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208 EpisodesProduced by Devon Handy and Varsha VenkatWebsite

Hellbent Podcast is a twice weekly political news and commentary podcast by Devon Handy and Varsha Venkat. They aim to bring a heavy intersectional feminist lens to the male-dominated political commentary space. They are funny, fierce, and unyielding. Their conversational style and penchant for swea… read more


38: A Fucking Grab Bag of Dystopia

Devon and VERY SPECIAL GUEST HOST Varsha Venkatasubramanian (Hellbent's very talented researcher) discuss Title X funding, what a domestic gag rule means, the school shooting at a Santa Fe, Texas high school, and the violence against women that lurks behind mass shootings. Hellbent's favorite lawyer, Aditi Juneja, also joins us to help clarify the legal issues surrounding the Trump administration's attempt to implement a gag rule here in the US.

We also learn that Varsha can read in German, BECAUSE OF COURSE SHE CAN.

A special thanks to our sponsor for this week, Tommy John. They just launched a women's line of underwear and PJs and I swear it is the most comfortable underwear I've ever worn. Go to for 20% off your order.

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