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. New episodes come out Wednesday and Friday.

In this edition of Female Firsts, Yves shares the story of Lucy Hicks Anderson, considered the first trans person to fight for transgender rights in court, and further the first Black American trans woman to be put on trial for her identity. Learn more about your ad-choices at


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