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.

Sexy Aphrodisiacs? July 10, 2020

Throughout history, pretty much every food has been seen as an aphrodisiac. Anney and Samantha look at some famous examples and dig into the science around whether or not they work. Learn more about your ad-choices at


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Join Jada Pinkett-Smith, her daughter Willow Smith and mother Adrienne Banfield Norris as they open their home for a series of groundbreaking and healing conversations. Red Table Talk, a Facebook Watch Original, brings together three generations of women to tackle the most provocative topics of today, from race and sexuality …
Queerbaiting 101 July 8, 2020
What is queerbaiting and why is it so contentious? Anney and Samantha discuss the highly debated term, some of the most prominent examples, the potential perils of shipping and fandom.
Anney and Samantha take a break and get to know each other through the most important quizzes.
A wave of #MeToo allegations has rocked the world of video gaming, wrestling and the entertainment world at large. Anney and Samantha discuss these allegations, grooming, and the impact of #MeToo.
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.
As we come to the end of Pride month, Anney and Samantha discuss the Supreme Court ruling on gay rights, asexuality and bonus New York City's updated sex guidelines.
Time for another Female Firsts! Yves joins us to share the story of Mary Seacole, author of what is considered the first autobiography by a Black woman in Britain.
In Part 2 of our look at the power of women organizing, we dig into the Stonewall Riots, the Women's March, #MeToo and Black Lives Matter.
Monday Mini: PTSD June 23, 2020
June is PTSD awareness month. Anney and Samantha discuss what PTSD looks like during a pandemic and protesting.
When women organize, they are a force to be reckoned with. From the suffragettes to the women behind the modern Civil Rights movement, we look at the history of women organizing.
Witchsploitation June 17, 2020
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 the era of social distancing and virtual hanging out, are there rules and ettiquette? Anney and Samantha share there own personal rules and tips for connecting during quarantine.
During this time of social isolation and stress during the pandemic, more people than ever are turning to online gaming for a vitual space to grieve and to connect. Anney and Samantha look at the benefits of online gaming and the harassment women and marginalized communites still face. We also …
For this month's book club pick, Anney and Samantha unpack Robin DiAngelo's 'White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism'.
For this Monday Mini, here's a primer/refresher on protesting and other ways of resisting.
The Grief of Lost Love June 5, 2020
Losing a romantic partner is one of the most traumatic, life-altering events someone can go through. Anney and Samantha talk about the widowhood effect and look at the impact of lost love on women in particular.
In this update, we cover a wide range of topics like US Women's National Soccer Team, sex dolls in sports stadiums, politics, problematic celebrities, leadership during Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter.
A recent survey found that even though Covid-19 might be deadlier for men, they are less likely to wear masks and observe social distancing. Anney and Samantha look into why that might be.
In this edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Anney and Samantha continue their witch streak with The VVitch. Come and live deliciously with us. Butter not included.