As the dumpster fire that was 2018 comes to a close, we're setting our sights on the New Year. Listeners share their unladylike resolutions — from finding therapy to finding F.I.R.E. Then, Caroline and Cristen ring in 2019 with their own unladylike intentions.
Vibrators are more popular than ever, but is biz behind the buzz really liberating sexual pleasure?
Tis the season for some very special book recs!
Are queer watering holes drying up?
For women's basketball, to dunk or not to dunk has long been the question . . .
Everything you never knew you wanted (and needed) to know about rape kits.
What’s the one place in America where girls get to be president?
Thank heavens for ‘morbid girls.’ No, really!
Thanks to Mean Girls, "Halloween is the one day a year where a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls can say anything else about it." But this year, we're not sure we can take it. So we invited our podcast ghoulfriend Negin Farsad to help us reconcile costumes of our pasts and figure out what to be for 2018.
Women tend to be more proactive about our healthcare, so why do doctors tend to take our aches ‘n’ pains less seriously than men’s?
Why don't women know jack about loosening lugnuts and swapping spares?
When it comes to commercial sex work, is ancient, global, and widely misunderstood by politicians, law enforcement, and feminists alike. How can we do better?
The arc of history bends towards justice, but it takes rage to yank that f*cker down.
We knew our book would be timely … we just didn’t know it would be Senate-hearing-perjury-level timely. In this episode, C+C are pulling back the curtain on the book-writing process, talking inspo, info and illos — and super-strange Sandra Bullock metaphors.
Birdwatching is one of the fastest-growing outdoor hobbies, and don't let its daintyfied, kitchen-window connotations fool you . . .
When you’re trying to figure out what it means to be a hot mess, why not turn to the expert?
In 2012, Franchesca Ramsey got famous overnight. So why did her dream-come-true also feel like a nightmare?
Abortion is legal in the United States, but actually getting one can be criminally complicated.
From pop culture to politics, galpals are all the rage right now, so why aren't they taken more seriously?
Cristen and Caroline strip down the sexism of professional appearance standards to find out whether it's possible to dress for success.
What happens when you want to have kids . . . then you don’t?
You’ve heard the Unladylike theme song. Now, meet the Madeline who’s “had enough.”
In a time of political crisis, why are beauty and skincare booming like never before? Cristen and Caroline get way more than skin-deep on our cosmetic coping mechanisms.
The Equal Rights Amendment … it’s like an IUD for your rights!
The robot future is female, but can it be feminist?
Although it’s as old as ovaries, menopause remains medically mysterious and more unmentionable than menstruation. Why can’t we all just go with the no-flo?
Cristen and Caroline take on YOUR questions.
When you think about “having the talk," birds and bees probably come to mind. But this time, it’s all about the Benjamins — and Gaby Dunn.
As the Supreme Court rolls the dice with women's and LGBTQ people's rights, how do you channel your rage and choose your battles?
Aisha Adkins is the Atlanta-based founder of Our Turn 2 Care, a platform that connects millennial caregivers from marginalized groups with information, resources — and each other.
Stephanie Newman wants to help women build businesses that align with their feminist values.
Reading and writing helped Muriel process the emotions around her move from Panama to the U.S. Now, she’s a freelance writer and the managing editor of Atlanta tech publication Hypepotamus.
After the 2016 election, Britt Murlas quit her day job to launch a book club for kids.
Erinn Carter co-founded Frailty Myths to help women, trans and non-binary folks build confidence and smash patriarchy.
When her son couldn’t find just the right book, Australian author, geologist and martial artist Aiki Flintheart set out to write her own.
Lane Moore is a comedian, writer, musician and actor — and she’s not slowing down.
The Atlanta-based music journalist focuses largely on hip-hop and says the feminist legacies of both Missy Elliott and Riot Grrrls inform her perspective.
Wonder Woman Abigail Keel does it all: She hosts wildly popular game nights, she takes dance classes … and she also happens to be the Unladylike senior producer.
Anna Applebaum and Briana Mawby are a pair of researchers dedicated to girls and women, education and conflict.
Financial genius Helen Ngo ditched corporate life after her boss not only shot down her raise request, but told her she could just marry rich (!!!!???). Now, she’s working to clear a path for more women to take control over their own financial destinies — including Cristen and Caroline.
The delightful Porsha Thomas is no stranger to falling on her face, business-wise. But she’s dedicated to helping other women entrepreneurs get a leg up and learn from her wins and slip-ups.
Susannah and Leela stepped out on their own to launch Tower Press. They’re the brains and brawn behind making our Unladylike merch dreams a reality.
Graphic designer Sarah is the brain behind the Unladylike look.
Leigh works at Atlanta’s Feminist Women’s Health Center, and she has great recommendations for how to educate yourself about reproductive justice and feel less powerless in the process.
Beca is an Atlanta-based culture journalist hailing from North Florida who writes about nightmare disorders and sad-girl music, but mostly cannabis and sex.
Sex-positive media maven August McLaughlin is a writer, podcaster and advocate dedicated to helping all of us get in touch with ourselves. Literally.
Caitlin Riggsbee is a professional nerd, so naturally we have a good bit in common. As a research assistant on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver — and formerly of Finding Your Roots — she gets to STUDY for a living!
It's like a gender reveal party . . . for our BOOK!
What Is unladylike?
adjective | un·la·dy·like | ənˈlādēˌlīk/
committing everyday acts of patriarchal resistance
choosing social consciousness over status consciousness
breaking all the rules