Boy vs. Girl: A Podcast
About This Show
A podcast about gender and gender stereotypes from a self-described expert on gender issues (the boy) (Matthew Dicks) who has spent the last two decades immersed in female culture and a sociologist (the girl) (Rachel Leventhal-Weiner) who is an actual scholar with actual credentials.
Most Recent Episode
#86: Boobs, Lazy dudes & First day blues
On #86, we wonder if sexism is too pervasive at work, if men working has prevented the apocalypse and whether first day of school blues are gendered. We love your mystery questions so keep them coming--send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rated 3 out of
So, I think this is a better than 'meh' production. I am interested in most of the topics they cover, as I think gender discussions usually come from more extreme views.
Rachel Leventhan-Weiner seems very earnest, a bit sheltered and privileged, and they type of person that would hyphenate her last name--but still likeable. Most of her opinions are well-reasoned.
Matthew Dicks, is the type of guy who would wear jeans and a t-shirt to your wedding. He is that Facebook friend who doesn't own a TV, and constantly reminds everyone that he doesn't own a TV. Underneath his thinly veiled passive-aggression, I pick up a dollop of misogyny.
I will probably keep listening
Date published: 2016-05-07