Unladylike

Unladylike Podcast

Find out what happens when women break the rules - those unwritten but all too real bullsh*t expectations of how we should live our lives. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly Stuff Mom Never Told You) tackle questions through their trademark obsessive research, stories from rule-breakin’ ladies and a solid dose of delightful feminist rage.

Sting Like Samantha Bee
Full Frontal host Samantha Bee never thought her late-night show would reach five seasons and almost as many Emmy wins. Find out why, plus what she's learned about being the boss and the civility scandal she's still not over.   Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unladylik...

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Bonus: Stay Weird w/ Stacy Osei-Kuffour
Stacy Osei-Kuffour has made a name for herself writing for shows like Pen15, Watchmen and Run, but growing up in Chicago, she was a self-proclaimed outcast. In this bonus episode, we talk with Stacy about how embracing her weirdness helped her write her breakthrough play, how that play opened the door to television writing, and how she put it all together to go after her dream job. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks...

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How to Take a Hike
Hiking has been all the rage lately. But its popularity also reveals uncomfortable truths about who gets to belong in the great outdoors. This episode, Cristen and Caroline cross paths with geographer Carolyn Finney and Outdoor Journal Tour founders Kenya and Michelle Jackson-Saulters to map out the duality of America's hiking trails as sites of racial pain as well as Black joy and healing. Follow Unladylike on social unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter [unladylik...


How to Take a Hike
Hiking has been all the rage lately. But its popularity also reveals uncomfortable truths about who gets to belong in the great outdoors. This episode, Cristen and Caroline cross paths with geographer Carolyn Finney and Outdoor Journal Tour founders Kenya and Michelle Jackson-Saulters to map out the duality of America's hiking trails as sites of racial pain as well as Black joy and healing. Follow Unladylike on social unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter [unladylik...

How to Do #MeToo Without Prison (2 of 2)
Is it possible to combat sexual violence and support survivors without sending perpetrators to prison? Dr. Alissa Ackerman, a sex crimes policy expert and rape survivor, thinks so. In part two of two episodes reconsidering mainstream feminism's reliance on the criminal justice system, Dr. Ackerman outlines a powerful alternative to prison punishment called restorative justice and why she's living proof that it works. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is availabl...

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How to Abolish Prison Like a Feminist (1 of 2)
Recent calls to defund police and abolish prisons have raised the question: But what about rapists? In part one of two episodes exploring that question, prison abolitionist Maya Schenwar presents the case for looking outside the criminal justice system for safety and connects the dots between abolition and feminism Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. ...

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How to Abolish Prison Like a Feminist (1 of 2)
Recent calls to defund police and abolish prisons have raised the question: But what about rapists? In part one of two episodes exploring that question, prison abolitionist Maya Schenwar presents the case for looking outside the criminal justice system for safety and connects the dots between abolition and feminism Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. ...

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How to Live Single, Pt. 3: Sexpectations
When was the last time you had sex, if ever? In the final episode of our How to Live Single series, science journalist Angela Chen upends that question by creating romantic room for asexuality. Her book, Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society and the Meaning of Sex, comes out in September. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unlady...

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How to Live Single, Pt. 2: IRL Golden Girls
Why does living single usually come with roommates? In part two of three about How to Live Single, Cristen and Caroline get a Golden Girls reality check on the housing crises caused by breakups and aging. This episode is brought to you by Best Fiends [bestfiends.com]  and Native [nativedeo.com promo code Unladylike]. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylik...

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How to Live Single, Pt. 1: Doing You
What if being single wasn't sold to us as a problem to solve? In part one of three episodes exploring How to Live Single, Aminatou Sow (Call Your Girlfriend) and Shani Silver (A Single Serving Podcast) get real about how unpartnered unladies care for themselves, embrace their relationship status and negotiate the casual and costly ways that society taxes singledom. This episode is brought to you by Barefoot Scientist [code UNLADYLIKE for 20% off first order] Tempest [code UNLADYLIKE for $50 off], Oscar M...

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How to Reckon with Refinery29
A number of feminist-branded companies, including The Wing, Man Repeller and Ban.do, are reckoning with racism and employee mistreatment. This episode, we're focusing in on the digital-media powerhouse Refinery29 and its problematic white leadership. Plus, we'll examine what the #blackatR29 movement reveals about working while Black and why seemingly woke, women-led outlets aren't immune to toxicity, inequity and top-down racism. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Spac...

How to Go Braless
Almost as soon as pandemic lockdowns started, homebound breasts everywhere began forgoing their bras. But how is going braless still unconventional enough to inspire viral media coverage amid a public health crisis? Breast expert Jenny Burbage joins us to bust some bra myths, and author Chidera Eggerue explains why saggy boobs matter. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswa...


How to Lift Heavy Sh*t
Weightlifting used to be boys-only exercise, but women are getting swole like never before. Cristen and Caroline find out why from competitive powerlifter Casey Johnston. Then Team USA weightlifter Mattie Rogers shares how she muscled her way to becoming one of the strongest — and most Instagram-famous — women in the sport.   Follow Unladylike on social unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. And join our Facebook group. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patri...

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How to Not Be a Karen
How do you solve a problem like white feminism? Mikki Kendall knows, and the answer isn't being nice. From #solidarityisforwhitewomen to Hood Feminism, Mikki shares how uprooting racism within mainstream feminism became her mission, and why she makes white ladies uncomfortable on purpose. This episode is brought to you Rosebud. [rosewoman.com promo code UNLADYLIKE], Best Fiends [bestfiends.com], and Third Love [thirdlove.com]. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Spac...

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How to Be Tori Amos
Tori Amos is a piano prodigy and Gen X goddess whose music was a soundtrack of third-wave feminism. Cristen and Caroline talk to her about breaking through the early 90s airwaves and find out: Why is Tori Amos such an enduring feminist icon?   Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsl...

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How to Feel Your Pandemic Feels
'How are you doing?' has become a super loaded question in the days of COVID. So this episode, Cristen and Caroline find out how listeners are feeling, check in with Unladylike illustrator Tyler Feder and take a much-needed Zoom trip to the therapist to help us sort through our collective pandemic emotions. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. This ep...

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How to Get Canceled with Natalie Wynn
Contrapoints creator Natalie Wynn is among the most popular and acclaimed YouTubers, specializing in counteracting the red-pilled, radicalized voices that thrive on the platform. So why did she suddenly find herself canceled, how did she handle it, and what does it say about owning our values out loud?   Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follo...

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How to Get Canceled with Natalie Wynn
Contrapoints creator Natalie Wynn is among the most popular and acclaimed YouTubers, specializing in counteracting the red-pilled, radicalized voices that thrive on the platform. So why did she suddenly find herself canceled, how did she handle it, and what does it say about owning our values out loud?   Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follo...

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How to Nail Manicures
From lesbian TikTok to a magical place called Mantrap, getting your nails done means way more than meets the eye. In this episode, Cristen and Caroline find out why writer Tembe Denton-Hurst feels her realest in fake nails, and documentary filmmaker Adele Free Pham shares the stunning story behind the rise of nail salons. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladyl...

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How to Break up with Mom
Parental estrangement is surprisingly common — and commonly misunderstood. Caroline and Cristen sort fact from fiction to find out: What happens when daughters break up with their moms? Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. And join our Facebook group!...

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How to Break Tattoo Taboos with Margaret Cho
How do gender, race and class color our tattoo perceptions? Comedy icon Margaret Cho breaks down the body politics of being a heavily inked Korean-American woman. Plus! Cristen and Caroline discover the original "tramp stamp," a stick-n-poke renaissance, and the origins of the ladylike tattoo taboo. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladyl...

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How to Work the Gig Economy
How can women advocate for workplace equality when they don't have a salaried 9-to-5 with benefits? With help from Freelancers Union founder, Sara Horowitz, Cristen and Caroline troubleshoot sexism for the self-employed, contractors and tip earners. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our new...

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How to Work the Gig Economy
How can women advocate for workplace equality when they don't have a salaried 9-to-5 with benefits? With help from Freelancers Union founder, Sara Horowitz, Cristen and Caroline troubleshoot sexism for the self-employed, contractors and tip earners. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our new...

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How to Crash Quinceañeras
Sweet 16 doesn't hold a birthday candle to the quinceañera. But why has such a ladylike tradition and its poofy gowns kept partying on? You're invited to find out, as Cristen and Caroline unwrap how today's quinceañeras are coming of age in unladylike ways. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social unladylikemedia. Subscribe to ...

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How to Crash Quinceañeras
Sweet 16 doesn't hold a birthday candle to the quinceañera. But why has such a ladylike tradition and its poofy gowns kept partying on? You're invited to find out, as Cristen and Caroline unwrap how today's quinceañeras are coming of age in unladylike ways. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social unladylikemedia. Subscribe to ...

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How to Unscramble Egg Freezing
To freeze or not to freeze? That's today's hottest fertility question. With help from Washington Post reporter Nicole Ellis, Cristen and Caroline find out why it suddenly seems like every ovary's doing it, and whether egg freezing is all it's cracked up to be. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Subscribe to...

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How to Mind Mental Illness with Esmé Weijun Wang
What happens when you aren't "the appropriate type of crazy?" Best-selling author Esmé Weijun Wang talks to Caroline and Cristen about living with schizoaffective disorder, how it shapes her ambition, and the subjectiveness of being 'high functioning'....

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How to Mind Mental Illness with Esmé Weijun Wang
What happens when you aren't "the appropriate type of crazy?" Best-selling author Esmé Weijun Wang talks to Caroline and Cristen about living with schizoaffective disorder, how it shapes her ambition, and the subjectiveness of being 'high functioning'. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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How to Spot Scams
Cristen has a case of fraud fever, and the only cure for it is more scams! First, Jane Marie of The Dream breaks down why millions of women go for broke with multilevel marketing schemes, or MLMs. Then, Laci Mosley, aka Scam Goddess, revels in scam schadenfreude and spills why she's pro-petty fraud. Plus, Caroline plays Who Wants to Scam a Millionaire.   Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies ...

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That's So Unladylike Tour
Description: Unladylike is going on tour this spring! For tickets, go to unladylike.co/events. See y'all there!   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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How to Sober Up
From Dry January to #sobercurious, not drinking has recently taken on new meanings and more mainstream visibility. But what really happens when women sober up? Cristen and Caroline explore the grayer layers of female sobriety that get filtered out of Instagram hashtags and Alcoholics Anonymous alike.  Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unlady...

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How to Thirst with Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins
Ever feel hot 'n' bothered -- and helplessly horny? Thirst Aid Kit, a podcast hosted by Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins, is here for you. Cristen and Caroline let off steam with Bim and Nicole about the evolution of thirst, the hotness of Hot Priest, and lusting out loud in the #MeToo era. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on soc...

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How to Tilt the Lens with Sinéad Burke
From the children's classrooms to the Met Gala red carpet, Sinéad Burke is on a mission to tilt the lens on what accessibility looks like and whom it’s for. Cristen and Caroline find out how she navigates the world as a little person, cultivates vulnerability as a strength and boldly asks uncomfortable questions.  Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. ...

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Winter Break: How to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment
To wrap up our winter break, Cristen and Caroline revisit their episode on fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment. C&C talk to filmmaker and activist Kamala Lopez about the century-long fight for an ERA, why we still need one, and the unladylike power we have to finally get a constitutional IUD to protect our rights from unplanned politics. Unladylike will be back on January 21st with a brand new season! Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wh...

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Winter Break: How to Slam Dunk
Unladylike is on winter break! To celebrate, Cristen and Caroline are revisiting their favorite episodes from past seasons. This week, they take on the slam dunk.   For women's basketball, to dunk or not to dunk has long been the question. It’s the ‘wow factor’ that WNBA haters often point to as proof that the women's game doesn't deserve the fandom, fame and fortune that the guys get. C&C talk to two dunking superstars of past and present to sort through the courtside gender politics and controversy ...

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Winter Break: How to Sell Weed
Caroline and Cristen are revisiting some of their favorite Unladylike episodes throughout the month of December. This week, they look into the cannabiz! Legal cannabis is America's fastest-growing industry and reportedly one of its women-friendliest. Cristen and Caroline sort the hype from the hangups around women and cannabis with help from three ganjapreneurs who are having their Big Weed Brownie - and rewriting its recipe, too. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your ...

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Winter Break: How to Feel Sad
For the month of December, Cristen and Caroline are revisiting some of their favorite Unladylike episodes. First up, they dive into the feels. Women's anger is all the rage, but why does showing our sadness feel weak? Nora McInerny (Terrible, Thanks For Asking) shares how she stopped emotionally should-ing herself and started claiming her sadness space, even while falling in love again. Then, Therapy for Black Girls founder Dr. Joy Harden Bradford drops some expert advice on how to sit with our sorrow and r...

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How to Flush the Poop-triarchy
By listener request, Caroline and Cristen go full potty mouth on the ladylike poop taboo and its real-deal side effects. With help from a sh*t-talking doctor and a pair of "poop friends," they find out why women are twice as likely to have irritable bowels, how gender affects our gut feelings, and the importance of airing fecal matters. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at pods...

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How to Take Fashion Seriously
Before Mari Kondo-ing your closet, consider this: the average American throws away 80 pounds of clothes each year, and only a fifth of what's donated survives secondhand. Unladylike producer Sam Lee takes Cristen and Caroline along on her mission to purge her own fast fashion habits and find out how so many garments become garbage - meeting a one-woman textile sustainability machine along the way. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever book...

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How to Marry Off Maiden Names
Women marrying off their "maiden names" is one of the most enduring gender traditions — and feminist conundrums. Cristen and Caroline pop the questions: What's it really like to choose your maiden name choice, and how does family, race and sexual orientation factor into the choice? Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social @unla...

How to Spell 'The L Word' with Ilene Chaiken
In early 2000s Hollywood, Ilene Chaiken did the seemingly impossible, co-creating and running a hit TV show entirely about lesbians and queer women. But the iconic television writer, producer and occasional director is no one-hit wonder. Caroline and Cristen talk to Ilene about navigating toxic male egos, tokenization and tough audience feedback on her way to creating all sorts of genre-breaking TV shows that you've definitely watched. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Clai...

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69. How to Spell 'The L Word' with Ilene Chaiken
In early 2000s Hollywood, Ilene Chaiken did the seemingly impossible, co-creating and running a hit TV show entirely about lesbians and queer women. But the iconic television writer, producer and occasional director is no one-hit wonder. Caroline and Cristen talk to Ilene about navigating toxic male egos, tokenization and tough audience feedback on her way to creating all sorts of genre-breaking TV shows that you've definitely watched. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your ...

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How to Unbridle Horse Girls with Lisa Hanawalt
Saddle up for a ride through horse-girl country. First, Bojack Horseman designer Lisa Hanawalt shares her personal horse-tery and why horse girls' passion is so often misunderstood. Then, Cristen and Caroline ride along with writer Gray Chapman to one of the largest annual horsey gatherings and take a detour through horse-girl internet. All to find out: What happens when we get off our high horses about horse girls? Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is avai...

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How to Unbridle Horse Girls with Lisa Hanawalt
Saddle up for a ride through horse-girl country. First, Bojack Horseman designer Lisa Hanawalt shares her personal horse-tery and why horse girls' passion is so often misunderstood. Then, Cristen and Caroline ride along with writer Gray Chapman to one of the largest annual horsey gatherings and take a detour through horse-girl internet. All to find out: What happens when we get off our high horses about horse girls? Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is avai...

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How to Demystify Vaginas with Dr. Jen Gunter
For most of medical history, vulvas and vaginas have been mythologized as too dirty, dainty and/or deformed. But gynecologist Jen Gunter is on a mission to detox that douchebaggery. Cristen and Caroline get a check-up on what it really takes to take care of the V's and why haters call her the "vaginal antichrist." Plus, Dr. Gunter answers Unladylike listeners' questions they've always wanted to know but have been too scared to ask other OB/GYNs. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and...

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How to Demystify Vaginas with Dr. Jen Gunter
For most of medical history, vulvas and vaginas have been mythologized as too dirty, dainty and/or deformed. But gynecologist Jen Gunter is on a mission to detox that douchebaggery. Cristen and Caroline get a check-up on what it really takes to take care of the V's and why haters call her the "vaginal antichrist." Plus, Dr. Gunter answers Unladylike listeners' questions they've always wanted to know but have been too scared to ask other OB/GYNs. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and...

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How to Take on Politics with June Diane Raphael & Jessica Yellin
When politics feels like dumpster fire, how do we still take it on without losing our minds? Actor and activist June Diane Raphael is here to help us reconsider what running for office looks like and how to get started. Plus, former CNN chief White House correspondent Jessica Yellin tell us how to engage with political news, without all the yellin'. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies ar...

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66. How to Take on Politics with June Diane Raphael & Jessica Yellin
When politics feels like dumpster fire, how do we still take it on without losing our minds? Actor and activist June Diane Raphael is here to help us reconsider what running for office looks like and how to get started. Plus, former CNN chief White House correspondent Jessica Yellin tell us how to engage with political news, without all the yellin'.Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are availabl...

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How to Be 'The Bisexual' with Desiree Akhavan
When queerness is out of the closet, what does bisexuality even mean? For bisexual Iranian-American filmmaker Desiree Akhavan, the answer is . . . complicated. Cristen and Caroline talk to Desiree about fitting in, coming out and unlearning rom-com lies about female desire. All to find out: How do you fall in love with your own sexuality - even when you're not supposed to? Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks ...

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How to Dive Into Fear
Underwater cave explorer Jill Heinerth has dived deeper inside Earth's inner space than any other woman in history, pursuing one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet. This episode, Caroline and Cristen channel their inner mermaids to discover what happens when you swim towards your fear instead of away from it. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. ...

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How to Dive Into Fear
Underwater cave explorer Jill Heinerth has dived deeper inside Earth's inner space than any other woman in history, pursuing one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet. This episode, Caroline and Cristen channel their inner mermaids to discover what happens when you swim towards your fear instead of away from it. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. ...

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How Score Equal Pay in Soccer
The US Women's National Soccer Team might be wrapping up their World Cup victory tour, but their equal pay lawsuit is far from over. With assists from Meg Linehan of The Athletic and Maya Raghu from the National Women's Law Center, Cristen and Caroline game out what's at stake and why it's relevant to us non-Megan Rapinoes, too. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.co...

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63. How Score Equal Pay in Soccer
The US Women's National Soccer Team might be wrapping up their World Cup victory tour, but their equal pay lawsuit is far from over. With assists from Meg Linehan of The Athletic and Maya Raghu from the National Women's Law Center, Cristen and Caroline game out what's at stake and why it's relevant to us non-Megan Rapinoes, too. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/un...

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How to Be Da Baddest Bitch in Hip-Hop
Rap queens are rarely allowed to reign more than one at a time, but Megan Thee Stallion and City Girls are leading a whole stable of up-n-coming female emcees and hip-hop artists blowing up that ladylike standard. Bottom of the Map hosts Christina Lee and Dr. Regina Bradley join Caroline and Cristen to break down how female emcees have redefined sexuality and self-love for themselves, why hip-hop feminism matters, and the icons who made #hotgirlsummer possible.  Go listen to the Unladylike x Bottom...

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How to Own Your Talent with Ashley Nicole Black
Comedy writer and actor Ashley Nicole Black knows what she's good at. But that almost derailed her path to landing "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" and now co-starring on HBO's "A Black Lady Sketch Show." Find out how Ashley flipped her life script, ditched a doctorate, and improvised all the way to the Emmys. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Foll...

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61. How to Own Your Talent with Ashley Nicole Black
Comedy writer and actor Ashley Nicole Black knows what she's good at. But that almost derailed her path to landing "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" and now co-starring on HBO's "A Black Lady Sketch Show." Find out how Ashley flipped her life script, ditched a doctorate, and improvised all the way to the Emmys.Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike.Follow Unlad...

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How to Self Help Yourself
What happens when you live out self-help advice? Cristen and Caroline find out from By the Book co-hosts Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg. The pair has done exactly that with more than 50 self-improvement books, including The Secret, Girl Wash Your Face and The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. It’s all to find out: What is self-help really selling us, and why are women are so drawn to it? Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books ...

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How To Wear Too Much Makeup
What happens when we wear makeup like war paint? Best-selling author R.O. Kwon confronts 'China doll' stereotypes with eyeshadow. Then, activist Jacob Tobia flips off the gender binary with a bold lip and five o'clock shadow. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at u...

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Introducing The Secret Lives of Black Women
Here’s a new podcast for you! On The Secret Lives of Black Women, join close friends Charla Lauriston and Lauren Domino on their hunt for the ‘secrets’ that have helped black women flourish through the bullsh*t. They connect with guests over shared experiences by wading through everything from sex and self-care to rage and anxiety. Each conversation centers on creating a space for joy with some newfound besties while asking: how do the black women we admire stay incredibly phenomenal? The Secret Lives of Bl...

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How to Kick Off High Heels at Work
After Nicola Thorp was fired for refusing to wear high heels on the job in 2015, she called bullsh*t all the way to British Parliament. Because from banks to bars, it’s not unusual for workplaces around the world to expect women to work in high heels, and it's not exactly illegal. C&C find out how Nicola sparked an international mini-movement, why #MeToo made it possible, and how high heels tread the sexy-professional tightrope. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space...

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Unladylike Hotline Advice-A-Thon
Find out what happens when C&C open the Unladylike Hotline to take listeners' calls, live 'n' unrehearsed. From politics and pregnancy to breakups and bridesmaid bad vibes, y'all asked, and we answered . . . and probably overshared.  Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unlad...

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How to Be a Phone Sex Operator
Like stripping, commercial phone sex is a form of legal sex work—AND you can do it from home in pajamas. But what does the job really entail? C & C called up longtime phone sex operator and CEO Sera Miles to find out how the craft works, what callers want, and why she doesn't think camming will replace phone sex any time soon. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag....

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How to Get Schooled on Title IX
Sexual harassment is a typical part of the K-12 school day, so why do we only talk about it on college campuses? Even though Title IX enshrines harassment-free education for all students -- from pre-k through higher ed -- most kids don't know it applies to them, too. Today, we’ll learn about the hidden history and fight for Title IX enforcement and meet some of the passionate activists working to get girls the schools they deserve.  Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your S...

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How to Create Feminist Superheroes
Sana Amanat has been called the "Shonda Rhimes of Marvel Comics" and an IRL superhero. C&C explore how this awkward-teen-turned-visionary-VP has helped lead an inclusive superhero comics revolution and what it takes to create actually feminist sheroes — whether fanboys like it or not.  Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylike on social ...

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How to Say What You Want with Geena Davis
Geena Davis is so outspoken about Hollywood's women problems, she founded a think-tank to bring the research receipts. But speaking up didn't come naturally for the Academy Award winner and feminist pop cultural icon. Live from the Bentonville Film Festival, Geena takes C&C on her journey from almost dying of politeness to finding her voice on the Thelma & Louise set. And how that did—and didn't—"change everything." Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available...

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How to Solve Math Probs
Caroline and Cristen are going to couple's therapy — for math — with educator and stereotype-disrupter, Vanessa Vakharia. Bad-at-math baggage is easy to pick up, and Vanessa's here to teach C&C and some unladylike callers how to put it down already. All to find out: What happens when you rewrite your can't-do-math story, even if you're not a "numbers person"? Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copie...

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How to Wear Body Hair, Part 3
For Sikh women like Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa, head-to-toe hairiness isn't just normal - it's sacred. In the final episode of our three-part body hair miniseries, we follow Sukhjit as she navigates faith, feminism and baring her hair from the schoolyard to national television. See our special body hair illustrations by Miss Gloria at instagram.com/unladylikemedia. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed cop...

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How to Wear Body Hair, Part 2
Hairy feminists have haunted pop culture since the suffrage days, but is it time to give up those ghosts? In part two of a three-part miniseries on body hair politics, Caroline and Cristen explore how feminism and body hair became attached at the hip, and what it feels like when binary body positivity ignores your spot on the spectrum. See our special body hair illustrations by Miss Gloria at instagram.com/unladylikemedia. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space i...

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How to Wear Body Hair, Part 1 with Sasheer Zamata
Pit hair might be having a moment, but more than 90 percent of American women still choose to remove it. In the first episode of a three-part miniseries spilling all our body hair secrets, Cristen and Caroline talk to comedian and actor Sasheer Zamata about opting out of the hair-removal rules. Plus, we investigate who decided lady-hair is gross, and why girls still take shaving for granted.  See our special body hair illustrations by Miss Gloria at instagram.com/unladylikemedia. Unladylike: A Field ...

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Embracing Swimsuit Season Pep Talk: Jessamyn Stanley
Help us win a Webby Award! Vote now at wbby.co/vote-pod16 We're bringing you something special in the feed today... a pep talk! Nothing summons the body blues quite like “swimsuit season” (yes, even if you're a feminist!). So, yoga queen Jessamyn Stanley has an Unladylike Pep Talk to help banish poolside panic and love yourself--even through peak boob-sweat-n-thigh-chafe weather. Our Pep Talk series is available only on Stitcher Premium. Sign up and subscribe today at stitcher.com/premium. Use code UN...

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How to Zine It Yourself
DIY zines are having an IRL revival, but it's not the riot grrrl 90s all over again. Cristen and Caroline go on a cross-country zine-quest to find out why these handmade mags mean so much to today's creators, fans and librarians alike.  Help us win a Webby Award! Vote now at: wbby.co/vote-pod16 Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at podswag.com/unladylike. Follow Unladylik...

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How to Curse Like a F*cking Lady
Why is cursing still considered so effing unladylike, and how does swearing affect how women are heard? Caroline and Cristen decode the unspoken gender rules in our taboo talk with Australian linguist Kate Burridge who knows pretty much everything you’d ever wanna know about allegedly ‘filthy’ language. Then, Egyptian-American feminist author Mona Eltahawy flexes the patriarchy-smashing power of profanity.  Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, whe...

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How to Toot Your Own Horn
From band class to the orchestra pit, girls are rarely encouraged to toot their own horns. In fact, brass sections are one of the boys-clubbiest corners of the musical world. To find out the wild reasons why, Cristen and Caroline talk to sexism-slaying trombonist Abbie Conant and visionary tuba player Chanell Crichlow. Unladylike has a Facebook group! Join the conversation by searching for "Unladylike" on Facebook and looking for our middle finger logo. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patri...

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How to Free the 90s Bitch
The 1990s were supposed to be the "decade of women," but it became all about the bitches instead. Caroline and Cristen put on their velvet chokers for a feminist 90s-nostalgia trip with journalist Allison Yarrow, author of 90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality. Tune in to discover the bitchification backlash against the decade's leading unladies, like Monica Lewinsky, Lorena Bobbitt, and Hillary Clinton.  Unladylike has a Facebook group! Join the conversation by searc...

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How to Be Brutally Honest BFFs with Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn
How do you stay honest with your besties - even when the truth might hurt? Few know better than comedy partners Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin. Through their popular YouTube channel and new podcast, Just Between Us, Gaby and Allison (aka Gallison) have built their own creative empire based on their friendship, both onscreen and off. Cristen and Caroline get some next-level friendship advice, as well as the real-deal highs, lows, and mixed feelings that come with being professional BFFs. Unladylike has a F...

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How to Feel Sad :(
Women's anger is all the rage, but why does showing our sadness feel weak? Nora McInerny from the podcast Terrible, Thanks For Asking shares how she started claiming her sadness space, even while falling in love again. Then, Therapy for Black Girls founder Dr. Joy Harden Bradford drops some expert advice on how to sit with our sorrow and recognize white-girl-tears privilege. Find links to Nora & Dr. Joy's projects at unladylike.co. Unladylike has a Facebook group! Join the conversation by searching ...

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How to Tie the Knot
Birth control is relatively easy to come by — so long as it's temporary. But if you're young and/or childfree, permanent birth control (aka sterilization) remains a stunningly controversial choice to choose. To find out why, Cristen and Caroline join independent radio producer Brie Ripley, who documented getting her own tubes tied and discovered what happens when you definitely, no-maybes, want to tie the fallopian knot. Unladylike has a Facebook group! Join the conversation by searching for "Unladylike"...

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How to Turn 30 with Amanda Seales
Comedian and actor Amanda Seales is having a breakout moment - on her own terms. Cristen and Caroline talk to the hilarious gem-dropper and self-identified late-bloomer about why turning 30 was a major milestone for finding authentic success and reclaiming her voice. Plus, how gymnastics, a name change, and dinner at Katy Perry’s house helped her get there. Send us your stories about body hair! Call 262-8-GALPAL and leave us a message or email us at [email protected] Unladylike: A Field Guide to Sm...

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How to Fall in Love with Herpes
Herpes is super common and manageable but it's constantly the butt of jokes. And that punchline stigma can throw a major wrench into romance. So, this Valentine's Day, we're unpacking the herpes rom-com with help from two Unladylike listeners who get real about dropping the h-bomb while dating — and finding happily ever after. New merch is here! Find Unladylike t-shirts, sweatshirts and koozies at unladylike.co/shop. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is avail...

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How to Slay Sexism Like a Professional
When workplace sexism smacks us in the lady lumps, we can't always just clock out. So how can we handle it like a pro? Cristen and Caroline talk to author and podcaster Hillary Frank about her skirmish with the "special misogyny" that transformed her career. Then, the co-hosts of Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace take on jobby questions from Unladylike listeners.  New Unladylike merch is here! Find t-shirts, sweatshirts, koozies and more at unladylike.co/shop. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smash...

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How to Leave Dietland, Pt. 2
In part two of our unladylike diet culture detox, Cristen and Caroline confront how body issues bond mothers and daughters and the subtle slimming messages we're fed by our families. They also uncover an historical bombshell about white feminism and dieting rules that weigh down the body positivity movement today. Trigger warning: We discuss eating disorders and recovery in this episode. Briefly, the conversation describes in detail certain bulimic behaviors that accompanied our guest’s struggle. If ...

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How to Leave Dietland, Pt. 1 with Joy Nash
Each new year serves up a new season of empty weight-loss promises and pressure to size down. But what if we could detox from diet culture and claim our space instead? In this first episode of a two-part series, Cristen and Caroline head to America's body-shaming capital, Hollywood, where actor Joy Nash is breaking the rules of what a leading lady looks like in TV's 'Dietland.' New merch is here! Find Unladylike t-shirts, sweatshirts and koozies at unladylike.co/shop. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smas...

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BONUS - Focus On: The Equal Rights Amendment
We've got a brand new season coming your way starting January 22! But in the meantime, we're sharing something we think you'll like. Our friends at Focus Features have a podcast episode all about the Equal Rights Amendment. And it's hosted by some voices we think you'll recognize. Check out this trailer and then find the full episode - plus other stories behind the latest Focus Features films - by searching for "Focus Features" in your favorite podcast player. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...

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How to #FreeTheVibrator
Y'all, we are on a mission to #FreeTheVibrator from society's ladylike hangups. Because even though women founders, designers, and engineers are increasingly claiming their space in today’s booming, $15-billion sex toy and sextech industries, the biz behind the buzz is an obstacle course of prudery, sexual double standards, and whole lotta dicks. Polly Rodriguez, co-founder of the sexual wellness start-up Unbound, talks to Cristen and Caroline about the unexpected kinks of being a boss babe with vibrator ca...

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How to Find a Lesbian Bar
Did you know that San Francisco, aka America’s queer capital, is currently home to ZERO bars exclusively for queer women? Ditto for Los Angeles, Portland, Chicago, New Orleans, and a growing number of cities around the country. So why have lesbian bars become an endangered nightlife species? Caroline and Cristen explore their complex cocktail of historical and cultural impacts and hear from y'all about what it means for communities when these near-and-dear, queer watering holes dry up. In need of an Unla...

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How to Slam Dunk
To dunk or not to dunk? For women's basketball, this has long been the question. It’s the ‘wow factor’ that WNBA haters often point to as proof that the women's game doesn't deserve the fandom, fame and fortune that the guys get. But will more women bringing the slams settle the score? And, uh, how do you slam dunk anyway? Cristen and Caroline talk to dunking superstars past and present to sort through the courtside gender politics of stuffing the net.  In need of an Unladylike Pep Talk? Send in your req...

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How to Get A Rape Kit
This is not another depressing AF story about the rape kit backlog. Instead, unladylike hero and sexual assault nurse examiner Trisha Sheridan tells Cristen and Caroline everything we didn't know we needed to know about what's in a rape kit and how could these forensic tools restore consent, dignity and justice to patients. Plus, we discover the very surprising funding source for America's first rape kits! TW for rape and sexual assault. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Premium! U...

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How to Run for President
Even if women sweep the 2018 midterm elections, they will still occupy less than a third of congressional seats. So, what does the political pipeline look like for today’s Tracy Flicks and Olivia Popes who are dreaming about running in tomorrow’s elections? To find out, C&C revisit the one place where American girls get to be president. Plus, they get schooled about political ambition and what makes or breaks a women's decision to run for office. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Pr...

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How to Be Positively Morbid
As morticians, funeral directors, taxidermists, and all-around mortality enthusiasts, women of the death-positive movement are out to radically disrupt — and reclaim — our end-of-life culture and care. Order of the Good Death director Sarah Chavez helps Caroline and Cristen sort out what that means, how the male gaze haunts our corpses, and why reclaiming what happens to our bodies when we die just might be the ultimate feminist act.  Hear our new Halloween bonus episode with Negin Farsad on Stitcher Pre...

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How to Diagnose Gaslighting Docs
Women go to the doctor more often than men but our aches and pains tend to be taken less seriously by physicians. To learn more about why patients are losing their patience, Cristen and Caroline talk to Allison Behringer about how her mystifying experience with painful sex inspired her to create a new podcast called Bodies. Then, we'll meet a gynecologist who’s got some great advice for getting heard at your next appointment.   Hear our new Halloween bonus episode with Negin Farsad on Stitcher Premium! U...

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Unladylike Presents: This Is the Author
As y'all know, we released our book a couple weeks ago, Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space. And as part of recording our audiobook, we were invited to make an episode of This is The Author, a podcast about authors reading their audiobooks from Penguin Random House. So today, we’re bringing that episode to you in the Unladylike feed. If you like it and wanna hear more authors talk about their audiobooks, search for “This Is The Author” wherever you listen to podc...

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How to Change A Tire
Don't know jack about loosening lug nuts and swapping in a spare? You're definitely not alone. But why don't more women know how to change a tire? And where did the boys-only rules about car care come from anyway? Today, C&C investigate with one handywoman who fixed a flat but broke her date and another whose racetrack dates led to pro racing's first all-female pit-crew. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Premium! Use promo code "UNLADYLIKE" at stitcher.com/premium for a free month t...

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Unladylike Presents: Sold In America
Here’s something new from the team here at Stitcher: Journalist and activist Noor Tagouri grew up thinking she knew everything about sex trafficking in the U.S. But when she embarks on a deeply personal, deeply reported journey, taking listeners into the world of selling sex in the United States, she realized the story is more complicated. Join Noor as she travels across the country to meet the human faces of this billion-dollar trade – and uncover its surprising misconceptions. Listen to Unladylike Epis...

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How to Report on Sex Work with Noor Tagouri
The commercial sex work economy is ancient, vast, and constantly misrepresented by police and pop culture alike. With the help of Noor Tagouri, a Muslim-American journalist and host of the new podcast Sold in America, Cristen and Caroline explore the spectrum of the sex trade, what really makes it risky, and why legalization isn't the silver bullet for making it safer.   Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Premium! Use promo code "UNLADYLIKE" at stitcher.com/premium for a free month t...

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Pep Talk: Supreme Rage Edition
Y’all pissed? Us, too. As America rings in a year since Harvey Weinstein’s comeuppance with a Supreme Court confirmation vote for Brett “I Like Beer” Kavanaugh, we humbly offer a pep talk for putting our feminist rage to good use. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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How to Smash the Patriarchy
Ever feel lost in a patriarchal wilderness where "boys will be boys," but girls must be ladies? Then do we have a field guide for you! In a special behind-the-book episode, Cristen and Caroline sit down with senior producer Abigail to get up close ’n’ personal about the inspo, info and illustrations packed inside Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy & Claiming Your Space. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Premium! Use promo code "UNLADYLIKE" at stitcher.com/premium f...

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How to Ruffle Feathers
Birdwatching is one of the fastest-growing outdoor hobbies, but don't let its daintyfied, kitchen-window connotations fool you. Point your binoculars in the right direction, and you'll spot a nest of unladylike passions, persistence and politics that have bonded women and birds for centuries. Join Cristen and Caroline's cross-country flight from a competitive minivan of moms to a political mover and shaker in the nation's biggest birding organization. Pre-orderUnladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Pa...

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How to Handle Sh*t White Girls Say with Franchesca Ramsey
In 2012, Franchesca Ramsey got famous overnight with her viral YouTube video, "Shit White Girls Say to Black Girls." She was instantly crowned a queen of internet call-outs about race, identities, and social injustice. So why did her dream-come-true also feel like a nightmare? Comic, activist, and new author of Well That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist, Franchesca talks to Cristen and Caroline about the unexpected side effects of celebrity, calling out, and fessing up.  ...

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How to Be Girl Friends
Women's friendships: life-affirming sisterhood or hotbed of mean-girlness? From pop culture to politics, galpals are all the rage right now, so why aren't they taken more seriously? With help from girls at Camp Farwell and friendship author Kayleen Shaefer, Caroline and Cristen discover an age-old battle against besties that often keeps us from passing the IRL Bechdel Test. Plus, a pep talk for making friends from comedian and writer Erin Gibson. Pre-order Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patria...

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How to Dress for Success
Workplace fashion police are tough to please--especially for women and non-binary folks. But with the help of Unladylike listeners, Cristen and Caroline strip down the sexism of professional appearance standards and find out if it's possible for women to dress for success. Plus, comedian Kate Berlant helps us get dressed with an Unladylike Pep Talk! Pre-order Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space at unladylike.co. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Sign u...

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How to Be a Bad Mom
Moms aren't supposed to admit it, but loving your kids can also come with not loving--and possibly regretting--becoming a parent at all. Caroline and Cristen explore this taboo territory and its maternal instinct mythology with help from a couple bad mother-disruptors who are figuring out what motherhood means on their own terms.  Pre-order Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space at unladylike.co. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Sign up for our newslette...

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How to Put on Your Face
In a time of political panic, why is beauty and skincare booming like never before? During the first-ever Unladylike live show, Cristen and Caroline get way more than skin-deep with Buzzfeed writer and Thirst Aid Kit co-host Bim Adewunmi and New Yorker staff writer Jia Tolentino about makeup, morality and messaging and spill some beauty secrets from the audience. A surprise guest also makes her pep-talk return. Pre-order Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space at unla...

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How to Stop Getting Screwed in the SCOTUS
If Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could add anything to the US Constitution, it would be an Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)--and Cristen and Caroline are on a mission to make that happen. Today, we talk to filmmaker and activist Kamala Lopez about the century-long fight for an ERA, why we still need one, and the unladylike power we have to finally get a constitutional IUD to protect our rights from unplanned politics. Find #IUDmyrights images to share (and resources galore) at unladylike.co. ...

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How to Reboot Sexist Robots
The robot future is female, but can it be feminist? Gendered digital assistants like Alexa are here to make our lives easier, yet all this artificial intelligence comes with retrograde human baggage (and unnecessary boobs). Caroline and Cristen investigate what robots reveal about the real-world with two of the brightest human minds out there. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hot...

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How to Survive Menopause
Although it's as old as ovaries, menopause remains medically mysterious and more unmentionable than menstruation, something guests Nina Lorez Collins and Krysta Rodriguez are totally over. Today, Cristen and Caroline get hot-flashed 'n' bothered investigating what to expect when you're expecting menopause (or not).   Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotline with your friendship s...

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How to Tell a Rape Joke
Are rape jokes having a #MeToo moment? Caroline and Cristen talk to comic Cameron Esposito about her new stand-up special, 'Rape Jokes,' and discover a history of this humor that'll change how y'all hear rape jokes today. Trigger warning: This episode contains conversations (and two very unfunny jokes) about sexual assault.   Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotline with your fri...

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How to Have the 🤑 Talk
When you think "having the talk," you might think birds and bees. Far more cringe-worthy? Money. Today, things get personal as Cristen and Caroline chat with Bad with Money podcast host Gaby Dunn about how to talk about finances in your relationship — and why we all need to. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotline with your friendship stories at 262-8-GALPAL. Hear exclusive ...

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How to Argue Your Case with Imani Gandy
As the Supreme Court rolls the dice with women's and LGBTQ people's rights, how do you channel your rage and choose your battles? Cristen and Caroline talk with Rewire.News legal analyst — and self-described Angry Black Lady — Imani Gandy about issues that are flying under the radar and how to keep your eyes on the balls that matter. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotline to le...

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How to Shoot a Gun
Women overwhelmingly buy guns for self-defense, but statistics show guns escalate violence across the board. Cristen and Caroline talk with two firearms fans to find out how much that feeling of safety is worth -- and what's at the root of women's fear. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotline to leave a message at 262-8-GALPAL. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on S...

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How to Swipe Right with Nicole Byer
Comedian Nicole Byer is single, loves sex and has the dildo Tinder profile pic to prove it. But she's starting to realize that getting laid can be way easier than going steady. Hear Nicole dish to Cristen and Caroline about being horny, hilarious, and hellbent on learning to love herself first--AND answer listeners' sex + dating questions!  Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotlin...

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Extra Unladylike: How to Come Out of the Cannabis Closet
In our Extra Unladylike 4/20 bonus episode, we meet Becca Grumet, a member of the weedia. (Yes, that's weed + media and yes, we made it up!) Becca tells Cristen and Caroline about writing her magnum opus—Weed Shop: The Musical. And how her identities as a cannabis enthusiast and queer woman overlap. Get tickets to Unladylike Live in NYC on May 16th at https://goo.gl/r45uhc Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Premium! Use promo code "UNLADYLIKE" at stitcher.com/premium for a free ...

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How to Sell Weed
Legal cannabis is America's fastest-growing industry—and reportedly one of its women-friendliest. Cristen and Caroline sort the hype from the hangups around women and cannabis with help from three "ganjapreneurs" who are having their Big Weed Brownie—and rewriting its recipe, too. Get tickets to Unladylike Live in NYC on May 16th at https://goo.gl/r45uhc. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/sho...

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How to Be a Sex Queen
Kaz Lucas wants to start a sexual revolution with her microphone. But is her native Kenya ready to listen? The host and creator of Kenya's ultra sex-positive podcast, The Spread, tells Cristen and Caroline what it means to really own your sexuality in a place where doing so is not just risqué... but also risky.  Get tickets to Unladylike's LIVE show in Brooklyn, NY on May 16th at www.thebellhouseny.com. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. ...

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How to Break the Silence
Rosie Batty did everything victims of domestic abuse are told they should do. But it didn’t prevent her estranged ex-partner from brutally murdering their only child four years ago, in Melbourne, Australia. Our producer, Clare Rawlinson, returns home to Australia to investigate what happened next for Rosie, and for the nation. And what the rest of the world can learn from it. Get tickets to Unladylike's LIVE show in Brooklyn, NY on May 16th at thebellhouseny.com. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylik...

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How to Nanny Up
Behind every Sheryl Sandberg, there's a pink-collar workforce of caregivers and housekeepers who makes her success sustainable. So Cristen and Caroline want to know: what does "leaning in" look like for them? Ai-jen Poo and Allison Julien of the National Domestic Workers Alliance reveal the unsung power of nannies and feminism within domestic work. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our ho...

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How to Be a Mormon Feminist
Major religions come with major women problems, but that hasn't stopped feminists of faith from trying to smash religious patriarchy from the inside. Today, Cristen and Caroline talk to Kate Kelly, who did just that in her most sacred community: Mormonism. Find out what happens, and whether Kate thinks feminism and faith are ultimately compatible.  Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call ou...

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How to Find Your Origin Story with Kulap Vilaysack
When showrunner and filmmaker Kulap Vilaysack realized that a part of her felt missing, she did what comes naturally and made it an onscreen project. Cristen and Caroline talk to Kulap about navigating relationships with her Laotian refugee parents and going the distance to unpack her family baggage. Plus, the premiere of Ask a Girl, where we hear from almost-10-year-old Courtney about the ups and downs of being smart, negotiating with boys, and how growns can relate to girls. Follow Unladylike on social...

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How to Break the Bronze Ceiling
More than 90 percent of American public statues are of dudes, and that monumental gender gap persists around the globe. Today, Cristen and Caroline talk to Diane Carlson Evans, a veteran who spent 10 years fighting for the first memorial to military women on the National Mall. She tells us what it takes to break the bronze ceiling and why the fight still matters. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.c...

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How to Be a Boss Witch
Mystical vibes may be hot right now, but some career witches worry it’s a recipe for double double toil and trouble. Cristen and Caroline discover witchcraft lite, #witchesofinstagram and the “spiritual industrial complex” as they find out what happens when witches get down to business. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike merch at unladylike.co/shop. This episode is brought to you by the podcast By the Book, Good ...

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How to Galpal with Aparna Nancherla and Jo Firestone
To celebrate Galentine's Day, C&C kick back with comedians Aparna Nancherla and Jo Firestone for realtalk about their star-crossed friendship, puberty horrors, and womanhood hilarity. Plus, the debut of our 'Ask a Grandma' advice segment with Unladylike's resident grandma, Rosalyn Koo. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter.  This episode is brought to you by TomboyX [tomboyx.com/unladylike] with code UNLADYLIKE, and Throwing Shade: De...

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How to Get a Yoga Body with Jessamyn Stanley
When you scroll through yoga icon Jessamyn Stanley's Instagram feed, you'll see images that look pretty different from the average 'yoga' google image results. Today, Jessamyn gets real about how she embraced her yoga body and claimed space on the mat as a fat, black woman. Plus Cristen and Caroline unpack the yoga claptrap to trace the roots of yoga's whitewashed image problem back to it's unladylike source. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/ne...

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How to Ride a Bicycle
Susan B. Anthony once called bicycles the ticket to "free, untrammeled womanhood" ... but can women really pedal their way to empowerment? Cristen and Caroline investigate the complicated history of bicycles and catcalling, and talk to a modern, badass bike messenger about out how to clap back at douchebags. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Hear Unladylike without ads on Stitcher Premium. Use promo code "UNLADYLIKE" at s...

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How to Pay for an Abortion
In the premiere episode of Unladylike, Cristen and Caroline tackle one of life’s most unladylike practicalities: abortion. But even though one in three U.S. women will have an abortion, how much they cost is any uterus' guess. We’ll hear from three women with radically different experiences paying for this procedure, and unpack the dollars and nonsense that determine our access to safe, legal abortions. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/ne...

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Introducing Unladylike
Hold on to your maxi pads y’all: Unladylike is coming on January 23rd! Find out what happens when women break the rules with hosts Cristen and Caroline’s trademark obsessive research, stories from rule-breakin’ ladies and a solid dose of delightful feminist rage. Subscribe now to get the first episode on January 23rd. Follow the show @unladylikemedia. More info at unladylike.co/podcast. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....

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