Exploring how SOME of the 50 states champion women’s rights while others DON’T.

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Kimberly Brooks & Gina Brillon

Stand-up comedian Gina Brillon and journalist Kimberly Brooks host The State of: Women (TSOW), a new 10-episode series airing every Tuesday starting November 15th.

Gina Brillon

Gina Brillon was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. The Puerto Rican actress, comedian, writer, and mom has been a standup comic since she was 17 years old.

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Kimberly Brooks

As a career journalist, speaker, and mental wellness advocate, Kimberly’s voice of compassion and disarming personality have often allowed people to open up a bit further, dig a bit deeper, or laugh a little louder.

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Paths Towards Housing for All

Women are uniquely affected by the affordable housing crisis raging across the U.S. Hosts Kimberly Brooks and Gina Brillon tackle…

The Frontier on Consent

Forced marriage not only happens but is legal in 47 states. In many cases, it involves an underaged girl. It’s…

How the Single Mom Stigma Plays Out

One in four American children lives with a single parent. However, America’s policies and institutions are still modeled around the…

A Pressing Mental Health Crisis

Whether it’s housing, consent, entrepreneurship, or reproductive freedom, this series’s issues all overlap with the need for adequate and affordable…

Getting Equity in Equity

Women run only one in five of America’s companies, and women-led startups received only two percent of venture capital spending…

Divorce and Custody Confusion

Diving into how divorce laws came about helps explain why the system feels so broken. Plus, custody laws — and…