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Staying informed doesn't have to be painful. In this all-women daily news and politics podcast presented by Betches Media and hosted by Amanda Duberman, co-hosts Sami Sage, Alise Morales, Milly Tamarez, and Kaitlin Byrd run through the day’s wildest headlines with accessible analysis and commentary you will actually relate to. Daily episodes bring fact-based news delivered with humor plus interviews with members of Congress, candidates, activists, comedians, and political experts to discuss ...
 
Everyone’s Gay is a no filter podcast by Betches Media that covers LGBTQA relationships, sex and lifestyle with occasional pop culture analysis. Unlike other "gay" podcasts, Everyone's Gay is not toned down for a squeamish straight audience. Instead, your hilarious hosts, Chris Burns and Bryan Russell Smith, provide a real look at all things homosexual in a funny, informative way that will delight gay audiences (and interested breeders). For more content, follow @everyonesgay on Instagram.
 
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Hosts: Amanda, Alise, Milly Topics The hosts share how they’ve comforted themselves during a rough week to be a uterus owner in America, featuring side hustles and gentle British dramas What it means that President Biden came out in support of removing the filibuster to pass protections for abortion rights – and what it *doesn’t* mean Unpacking the…
 
Today, we start with the latest SCOTUS news (and only one piece of it’s good). Then, judges in Kentucky and Florida have temporarily blocked their state’s near total ban on abortion, and Trump’s top White House lawyer has been subpoenaed by the January 6th committee. Finally, New Zealand has officially declared the American Proud Boys a Terrorist O…
 
Today, we start with results from Tuesday’s primary elections and news that the Supreme Court issued two decisions yesterday. Then, three men are in custody after 53 migrants were found dead inside of a tractor-trailer near San Antonio, Texas, Finland and Sweden have been formally invited to join NATO, and R Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in priso…
 
Hosts: Sami, Kaitlin, Amanda Topics Breaking down the most explosive moments from Cassidy Hutchinson’s congressional hearing, in which she detailed disturbing anecdotes from January 6 Why this particular testimony is getting so much attention Unpacking Liz Cheney and Cassidy Hutchinson’s real displays of patriotism without giving the staunchly cons…
 
Today, we start with news from yesterday’s last minute January 6th hearing. Then, John Eastman’s phone was seized by federal agents carrying out a search warrant, while a judge in Texas issued a temporary restraining order to block the enforcement of the state’s abortion ban. Finally, six justices issued an unsigned, unexplained shadow docket order…
 
Hosts: Milly, Amanda, Alise Topics: Unpacking the Democratic party’s poorly timed fundraising texts. Exactly how abortion rights can be restored and protected at the federal level + the state offices that matter most when it comes to accessing abortion locally. The 1849 law currently in effect in Wisconsin How to heed the message to “keep voting” w…
 
Today, we start with laws and bans against abortion being put into effect across the nation. Then, The Supreme Court released a 6-3 ruling that a former Washington state high school football coach had a right to pray on the field immediately after games, while the January 6th House committee is holding an emergency hearing at 1pm eastern time tomor…
 
Hosts: Amanda, Sami, Boom! Lawyered’s Imani Gandy Topics: Reacting to disturbing headlines from a weekend without Roe Unpacking – and rejecting – the discourse around who’s to blame Imani Gandy, reproductive rights lawyer, editor at Rewire News Group and host of the Boom! Lawyered podcast, joins to break down the legal landscape of abortion today, …
 
Today, we start with the news that the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade in a 5-4 ruling on Friday. Next, bans or severely restrictive legislation went into effect in 11 states immediate after the ruling, while several lawmakers in congress were calling for a federal bill allowing the right to abortion, but it is unlikely to hold up with this Su…
 
Today, we start with congress somehow passing the most comprehensive gun legislation in decades, while the government is managing to ban juul e-cigarettes. Finally, stories from the fourth day of the January 6th committee hearings. Resources/Articles mentioned this episode: Reuters: U.S. Senate passes gun safety bill as Supreme Court knocks down ha…
 
Hosts: Amanda, Alise, Kaitlin Topics: What Cancer season means for the political climate The Supreme Court decides state’s rights don’t apply to New York. Or Maine. Texas, on the other hand… Reacting to devastating testimony from election workers to the January 6 committee Unpacking the New York magazine piece titled “Canceled at 17” and why fawnin…
 
Today, we start with President Biden asking congress to suspend the federal gas tax through the end of September, while A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan Wednesday. Then, following the Uvalde shooting, Police Chief Pete Arredondo has been placed on administrative leave, congress seem to be getting some traction in passing legislation to…
 
Hosts: Amanda, Jenn Stowe Topics: Jenn Stowe, the Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, joins to discuss the unique economic landscape for domestic workers. Why many of these workers haven’t benefit from workers’ leverage in the job market – and how the pandemic has worsened some issues. How can domestic workers be paid enou…
 
Today, we begin with a summary of the events that transpired at the third January 6th hearing this afternoon, including revelations and many testimonies. Finally, an aide to Senator Ron Johnson stated that he would be needing an "alternate slate of electors for Michigan and Wisconsin” during the insurrection, and the head of the Texas State Police …
 
Hosts: Amanda, Milly, Nimesh Patel Topics: Whether Mike Pence should testify before the January 6 committee. Helping 85-year-old men in Congress define “boyfriend.” Putting Nimesh through a rapid fire game of SUPport or SUPpress involving the World Cup, MDMA, and vegan meat substitutes. Watch Nimesh Patel’s latest special at findingnimesh.com…
 
Today, we begin with news that the fourth January 6th hearing session starts today at 1pm eastern time, while news rolls in for a few international elections. Then, Missouri Senate candidate Eric Greitens released a campaign video where he’s holding a shotgun, the average price for a gallon of gas has fallen back below 5 dollars, and Biden teases t…
 
Hosts: Amanda, Sami, Emily Amick Topics: Emily Amick, the brain behind @EmilyInYourPhone and former counsel to Senator Chuck Schumer, joins to unpack the progress on gun safety legislation Why this moment – and these Republicans – were able to break the inertia on legislation with a compromise bill worth fighting for Why Congress doesn’t need the N…
 
Today, we begin with emerging details on the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and news that gas prices are up while Bitcoin is down. Then, the House January 6th committee says they’re cooperating with the Justice Department to share transcripts of interviews, a republican member of the house committee says that “there is violence in the future,” and Trum…
 
Hosts: Amanda, Sami, Monique Melton Topics: Amanda and Sami are joined by Monique Melton (@moetivate), anti-racism educator, to discuss what Black liberation means in 2022 Unpacking corporate missteps when it comes to honoring Juneteenth Why Monique doesn’t use the word “allies” How to approach conversations about racial equality with those who bal…
 
Today, we begin with the biggest takeaways from yesterday's January 6th hearing, and Biden saying that a recession is ‘not inevitable.’ Then, The leaders of France, Germany and Italy met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky yesterday, expressing support for granting Ukraine entry to the European Union. Finally, thousands of cattle in Kansas …
 
Hosts: Amanda, Alise, MillyTopics: A PAC is making controversial claims about conservative Congresswoman Lauren Boebert’s personal life. Is this warranted or pure misogynistic ick? Unpacking new scoops about Ginni Thomas. A game of support or suppression involving Jennifer Aniston’s boomer energy and whether we should be dragging Kim Kardashian for…
 
Today, we begin with news of the airdate for the next January 6th hearing, and a Barry Loudermilk ‘tour of the Capitol office building’ video is leaked. Then, new details about a key meeting that happened in the Oval Office on January 3rd, investigators in Georgia are seeking testimony from celebrity publicist Trevian Kutti, and a new case of elect…
 
Hosts: Alise, Kaitlin, Amanda Topics: The weirdest things we did during midterms in college Reacting to yet another set of primaries and why it’s too soon to decipher Trump’s impact on the Republican party Are Democrats betting our democracy that nominating unhinged Republicans will benefit them in November? NYC Councilmember Carlina Rivera joins t…
 
Today, we begin with Mitch McConnell saying that he is “comfortable” with the new senate framework on guns, while the January 6th hearing has been postponed as the committee has had video presentation difficulties. Meanwhile, a police officer will be paid more than 1.5 million dollars to resign after displaying a Nazi insignia on his office door, a…
 
Hosts: Amanda, Milly, Dylan Topics: A critical Real Housewives analysis that extends to the problematic tendencies of slightly drunk white women. Why the January 6 hearings are kind of a banger? How Amy Coney Barrett and Kimberly Guilfoyle scored huge paychecks. Your dad’s favorite author laments the lack of opportunity for white men in the literar…
 
Today, we begin with news that the House January 6th committee has sufficient evidence for the DOJ to indict Donald Trump on criminal charges, while Attorney General Merrick Garland gave a press conference on gun violence yesterday. Then, the newest from the January 6th hearing yesterday, the supreme court is releasing a ruling that allows immigran…
 
Hosts: Amanda, Sami, Kellie Leeson, candidate for NY State Assembly-District 73 Topics: Another morning waiting for the fall of Roe Debriefing on the bipartisan framework for new gun safety measures (are we dreaming?!) and how to balance cynicism while taking the W Why closing the boyfriend loophole is actually a big f*cking deal Our criteria for w…
 
Today, we begin with the Senate announcing that they have struck a bipartisan deal that would involve modest new gun restrictions, while the House January 6th committee will hold 3 televised hearings this week. Then, a Ginni Thomas email controversy, coach Jack Del Rio refers to the insurrection as a “dust up” in comparison to BLM protests, and Rya…
 
Today, we begin with the long awaited start to the January 6th committee hearings in the House of Representatives. Then, new reporting revealed that Trump did intend to go to the capitol with the insurrectionists on January 6th, while a republican candidate from Michigan was charged with misdemeanors for his involvement in the insurrection. Finally…
 
Hosts: Amanda, Milly, Sami Topics: Breaking down the “tough” gun regulations passed by the House. Why do we make people wait until 21 to drink but not to buy a deadly weapon? Trying to hype ourselves up for the January 6th hearings Support or Suppress featuring a bad feminist take on a gay rom-com, Biden on Jimmy Kimmel, and a charged update from t…
 
Today, we start with news that survivors of the recent mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo testified yesterday before the House of Representatives. Then, approximately 90 former Olympic gymnasts are seeking over 1 billion dollars from the FBI on assault charges, while the Los Angeles mayoral election is heading to a runoff between Rick Caruso and …
 
Hosts: Amanda, Alise, Eliza Orlins Topics: Eliza Orlins, public defender and former candidate for Manhattan District attorney, helps us make sense of the recall election in San Francisco that toppled progressive DA Chesa Boudin What we can learn from this outcome and what is specifically an SF phenomenon Why you can’t solve crime without solving th…
 
Today, we start with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen acknowledging, again, that inflation is really bad, while the World Bank warns us that the global economy may be going semi-downhill. Meanwhile, a Texas lawmaker is introducing a bill in the state legislature that will ban minors from attending drag shows, while a New York governor was signing 10…
 
Hosts: Amanda, Alise, Milly Topics: A quick debrief on the week of news Amanda missed How Republican billionaire Rick Caruso paid his way to the top of LA’s mayoral race despite Rep. Karen Bass’ clear superiority. Why celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Gwyneth Paltrow (notably not LA residents) are endorsing Caruso and the power of a “tough o…
 
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