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September 13, 2022

Let’s talk about your lady bits

When Zoe Mendelson first googled squirting, she had no idea the rabbit hole of sex education she was about to go down. The internet was riddled with inconsistent information and even experts disagreed on some of the simpler questions she was curious about. And this is why the information designer built Pussypedia, a free encyclopedia […]

August 23, 2022

Let’s talk about gender-based violence

Around the world, 1 in 3 women experiences physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. In India, where a woman is raped every fifteen minutes, the outlook is especially dire. ElsaMarie D’Silva walked away from a twenty-year career in aviation to launch SafeCity – the world’s foremost crowdmapping platform for gender-based violence. An entrepreneur, activist, […]

August 9, 2022

Let’s talk about sexuality and Christianity

Pop quiz, friends: In what year did the word “homosexuality” first appear in the Bible? Later than you probably think. In this week’s episode with heterosexual, Christian, LGBTQ+ advocate Kathy Baldock, we’re diving into: The answer to that question How it relates to women Why it still matters that the best and brightest scientists used […]

July 27, 2022

Let’s talk about intersectional feminism

In 1976, Emma DeGraffenreid sued General Motors for not hiring her—or any other Black women. The judge outright rejected Emma’s claim. His reasoning? GM hired people who were Black, and GM hired people who were women. Case closed. What GM did not do, however, was hire anyone who was both. This was not the first […]

July 12, 2022

Let’s talk about Black mothers

Despite the influence of civil rights icons Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin, their mother’s stories were all but erased from history. That is until Dr. Anna Malaika-Tubbs came along. While pregnant with her first child, Dr. Malaika-Tubbs wrote the award-winning book The Three Mothers: How the mothers of Martin Luther King, […]

June 14, 2022

Let’s talk about silencing women

A loud little girl is called bossy. An assertive woman is called a bitch. A passionate female politician is called emotional. The same leadership qualities that we celebrate in men are often silenced in women, and this week’s guest has experienced this at every turn of her career.  On this week’s episode, we talk with […]

May 31, 2022

Let’s talk about the power of women’s anger

“Anger has a bad rap, but it is actually one of the most hopeful and forward thinking of all our emotions. It begets transformation, manifesting our passion and keeping us invested in the world. It is a rational and emotional response to trespass, violation, and moral disorder. It bridges the divide between what ‘is’ and […]

May 3, 2022

Let’s talk about fathers, daughters, and gender equity

In this week’s episode, Kassia is chatting with Kate Baer about: becoming a New York Times Bestselling poet with her first book (no big deal); the slow burn of being lost, overwhelmed, and undervalued as a woman and mother; and the unglamorous realities of writing (hint: lots of misogyny, failures, emotional labor, and some very […]

April 19, 2022

Let’s talk about consent

It takes tremendous bravery to show up as your queer, authentic self day after day. To do so in a country that criminalizes homosexuality, to do so while grabbing a microphone and attracting thousands to taboo conversations of sexual identity, sexual health, and consent? We’re here for that. In this week’s episode, Sabrina speaks with Kaz […]

April 5, 2022

Let’s talk about pregnancy loss and postpartum wellness

Despite being a seminal moment in many women’s lives, trying to conceive and the early months of pregnancy are still shroud in secrecy. It is an experience we are expected to shoulder alone. And we’re over it. In this week’s episode, Sabrina and Kassia get real personal talking about their own pregnancy journeys. Five kids […]

March 22, 2022

Sex education, conservative culture, and religious values

Accurate, quality information about sexual health is hard to come by in, well, most of the world. It’s particularly difficult to access in Arab countries where conservative culture intersects with Islamic values. Dr. Deemah Salem is changing that.  In this week’s episode, Kassia is talking with Salem, an OB-GYN and sex educator in the United Arab […]

March 5, 2022

Roe is dying. The fight for reproductive justice cannot.

In this week’s episode, Sabrina talks with legal powerhouses Julie Kay and Kathryn “Kitty” Kolbert. Julie’s legal work is widely credited as playing a critical role in Ireland’s legalization of abortion. Kitty has argued two abortion cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, including Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the landmark case that saved Roe v. Wade […]

July 14, 2021

The Power of Storytelling

“I felt so emotionally connected to the stories in the film so I wanted to give kudos to the producers for their delivery of this heroic story. This will continue to touch lives across the world! Keep lifting voices! We are listening!” – Attendee On July 13, Evoke Media joined Together Films to host a […]

June 23, 2021

Six ways that sex is healthy for you

Our conversation with marriage and family therpaist, Chrissy Powers taught us about the messy intersection of sex and religion. In addition to her private practice, Chrissy is a wife, a mom, a podcast host and a writer, and she joined us to speak about her upbringing in the evangelical Christian church, and the pressure she […]

June 16, 2021

Five things you didn’t know about gendered disinformation

Kristina Wilfore and Lucina Di Meco are cofounders of #ShePersisted – a cross national initiative to tackle online attacks against female politicians and journalists. Kristina is a global democracy activist and works with political leaders and NGOs around the world to help improve the quality of elections and bring new voices into politics. Lucina is […]