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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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    • Philosophy
    • 4.7, 2.9K Ratings

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 Get Canceled with Natalie Wynn

    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.


    Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. And join our Facebook group!

     

    This episode is brought to you by Third Love [ThirdLove.com/unladylike]

    • 32 min
    How to Nail Manicures

    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/unladylike.

    To support nail workers who are out of work because of the coronavirus, you can donate to the Nail Salon Workers Resilience Fund or the One Fair Wage Fund.

    • 41 min
    How to Break up with Mom

    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!

     

    This episode is brought to you by Best Fiends [bestfiends.com]

    • 43 min
    How to Break Tattoo Taboos with Margaret Cho

    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 Unladylike on social unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. And join our Facebook group!

     

    This episode is brought to you by CLR Clean [CLRBrands.com], Rothy's [Rothys.com/unladylike] and Honeybook [Honeybook.com/UNLADYLIKE].

    • 40 min
    How to Work the Gig Economy

    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 newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. And join our Facebook group!

    This episode is brought to you by Third Love [thirdlove.com] and Truly Grass Fed [trulygrassfed.com].

    • 31 min
    How to Crash Quinceañeras

    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 our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. And join our Facebook group!

    This episode is brought to you by Best Fiends and Truly Grass Fed [trulygrassfed.com].

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.9K Ratings

2.9K Ratings

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We all need to lift a middle finger to the patriarchy. Yeah.

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My favorite podcast!

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I absolutely love the content, the topics, and the guests. But PLEASE... stop over using the word “yall”. It’s like nails on a chalk board.

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