The Longest Shortest Time

EPISODE #201: Artificial Wombs, Space Babies and Robot Nurses… Oh My!

Futures critic Rose Eveleth believe the future can be more equitable, fun and interesting than we ever dreamed it would be. But, in order to make that real, we have to start talking about it.

EPISODE #200: I’m Pregnant!

What does it mean to become a parent when you’re no longer speaking to the parents who raised you? Our producer Jackie Sojico is about to find out … because she’s 7 months pregnant.

EPISODE #199: How Will They Know I’m Black?

Myra Jones-Taylor’s son is black, but it’s a constant struggle to get his peers and teachers to see him that way.

EPISODE #198: Transracial Adoption When You’re a POC

Listener Soni has always dreamed about adopting, but they never expected the adoption process to be so challenging. Plus, LST’s creator Hillary Frank drops in with an exciting update about a new project she’s working on.

EPISODE #197: Lactation Muffins, Tape Measure Ponytails and Other Adventures in Adoption

When Nishta fell in love with her college professor Jill, she knew they were starting a journey without a roadmap.

EPISODE #196: What My Mother And I Don’t Talk About

This week, two different essays about the wounds our moms can leave us with — and what, if anything, can be done to start the healing.

EPISODE #195: Vasectomies! Get Nuts! Go Nads!

Everyone and their mother is getting a vasectomy…

EPISODE #194: One Mom’s Late-Term Abortion

Late-term abortions are extremely rare, except for in political rhetoric. We’ll hear the story behind the headlines from a mom who ended her pregnancy at 29 weeks.