Stuff Mom Never Told You

Stuff Mom Never Told You

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. New episodes come out Wednesday and Friday.... Show More

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December 13, 2019 45 min

The definitions of shame and guilt are still the source of much academic debate. In this episode, Anney and Samantha talk gender differences when it comes to shame, blame and guilt and dig into the science of victim-blaming. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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December 11, 2019 32 min

As humans we love labeling people. Why is that, and why are we so ready to label women? Anney and Samantha dish on the science of labeling and the pros and cons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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When Kennedy announced the lunar missions, several women hoped to make the trip. The women of Mercury 13 excelled at physical testing yet weren't allowed to work at NASA. Why? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Anney and Samantha dive into the feminism of two holiday classics: Batman Returns and Iron Man 3 (with bonus discussion on Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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December 4, 2019 64 min

Natalie Evans of the Some Kind of Brown Podcast discusses some of America's most badass indigenous women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 29, 2019 56 min

When it comes to the holidays, women often shoulder a bulk of the responsibility for making them magical, whether it's meal-planning, meal-cooking, gift-buying, gift-wrapping, gift-shipping, decorating, cookie-baking, card-writing, phone-calling, peace-keeping, are you stressed yet?? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 27, 2019 35 min

Deeply personal and emotional, forgiveness is also deeply difficult, fraught, and when it comes it to women, sometimes weaponized. Anney and Samantha debunk some forgiveness myths, discuss how-tos, and dig into the potential health benefits of letting go. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 23, 2019 39 min

Have food morals replaced sexual morals? Do modern humans want pizza and chocolate more than sex? Surveys suggest yes. Listen in to this classic to learn more about how food and sex collide in the brain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 22, 2019 41 min

As a culture, we are uncomfortably comfortable with mocking fangirls. Why is that? Spoiler alert, it's sexism. Anney and Samantha trace the history of fangirls and our dismissal of them, and discuss why fangirls run the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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The recent resignation of Representative Katie Hill raised questions around abuse, revenge porn, and #metoo. Anney and Samantha look at past examples of women involved in political scandals and examine gender differences in the fallout of scandal (and take a quick look at what's going on with the ERA). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 16, 2019 40 min

Although women have served as volunteer firefighters since the 19th century, putting out fires for a living is one of the hardest careers for women to pursue today. Brush up on the history of women firefighters and why gender discrimination still persists in many fire departments in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 15, 2019 53 min

From ill-advised haircuts to sobbing over breakup songs, heartbreak is a powerful thing that can make us do all kinds of stuff. Anney and Samantha examine the gender differences in heartbreak, dig into whether it can be deadly, share some personal experiences, and ask the ever-important question: will our heartbreak go on and on? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 13, 2019 41 min

Yves stops by for another edition of female firsts, this time to discuss Huda Sha'arawi, the first president of Egyptian Feminist Union and Arab Feminist Union. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 9, 2019 76 min

From the Wicked Witch to Ursula and Maleficent, portrayals of pop culture villainesses can tell us about views of real-world women. Find out more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 8, 2019 71 min

In our continuing conversation around women in puppetry, we talk to puppeteer and artist Sarah Frechette about what the creation process is like, how the world of puppetry has changed, and what is it like being a woman in the industry. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 6, 2019 31 min

Not the avenger. Following up on our episodes around female killers, Anney and Samantha return to the black widow killer, digging into definitions, explanations, and examples. Come get caught in our web. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 2, 2019 47 min

Did you know an army of Disney "animation girls" helped bring its classic films to life? This classic episode traces the evolution of women working in the early days of Disney and women in animation's continuing quest to shatter the celluloid ceiling. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Stairs that lead to nowhere. Hidden passages. Upside down pillars. Since it's 1923 opening to the public, the Winchester Mystery House has attracted millions of visitors, and even inspired a movie in 2018. But what is the story behind the house's creator, Sarah Winchester? Did she build the house to confuse vengeful ghosts as legend suggests, or was it the product of her whimsical design ideas? Anney and Samantha are on the... Read more

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October 30, 2019 46 min

With the help of puppeteers Kristin Haverty and Louise Lapointe, Anney and Samantha pull back the curtains on the women behind the puppets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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October 26, 2019 49 min

Being a farmer's wife used to be the pinnacle role for women in agriculture, but that's changing fast. In this classic episode, learn how more women are reclaiming land and running farms, becoming seen as the rising gatekeepers of sustainable food production. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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