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The Waves
Gender, Relationships, Feminism
The Waves is a weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every other Thursday, join the hosts—Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci, Marcia Chatelain of Georgetown University, Thirst Aid Kit's Nichole Perkins, and Slate Podcasts' June Thomas—for frank discussions about the ways gender shapes everything. Our new name reflects generations of women from the various waves of feminism, the sound waves that carry us to your ears, and the waves we intend to make.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.3 stars from 971 ratings
I miss The Waves!
I listened to this from the get go and found it consistently intelligent, illuminating, and fun. I hope Slate brings it back soon.
Kmccrom via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/18/20
the hosts had mentioned all the hate, and at first i felt guilty for emailing in from time to time with a strong reaction to a discussion especially since i'd never get a response. but reading the reviews going back in time to the transition in hosts to the current lineup clarified for me...Read full review »
fem80 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/15/20
This is my absolute favourite podcast gals. Please say it isn’t so!!
allison.melb.aus via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 04/25/20
Recent Episodes
For The Wave’s final episode before a temporary but indefinite hiatus, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole have a coronavirus check-in and talk about inequalities amplified by the pandemic. They also review Feel Good, a semi-autobiographical series on Netflix from comedian Mae Martin. Finally,...
Published 04/23/20
On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole talk to Emily Oster about pregnant women choosing to give birth at home instead of going to hospitals during the pandemic. They also discuss parenting visibility and additional labor while working from home. Then, they...
Published 04/09/20
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