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RH Reality Check presents RealityCast with Amanda Marcotte. A weekly half-hour of news, commentary, humor, interviews and mailbag questions about reproductive health and rights.
||CleanSaying Goodbye to Listeners at Rewire||For this, the final episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte examines the Planned Parenthood hearing and what a throwback to the 19th century it was. She also interviews Caroline Siede about her piece on feminist criticism at the A.V. Club,||10/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean‘The Sex Myth,’ and Carly Fiorina Doubles Down||On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte talks to Rachel Hills, author of The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality, about the misconception that everyone is sexing everyone else up all the time.||9/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLies and Distortions in the GOP Debate, and ‘The Sisters Are Alright’||On this episode of Reality Cast, Tamara Winfrey Harris, author of The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America, tackles some ugly stereotypes about Black women. Also, host Amanda Marcotte discusses Bobby Jindal's wei...||9/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMisleading Portrayals of Abortion in the House Judiciary Committee and Onscreen||On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte discusses the so-called Planned Parenthood hearing and the Kim Davis saga. Also, Gretchen Sisson talks about the portrayal of abortion in movies.||9/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Fembots of Ashley Madison, and Pope Francis’ Abortion Proclamation||On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte covers the Pope’s new abortion proclamation and the continuing "war on women." Also, Annalee Newitz, editor in chief of Gizmodo, explains why the Ashley Madison hack isn’t about what you thought it||9/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanConservatives Try to Dehumanize Immigrant Women, Trans People||On this episode of Reality Cast, Katherine Cross explains why attacks on trans people’s health-care access are so misguided. Also, anti-choicers use the term “anchor baby” to attack women for having babies,||8/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanFighting Rape Culture, and the Rise of Anti-Choice Extremism||On this episode of Reality Cast, author Kate Harding will explain why rape culture is a real thing, Republican candidates get even more extremist with anti-choice rhetoric, and conservatives try to argue that Planned Parenthood is somehow preying on wo...||8/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGOP Candidates’ Views on Women, and Sex Between Straight Men||On this episode of Reality Cast, author Jane Ward explains the reasons why straight men have sex with each other. Also, Donald Trump causes a misogyny controversy, and Republican candidates express odd opinions about abortion.||8/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanConservatives Struggle Sorting Fact From Fiction in Baseless Planned Parenthood Attacks||On this episode of Reality Cast, Meaghan Winter discusses her investigative report on crisis pregnancy centers. Also, host Amanda Marcotte has more on the recent Planned Parenthood attacks.||8/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDebunking ‘Abortion Regret,’ and Donald Trump’s Rape Problem||On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte interviews Corinne H. Rocca of the University of California, San Francisco, about new research showing "abortion regret" isn’t really a problem for women.||8/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
Reality at Last
Finally a pod cast that deals with issues of sexual health honestly and with a sense of humor, and isn't afraid to take on the wing nuts. And because of this pod cast on iTunes I found RH Reality Check.org -- bonus!
Great take on sexual politics, informative, and funny!
This is one of the few podcasts I still keep up with in my busy schedule. It provides a good, honest, thoughtful perspective and is quite often funny.
Informative, well-researched, timely, and witty
Amanda's weekly podcast is essential listening for anyone who wants to keep up with the current state of reproductive rights. She features guests who are experts in their fields, provides brief but illuminating updates on the politics of sexuality and reproduction, and delivers her podcasts with the perfect balance of sincere concern and mordant wit.