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.

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August 10, 2022 45 min

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.

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Today we highlight the activism and legacy of beekeeper and environmental Mayan advocate Leydy Pech.

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August 8, 2022 13 min

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.

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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! 

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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.

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August 4, 2022 21 min

Break out your butterfly clips and gel pins, it's time to look at some toxicity of the 90s that often gets glossed over. 

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August 3, 2022 42 min

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. 

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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. 

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August 1, 2022 20 min

Anney and Samantha revisit the question of failure, personally, professionally and as feminists. 

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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.

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July 30, 2022 39 min

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.

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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. 

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July 27, 2022 43 min

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.

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Kamala Khan is a first and a one-of-a-kind: a fan, a fanfiction author, a cosplayer, and hero. 

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July 25, 2022 19 min

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. 

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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.

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July 22, 2022 32 min

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. 

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July 21, 2022 18 min

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.

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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.

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Shrutilata Singh is a deaf-blind activist and advocate in the realm of disability and education. We share her story and accomplishments.  

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