31:59 | Oct 17th, 2018
In a lot of ways, menopause is like puberty. Your hormones are changing and setting off a whole host of bodily changes. It’s something that happens to half the population, but still, it’s full of mysteries. In this episode we hear from Lisa...
Refusing to Feed
33:45 | Oct 3rd, 2018
New parents have one job: keep the baby alive. But what happens when the baby won’t eat? Vivian Chen is a trained family doctor, but when she can’t figure out what’s wrong with her own newborn, she must reckon with the shortcomings of her...
The Bodies Award
15:03 | Sep 19th, 2018
Host Allison Behringer plays the three finalists from the KCRW Radio Race “Bodies Award.” She takes us behind the scenes and explains why she chose these short stories. Each piece was created by independent producers in just one day as part of...
27:43 | Sep 5th, 2018
Jeromey is sixteen when the hair appears on her cheeks. She thinks she’s transforming into a monster. Stuck in a world where beauty begets womanhood, Jeromey creates her own sexuality and power. To learn more and to share your own story, visit our...
33:42 | Aug 22nd, 2018
For Reese, the hum of daily life isn't a hum at all. It's exhausting, disorienting and always out of her grasp. What people assume about her work as a stripper is just one of the false assumptions that she must overcome. It isn’t until she starts...
36:36 | Aug 8th, 2018
KalaLea has terrible, awful periods. But don’t a lot of women? Well, yes and no. After more than a decade of suffering, KalaLea discovers that the cause of the pain is common for Black women like herself, but far from normal. Join the conversation...
33:50 | Jul 25th, 2018
For Bodies host Allison Behringer, sex suddenly becomes painful. This is her journey to find out why. Join the conversation in our Facebook group at: www.facebook.com/groups/BodiesPodcast/ . Nothing is off the table, and everyone is welcome.