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The Double Shift

Critical Frequency

A reported, narrative show hosted by Katherine Goldstein about a new generation of working mothers—not parenting, not kids, but the real, three-dimensional stories of mothers from the campaign trail to the legal brothels of Nevada and everywhere in b...Show More
The Candidate Who Carpools

24:05 | Mar 11th

Ashton Clemmons didn't think the voice of mothers was well represented in North Carolina's state government. So in 2018, she was one of the unprecedented number of women who ran for office. This intimate story gives a real look at what it's like to b...Show More
Bonus: Inflection Point on Paid Family Leave

51:59 | Jul 29th

If you loved Ep. 10 on family leave, check out this episode of Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller, a show about how women rise up. She’s joined by Katie Bethell, founder of Paid Leave for the US. Katherine’s coming to the Bay area! Get tix to F...Show More
BONUS: Unladylike preview

16:39 | Jun 25th

We’re still on break working hard on Season 2, but in the meantime, check out this preview from our friends at Unladylike, a show about gender rules and the people who break them. This episode features Hillary Frank discussing a topic dear to us: the...Show More
Paid Family Leave: We Can Do Better

33:48 | Jun 3rd

The paid family leave situation in America is so bad, mothers are conditioned to think that we’re “lucky” to get ANY time off at all. Erin Grau was a New York Times employee who wasn’t satisfied with “good enough” parental leave. So she fought to mak...Show More
Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

36:20 | May 20th

Angelica Lindsey-Ali is the mother of four and a sex educator. She’s also a practicing Muslim who travels around the country with a bag full of rainbow dildos teaching mothers that a sexually awakened woman is a powerful woman.... And the best “self ...Show More
A Mother's Day Revolution & Invitation

34:47 | May 6th

How to recapture the revolutionary spirit of Mother’s Day. Plus, to become a founding member of The Double Shift, go to thedoubleshift.com/join. Our op-ed: https://medium.com/critical-frequency/lets-return-mother-s-day-to-its-revolutionary-roots-...Show More
Co-Work, Co-Play

19:47 | Apr 22nd

Most offices in America are still built by men, for men. Because of this, Tiffany Frye couldn't find any work and childcare arrangement that worked for her. So she built her own. We visit Nido, a workspace in North Carolina that puts the needs of mot...Show More
On Not Having It All

35:41 | Apr 8th

Host Katherine Goldstein was dedicating her career to covering issues facing working moms when her own personal and work life came messily crashing together. Recorded as an audio diary, Katherine shares a very personal story about family, ambition, a...Show More
Inside the Brothels BONUS Episode

21:05 | Apr 1st

Our "Mamas of the Brothels" episode took a lot to pull off. We tell some of the wild, behind-the-scenes stories about how this story about sex worker moms almost fell apart. Executive Producer Sarah Ventre shares how she pulled the story together by ...Show More
Mamas of the Brothels

33:33 | Mar 25th

Natasha Star is one of the highest-earning sex workers at The Sagebrush Ranch in Lyon County, Nevada. She's also a mom to a five year-old son. In this episode we talk to moms, a madam at The Mustang Ranch and experts to explore the perks and pitfalls...Show More
Night Shift in Sin City

18:20 | Feb 25th

Nydia Sanchez runs an overnight, 24-hour child care center in Las Vegas. Many of her clients are single moms who work in casinos, or as waitresses, nurses and dancers. We visit to see how Nydia serves a group of moms that many bosses, politicians, an...Show More
Punk Rock Rabbi

20:21 | Feb 11th

For over 10 years, Louisa Rachel Solomon has been the frontwoman for the rock band, The Shondes. She hasn't let pregnancy or parenthood slow her down. But she's now staring down a big existential question: How do you continue to have a creative and f...Show More
Introducing The Double Shift

02:15 | Jan 21st

Welcome to The Double Shift, the show about women who are challenging how society sees mothers and how we see ourselves.