Description du show
A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.
20 mai 2016
Happy birthday CYG! It's our second anniversary and we're (still) celebrating Blac Chyna, (still) fearing menstrual sponges, and sending shine to our listeners and guests.
3 février 2017
Beyoncé's pregnant with twins! Which is about the only thing keeping us upbeat during the second week of Cheeto Watch. Plus, the hero lady spy who broke into the GOP retreat, menstruation news from Zambia, and political conspiracy theories from the left and the right.
11 mai 2018
With so much attention on Iran this week, we look at daily life for women. Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad joins us to discuss her campaign against compulsory hijab. Plus, how Western feminists and politicians can be better allies to women in Iran. Masih's soon-to-be-released memoir is The Wind in My Hair.
The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran by Masih Alinejad
My Stealthy Freedom campaign
Girls of Revolution Street
22 juillet 2016
We discuss signature fragrances, chic cults, Ivanka's dad's running mate and his wife's novelty business. Plus, Kim Kardashian's CVS-length receipts.
24 juin 2016
Amina calls model and climate advocate Cameron Russell to discuss her time at the Paris Climate talks, what's on her Kindle, and balancing her dual identities in fashion and activism.
15 juin 2018
Remember when the question was, let me know when this administration gets really bad? Welcome to this week, especially for immigrants. We rage and discuss options for supporting people who are likely affected in your local community. Plus, loving ways to handle bouts of mental illness and depression within a friendship.
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DOJ not interested in asylum
A small town in Tennessee deals with immigration raids
That Merkel photo
Voter-roll purges greenlit by SCOTUS
Why “You are loved” and “please reach out” aren’t good enough
Crisis text line: Text HOME to 741741 in the United States
Or call 1-800-273-8255
10 mars 2017
How did you spend International Women's Day? Thoughts on women's labor strikes of the '70s and now. Study shows that men are more aggro in the Trump era. Brief thoughts on La Croix, post-presidency Barack and the best wealthy communities for thrifting. Women are having too much fun to retire. And, staying politically engaged in a red state.
26 août 2016
From our live show in Los Angeles, Shine Theory and black excellence at the Olympics and our new segment, What's Wendi Up To. Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Stephanie Beatriz returns with her BFF Courtney Kocak. Plus, we answer a 23 year-old listener's question about how to befriend older women.
20 juillet 2018
We step back from Cheeto-induced chaos in the U.S. and take a global view. Protests at the World Cup in Russia. The politics of globalization and migration on and off the pitch. In China, the government is cracking down on women organizing online. In Nepal, menstrual stigma risks the lives of women and girls. In slightly better news, women in Egypt are working to end gender-based violence, starting with the men who drive cabs and tuk-tuks.
Russia: Hidden Flag / Pussy Riot World Cup protests
China: Women factory workers’ networking group shut down
Nepal: Menstruation taboo leading to deaths / ZanaAfrica
Egypt: Iman El-Mahdi of CARE Egypt / Circles of Change program
29 juillet 2016
Post-DNC, Amina and Ann recap Michelle's perfect speech and HIllary's historic nomination. Ann sits down IRL with journalist Jorge Rivas to discuss his time at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, and his work writing about race, gender, immigration, and the real people driving social movements.
14 avril 2017
We go behind the scenes into the business of making this very podcast, from its zero-revenue start in 2014, to how (and how much) money we make today.
2 septembre 2016
From our self-care retreat in Palm Springs, we chat IRL about Hillary conspiracy theories and invent some of our own about Ivanka's dad. Debating which heads of state and aging celebrities we'd kick out of bed. Creep news, from Johnny Depp to Nate Parker to lady villain Arianna Huffington. And a billion dollar period idea.
30 septembre 2016
We discuss the first presidential debate, Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna, the wobbly science of power posing, and positive and negative period news.
19 mai 2017
It's our third podcasting anniversary! Online shopping as a form of therapy. The RompHim, a romper for men. Cheeto Watch: flamin' hot mess edition. Plus, more book recommendations, and our upcoming live show in Philly.
4 novembre 2016
We discuss the presidential race, then take a world tour of feminist news, rag on the men who dropped out of a birth-control study, and what's happening down-ballot with Planned Parenthood Action Fund.
7 octobre 2016
In this phone-a-friend episode, Amina talks with BuzzFeed News tech writer Nitasha Tiku about Silicon Valley's storytelling prowess, how she dishes up smart and incisive journalism without alienating sensitive tech founders, plus the new TV show Westworld.
23 juin 2017
Ann's reporting trip to the Midwest and an actually great conference Amina attended. The politics of the Bachelorette. Why Megyn Kelly is the worst. A Wonder Woman breakdown. When Ivanka met Cecile Richards. And when powerful men don't get convicted for their crimes.
9 décembre 2016
We respond to listener feedback, talk about our plans for gifts and charitable giving, and share the TV shows and a presidential history podcast that are distracting us from politics.
10 novembre 2016
We discuss the results of the presidential election, our tips for self-care and organizations to support, and an action plan for the next four years of Ivanka's dad in the Orange House.
28 juillet 2017
In an extended Cheeto Watch: Ivanka's dad shares strange stories with the Boy Scouts, attempts to kick valiant transgender servicemembers out of the military all while John McCain and GOP senators try their 'skinny' repeal of Obamacare. In happier news, the Japanese artist who 3D printed the shape of her vagina into a kayak is back. The 150 best albums by women and 150 worst albums by men. Plus, CYG's summer bucket list (boob hickies and many crossfades are definitely on it).