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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.

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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.

    How to Take a Hike

    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.

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    How to Do #MeToo Without Prison (2 of 2)

    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.

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    • 36 min
    How to Abolish Prison Like a Feminist (1 of 2)

    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

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    • 33 min
    How to Live Single, Pt. 3: Sexpectations

    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.

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    • 35 min
    How to Live Single, Pt. 2: IRL Golden Girls

    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.

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    How to Live Single, Pt. 1: Doing You

    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.

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