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Jeannie Yandel and Eula Scott Bynoe break down how sexism works in the modern workplace. And with help from some badass experts, they bring you real tactics you can use to fight back.

Jeannie Yandel and Eula Scott Bynoe break down how sexism works in the modern workplace. And with help from some badass experts, they bring you real tactics you can use to fight back.
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United States

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Jeannie Yandel and Eula Scott Bynoe break down how sexism works in the modern workplace. And with help from some badass experts, they bring you real tactics you can use to fight back.

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@kuow

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English

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206.543.2710


Episodes

Hello and Happy 2019 from BTSW!

1/10/2019
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The holidays are definitely over and we’re all definitely back at work. So Eula and Jeannie talk about their own work resolutions and how the ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ docu-series has caused each of them to think differently about what workplace sexism can look like.

Duration:00:10:03

What Shonda Rhimes, Issa Rae and Ripley (yes, from Aliens) can teach us about sexist workplaces

11/27/2018
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What does a sci-fi thriller from the ‘80s teach us about workplace sexism? What’s surprising about how Mad Men took on workplace sexism from the ‘60s? How do we deal with films we once loved that have taken on a new meaning in the #MeToo era? Eula Scott Bynoe and Jeannie Yandel dive into sexism and power in some of our favorite films and shows with Melanie McFarland, TV critic for Salon.

Duration:00:28:35

Trolls, how do you decide who to harass online? Wait, Taylor Lorenz already knows

11/14/2018
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If you talked to Taylor Lorenz (@TaylorLorenz) even three years ago, she would have defended the rights of trolls to say whatever to whomever. But that was before the 2016 election. That was when Taylor started seeing a change online - trolls were becoming much more hateful and violent, and they seemed to multiply exponentially. One reason Taylor saw that change? Many of those trolls came after her. Taylor explains why, even though the Internet just seems to be getting worse, she still...

Duration:00:25:58

If you're a sexist internet troll, Celeste Ng might tell your mom

11/13/2018
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For the last four years, two things have happened to novelist Celeste Ng (@pronounced_ing) while using social media. She's gained more and more followers, and online harassers have repeatedly targeted her. She says the constant harassment feels like being in the middle of a storm with no shelter. The trolls target her son, too. Ng tells BTSW why, despite withstanding years of racist, misogynistic trolling, she still tries to respond to trolls with empathy...even while wishing she could...

Duration:00:29:03

Everyone gets mad at work. Guess who gets penalized for it

10/30/2018
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Did you know the character The Incredible Hulk was inspired by a woman? A mom who lifted the back of a car off her small child? Turns out it was a smart move to turn the Hulk's alter ego into a white dude - research shows white men actually see their statuses rise at work for showing emotion. The opposite happens for women, though. Hosts Eula Scott Bynoe and Jeannie Yandel delve into why not even Serena Williams can safely show anger on the job, and we'll share a boatload of tactics to...

Duration:00:25:59

The danger of bringing cupcakes to work

10/16/2018
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Office housework is the undervalued, cleanup work that isn’t officially part of the job. According to scholars who study office housework, women are socialized and pressured to do it. Eula Scott Bynoe and Jeannie Yandel explore the various types of housework, how it can harm your career and strategies to avoid it. Guest: Joan C. Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings

Duration:00:23:49

The problem no workplace has fixed

10/2/2018
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Sarah Schacht wanted to make a career out of using the internet to make democracy stronger. She joined the Howard Dean presidential campaign in an effort to do that. During Sarah’s time there, something happened that would follow her for the next 15 years. Now she’s trying to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen to anybody else.

Duration:00:30:00

The workplace was not designed for moms

9/18/2018
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The challenges of pumping breast milk at work, juggling work life and home life and the absurd cost of childcare all tell us one thing: it’s really hard to be a working mom in the United States. Eula Scott Bynoe and Jeannie Yandel explore this problem and how employers can see motherhood as a value in the workplace. Guests: Brigid Schulte and Angela Garbes

Duration:00:32:33

Breakroom episode: Your questions answered

9/4/2018
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Workplace sexism manifests itself in all sorts of tricky situations. So this week, hosts Eula Scott Bynoe and Jeannie Yandel answer your questions with the help of Keita Williams, the Founder and Chief Strategist of Success Bully. They tackle everything from how to craft an inclusive dress code to the politics of taking sick days.

Duration:00:25:41

Men: You have more power than you realize. Here's how to use it

8/21/2018
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The #metoo era has helped unleash perspectives that have long been overlooked. This has left a lot of men feeling confused about how to act around their women colleagues. Jeannie Yandel and Eula Scott Bynoe explore allyship and share tactics men can use to help create a more inclusive workplace. Guests: Peter Qualliotine and Ruchika Tulshyan

Duration:00:31:25

Empowerment is a journey. Just ask Beyoncé

8/7/2018
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Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has built an epic career that shows no signs of slowing down; but, even the Queen Bey has had to overcome obstacles in the workplace and in her personal life. Hosts Eula Scott Bynoe and Jeannie Yandel talk with writer Ginger McKnight Chavers about how one aspect of Beyonce’s life, her feminism, can serve as an example to others struggling to find empowerment in the workplace.

Duration:00:20:31

How the patriarchy makes you feel like an imposter

7/24/2018
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Nearly everybody has grappled with imposter syndrome, the feeling that you’re a fraud or that you don’t belong. But feeling that way has consequences, and for women and people of color those consequences are more severe. Hosts Eula Scott Bynoe and Jeannie Yandel explore why your brain tricks you into feeling like an imposter and give you strategies to overcome it.

Duration:00:27:25

Knock Knock! Who's th— MANTERRUPTING COWORKER

7/10/2018
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Interrupting someone is rude. We all know that. But that doesn’t stop it from happening. Overall, men tend to interrupt women more. Hosts Eula Scott Bynoe and Jeannie Yandel explore why manterruption happens and look at strategies to get your ideas heard.

Duration:00:21:44

Want a Raise? First call your cable company

6/26/2018
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Hosts Eula Scott Bynoe and Jeannie Yandel explore the gender wage gap. It’s bigger and more complex than you think. They also explore tactics that will help you and your coworkers constructively discuss and fight the gender wage gap at work. Talk. About. Pay. Guests: Ruchika Tulshyan, Ijeoma Oluo and Jacqueline Twillie

Duration:00:24:24

Trailer

5/29/2018
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Jeannie Yandel and Eula Scott Bynoe break down how sexism works in the modern workplace. And with help from some badass experts, they bring you real tactics you can use to fight back.

Duration:00:03:50