Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says America was “never great,” much in part, due to the “discrimination and stereotyping of women.” But are women in America really systematically being discriminated against and stereotyped, or is Cuomo just using women as pawns to push a greater agenda? We discuss that question, along with a new CBS News and Refinery29 poll that found that less than half of American millennial women identify as feminists and half are not sure the #MeToo movement has made things better for women.

Plus, the Queen of Soul, singer Aretha Franklin, has died. We’ll be joined by a special guest who will discuss the ways she impacted the music industry and beyond.

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On today’s Problematic Women — our very own Kelsey Harkness and Lauren Evans recently produced a mini-documentary about the May shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. Unlike Parkland, this community was not given a voice and has largely been forgotten. So many of the students are bravely telling their story. We also discuss Turning Point USA’s Candace Owens’ harassment in Philadelphia along with founder Charlie Kirk on Monday.

Plus: The NFL adds male dancers to a couple of teams, and doctors are reporting a scary new trend in the plastic surgery field – “Snapchat Dysmorphia.”

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Hollywood is producing a new movie detailing the downfall of former Fox News Chief Roger Ailes—but where are the movies on Matt Lauer and Harvey Weinstein? Former Olympic skier and gold medalist Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan, opening up about losing their 19-month-old daughter in a tragic drowning accident, and Meghan Markle takes on a new cause: abolishing menstruation taboos for women in India.

Plus: liberal website Media Matters attempts to smear Liz Wheeler, host of “The Tipping Point With Liz Wheeler” on One America News, for her coverage of Planned Parenthood and abortion. We chat with Liz about why the hit piece is only causing her to double down.

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In this week’s edition of Problematic Women, we discuss Saudi women taking to the road in “big cars with big engines,” Meghan McCain facilitating a meet-and-greet with Taylor Swift for a woman who has glioblastoma, and high-heeled crocs, which are now a thing.

Also, we discuss U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley’s major speech this week at The Heritage Foundation, where she explained her decision to withdraw the U.S. from the U.N.’s Human Rights Council.

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On this week’s episode of #ProblematicWomen, we discuss Sarah Palin allegedly getting duped by notorious prankster Sacha Baron Cohen who was dressed up as veteran — wheelchair and all — to troll the former Alaska governor, and Tomi Lahren sounding off on Roe v. Wade and advising conservatives on how they should handle the issue of abortion. And while on the topic of abortion, we address Michelle Wolf treating it like a punchline in her new Netflix comedy special. Meanwhile in New York City, more African-American babies are being aborted than born.

Finally, American Eagle rolls forward with the next step in their body positive swimsuit campaign, Iranian women risk arrest by dancing via Instagram, and Brett Kavanaugh’s former female clerks are going to bat for their former boss. All that and more in this week’s edition of Problematic Women.

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In honor of America’s Independence Day, this week’s special edition of “Problematic Women” counts down the five most problematic—and independent—women of the year. From First Lady Melania Trump wearing the wrong shoes as she boards Air Force One, to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao protecting her husband in the wake of aggressive protesters, these women define what it means to be strong and independent.

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While some Democrats have distanced themselves from calls for targeted harassment of Trump administration officials, the Women’s March has embraced it. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, however, is having none of it. Plus: 548 “women’s experts” from around the world label the U.S. one of the most dangerous places for women to live, and Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the “Little House on the Prairie” books, was taken off an award by the Association for Library Service to Children over racism concerns. All that and more in this week’s edition of Problematic Women.

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After undergoing kidney surgery on May 14, Melania Trump made her first public appearance at a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) briefing with President Donald Trump, Vice President Pence and other members of the Cabinet.

The appearance ended a period of media frenzy and conspiracy theories regarding her whereabouts, and came hours after the president took to Twitter to defend Melania.

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Two days after “Roseanne” star Roseanne Barr went on a Twitter tirade that led to ABC pulling the plug on the hugely successful reboot of her show, TBS “Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee went after White House senior adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump in a nasty attack.

“You know, Ivanka, that’s a beautiful photo of you and your child, ” Bee said, “but let me just say, one mother to another, do something about your dad’s immigration practices you feckless c—!”

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Is President Donald Trump is the most pro-life president in history? We discuss some of his most recent steps to protect life in this week’s edition of Problematic Women, along with Ed Sheeran’s outrage about pro-lifers playing his song “Small Bump” to advocate against supporting a referendum to repeal Ireland’s abortion ban.

We’re also joined by Larry O’Connor of the Larry O’Connor show on WMAL, who called D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser “selfish” for adopting a baby as a single, full-time working mom in a provocative radio segment this week, and discuss a New York Times op-ed accusing conservative women of “appropriating” feminism.

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Michelle Obama demeans women who voted for President Donald Trump (again), Melania Trump’s favorability ratings reach a personal “best,” and celebrities at the Met Gala appropriate Catholic culture. Plus, women stand up against the leader of the “resistance,” and a special tribute for Mother’s Day. All that and more in this week’s edition of Problematic Women. Watch in the video above, or listen in the podcast below.

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Is motherhood “the dumbest job ever”? Just in time for Mother’s Day, that’s what one New York Times writer is suggesting. We talk about this, along with a new book detailing Hillary Clinton’s campaign hypocrisies, and the trend of members in Congress sleeping in their offices because they can’t afford rent (or so they say) in this week’s edition of Problematic Women.

Plus, we break down the backlash surrounding Michelle Wolf’s White House Correspondent Dinner performance, and the cultural appropriation police coming after high school student Keziah Daum for daring to wear a Chinese-inspired dress to prom. Watch in the video above, or listen in the podcast below.

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On this week’s edition of “Problematic Women” we discuss Melania Trump’s big week, GQ putting the Bible on its list of books you “don’t have to read,” and outrage over a former NFL player posing with a gun in his daughter’s prom photo.

We also cover the Kanye West and Kim Kardashian controversy this week, and a report that disgraced CBS anchor Charlie Rose is getting a new show where he interviews other high-profile men who were taken down because of #MeToo.

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On this week’s edition of “Problematic Women” we discuss Nikki Haley standing up for herself, a GQ writer calling a Taylor Swift cover “hate speech”, a triggering Chick-fil-a opening in New York City and more.

We also discuss Carrie Underwood revealing her face during an epic ACM music performance after a traumatic fall, a college professor offering extra credit to encourage her students to go on real dates, and the powerful legacy of former first lady Barbara Bush.

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On this week’s edition of “Problematic Women,” we discuss conservative woman finally getting recognized for her accomplishments, rapper Cardi B’s take on “abortion regret,” Khloe Kardashian’s baby drama, and Seth Meyers’ wife giving birth on a floor.

We also take deep-dives into the Women’s March criticizing the Trump administration for cracking down on sex trafficking and illegal prostitution, a 17-year-old Florida high school student who got in trouble for not wearing a bra, and the complete nonsense of “Equal Pay Day.”

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