By Catcall Team
Before we get too excited about the new year, we want to take a moment to honor our favorite stories from the past twelve months. It’s hard to narrow the list down, but here’s a roundup that touches the surface. This year we shut down mansplainers, shared AAPI stories, and encouraged people to diversify their feeds. Of course, we wouldn’t be Catcall without sharing our favorite sex toys and other raunchy tales too! Take a look…
Women Are Making Their Place in the Streaming Community
By Nicole Mitchell
Illustration by Katelyn Betz
The gaming industry has always been a harsh place for women—from inappropriate, sexist comments to a complete distrust in their gaming capabilities. But on the streaming site Twitch, women are carving out a place for their voices on the platform—and crushing it in the process. We spoke with three streamers about what it’s like being a woman streamer on Twitch.
Here’s the Deal with Mansplaining and Why it Needs to Stop
By Sophie Oswald
Illustrations by Matthew Vargas
Most women, maybe even all women, have experienced mansplaining. Men have been explaining things in patronizing ways for centuries. So why does mansplaining happen so often? And what can we do about it?
The Cafe Cà Phê Team is Serving Up Hella Good Coffee, Culture, and AAPI Inclusion
By Kelcie McKenney
Photos by Travis Young
To celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we teamed up with The Pitch to bring you somethin’ extra special. We spoke with eight of the AAPI team members who bring the coffee and culture to Cafe Cà Phê. Together, we learned about the stories and culture that make up the fabric of Kansas City’s first Vietnamese coffee shop.
What is the Path Forward in a Post-Roe World?
By Katie Harbinson
We know that we deserve better than this assault on our rights. Above all else, we know that when rights are under attack, we must make hope for the future. What is the path forward in our post-Roe world?
Why You Need to Follow Fat Influencers
By Nicole Mitchell
It wasn’t until I gained weight that I realized that my entire Instagram feed looked the same—they all looked like me, 60 pounds ago. Whether I like to admit it or not, it affected me. Now on a hunt to find clothes that make me feel like myself again, I’m also on the journey to find influencers who are bigger—and I recommend you do the same. Writer Nicole shares her experience starting the path to diversifying her feed in our newest series.
Catcall-Approved Foreplay Toys
By Nicole Mitchell & Kelcie McKenney
In our experience, we’ve found that the best sex includes a little bit of magic in the mix, and this Catcall-approved list covers some of our favorite foreplay toys, games, and accessories to help you mix up the mood-making. 😉 From candles to dice to sensory pinwheels, this list has a little something for everyone. What is your fave way to practice foreplay?