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What makes you a nasty woman? Kate Harding and Samhita Mukhopadhyay, co-editors of the new Nasty Women essay collection, tackle questions about feminism, resistance, and revolution in Trump's America with notable activists and advocates. How do we maintain momentum and avoid burnout nearly one year after Election Day? How can we foster resilience and unplug when it's necessary?

What makes you a nasty woman? Kate Harding and Samhita Mukhopadhyay, co-editors of the new Nasty Women essay collection, tackle questions about feminism, resistance, and revolution in Trump's America with notable activists and advocates. How do we maintain momentum and avoid burnout nearly one year after Election Day? How can we foster resilience and unplug when it's necessary?
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What makes you a nasty woman? Kate Harding and Samhita Mukhopadhyay, co-editors of the new Nasty Women essay collection, tackle questions about feminism, resistance, and revolution in Trump's America with notable activists and advocates. How do we maintain momentum and avoid burnout nearly one year after Election Day? How can we foster resilience and unplug when it's necessary?

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BONUS! Introducing Case Closed

8/8/2018
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Hey all, here with a quick update on a new Macmillan Podcasts show called Case Closed, live now exclusively on Stitcher Premium. Check out all of episode 1 right here and sign up for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to stitcherpremium.com/caseclosed and using the code CLOSED.

Duration:00:24:16

BONUS! Introducing One True Pairing

2/21/2018
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Need an outlet that explores sex, relationships and finding happily ever after? Macmillan Podcasts launched a new show that takes a feminist look at iconic couples and we want Feminasty listeners to know about it! Take a listen to One True Pairing today on Apple Podcasts (applepodcasts.com/otp) and follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod.

Duration:00:18:19

BONUS! Brenda Berkman, New York City's First Woman Fightfighter

1/18/2018
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Feminasty has ended, but the Macmillan Podcast Network has another show called When To Jump that we think our fans will love. Host Mike Lewis interviews Brenda Berkman, a woman who used her law degree to successfully sue the city and become the first women firefighter in New York City. Listen to the When to Jump Podcast on Apple Podcasts (applepodcasts.com/WhentoJump) or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about the When to Jump book: http://bit.ly/WTJBook

Duration:00:40:34

Anger with Activist Soraya Chemaly

12/19/2017
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This week, Kate and Samhita talk all things anger with Soraya Chemaly, director of the Women's Media Center and author of the upcoming book, "Rage Becomes Her." How do women and minorities use anger differently in a patriarchal society? Soraya explains it all. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection here: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast. Macmillan Podcasts can be found anywhere you get your podcasts as well as online at https://us.macmillan.com/podcasts This episode is brought...

Duration:00:47:11

Unification with Sirius XM's Zerlina Maxwell

12/12/2017
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This episode features Zerlina Maxell in conversation with Samhita. They discuss how Hillary Clinton's campaign had more black women on staff than any other campaign in history, why white women being angry brings unification and how sexual assault accusations might be the downfall of Trump. Then, Kate discusses an organization that empowers young feminists to visualize and pursue their goals. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection here: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast. This...

Duration:00:35:21

Intersectionality with Them's Meredith Talusan

12/5/2017
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Samhita and Kate chat with writer and senior editor at Them Magazine, Meredith Talusan. From intersectionality to inclusion to placing minorities in leadership positions, this episode is jam packed. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection here: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast. This episode is brought to you by Card Carrying Club. Go to cardcarryingshop.com and get 10% off your first month when you use the code FEMINASTY. Keep emailing us voice memos telling us what makes you...

Duration:00:29:45

Diversity with Buzzfeed's Scaachi Koul

11/28/2017
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Samhita and Kate chat with Buzzfeed writer and author of "One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter," Scaachi Koul. The group chats about everything from body hair to diversity in media to why white people don't use Nivea Body Lotion. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection here: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast. This episode is also brought to you by Card Carrying Club. Go to cardcarryingshop.com and get 10% off your first month when you use the code...

Duration:00:41:35

Justice with Reproaction's Pamela Merritt

11/21/2017
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What does reproductive justice mean? This week's episode seeks to answer that question with Pamela Merritt of Reproaction joining Kate and Samhita. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection here: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast. This week's episode is brought to you by Modcloth. Use promo code FEMINASTY to get 30% off your order over $100. This episode is also brought to you by Card Carrying Club. Go to cardcarryingshop.com and get 10% off your first month when you use the code...

Duration:00:40:18

Pop Culture with Splinter's Dodai Stewart

11/14/2017
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Dodai Stewart joins Kate and Samhita to talk about pop culture and staying inspired. Then, we hear what's making Kate and Samhita hopeful and what makes YOU all Nasty Women. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection here: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast. This week's episode is brought to you by Modcloth. Use promo code FEMINASTY to get 30% off your order over $100. This episode is also brought to you by Card Carrying Club. Go to cardcarryingshop.com and get 10% off your first...

Duration:00:40:39

Power with Jezebel Founder Anna Holmes

11/7/2017
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This week, Kate and Samhita talk power in all its complex and varied forms. They're joined by Jezebel founder, Anna Holmes, who gives them the rundown of what it means to be a powerful woman in media and in life. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection here: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast. This week's episode is brought to you by Modcloth. Use promo code FEMINASTY to get 30% off your order over $100. This episode is also brought to you by Card Carrying Club. Go to...

Duration:00:41:42

Humor with Comedian Sara Benincasa

10/31/2017
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This week, Kate and Samhita discuss Kate's viral tweet, sexual harassment in the entertainment industry and Samhita's hilarious feminist Halloween costume. Then, they are joined by Sara Benincasa, longtime comedian, writer and activist, to discuss the goal of comedy in our heightened political climate. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection here: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast. This week's episode is brought to you by Modcloth. Use promo code FEMINASTY25 to get 25% off your...

Duration:00:38:11

Making Art Under Trump with "Miss Eaves" aka Shanthony Exum

10/24/2017
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This week on Feminasty, rapper and artist Miss Eaves (Shanthony Exum) joins Kate and Samhita to discuss art and creativity in our politically charged climate, plus body positivity and how women's bodies are attacked online. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection here: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast. "Thunder Thighs" Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fY1o9igy0a0 Survey Link: http://podsurvey.com/FEMINASTY

Duration:00:24:18

Positivity with Call Your Girlfriend's Ann Friedman

10/17/2017
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Ann Friedman of the hit podcast "Call Your Girlfriend" chats with Kate and Samhita about self care and care packages when things feel really grim. The trio also gives concrete advice on what to do when your family and your politics don't necessarily align. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast ​​This week's episode is brought to you by Modcloth. Use promo code FEMINASTY25 to get 25% off your order over $100.

Duration:00:30:50

Courage with Unscrewed's Jaclyn Friedman

10/10/2017
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Being a feminist in Trump's America takes a great many things, but one quality it demands of everyone is courage. In this week's episode of Feminasty, co-hosts Kate Harding and Samhita Mukhopadhyay welcome Jaclyn Friedman, host of the Unscrewed podcast, for a special crossover episode. In it, the trio discuss what it means to have courage in the face of a hostile culture, and which colleagues inspire them. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection:...

Duration:00:48:19

Unplugging with Vox's Liz Plank

10/3/2017
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Liz Plank of Vox Media joins Feminasty to talk about the importance of unplugging in the Trump era. Plus, Kate and Samhita discuss why Hugh Hefner was no feminist. Learn more about the Nasty Women essay collection: http://bit.ly/FeminastyPodcast ​​This week's episode is brought to you by Modcloth. Promo code FEMINASTY25 to get 25% off your order over $100.

Duration:00:30:38

Introducing Feminasty

9/26/2017
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This season on Feminasty, Kate Harding and Samhita Mukhopadhyay talk revolution in Trump's America as we near the one-year anniversary of that infamous "Nasty Woman" comment.

Duration:00:02:09