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Through an intersectional feminist perspective, hosts Anney and Samantha dive into science, history, and culture to make sense of the everyday and unpack the stories that brought us to where we are today. This podcast aims to better understand the challenges facing women and marginalized folks all over the world and highlights the tools we can use to tackle them head on.

Location:

Atlanta, GA

Description:

Through an intersectional feminist perspective, hosts Anney and Samantha dive into science, history, and culture to make sense of the everyday and unpack the stories that brought us to where we are today. This podcast aims to better understand the challenges facing women and marginalized folks all over the world and highlights the tools we can use to tackle them head on.

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Deep Fakes 101

2/21/2024
After some high profile recent cases and a long history of non-high profile cases, Bridget Todd joins us to break down the basics of deep fakes, cheap fakes, how it impacts women and what companies are doing about it (or not). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:51:08

Fictional Women Around the World: Monica Rambeau

2/20/2024
Marvel's Monica Rambeau, AKA Lieutenant Trouble, has had a wild ride from looking up as the stars as a child, to confronting a witch, getting her own powers, and reaching the stars as an adult. We track her journey and ponder her future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:30

Monday Mini: The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered

2/19/2024
The new Last of Us 2 Remaster came with a making-of documentary addressing topics like the pandemic, work-life balance, toxic fandom and women and violence. Anney has thoughts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:36

SMNTY Classics: Alice Ball

2/17/2024
Yves shares the story of Alice Ball, the first woman to get a master's degree from the College of Hawaii and so much more in this classic episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:49

Feminist Movie Friday: Waiting to Exhale

2/16/2024
The 1995 movie Waiting to Exhale featured a blockbuster cast and centered around friends navigating loss, change and new beginnings. We talk themes around friendships, love and renewal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:53

Happy Hour #155: Yola Mezcal

2/15/2024
We sip cocktails made with Yola Mezcal and talk about the women behind the company. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:16:19

SMNTY Interviews: Joan Michelson

2/14/2024
Joan Michelson of Electric Ladies Podcast (and a million other things) joins us for a very special episode to discuss climate justice, women in leadership and the amazing work women are doing. She also gives us a much needed pep talk. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:09

Feminists Around the World: SIHA

2/13/2024
Today we discuss the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa, or SIHA, and the work they've done for women in Africa. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:26

Monday Mini: Mistress Day

2/12/2024
Galentine's Day, Valentine's Day and...Mistress Day? We unpack what Mistress Day is and how it got started. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:58

SMNTY Classics: A Salty SMNTY Valentine's

2/10/2024
Whether you celebrate Galentine's Day, Valentine's Day, Singles Awareness Day, or none of the above, Anney and Samantha have you covered with a chocolate box of history, traditions and Vinegar Valentine's in this classic episode. Will you be our Galentine? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:27

Online Dating Update: The Price of Love

2/9/2024
The world of online dating has undergone a lot of changes recently, introducing new paid tiers and AI. We talk about the cost of matching, harassment, scams and technology. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:39:45

Happy Hour #154: Marking the Passing of Time

2/8/2024
There are a lot of holidays and events going on at the moment. We run through traditions (or non-traditions), and ask if listeners have any they want to share. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:11

TikTok's Crisis of Femininity

2/7/2024
Friend of the show Joey joins us to explain girl trends on social media, what they say about where we are societally, why they are popular and why we need to critically question them. Links: Trad Wives: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-stuff-mom-never-told-you-21123631/episode/whats-missing-from-the-online-discourse-146893296/ The Feminization of Self-Care: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-stuff-mom-never-told-you-21123631/episode/smnty-classics-the-feminization-of-self-care-142681765/ Pick-me’s: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/pick-mes/id1656465616?i=1000604970651 Coquette Capitalism: https://www.tiktok.com/@c.a.i.t.l.y.n/video/7313264568569187630 Girl Hobbies: https://www.tiktok.com/@raylot/video/7323330833283058975?q=girl%20hobbies&t=1707252860398 The suffocating trend cycle: https://www.tiktok.com/@heidsbecker/video/7323388156588428587?_r=1&_t=8jc0RH6cu67&social_sharing=1 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:58:40

Feminists Around the World: Paris Hatcher

2/6/2024
Paris Hatcher is a Black, queer feminist who has been integral in the fight for reproductive rights, voting rights and defining and living Black feminisms. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:20

Monday Mini: Listener Mail (02/05/24)

2/5/2024
Its time again to bust open our digital inbox and read messages from you amazing listeners, ranging from Disney Princesses, tabletop games, haunted houses, AI and asexuality. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:33

SMNTY Classics: Getting to the Heart of Heartbreak

2/3/2024
From ill-advised haircuts to sobbing over breakup songs, heartbreak is a powerful thing that can make us do all kinds of stuff. In this classic, 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? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:58

Women's Magazines, Diet Culture and Sex Advice

2/2/2024
SMNTY continues flipping through the history and impact of women's magazines, this time focusing on diet culture and sex advice. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:52:56

Happy Hour #153: SMNTY Checks In

2/1/2024
SMNTY talks about how they are doing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:12

What's Missing from the Online Discourse on Trad Wives?

1/31/2024
The Traditional Wife, or 'Trad Wife', is getting a lot of traction online lately. Bridget Todd breaks down what a Trad Wife is, what they represent, why they may be having a bit of a moment on social media and how it may reflect the not so great situation women are in right now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:45:13

Feminists Around the World: Lady Shug

1/30/2024
Lady Shug or Ky Victor is an Indigenous nonbinary queer drag activist working for equal rights and protections. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:14