Jan 25, 2019
The ladies are out of their comfort zones this week. Amanda brings Junko Tabei to the table, the first woman to summit Mount Everest (and many other peaks). Rita tells us about Camilla Williams, an opera singer who broke barriers when she became the first African American soloist with the Vienna State Opera.
Jan 18, 2019
A bisexual atheist commie who dies an unseemly death? What more could you want in a story? Tune in this week to hear about Isadora Duncan, the mother of modern dance. Meanwhile, Rita introduces us to Louise Blanchard Bethune, the first woman to become a professional architect.
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Jan 11, 2019
Amanda and Rita hit their stride! Join them as they discuss Lozen, a two-spirit Chiracahua Apache warrior, and Arlene Pieper, the first woman to finish a marathon (and a badass trail one at that).
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Jan 9, 2019
IDK Her is going international this episode! Hailing from Mexico, daredevil Berta Zerón de García is Rita's pick of the day. She was the first woman to pilot a jet airplane, compete in air races, and skydive! Amanda introduces us to Naziq al-Abid, a revolutionary nicknamed "the Joan of Arc of Syria," who fought...
Jan 9, 2019
Amanda introduces us to former circus performer turned drag king Stormé DeLarverie, "the Rosa Parks of the gay community". Rita brings us on the journey of Rebecca Lee Crumpler, a young black woman who became the first woman to get her M.D.
***Correction: Stormé's long-term girlfriend was a dancer named Diana, not...