Podcasts

We publish a new feminist podcast episode every week. Our hour-long show Popaganda digs deep on movies, books, TV, and media while Backtalk is a snappy conversation between two Bitch editors about the week’s pop culture. Subscribe to the podcasts on iTunes!
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Backtalk: Suffragette Shirts & Fall TV

On Backtalk, we discuss pop culture highlights from the week.  On this episode, Amy's "white feminism" siren goes off again, this time because of a t-shirt campaign for the new film Suffragette. Amy and Sarah also dish on female-centric TV shows, including Project GreenlightThe Affair, Tig Notaro's One Mississippi, and The Good Girls Revolt. 

Popaganda Episode: Race, Gender, and Marijuana

Will the new cannabis entrepreneurs help right the wrongs of the war on drugs?  

Backtalk: Planned Parenthood Drama & White Feminism

Sarah rants about Congress grilling Planned Parenthood and Amy's "white feminism" siren goes off.

Popaganda Episode: Why We Love Sports

Being a feminist sports fan is complicated. Athletes are talented artists and teams can build community and confidence. But sports culture has many dark sides: violence, homophobia, greed. On this episode, we talk with feminist fans of football, tennis, soccer, and basketball about what keeps them watching and how they're working to change sports for the better.  

Backtalk: A Fake Asian Poet & Matt Damon on Diversity

On Backtalk, hosts Amy Lam and Sarah Mirk discuss the top pop culture stories of the week.

Popaganda Episode: Blood & Guts

This week, we bring you three stories about the visceral realities of bodies.

Backtalk: The VMAs and IUDs

On this podcast, Bitch editors Amy and Sarah talk Nicki Minaj and affordable birth control. 

Popaganda Episode: Animal Friends

Bad ducks, cat ladies, and queer zebras—oh my! On today’s show, we discuss animals in pop culture.

Backtalk: Straight Outta Compton & the "P.C. Police"

On Backtalk, hosts Amy Lam and Sarah Mirk discuss the pop culture stories of the week, offering exasperated sighs and sincere appreciation for the youth of today. 

Backtalk: Defunding Planned Parenthood & #TransHealthFail

On Backtalk, hosts Amy Lam and Sarah Mirk discuss the pop culture stories of the week, offering snappy analysis and heartfelt sighs. This week, we talk about the plan to defund Planned Parenthood (with special guest Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Executive Director Mary Nolan!) and the powerful stories shared on the hashtag #transhealthfail. Tune in! 

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