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The “Gentle, Sexy GIF” Edition
The Waves on the decline of Victoria’s Secret, Tumblr’s porn ban, and multilevel marketing schemes.
The “Rifles or Ruffles” EditionThe Waves on “blackfishing,” gender reveal parties, and Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland.
The “Live From Miami” EditionThe Waves on Rebecca Traister’s Good and Mad, Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere, and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.
The “It Wasn’t All Crap” EditionThe Waves on the midterms, made-for-TV Christmas movies, and Brazilian women’s response to Jair Bolsonaro.
Female Candidates Finally Feel OK About Being Female CandidatesMore women are running for political office during the 2018 midterms than ever before, and they’re radically changing the narratives about what it means to be a female candidate.
The “Random Acts of Power” EditionThe Waves on Stephen Elliott’s lawsuit against Moira Donegan, sexist A.I., and women and power.
The “Rage at Brett” EditionThe hosts of the Waves discuss male entitlement, female rage, and what comes next for Kavanaugh.
The “Grotesque Display of Irrelevant Decency” EditionThe Waves on the Kavanaugh hearings, the return of Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari, and the term “lady boss.”
The “Subtweeting Your Spouse” EditionThe Waves on female sexual harassers, the Conways’ marriage, and women running (or not) for office.
The “Bottle Service for Breakfast” EditionThe Waves on Mariia Butina, how we talk about Trump and Putin, and the infamous Refinery29 money diary.
The “Privacy Is Dead” EditionThe Waves on the future of Roe v. Wade, falling birth rates, and #planebae.
“The Jokes About Straight White Men” EditionThe Waves on Nanette, crisis pregnancy centers, and pantsuits.
“The Seduction of Sex and the City” EditionThe Waves on Bill Clinton, seduction, and Sex and the City.
The “Ocasio-Cortez Instant Pot” EditionThe Waves on young politicians’ use of social media, the return of traditional dress, and Desiree Akhavan’s The Bisexual.
The “Why Is No One Having Sex Anymore?” EditionThe Waves on the sex recession, the right’s weaponization of #MeToo, and white women as a voting bloc.
The “Radical Gender Ideology” EditionThe Waves on anti-trans policies, online hate speech, and the Skimm.
The “She’s Running” EditionThe Waves on how women running for office are depicted in fiction and in their own campaign ads—and what might happen if they win.
The “Star Report” EditionThe Waves on #MeToo a year on, A Star Is Born, and a California law requiring women on corporate boards.
The “Smashing Her Racket” EditionThe Waves on Julia Salazar, women’s comebacks, and Serena Williams.
The “To All the Boys” EditionThe Waves on To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Slow Burn, and “peak desirability” in online dating.
The “Omarosa-esque” EditionThe Waves on Omarosa, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, and the NFL’s first male cheerleaders.
The #SayHerName EditionThe Waves on Sorry to Bother You, the criminalization of motherhood, and the killing of Nia Wilson.
The “Live From D.C.” EditionThe Waves on litigious men’s rights activists, Ellen Stofan, and sexist romcoms.
The “Beyoncé and Her Husband” EditionThe Waves on Everything Is Love, family separation, and Cameron Esposito’s Rape Jokes.