Episodes
Asking your mom about sex can be weird. This Israeli journalist vows to make it anything but for her teenage son. This essay was written and read by Sara Benincasa
Published 03/04/20
Published 03/04/20
One Korean-American woman finally sees herself reflected in a romantic lead, and learns to embrace all the parts of her identity. This essay is read by Anna Cathcart, who plays Kitty on To All The Boys I've Loved Before.
Published 02/19/20
An Egyptian woman struggles with her identity as a lesbian in a country that denies her existence. A mysterious stranger and the ladies of Litchfield help her find her way. This week’s essay is read by Dascha Polanco, who plays Daya in Orange is the New Black.
Published 02/05/20
As a woman, being a standup comedian in India is not the norm. But Fatima finds inspiration and courage from two onscreen funny women and gives it a go. This week’s essay is read by Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, who play Grace and Frankie on Grace and Frankie.
Published 01/22/20
We'll be taking a short break for the holidays, but don't worry! We'll be back in the new year with more stories. Happy Holidays!
Published 12/18/19
Four Texas teachers transport their students to 1980s Hawkins, Indiana where they encounter demogorgons, the Upside Down, and a newfound confidence in their studies. This week’s essay is read by Cara Buono, who plays Karen Wheeler in Stranger Things.
Published 12/11/19
A Pakistani journalist catches the attention of the President after speaking out about the desperate need for women’s representation in media. This week’s essay is read by Shefali Shah, who plays Vartika Chaturvedi in Delhi Crime.
Published 12/04/19
Homophobia tears a Venezuelan mother and daughter apart. The Fab Five reunites them. This week’s essay is read by Bobby Berk, a member of the Fab Five in Queer Eye.
Published 11/27/19
Two sisters, worlds apart. One Royal family that bridges the distance. This week’s essay is read by Helena Bonham Carter, who plays Princess Margaret in Season 3 of The Crown.
Published 11/20/19
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Published 11/14/19