The Bridge from The Aspen Institute

Chelsea Kline and Kate Manne: Facing Misogyny

Episode Summary

How does misogyny impact our daily lives? This episode of The Bridge features a conversation between longtime champion for women's rights and former candidate for Massachusetts Senate Chelsea Kline and Cornell philosophy professor and author Kate Manne about how to recognize misogyny and face it head on.

Episode Notes

This month’s episode of The Bridge features an insightful conversation between Chelsea Kline and Kate Manne on how women encounter and deal with misogyny in their daily lives. Chelsea Kline is a long time champion for women’s rights and social justice and in 2018 she ran a fierce campaign for the Massachusetts State Senate, where she won 41% of the vote. Kate Manne is an associate professor at the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University and author of two books on the nature, function and persistence of misogyny: Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny and Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women. this month’s episode, Chelsea and Kate join host Peggy Clark, Vice President of the Aspen Institute and Executive Director of the Aspen Global Innovators Group, to discuss the logic of misogyny, how misogyny affects their lives, and what they recommend to face misogyny. This month's episode was recorded live the Omega Institute’s Women and Power: Gathering Our Strength conference in Rhinebeck, New York. The Bridge Podcast pairs wise women of different generations in revelatory conversations about what matters most. Download the newest episode of Season 3 of The Bridge, and tune into other Bridge episodes from Season 1 and Season 2 on your favorite podcast app. Learn more about The Bridge podcast and other programs at