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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.
||Conservatives 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|
||Fighting 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|
||GOP 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|
||Conservatives 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|
||Debunking ‘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|
||Will the Planned Parenthood Attack Backfire on Antis?||On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte analyzes the Planned Parenthood attack videos, which she thinks may, in the long run, end up hurting anti-choicers more than helping them. Also, ThinkProgress reporter Erica Hellerstein is on the sh...||7/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Debunking the Planned Parenthood Video Hoax||On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte digs into the furor over the hoax video accusing Planned Parenthood of selling fetal tissue, and is joined by Hannah Groch-Begley of Media Matters, who analyzes how that video lied.||7/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Conservatives Melt Down Over Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage and Obamacare Decisions||On this episode of Reality Cast, Jacqueline Ayers of Planned Parenthood tells us about Congress’ sneaky attempts to kill family planning funding. And host Amanda Marcotte reviews conservative reactions to the Supreme Court rulings on health care and sa.||7/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Road to Majority Conference, and New York’s ‘Enough Is Enough’ Bill||On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte covers the Road to Majority Conference held by the Faith & Freedom Coalition and some recent victories in the war on sexual abuse. Also, RH Reality Check Senior Legal Analyst Jessica Mason Pieklo he...||6/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Insurance Coverage of Vasectomies and Condoms, and Blaming Abortion for Everything||On this episode of Reality Cast, Guttmacher’s Adam Sonfield explains why we need Obamacare to cover vasectomies and condoms. Host Amanda Marcotte mixes things up with a segment of good news, and for some reason,||6/22/2015||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.