24/05/23·35m 20s

Fictional Women Around the World: Bo-Katan Kryze

Bo-Katan Kryze's impact on Mandalorian history, and the Star Wars universe at large, is hard to overstate. We set our sights on her past, her politics, her family, and her journey to rectify her mistakes.See for privacy information.
23/05/23·25m 28s

Monday Mini: Vicarious Embarrassment

After an awkward experience at a high school play, Samantha discusses vicarious embarrassment and how it impacts her. Meanwhile Anney showcases her stubbornness and relives that one time she made her parents watch a spicy episode of Roswell. You know the one.See for privacy information.
22/05/23·14m 25s

SMNTY Classics: Sabine Wren

Artist, builder, rebel, Mandalorian and one-time Darksaber wielder. Sabine Wren has gone through several arcs as a character, including reconciling with her family and grappling with her role in weapons-building. In this classic episode, we dig into her history and the role she played in the Rebellion.See for privacy information.
20/05/23·17m 11s

Female Firsts: Aurora Reyes

Yves helps us brush up on the history of Aurora Reyes, Mexico's first Mexican woman muralist.See for privacy information.
19/05/23·36m 52s

Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 6

How does Western Christianity impact views on divorce, especially for women? We dig into some numbers, theories and examples.See for privacy information.
18/05/23·48m 44s

Happy Hour #116: What Happens On SMNTY, Stays On SMNTY

Samantha went to an awkward play! Anney went to Vegas! We talk about both, and navigating tricky situations and exes.See for privacy information.
17/05/23·18m 37s

Feminists Around the World: Wai Wai Nu

Today we're talking about an activist and advocate who has been working to empower people all over the world, Wai Wai Nu.See for privacy information.
16/05/23·7m 22s

Monday Mini: A Checkin on House Ownership

A year after buying a house, Samantha shares an update.See for privacy information.
15/05/23·12m 4s

SMNTY Classics: Dr. Aphra

In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha dig into the chaotic, queer, morally ambiguous Star Wars answer to Indiana Jones, Dr. Aphra.See for privacy information.
13/05/23·19m 58s

Feminist Movie Friday: Strong Girl Bong-soon

In this special Feminist Movie Friday, we're talking about not a movie but a K-Drama called Strong Girl Bong-soon. Join us as we dig into tropes, super powers and love triangles.See for privacy information.
12/05/23·42m 58s

Happy Hour #115: Games People Play (SATC S2 Ep. 13)

Our Sex and the City watch party continues! Games are played, metaphorically and not! Break ups! Therapy!See for privacy information.
11/05/23·25m 30s

Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 5

Our ongoing mini-series on marginalized communities and Christianity continues as we delve into how harmful religious ideas play into marriage and family.See for privacy information.
10/05/23·47m 52s

Fictional Women Around the World: Fennec Shand

Ming Na Wen's Fennec Shand is a Star Wars fan favorite bounty hunter and assassin. We uncover some of her past.See for privacy information.
09/05/23·13m 46s

Monday Mini: When Men Don't Get It

Sometimes it is hard to put things into words. Anney dishes on her recent and ongoing fridge drama, and what it has to do with gender differences.See for privacy information.
08/05/23·13m 55s

SMNTY Classics: May Princess Leia Be With You (Part 2)

No, this is the Princess Leia episode you're looking for. In Part 2 of our classic deep dive on Princess Leia, we talk about the infamous metal bikini in 'Return of Jedi', the feminism of Princess Leia and her transition to General Organa, Carrie Fisher, and Anney shares with Samantha her views on the feminism of the Force, from a certain point of view. You'll find this episode is full of surprises. Help us dear podcast listener, you're our only hope.See for privacy information.
06/05/23·56m 21s

SMNTY Classics: May Princess Leia Be With You (Part 1)

A not so long time ago, in a galaxy not far, far away, two podcasters came together to discuss the feminism of the original badass princess icon, Leia Organa from the Star Wars universe. Because Anney has been dreaming of this day for so long, it's a two-parter. In this one, we focus on our own experiences with Star Wars, the cultural impact of the original series, and the basics of Leia's character in 'A New Hope' and 'The Empire Strikes Back'. Listen, or listen. There is no listen not. It's not a trap!See for privacy information.
05/05/23·53m 59s

Happy Hour #114: May the Fourth Be With You

In celebration of Star Wars Day, we talk about fandom and some recent big news stories.See for privacy information.
04/05/23·15m 40s

The Force is Strong With This Episode

On the eve of Star Wars Day, we present to you a camtono (AKA grab bag AKA an ice cream maker) of Star Wars thoughts and topics, the Light side and Dark Side of fandom, and why things like this matter.See for privacy information.
03/05/23·36m 50s

Feminists Around the World: Cecilia Chung

For today's episode, we're talking about the trans activism and accomplishments of Cecilia Chung.See for privacy information.
02/05/23·7m 36s

Monday Mini: Problematic Responses

David Choe's comments about sexual assault are back in the news. We talk about what he's said, actions he's taken or not taken, and the responses from those around him.See for privacy information.
01/05/23·16m 44s

SMNTY Classics: The Myths of Virginity (Part 2)

In part two at our classic episodes on around the misinformation and disinformation around virginity, Anney and Samantha discuss Western (and particularly American) Christian ideas around abstinence, purity, morality and virginity.See for privacy information.
29/04/23·51m 10s

Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 4

In our on-going series on the many intersections of Christianity and marginalized communities, we discuss sexual abuse and religion.See for privacy information.
28/04/23·29m 26s

Happy Hour #113: La Douleur Exquise! (SATC S2, Ep. 12)

We're back with our Sex and the City watch and react podcast with discussions around pain and power dynamics in relationships.See for privacy information.
27/04/23·22m 30s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 9)

With threats closing in and the barest hope of a cure, Tilda and Madison leave relative safety for the dark and dangerous night.See for privacy information.
26/04/23·23m 11s

Fictional Women Around the World: Mara Jade (Part 2)

Mara Jade's journey continues! Wedding bells are ringing! Bachelor parties, bachelorette parties, babies, murder. And a hot mess of an enemies to lovers romance.See for privacy information.
25/04/23·22m 59s

Monday Mini: More Pontificating on AI

As a followup to our recent AI episodes, we share some personal updates and fears. Anney defends her fanfiction honor.See for privacy information.
24/04/23·13m 21s

SMNTY Classics: The Myths of Virginity (Part 1)

History has long made a Big Deal out of virginity, and also created a lot of (harmful) myths about it. Anney and Samantha shift through the history, unsubstantiated science and cultural importance of virginity, and the myths that surround it in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
22/04/23·44m 7s

Feminist Movie Friday: Boy Meets Girl

For this month's pick, we chat about the 2014 rom-com-drama Boy Meets Girl, and discuss themes around trans folks, sex-positivity and being your true self. See for privacy information.
21/04/23·35m 8s

Happy Hour #112: Mistakes and Anxiety

Welcome, enter our anxiety corner where we discuss pressure and making mistakes.See for privacy information.
20/04/23·28m 34s

Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 3

In the third part of our ever-growing series on religion, we focus on the damages of purity culture, especially in the context of rape culture.See for privacy information.
19/04/23·57m 45s

Fictional Women Around the World: Mara Jade (Part 1)

Assassin. Spy. Emperor's Hand. Smuggler. Jedi. In the Legends Universe of Star Wars, Mara Jade was a deadly, competent Force-Sensitive who managed to escape Darkside brainwashing (after a confrontation with a certain clone named Luuke Skywalker, and that is not a typo) and discover her true self. And maybe true love.See for privacy information.
18/04/23·25m 10s

Monday Mini: Feminism, According to AI

What does AI think feminism is? Who does it think we are? We put it to the test.See for privacy information.
17/04/23·21m 34s

SMNTY Classics: Women and Environmental Activism

When it comes to environmental activism, women have been integral throughout history. In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha discuss the eco-gender gap and highlight examples of women who have led the way when it comes to protecting our planet and everyone that lives on it.See for privacy information.
15/04/23·32m 21s

Book Club: I Hope We Choose Love

For this month's book club, we discuss Kai Cheng Thom's heartfelt and moving work "I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl’s Notes from the End of the World".See for privacy information.
14/04/23·58m 29s

Happy Hour #111: Adoption, Identity and Unanswered Questions

Samantha does a check-in on some unanswered questions, updates, changes and challenges around her adoption and identity.See for privacy information.
14/04/23·18m 40s

Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 2

As we continue our mini-series on the darkside of religion, especially when it comes to marginalized communities, we discuss religious trauma syndrome and the pain of walking away from religion.See for privacy information.
12/04/23·37m 1s

Feminists Around the World: Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

Today we spotlight activist and icon Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and her leadership in the trans community.See for privacy information.
11/04/23·11m 16s

Monday Mini: Sex Workers Protest in Amsterdam

Recently, sex workers in Amsterdam protested new regulations they argue discriminate against them. We give a brief overview of what's going on and why they're protesting.See for privacy information.
10/04/23·8m 49s

SMNTY Classics: Can a Woman be the Pope?

Nope! Not right now, at least. Anney and Samantha dig into why that is, and cast their thoughts towards the future and into the past, when there may have been a woman who served as the Pope in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
08/04/23·14m 14s

Christianity and Marginalized People: Part 1

In the first part of this three part series around Western Christian religion, trauma and marginalized communities, we delve into the history, numbers and some personal experiences.See for privacy information.
07/04/23·50m 33s

Happy Hour #110: When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go

We're back for another rendition of (un)happy hour! In this one, we discuss trauma around bathrooms, the lasting damage of it, and the hurt of connecting the trauma dots.See for privacy information.
06/04/23·15m 47s

SMNTY Interviews: Dara Starr Tucker

Musician, historian, wearer of many other hats and expert of many topics Dara Starr Tucker stops by to enlighten us on topics ranging from music to using TikTok for education. See for privacy information.
05/04/23·1h 9m

Feminists Around the World: Nim Ralph

Today we're talking about the advocacy of UK trans activist Nim Ralph.See for privacy information.
04/04/23·12m 12s

Monday Mini: Let's Uplift

In a special edition of Mental Health Monday, Samantha opens up about her mental health, ways to be mindful, and how to support marginalized communities that need it.See for privacy information.
03/04/23·24m 37s

SMNTY Classics: Comedy and Activism with Chanel Ali

In this classic episode, SMNTY sits down with comedian Chanel Ali to discuss women, comedy, and advocacy.See for privacy information.
01/04/23·45m 32s

The TikTok Hearings, Explained

Bridget Todd breaks down just what exactly is going on with the TikTok hearings, the implications of them, what a ban could mean, and why it matters.See for privacy information.
31/03/23·44m 51s

Happy Hour #109: Evolution (SATC S2, Ep. 11)

Friend of the show and SATC newbie Joey Patt joins us to talk about queer stereotypes, dating tropes, shifting narratives and more in our continuing watch party of Sex and the City.See for privacy information.
30/03/23·34m 11s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 8.2)

Tilda decides it isn't safe for her and Madison to stay in one place, and they prepare to set out in the dangerous night in order to seek out the possibility of a resistance.See for privacy information.
29/03/23·27m 59s

Feminists Around the World: Ianne Fields Stewart

While the news can be so bleak, there are those that are and have been fighting. One of those people is Ianne Fields Stewart, a queer trans Black performer and activist. See for privacy information.
28/03/23·9m 2s

Monday Mini: We Wrote a Book!

Yes, we did, but only with the help of an amazing team of women. We talk about the process and what we're excited to share with you.See for privacy information.
27/03/23·24m 22s

SMNTY Classics: Banned Books

What are the most commonly banned books? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline read between the (banned) lines of history, from a legal timeline of book banning to the primary reasons books are banned in the first place: sex, language and the occult.See for privacy information.
25/03/23·25m 31s

Female Firsts: Madame Sul-Te-Wan

Yves joins us to talk about the accomplishments of Madame Sul-Te-Wan in the world of film as the first Black American to be hired by a major movie producer on a continuing basis.See for privacy information.
24/03/23·25m 58s

Happy Hour #108: Welcome back, Settle In

It's the triumphant (?) return of Anney's happy hours! Back after a brief hiatus, we chat about the concept of settling down.See for privacy information.
23/03/23·16m 15s

Book Club: The Importance of Feminist Works

The SMNTY team announces the mysterious project we've been working on (spoiler alert, it's a book), while discussing the importance of feminist works and why it is especially critical to pay attention to the recent wave of book bans.See for privacy information.
22/03/23·29m 16s

Fictional Women Around the World: Marlene

In the post-apocalyptic world of The Last of Us, Marlene fought to find a cure, while also looking over her best friend's daughter Ellie from afar. We shine a light on her backstory, her struggles with leadership and depression, and the reasoning behind her decisions.See for privacy information.
21/03/23·14m 47s

Monday Mini: Millennial Midlife Crisis

Whether you call it peak survival or the early halfway, the millennial midlife crisis looks a bit different, if it happens at all. We talk about why that is.See for privacy information.
20/03/23·28m 19s

The Last of Us Special: Episode 9

Look for the Light. In the finale of our Last of Us mini-series, we break down the heartbreaking decision at the heart of the final episode and its implications.See for privacy information.
18/03/23·51m 34s

SMNTY Classics: Everything Everywhere All At Once

Bring out the googly eyes and find joy with us as we unpack the many multiverses of this classic everything bagel episode of Everything Everywhere All At Once, jumping from themes like motherhood, identity, being queer, the meaning of life, and of course, cinnamon rollsSee for privacy information.
17/03/23·59m 24s

SMNTY Classics: Jacinda Ardern

Meet the New Zealand Prime Minister Who Gave Birth in Office in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
16/03/23·25m 55s

SMNTY <3s K-Dramas

What exactly and why are they so popular? We go over some history, tropes and examples.See for privacy information.
15/03/23·39m 54s

Feminists Around the World: Feminism in South Korea

We look into what's going on with the feminist movement in South Korea.See for privacy information.
14/03/23·11m 29s

Monday Mini: SMNTY Team Revisit

It's time to check in on the SMNTY team and discuss what it takes to make a podcast.See for privacy information.
13/03/23·20m 41s

The Last of Us Special: Episode 8

When We Are In Need. In the dead of winter and deprivation, with hope dwindling, Ellie is captured by a religious group. Their leader preaches to Ellie about her violent heart, and she reaches a traumatic breaking point.See for privacy information.
11/03/23·42m 55s

Legacy and Fandom Ethics

In the face of increasing violence against the trans community, a new Harry Potter game has become a flashpoint of conversation. Friend of the show and member of the SMNTY fam Joey runs down the history of J.K. Rowling's anti-trans stances, how the fandom is grappling with it (or not), and why it matters.See for privacy information.
10/03/23·1h 2m

Happy Hour #107: The Caste System (SATC S2, Ep. 10)

Our journey down the Sex and the City lane continues as we power through the second season and topics of racism, class, relationships, suits, success and the big 'Love' reveal.See for privacy information.
09/03/23·22m 5s

SMNTY Interviews: Elica Le Bon

Activist Elica Le Bon joins us to break down the situation in Iran and why women are and have been crucial to the revolution happening there.See for privacy information.
08/03/23·49m 18s

Feminists Around the World: Dr. Rebecca Gomperts

Today we focus in on Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, and the waves she has made in the realm of reproductive rights and abortion (on a boat!).See for privacy information.
07/03/23·10m 30s

Monday Mini: A Cozy Monster

Samantha updates us on her cozy gaming adventures, and shares some of the recommendations listeners have sent in. Y'all have created a monster. A very cozy monster.See for privacy information.
06/03/23·22m 2s

The Last of Us Special: Episode 7

Left Behind. Ellie flashes back to an innocent mall outing that ended in love at first bite, and wrestles with survivor's guilt in the present.See for privacy information.
04/03/23·36m 14s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 8.1)

In this installment, Tilda is faced with a choice, confronted with realities, and gets a taste of hope. And pancakes. See for privacy information.
03/03/23·32m 12s

SMNTY Classics: Daddy Issues

Are daddy issues a thing? We investigate in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
02/03/23·37m 39s

The Dark Side of Mom Influencers

There's a difference between posting a picture of your child on social media and making a business out of posting content about your child. Bridget Todd joins us to talk about some new research around the detrimental impacts and consequences of using children to get clicks and engagement.See for privacy information.
01/03/23·1h 1m

Fictional Women Around the World: Riley Abel

The Last of Us's Riley Abel was self-sufficient, impulsive, passionate and Ellie's first crush. When she takes Ellie on a date to the mall where the two experience innocent first love, what happens there has a profound and lasting impact.See for privacy information.
28/02/23·23m 27s

Monday Mini: What is 'Daddy'?

The Internet is abuzz about the term 'daddy', what it means, and why it has blown up. We explore some definitions, history and examples, and do our best not to make you cringe along the way.See for privacy information.
27/02/23·19m 59s

The Last of Us Special: Episode 6

Kin. When family members reunite, histories and traumas come to light, revelations are had and pivotal decisions are made.See for privacy information.
25/02/23·40m 12s

Book Club: Wake

Part graphic novel and part memoir, Dr. Rebecca Hall's Wake: The Hidden History of Women Led Slave Revolts is a beautiful and painful look into the erased history of Black enslaved women resisting and the difficulty of bringing it to light.See for privacy information.
24/02/23·32m 39s

Happy Hour #106: Old Dogs, New D*cks (SATC S2, Ep. 9)

In this episode of our Sex and The City watch podcast, we chat about nap times, scheduling sex, arrogance in a partner, circumcision, and when the cigar is more than a cigar.See for privacy information.
23/02/23·22m 9s

SMNTY Interviews: Paco de Leon

Author, podcast host and financial expert Paco de Leon answers our burning questions around intersectional feminism and finance.See for privacy information.
22/02/23·56m 14s

Feminists Around the World: Michelle Browder

Today we highlight the works of artist, activist and historian Michelle Browder.See for privacy information.
21/02/23·10m 49s

Monday Mini: Cozy Gaming

What exactly is cozy gaming and why does it appeal to so many? SMNTY investigates.See for privacy information.
20/02/23·17m 41s

The Last of Us Special: Episode 5

Endure and Survive. What would you do for love? We talk tragedy, forgiveness, innocence, revenge and survivor's guilt. Oh, and Bloaters. See for privacy information.
18/02/23·35m 56s

Feminist Movie Friday: Sister Act

SMNTY gets our act together with the 90s films Sister Act and Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. We talk about sisterhood, believing in each other and the power of song.See for privacy information.
17/02/23·37m 48s

SMNTY Classics: Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller

For this rendition of a classic Female Firsts, Yves shares the story of Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, the first Black woman artist to receive a US Federal Commission.See for privacy information.
16/02/23·41m 47s

Female Firsts: Sarojini Naidu

Yves joins us to share the story of poet, politician, activist and woman of many firsts Sarojini Naidu.See for privacy information.
15/02/23·31m 46s

Feminists Around the World: Black Women Breaking Records

We highlight some of the amazing records recently broken by Black women.See for privacy information.
14/02/23·11m 3s

Monday Mini: Slash Fanfiction

Valentine's Day is upon us! So Anney opens up on her thoughts about slash fanfiction. See for privacy information.
13/02/23·16m 54s

The Last of Us Special: Episode 4

Please Hold To My Hand. We pun our way through the fourth episode of The Last of Us tv show, discussing bonding and of course sad murder dads. See for privacy information.
11/02/23·31m 20s

The Intelligent Artificial Intelligence Episode

Artificial Intelligence is all the rage now, but it's been a long road to get here. We trace the history of AI, and attempt to plot out its future, from art to lawsuits to creepy AI women haunting the Internet.See for privacy information.
10/02/23·44m 41s

Happy Hour #105: The Man, the Myth, the Viagra (SATC S2, Ep. 8)

And a beloved character and a terrible cameo. We sip on some drinks and continue our epic watch/react journey of Sex and the City while discussing dating older men and modern myths.See for privacy information.
09/02/23·33m 6s

SMNTY Interviews: Katryna Sleptzoff

Artificial intelligence is taking the world by storm, and bringing a lot of questions and controversy with it. To answer some of those questions, we spoke with Katryna Sleptzoff about her work in the industry.See for privacy information.
08/02/23·58m 51s

Activists Around the World: Hannah Beachler

Today we are talking about Oscar winner, designer and architect Hannah Beachler, who has worked on films like Black Panther.See for privacy information.
07/02/23·9m 13s

Monday Mini: Callout Culture

What is callout culture, and how does it differ from cancel culture? We discuss the pitfalls of using call outs for entertainmentSee for privacy information.
06/02/23·25m 5s

The Last of Us Special: Episode 3

We're gonna love this for a long, long time. Some tears are shed as we discuss queer stories and love after the third episode of The Last of Us.See for privacy information.
04/02/23·40m 46s

SMNTY Gets De-Influenced

We've all done it. You see an ad for something while scrolling online, and you've got to have it. But there's a big push on social media to be more mindful of our shopping habits, especially in the context of influencers. Friend of the show Bridget Todd unpacks de-influencing and how to go about it. See for privacy information.

SMNTY Classics: Ellen E. Armstrong

In this classic episode, Yves joins us to discuss the 'Mistress of Modern Magic', Ellen E. Armstrong, often considered the first African-American woman magician to run an independent touring magic show. Amazing alliteration abounds!See for privacy information.
02/02/23·35m 36s

SMNTY Interviews: Saadia Khan

Activist Saadia Khan of the podcast Immigrantly joins us to discuss the immigrant experience, the importance of hearing these lived stories and inclusive feminism.See for privacy information.
01/02/23·46m 54s

Activists Around the World: The Feminist Five

We dig into feminism in China, and the advocacy of China's Feminist Five.See for privacy information.
31/01/23·12m 31s

Monday Mini: What's Going On With DC Fandom?

It's not a bird, or a plane, it's toxic fandom! It's not super, man. Bad jokes aside, SMNTY investigates what exactly is going on in DC fandom, and particularly, the Snyderverse.See for privacy information.
30/01/23·32m 2s

The Last of Us Special: Episode 2

Click, click, podcast listener. We talk about  the 'Infected', the second episode of The Last of Us, and dive into Ellie, Tess, and the infamous and terrifying Clickers.See for privacy information.
28/01/23·35m 49s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 7)

After a close encounter and escape from her enemies, Tilda wakes, recovers and grapples with dark thoughts, all the while trying to suss out a possible new ally.See for privacy information.
27/01/23·32m 26s

Happy Hour #104: The Chicken Dance (SATC S2, Ep. 7)

Throwback Thursday time! We continue our watch party of Sex and the City and discuss weddings and all the dynamics and drama that can come with them. See for privacy information.
26/01/23·24m 13s

Female Firsts: Mary Golda Ross

Yves joins us once again to highlight the impressive accomplishments of Mary Golda Ross, the first known Native American woman engineer in the United States. See for privacy information.
25/01/23·27m 40s

Fictional Women Around the World: Velma Dinkley

We would have gotten away with it if not for those meddling kids! We break out the magnifying glass and do some detective work on Scooby Doo's Velma Dinkley. See for privacy information.
24/01/23·21m 10s

Monday Mini: A Meditation

SMNTY takes a breath and relaxes after stressful holidays in a very special meditative episode.See for privacy information.
23/01/23·10m 0s

The Last of Us Special: Episode 1

When you're lost in the darkness, look to the light. In the kick-off entry of our very special mini-series, we react to and discuss the first episode of The Last of Us series. Anney is so excited she almost floats away like a balloon. See for privacy information.
21/01/23·42m 56s

Feminist Movie Friday: Promising Young Woman

Emerald Fennell's 2020 thriller Promising Young Woman caused a lot of conversation around rape culture, so-called 'nice guys', the people our society prioritizes, and the ones we view as expendable. See for privacy information.
20/01/23·50m 58s

SMNTY Classics: The View on Barbara Walters

In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline discuss the legacy of Barbara Walters as a pioneering female broadcast journalist and soft-news aficionado, and why TIME magazine called her the "Most Appalling Argument for Feminism."See for privacy information.
19/01/23·30m 54s

Book Club: Sisters in Spirit

Feminism has such a longer and richer history than many of us have been taught. Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner dove into the numerous, significant contributions of Native American women when it came to sparking the women's rights movement in her book Sisters in Spirit. See for privacy information.
18/01/23·51m 1s

Activists Around the World: An Update on Past Awardees, Part 2

SMNTY asks 'where are they are now?' in part two of our check-in of those featured in past episodes. See for privacy information.
17/01/23·9m 17s

Monday Mini: A Fond Farewell to 2022, Part 2

In part two of our good-bye to 2022, we discuss our favorite book club picks, interviews and guest segments, among other things. See for privacy information.
16/01/23·22m 25s

SMNTY Classics: Bitch Magazine

Anney and Bridget are joined by Bitch Magazine cofounder Andi Zeisler to talk about the story behind the feminist staple in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
14/01/23·1h 1m

What's Up With Youtube?

From humble beginnings as a dating website to one of the largest platforms in the world, YouTube has experienced a meteoric rise. However, that rise is not without issues. We comment on the comments, sexism, advertising, creators, recent controversies, and the general ecosystem of YouTube.See for privacy information.
13/01/23·42m 55s

Happy Hour #103: The Cheating Curve (SATC S2. Ep 6)

Raise a glass to a new year and more of our Sex and the City watch party episodes! We come out swinging with conversations around cheating and queer spaces.See for privacy information.
12/01/23·26m 47s

The Feminism (and Fandom) of Zines

Unique, quirky and subversive, zines have a long feminist history. We flip through the pages of the past and future of zines, and discuss how people are fighting to diversify and preserve zines.See for privacy information.
11/01/23·31m 43s

Activists Around the World: An Update on Past Awardees, Part 1

We check-in on what some of the activists we've featured in the past are up to, the good and the bad.See for privacy information.
10/01/23·10m 2s

Monday Mini: A Fond Farewell to 2022, Part 1

Anney and Samantha take a look back on some of their greatest hits of 2022, especially when it comes to Feminist Movie Fridays and the elusive so-called 'regular episodes'.See for privacy information.
09/01/23·19m 44s

SMNTY Classics: An Unbridled History of Bachelorette Parties

Why did it take until 1998 for Cosmopolitan to use the term "bachelorette party?" Because the raucous pre-wedding shindigs haven't been around very long, since bachelor parties were for grooms and showers were for brides. Cristen and Caroline explore the social and sexual symbolism of the rise of the bachelorette party in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
07/01/23·35m 25s

#Women and #History

Since their debut as a social media tool, hashtags have fundamentally changed how we think about and use technology, our vocabulary and our activism. We delve into the history and impact of hashtags, especially when it comes to women.See for privacy information.
06/01/23·40m 20s

Happy Hour #102: SMNTY, You Sloppy

In the first happy hour of 2023, Anney and Samantha discuss the idea of being 'sloppy', body insecurity, and (maybe) body acceptance. See for privacy information.
05/01/23·19m 26s

SMNTY Classics: New Year's Pressure on Women

Where did the pressure to kiss someone at midnight on New Year's come from? Are resolutions harmful or hurtful? What do onesies have to do with it? Find out in this classic episode. FfinFinEverything, it turns out.See for privacy information.
04/01/23·22m 9s

Activists Around the World: A Year End Review

As we welcome 2023, we bid a fond farewell to 2022 with some of our favorite entries in this series from that year, both fictional and non.See for privacy information.
03/01/23·22m 48s

Monday Mini: New Year, Same Podcast

Anney and Samantha ring in 2023 with a casual convo about their hopes for the new year.See for privacy information.
02/01/23·11m 47s

SMNTY Classics: Uber Privilege

Uber, AirBnb and others are reshaping how we work, but they leave loopholes to discrimination and abuse. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline look at sharing economy privilege and why collaborative consumption leaves out the people who most need its services.See for privacy information.
31/12/22·1h 5m

SMNTY Classics: Too Much

Ever left a party and wanted to shrink and disappear and apologize to everyone you've ever met for your very existence? Yep, it's that episode. In this classic, Samantha and Anney share very different perspectives but similar reactions to the same party. See for privacy information.
30/12/22·18m 45s

Happy Hour #101: About A Movie

Or movies, actually. We review some of our holiday movie go-tos.See for privacy information.
29/12/22·29m 59s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 6)

An injured Tilda struggles with a potentially fatal injury and remembers the origin of Madison's nickname.See for privacy information.
28/12/22·19m 54s

Fictional Women Around the World: Wednesday Addams

Creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky Wednesday Addams hates us and we love her for it. Why do we have a fascination with deadpan women? What does feminism and girlhood have to do with it? What about dancing and goth fashion??See for privacy information.
27/12/22·26m 52s

Monday Mini: Unboxing Gifting Dynamics

Getting a present isn't always a gift. We unwrap some of the less pretty aspects of gift-giving.See for privacy information.
26/12/22·28m 55s

SMNTY Classics: Bye Felipe

Online dating offers documentary proof of men not handling women's sexual rejection gracefully. Cristen and Caroline talk about what happens when masculinity constructs and swiping left collide and why straight guys sometimes can't take 'no' for an answer in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
24/12/22·50m 25s

Grýla: Iceland's Christmas Witch

You better watch out, you better think twice, or Iceland's ogress witch Grýla will chop you up and put you in a stew. Tis the season for Christmas witches, so we share the icy tale of Grýla and her dark family, with a few honorable mentions.See for privacy information.
23/12/22·25m 4s

Happy Hour #100: Let's Celebrate!

For our 100th happy hour, we take a moment to celebrate! Break out the party hats and fancy pjs!See for privacy information.
22/12/22·21m 8s

Feminist Movie Wednesday: Bridget Jones's Diary

The award-winning 2001 film Bridget Jones's Diary left a huge cultural impact. We chat about the movie's legacy and classic rom-com tropes like love triangles, mix-ups, the 'normal' girl and wardrobe malfunctions.See for privacy information.
21/12/22·47m 0s

Activists Around the World: Emily Penn

Today we set sail with explorer and climate activist Emily Penn.See for privacy information.
20/12/22·11m 42s

Monday Mini: The Dungeons and Dragons Update Episode

We roll the dice and check-in on Anney's Dungeons and Dragons campaign.See for privacy information.
19/12/22·17m 37s

SMNTY Classics: Gaslighting 101

Here's how you can recognize it in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
17/12/22·50m 45s

Female Firsts: Rebecca Lee Crumpler

Yves joins us to highlight the pioneering work of Rebecca Lee Crumpler, the first Black American woman to get a medical degree in the U.S.See for privacy information.
16/12/22·30m 53s

Happy Hour #99: A SMNTY Year End Check-In

Samantha and Anney reflect on regrets, accomplishments and hopes as 2022 comes to an end.See for privacy information.
15/12/22·17m 8s

Book Club: The Little Girl Who Gave Zero F*cks

In an endeavor to push the limits of bleeping, we discuss the beautifully written and illustrated feminist fairy tale The Little Girls Who Gave Zero F*cks by Amy Kean.See for privacy information.
14/12/22·26m 56s

Activists Around the World: Masih Alinejad

We check in with what's going on with the protests in Iran, and the history of Masih Alinejad's activism in that country.See for privacy information.
13/12/22·12m 23s

Monday Mini: The People Pleaser

Please listen to this episode on people pleasing and what it has to do with women and trauma, please and thank you.See for privacy information.
12/12/22·15m 43s

SMNTY Classics: Tumbling Down the Women Blogosphere

Dear Internet, what's the history of women blogging? In this classic episode, SMNTY unearths the history of blogging and shines a light on spaces women were and are dominating.See for privacy information.
10/12/22·40m 9s

SMNTY SuperHosts an AirBnB Episode

Ever since it came onto the scene, AirBnB has shaken up the temporary housing market, for better and for worse. We do the research on what exactly that means for women, both as travelers and hosts.See for privacy information.
09/12/22·54m 59s

Happy Hour #98: Sorry!

Sorry, but we have to talk about women apologizing! Sorry! Our bad!See for privacy information.
08/12/22·16m 5s

SMNTY Interviews: Katsitsionni Fox

Anney and Samantha fangirl hard while interviewing filmmaker, activist and creator Katsitsionni Fox. We ask about her work, including the documentary Without a Whisper, and how we can learn from women in the Indigenous community.See for privacy information.
07/12/22·46m 9s

Activists Around the World: Listener Mail

In a special edition of this segment, Anney digs into the digital mail bag to read messages from listeners about Reddit, Star Wars and NaNoWriMo.See for privacy information.
06/12/22·19m 19s

Monday Mini: Updates (December 2022)

There's a lot going on in the world. We touch base with updates on the protests in Iran, the abortion ban in Georgia and the 'first feminist city'. See for privacy information.
05/12/22·9m 56s

SMNTY Classics: Deep Space SMNTY (in 3D!)

Join us for this very special classic episode of SMNTY in 3D!!! With special guest star Yves, we present a podcast oasis of hiking, guided imagery, meditation and yoga in our continuing conversation around the power of self-care and its importance for women.See for privacy information.
03/12/22·30m 7s

What's Going on with Twitter?

Bridget Todd breaks down what's going on with Twitter and why it matters.See for privacy information.
02/12/22·59m 50s

Happy Hour #97: The Holiday Blues

Tis the season for being overwhelmed. Samantha gifts us with some stats and tips about the very real holiday blues.See for privacy information.
01/12/22·17m 27s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 5)

Madison and Tilda confront some demons and make a daring attempt at an escape.See for privacy information.
30/11/22·23m 7s

Activists Around the World: Colonel Nicole Aunapu Mann

Today we talk about rising star Colonel Nicole Aunapu Mann, the first Native American woman to go to space.See for privacy information.
29/11/22·10m 36s

Monday Mini: All the Single Ladies (Get Married??), Part 2

In part two of our look at conservative narratives around single liberal women and how they're ruining everything, we continue to pick apart their arguments.See for privacy information.
28/11/22·29m 23s

SMNTY Classics: Cliteracy

The clitoris has been one of the most misunderstood and maligned female features in medical history. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline uncover the incredible geography of clitoral complex and why it took so long for doctors to figure it out.See for privacy information.
26/11/22·48m 46s

The Reality of Virtual Reality

Come into the SMNTY-verse as we uncover the upsides and downsides of VR, the women behind it, gender discrimination and harassment on the platform, and the future.See for privacy information.
25/11/22·45m 48s

Happy Hour #96: In Sickness and in Health

Anney got Covid! She's fine! But it did raise some questions around how women act in regards to illness.See for privacy information.
24/11/22·24m 4s

Female Firsts: Alice Ball

Yves shares the story of Alice Ball, the first woman to get a master's degree from the College of Hawaii and so much more.See for privacy information.
23/11/22·27m 8s

Fictional Women Around the World: Mon Mothma

Mon Mothma is at the heart of the Alliance against the Empire in the Star Wars Universe. Her pragmatism and determination steered the fate of the galaxy far, far away. See for privacy information.
22/11/22·24m 22s

Monday Mini: All the Single Ladies (Get Married??), Part 1

There has been a lot of fear mongering amongst conservatives around liberal single women ruining EVERYTHING. We pick apart a specific example we received.See for privacy information.
21/11/22·12m 53s

SMNTY Classics: SMNTY Works From Home

As more of us are working remotely, Anney and Samantha look at what that means for women in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
19/11/22·36m 3s

Book Club: Salt Baby

Falen Johnson's play Salt Baby tackles issues of Indigenous identity, family and inter-racial dating with humor.See for privacy information.
18/11/22·33m 27s

Happy Hour #95: Four Women and a Funeral (SATC S2, Ep5)

Funeral meet-cutes? Funeral fashion? Becoming a social pariah? Getting back with an ex? Existential crisis? A single woman buying an apartment?? We continue our Sex and the City watch-through with many important questions.See for privacy information.
17/11/22·19m 49s

Feminist Movie Wednesday: Prey

The hunt is on with the 2022 Predator prequel film Prey. This sci-fi horror movie honed into so much more, from language, skill, gender norms and the dreaded Mary-Sue. Bonus discussion of Coco the chaos dog. See for privacy information.
16/11/22·43m 54s

Activists Around the World: Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

Today's focus is on environmental, women's and Indigenous activist (and cartographer) Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim.See for privacy information.
15/11/22·10m 46s

Monday Mini: Election Reflections

In the wake of the US midterm elections, we discuss the disappointments and wins, and how we're dealing with it all.See for privacy information.
14/11/22·29m 10s

SMNTY Classics: Feminism and the English Language with Wordslut

In this classic episode, Amanda Montell, author of 'Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language', stops by to discuss reclaiming gendered insults, cursing, women's linguistic innovation, sexism in our language and owning your own voice.See for privacy information.
12/11/22·1h 7m

A SMNTY Interview with Jamie Summers

Friend of the show and Twitch streamer Jamie Summers opens up about her experience with the platform, its problems, how it could improve, and how it can be a space for supportive community. Bonus conversation around advice and TwitchCon.See for privacy information.
11/11/22·45m 48s

Happy Hour #94: This is the Way?

It's beginning to look a lot like Life Day! So let's talk about helmets, armor, Mandalorians and toxic masculinity!See for privacy information.
10/11/22·20m 54s

Twitch-y Women

As long as women have been streaming on Twitch, they have been the target of harassment,  judgment and worse. At the same time, many have built strong, supportive communities. We look at the good and bad of Twitch's record when it comes to marginalized communities, current issues and why it all matters.See for privacy information.
09/11/22·39m 44s

Fictional Women Around the World: Maya Lopez (AKA Echo)

In another attempt to explain Marvel, we tackle the extremely skilled deaf Indigenous superhero Maya Lopez, AKA Echo.See for privacy information.
08/11/22·12m 37s

Monday Mini: Just Jilling (Off)

When it comes to slang about women masturbating, Samantha and Anney realize they are massively uneducated. From jilling off to flicking the bean, they react to some of this slang. Much laughter and blushing is involved.See for privacy information.
07/11/22·16m 16s

SMNTY Classics: The Craft

We're the weirdos, mister. In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha revisit the 1996 cult classic The Craft, and dig into the themes of witches, community and the power and pitfalls of female friendship. Relax, it's only magic!See for privacy information.
05/11/22·34m 43s

r/SMNTY: Women and Reddit

Reddit is a huge collection of online communities that house everything from toxic misogyny to beautiful feminism and the most niche things in between. We break down some of the popular site’s issues, and how one particular subreddit is shining a light on gender inequality. See for privacy information.
04/11/22·45m 31s

Happy Hour #93: They Shoot Single People, Don't They? (SATC S2, Ep4)

We power walk through our Sex and the City rewatch and discuss singlehood and give ourselves nightmares with dirty talk. See for privacy information.
03/11/22·20m 48s

Internet Hate Machine with Bridget Todd

The US midterms have once again brought to the forefront the abuse women, especially Black women and women of color, face online and the consequences of dismissing it. Bridget Todd breaks down how the internet has been weaponized, what we can do about it, and her new podcast Internet Hate Machine.See for privacy information.
02/11/22·1h 2m

Activists Around the World: Autumn Peltier

Today we're highlighting the work of Indigenous environmental activist Autumn Peltier and her long history of using her voice to fight.See for privacy information.
01/11/22·11m 23s

Monday Mini: The Halloween Special!

Happy Halloween, SMNTY style! We check in on some goings on, horror movies, news and voting.See for privacy information.
31/10/22·17m 21s

SMNTY Classics: The VVitch

In this classic edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Anney and Samantha continue their witch streak with The VVitch. Come and live deliciously with us. Butter not included.See for privacy information.
29/10/22·33m 34s

Female Firsts: Lilian Ngoyi

Yves spotlights the story and accomplishments of Lilian Ngoyi, the first woman elected to the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress.See for privacy information.
28/10/22·34m 40s

Happy Hour #92: The Last of Us Remake Review

You knew it was coming. Anney dishes on The Last of Us Remake and the trailer for the show.See for privacy information.
27/10/22·13m 42s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 4)

In chapter four, Tilda and Madison find a brief respite before approaching enemies force Tilda to make a desperate choice.See for privacy information.
26/10/22·24m 51s

Fictional Women Around the World: Heather Mason

A teen walks into a mall in Silent Hill and learns she is the literal stuff of nightmares summoned by a cult. Silent Hill 3's Heather Mason handles hell with poise and style.See for privacy information.
25/10/22·12m 53s

Monday Mini: Misogyny and Mobile Gaming

A recent spate of mobile games focusing on women getting a glow up or cleaning house in order to get a man has us scratching our heads.See for privacy information.
24/10/22·29m 48s

Spoiled Saturdays: Fear Street

There is nothing to fear but Fear Street itself. In this killer episode, SMNTY slashes through the Fear Street trilogy to talk about witches, love and friendship.See for privacy information.
22/10/22·46m 54s

SMNTY Classics: Witchsploitation

Must be the season of the witch. Anney and Samantha look at the intersection of witches and exploitation throughout history and the current cultural moment they're having in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
21/10/22·21m 58s

Happy Hour #91: Negroni Sbagliato

The House of SMNTY sips on the viral drink and chats about how it went viral and House of the Dragon on the cusp of the season finale. See for privacy information.
20/10/22·24m 9s

Let's Talk Witches: Wanda Maximoff

Marvel's Wanda Maximoff, AKA Scarlet Witch, historically represents many intersections - Romani, Jewish and a witch. Friend of the show Joey Patt joins us to examine these intersections, the history of them, and how they're being handled (or not) right now.See for privacy information.
19/10/22·1h 5m

Activists Around the World: Trisha Shetty

Today we spotlight the work of lawyer, activist, speaker, educator and advocate Trisha Shetty when it comes to gender equality.See for privacy information.
18/10/22·10m 45s

Monday Mini: Listener Mail

We open the virtual mail bag once again to discuss Anne of Green Gables, convention experiences and fanfiction.See for privacy information.
17/10/22·19m 22s

SMNTY Classics: Witchy Women

There's a little witch in all of us. For this classic edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Anney and Samantha revisit two Halloween classics: Practical Magic and The Witches of Eastwick.See for privacy information.
15/10/22·45m 16s

Feminist Movie Friday: Tigers Are Not Afraid

Issa López's 2017 haunting Mexican crime-fantasy movie Tigers Are Not Afraid made a big impression on horror royalty and on us. See for privacy information.
14/10/22·30m 58s

Happy Hour #90: Quick Horror Movie Reviews, Pt. 2

In part two of our Horror Happy Hour, Anney shares her spoiler-y thoughts on recent horror movies She Will and Bodies Bodies Bodies. See for privacy information.
13/10/22·15m 32s

Book Club: Mexican Gothic

A creepy mansion, shifty family,  burgeoning romance and a determined heroine. Come join us as we get to the roots of Silvia Moreno-Garcia's 2020 horror novel Mexican Gothic. See for privacy information.
12/10/22·46m 45s

Activists Around the World: Veronica Cruz

We celebrate the work of one of the founders of women's rights organization Las Libres Veronica Cruz, with a specific focus on abortion.See for privacy information.
11/10/22·10m 15s

Monday Mini: SMNTY Reviews Hocus Pocus 2

The witches are back! Sisterhood, friendship, aging and song! We give a quick and spoilery review of the new movie Hocus Pocus 2. See for privacy information.
10/10/22·18m 12s

SMNTY Classics: All Them Witches

Anney and Samantha cast a spell with Hocus Pocus and The Witches and discuss the depiction of witches in children's movies in this classic episode. Is it all truly just a bunch of hocus pocus?See for privacy information.
08/10/22·58m 19s

Elevated Horror and #MeToo

What is elevated horror? And what does it have to do with the rise of horror movies tackling topics around women and #MeToo? We unearth the drama behind the term and give some rapid fire examples.See for privacy information.
07/10/22·31m 27s

Happy Hour #89: La Gritona Reposado Tequila

We sip on some La Gritona Reposado tequila and chat about what it takes to succeed in male-dominated industries as a woman.See for privacy information.
06/10/22·17m 54s

Next Up with Anna Hossnieh

Podcast producer, host extraordinaire and founder of Next Up Anna Hossnieh joins us to share the importance of diverse stories in podcasting, and how the initiative Next Up aligns with that.   Apply here by Friday, Oct. 14th:  See for privacy information.
05/10/22·52m 1s

Activists Around the World: Bertha Zuniga Cacera

We discuss the power of legacy while spotlighting the work of Bertha Zuniga Cacera and her mother around indigenous rights and environmental activism. See for privacy information.
04/10/22·12m 29s

Monday Mini: What's Going On in Iran?

Anney and Samantha give an overview of the protests in Iran, and how women are (and have been) at the forefront.See for privacy information.
03/10/22·14m 53s

SMNTY Classics: Nadja of Antipaxos

Nadja of Antipaxos from What We Do in the Shadows is a vampire that knows what she wants and will fight for it. In this classic episode, possessed dolls, werewolves, witches, and female friendships are all topics of discussion.See for privacy information.
01/10/22·16m 8s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 3)

The elements are against Tilda and Madison as Tilda weighs her options, all of them dangerous in their own way, all while grappling with self-doubt.See for privacy information.
30/09/22·15m 39s

Happy Hour #88: Quick Horror Reviews, Pt. 1

It's a good (and interesting) time to be a horror fan, especially with the glut of elevated or social horror. Anney gives some quick spoiler-y reviews of the recent horror movies X, Pearl and Men.See for privacy information.
29/09/22·13m 51s

Book Club: Persuasion

SMNTY formally requests your listenership of this tasteful and of course classy discussion on the hot goss and spilling of the tea in Jane Austen's Persuasion. See for privacy information.
28/09/22·45m 28s

Fictional Women Around the World: America Chavez

In this Super Super-Sized episode, we welcome fantastic friend of the show Joey Patt to talk about the history, future, and importance of Marvel character America Chavez. See for privacy information.
27/09/22·54m 6s

Monday Mini: An Update on Abortion in the US

As we see more and more fallout from the overturning Roe v Wade in the US, we dig into some of the impacts across the country.See for privacy information.
26/09/22·14m 47s

SMNTY Classics: Officer O'Leary

Whether investigating noise complaints about partying seventies ghosts or millennial zombies, Wellington Paranormal's Officer O'Leary really just wants people (and supernatural beings) to have fun - quiet, law-abiding fun. SMNTY needs backup in this classic episode!See for privacy information.
24/09/22·13m 32s

Feminist Movie Friday: Anne of Avonlea

In the continuing story of SMNTY watching Anne of Green Gables, we discuss the themes of the second in the CBC series, including home, change, love and kindred spirits. See for privacy information.
23/09/22·36m 42s

Happy Hour #87: Still In Crisis

Is it a birthday, a pandemic or a mid-life crisis? All three? How does one celebrate these days?See for privacy information.
22/09/22·17m 31s

Meghan Markle and Single Use Hate Accounts

Podcast royalty Bridget Todd shines some light on the internet's apparent overwhelming hatred of Meghan Markle, where it is coming from and the systems in place that allow people to profit from it.See for privacy information.

Activists Around the World: Jackeline Romero Epiayu

In this episode, we look at the work, trials and hope of Colombian activist Jackeline Romero Epiayu.See for privacy information.
20/09/22·8m 53s

Monday Mini: An Update on Feminism

A recent survey on feminism revealed some interesting results. We delve into the numbers and discuss what they could mean.See for privacy information.
19/09/22·23m 33s

SMNTY Classics: Why Didn't You Believe Her?

In this classic episode, horror fans Anney and guest co-host Lauren Vogelbaum talk about the horror movie trope of not believing women, and how it relates to #BelieveHer.See for privacy information.
17/09/22·51m 49s

Feminist Movie Friday: Anne of Green Gables

SMNTY searches for bosom buddies and kindred spirits with the beloved 1985 series Anne of Green Gables. See for privacy information.
16/09/22·54m 39s

Happy Hour #86: Boundaries and Asking for Help

In this mish-mash of an episode, topics include setting up boundaries, people-pleasing, and asking for help.See for privacy information.
15/09/22·17m 29s

SMNTY Classics: Unbalancing Work-Life Balance

In the third installment of a special "Lean In" series, Cristen and Caroline discuss why "work-life balance" and the idea of "having it all" is a myth in this classic episode. See for privacy information.
14/09/22·25m 31s

Activists Around the World: Melissa Cristina Marquez

Marine biologist Melissa Cristina Marquez's enthusiasm and passion around sharks is infectious and has rightfully earned her some recognition. We look into her efforts in fostering understanding around sharks, and also talk about crocodile bites. See for privacy information.
13/09/22·9m 58s

Monday Mini: Post Connnnnnn!

Yes, that's a Star Trek reference. Anney, shining bright from her experience embodying Disco Luke Skywalker (or is that the sequins and glitter?), shares her experience cosplaying at DragonCon 2022. See for privacy information.
12/09/22·19m 53s

SMNTY Classics: Are soap operas underrated in TV history?

It's no secret that some people think soap operas are just junky TV for housewives. But is that true? Join Cristen and Molly as they trace the history and evolution of soap operas and see how these shows have influenced most of what we watch today in this classic episode. See for privacy information.
10/09/22·28m 13s

Female Firsts: Laudelina de Campos Melo

Today, Yves sheds light on Laudelina de Campos Melo, who founded Brazil's first association of domestic workers. See for privacy information.
09/09/22·33m 54s

Happy Hour #85: The Freak Show (SATC S2, Ep3)

From our SMNTY desk, we continue our Sex and the City watch party! On the table: first date awkwardness, Darwinian dating, sex and beyond.See for privacy information.
08/09/22·19m 4s

SMNTY Plays Wayhaven

Vampires, romance and murder, oh my! Anney and Samantha compare their choices and experiences playing the choose-your-own-adventure game, Wayhaven. See for privacy information.
07/09/22·46m 2s

Activists Around the World: Even More Record Breaking Women

From rowing to golf to piloting, women around the world are breaking records. We discuss some recent achievements. See for privacy information.
06/09/22·8m 30s

Monday Mini: Listener Mail

It's time to dive back into the virtual listener mailbox! Topics include phone games, misogyny, makeovers, student debt, trauma, and Star Wars.See for privacy information.
06/09/22·16m 35s

SMNTY Classics: Scream Queens

For every Michael Myers, there is a Laurie Strode. In this classic, Anney and Samantha uncover the history and evolution of the Scream Queen, the connection to the final girl trope, and shine light on some iconic examples. And then Anney talks about Scream for a long time.See for privacy information.
03/09/22·56m 39s

SMNTY In Conversation with Margaret Killjoy

Friend of the show Margaret Killjoy joins us to dive into all facets of intersectional feminism and why it is for everyone.See for privacy information.
02/09/22·52m 55s

Happy Hour #84: T'was the Night Before Con

And all through the land, all the nerds were packing, their cosplays so grand.See for privacy information.
01/09/22·14m 4s

Book Club: Fangirl

Come along with us on a journey of college, sisterhood, family drama, friendship, crushes, love, and fanfiction with Rainbow Rowell’s 2013 book Fangirl.See for privacy information.
31/08/22·56m 43s

Fictional Women Around the World: Terra Branford

We're taking it down nostalgia lane with the Super Nintendo hero Terra Branford from Final Fantasy 3/6, depending on your version. Part human, part ethereal creature, all pixelated glory, Terra's journey of self-discovery is one that still resonates.See for privacy information.
30/08/22·13m 50s

Monday Mini: The Indian Child Welfare Act

In light of some recent Supreme Court decisions and politics, we take a look at the ICWA, what it is, and its future.See for privacy information.
29/08/22·14m 30s

SMNTY Classics: A League of Their Own

In this classic episode, Anney finally redeems herself in Samantha's eyes and watches the 1992 feminist classic A League of Their Own. There is definitely crying in podcastingSee for privacy information.
27/08/22·37m 44s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 2)

Tilda and Madison are being hunted. As they wait in the dark, Tilda weighs her choices. See for privacy information.
26/08/22·15m 27s

Happy Hour #83: The Awful Truth (SATC S2, Ep2)

Dirty Talk. Puppies. Can we ever be truly truthful with our partners? What happens if we try?See for privacy information.
25/08/22·17m 35s

The Star Wars Birthday Special

Welcome to the very special Star Wars Holiday Episode! Because what is the Force but feminism? See for privacy information.
25/08/22·32m 12s

Activists Around the World: Mountaineers

We take a look at women literally climbing mountains, challenging stereotypes and shattering records.See for privacy information.
23/08/22·7m 4s

Monday Mini: A Love Letter to Fanfiction

A/N: Fanfiction has long been a very queer, very woman-dominated space. One the biggest names in fanfic is AO3. We trace the history of this site, and ponder its future. Tags: Indulgent, Feels, Fandom, LoveSee for privacy information.
22/08/22·20m 39s

SMNTY Classics: Women in Shark Science

Women who brave the waters of shark science often face outrageous sexism, but they have made great waves in the field. In this classic, we dive into the stories of some famous women and organizations doing great work in the field, the issues they face, and we give a brief review of the seminal Christmas film Jaws 4.See for privacy information.
20/08/22·30m 20s

Female Firsts: Eunice Foote

Yves joins us once again to share the story of Eunice Foote, the first known person to link carbon dioxide to atmospheric warming. See for privacy information.
19/08/22·28m 19s

Happy Hour #82: You're A Coward, Anney

In this edition of a totally Okay Hour! Possessed insects, broken toes, and emotional cowardice, oh my! Sometimes loss manifests in interesting ways.  See for privacy information.
18/08/22·18m 4s

The Importance of Intimacy Coordinators

What do intimacy coordinators do and why are they important? Anney and Samantha go over some basics of the position and the conversation around it.See for privacy information.
17/08/22·42m 41s

Activists Around the World: Azmina Dhrodia

Women and marginalized communities often face harassment and toxicity on social media. Azmina Dhrodia is working to change that.See for privacy information.
16/08/22·16m 4s

Monday Mini: What Are These Story Games?

SMNTY chooses our own adventure as we chat about story phone games, their problems and their successes.See for privacy information.
15/08/22·25m 44s

SMNTY Classics: Uhura

In this classic episode, the USS SMNTY chronicles Star Trek's Nyota Uhura, a woman who boldly went where no Black woman had gone before.See for privacy information.
13/08/22·17m 17s

The Marvelous and Much Maligned Mary-Sue

What's a Mary-Sue and why do they draw so much ire? In this ballad to the Mary-Sue, we dig into history, definitions, examples, and unearth and defend the true Mary-Sue.See for privacy information.
12/08/22·38m 2s

Happy Hour #81: Take Me Out to the Ballgame (SATC S2. Ep1)

We're baaaaccckkk! We continue our watch of Sex and the City with very special guest Superproducer Christina, who knocks it out of the park. There is no crying in baseball, but there is crying in breakups. See for privacy information.
11/08/22·35m 38s

Women and Student Debt

It's back-to-school season, which means we need to talk about student debt, how it hits women and marginalized folks more, and potential solutions.See for privacy information.
10/08/22·45m 22s

Activists Around the World: Leydy Pech

Today we highlight the activism and legacy of beekeeper and environmental Mayan advocate Leydy Pech.See for privacy information.
09/08/22·9m 24s

Monday Mini: Listener Mail

We bust open our virtual listener mail bag and read a letter from listener Taylor about some very important firsts for women at the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.See for privacy information.
08/08/22·13m 51s

Spoiled Saturdays: Dr. Strange (Multiverse of Madness)

Wanda, Wanda, Wanda. In this new segment, we dive into the multiverse and chat about the feminism (or not) of the recent film Dr. Strange: Multiverse of Madness. How many times can Wanda say she is a mother? Are all women in comics doomed to die once they become too powerful? Sad Murder Moms?? All of these questions and more will be asked and possibly answered! See for privacy information.
06/08/22·43m 31s

SMNTY Classics: Sex and Gender Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Coco Tang and Kimberly Spray of Global Outreach Doctors join the show to delve into their experience in the Democratic Republic of Congo to assess the fallout and possible sustainable, actionable items we can take to combat sex and gender based violence in that country in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
05/08/22·1h 1m

Happy Hour #80: 90s, WTF?

Break out your butterfly clips and gel pins, it's time to look at some toxicity of the 90s that often gets glossed over. See for privacy information.
04/08/22·21m 13s

Feminist Movie Friday: Crip Camp

The award-winning 2020 documentary Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution is a moving, open and personal take on the determination, difficulties and successes of a group of people growing up in the disability rights movement, what they accomplished, and the importance of inclusivity. See for privacy information.
03/08/22·42m 28s

Activists Around the World: Kiara Nirghin

Kiara Nirghin is an inventor, speaker, activist and advocate for getting more women in STEM, and she's just getting started. We share her inspiring past, present and future. See for privacy information.
02/08/22·8m 6s

Monday Mini: A Failure Revisit

Anney and Samantha revisit the question of failure, personally, professionally and as feminists. See for privacy information.
01/08/22·20m 45s

SMNTY Classics: How the Jane Collective Helped Women Get Abortions

Before Roe v Wade made abortion legal, women still needed them. In this classic episode, Bridget Todd is joined by Heather Booth who started an underground network to give women abortion access.See for privacy information.
30/07/22·26m 35s

Female Firsts: Sissieretta Jones

Yves joins us to shine a light on the compelling and storied life of Sissieretta Jones, the first Black American woman to headline a concert at Carnegie Hall.See for privacy information.
30/07/22·39m 31s

Happy Hour #79: The Comfort of Rewatching

We all have those things we watch over and over and over and over and over and over again right? Right??? Turns out a lot of us do - we look into why that is. See for privacy information.
28/07/22·23m 40s

Book Club: Queens of Geek

For this month's book club pick, we nerd out over nerdom with Jen Wilde's Queens of Geek, a coming-of-age love letter to fandom with themes around friendship, disability, queer relationships, love and conventions.See for privacy information.
27/07/22·43m 6s

Fictional Women Around the World: Kamala Khan

Kamala Khan is a first and a one-of-a-kind: a fan, a fanfiction author, a cosplayer, and hero. See for privacy information.
26/07/22·13m 18s

Monday Mini: Problematic Insults

While it can be very tempting to lob insults at people who are objectively awful, it's important we make sure they aren't hurting others in the process. Anney and Samantha discuss some examples. See for privacy information.
25/07/22·19m 16s

SMNTY Classics: Women's Rights in Poland

With renewed protesting in the wake of the passing of strict anti-abortion laws in Poland, Anney and Samantha visit women's rights, abortion and protests in Poland in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
23/07/22·9m 44s

SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 1)

In the second installment of Terminus: The Depopulation Event, Tilda and her son Madison wander an abandoned United States, and Tilda grapples with her feelings of failure around motherhood. See for privacy information.
22/07/22·32m 28s

Happy Hour #78: Sad Murder Dad

What is a sad murder dad, and what makes him so sad and murder-y? In an on-brand check-in on grief, Anney explains the popular trope over drinks.See for privacy information.
21/07/22·18m 22s

Amber Heard and the Court of Public Opinion

The very public defamation trial of Amber Heard and Johnny Depp has showcased how we view women in and out of the courtroom. We break down what happened, why it's important and what it means for the future.See for privacy information.
20/07/22·34m 8s

Activists Around the World: Shrutilata Singh

Shrutilata Singh is a deaf-blind activist and advocate in the realm of disability and education. We share her story and accomplishments.  See for privacy information.
19/07/22·9m 40s

Monday Mini: What's Up with Podcasting?

Podcasting as grown exponentially in recent years. We talk about what has changed and what hasn't in terms of creators and listeners. See for privacy information.
18/07/22·11m 53s

SMNTY Classics: Abortion Activism in Argentina

In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha look into the legalization of abortion in Argentina.See for privacy information.
16/07/22·11m 7s

Feminist Movie Friday: The Janes

For this Feminist Movie Friday, we discuss The Janes, a documentary about the Jane Collective, a group of women that provided illegal abortions in the 1970s. See for privacy information.
15/07/22·39m 37s

(Un)Happy Hour #77: Adoption and Abortion

Samantha opens up about her feelings as an adoptee while the conversation around abortion and adoption rages on. See for privacy information.
14/07/22·19m 14s

A Brief History of Women and the ADA

Women have long been leaders in the disability rights movement, and were the driving force in getting the Americans with Disabilities Act passed. We spotlight some of the notable women that made the ADA happen.See for privacy information.
13/07/22·22m 57s

Changemakers Around the World: Neema Namadamu

Today we celebrate advocate for women and disability rights and environmental activist Neema Namadamu, her work, and how her mother inspired her.See for privacy information.
12/07/22·8m 57s

Monday Mini: Star Wars Updates

Hello there. Now that the series Obi-Wan Kenobi has wrapped, we talk about toxic fandom and women.See for privacy information.
11/07/22·15m 21s

SMNTY Classics: Invisible Illness

Millions of people are dealing with invisible illness, possibly not even knowing it. Guest co-host and contributor Yves Jeffcoat discusses women with invisible illnesses in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
09/07/22·1h 11m

Hollywood's Toxic Treatment of Women

Celebrity life is often not as flashy as it looks, especially for women and girls. We look behind the camera at the harmful environment that judges women on all counts, and treats them as expendable. See for privacy information.
08/07/22·49m 48s

Happy Hour #76: An Ace on Our Sleeve

Anney and Samantha sip some drinks and Anney talks about Pride, being ace, and belonging. See for privacy information.
07/07/22·10m 47s

Women Climbing Mountains

SMNTY's on top of the world! Since the dawn of people climbing mountains, women have been there, though their clothing and existence in the space has long been policed. We trace the triumphs and tragedies of women mountaineers, and efforts to make it more inclusive. See for privacy information.
06/07/22·37m 38s

Activists Around the World: Reproductive Rights

Today we focus on two powerhouse activists in the world of reproductive rights and justice: Grace Kodindo and Loretta Ross. See for privacy information.
05/07/22·13m 17s

Monday Mini: A Personal Reaction to Roe v Wade

In the wake of the overturning of Roe v Wade, Anney and Samantha chat about their reactions and feelings to the news. See for privacy information.
04/07/22·20m 0s

SMNTY Classics: Public Displays of Affection Politics

How do public displays of affection compare to etiquette-friendly social kissing? How is PDA an act of love - and defiance -- in the LGBT community? And, do you love it or hate it? Listen in to learn how onlookers respond to PDA in this classic episode.See for privacy information.
02/07/22·37m 2s

Abortion is a Tech Issue

As we enter a post Roe v Wade world, Bridget Todd sheds some light on the misinformation and disinformation permeating the conversation around abortion, and tells us why abortion is a tech issue. See for privacy information.
01/07/22·40m 15s

Happy Hour #75: SMNTY Makes a Summer Cocktail, Part 2

Anney divulges the recipe for her cocktail 'That's So Feetch' (spoiler alert, it's basically a paloma), and Samantha tries to get to the bottom of why Anney likes puns and naming things.See for privacy information.
30/06/22·21m 23s

Female Firsts: Ann Petry

Yves joins us once again to share the story of Ann Petry, who wrote the first book by a Black American woman to sell more than a million copies. Bonus discussion of celebrity and privacy. See for privacy information.
29/06/22·37m 57s

Fictional Women Around the World: Valkyrie

From elite warrior to bounty hunter to King, Valkyrie demands respect in everything she does. In anticipation of Thor: Love and Thunder, we break down her story so far. See for privacy information.
28/06/22·11m 6s

Monday Mini: Supply Chain Shortages and Women

Shortages of tampons and baby formula have shone a light on the ways supply chain issues are having a larger impact on women. We discuss why that is and why we aren't talking about it more.See for privacy information.
27/06/22·13m 7s
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