We talk about how women are coping with an escalation of government-sponsored violence in Haiti, and a political crisis we hear little about but which has been going on for over a year. Judith Mirkinson, president of the SF Bay Chapter of the National Lawyers’ Guild and the Comfort Women Justice Coalition and Leslie Mullin, long-time member … Continued
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This hour long radio program presents and discusses women’s lives and issues globally and locally from a radical, multiracial, feminist, mujerist, womanist perspective.
Today on Women’s Magazine on the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and as we approach the upcoming Pride parades and Marches we will listen to a previously presented documentary Beyond Gay Marriage: The Assimilation of the Radical Queer Movement, which looks at how the campaign for gay marriage was symptomatic of a move away from the … Continued
On today’s show Jovelyn Richards interviews Lisa Geduldig, standup comedian and comedy show producer and Sabreen Ali, writer and children’s book author. Jovelyn and Lisa discuss comedy, laughter, cultural diversity and how laughter fills the space between us. Don’t miss Lisa’s newest show this month, Pride Comedy Night featuring Marga Gomez and more. There will be two … Continued
This week on KPFA Women’s Magazine, we speak with Robin Marty, author of Handbook for a Post-Roe America about what we should be doing to prepare for the end of Roe. Robin says we should look at it as an opportunity to build a stronger movement and improve access to all health care options for … Continued
Memphis Minnie KPFA Women’s Magazine presents an hour of Black women’s music and history featuring Minnie Memphis, Josephine Baker and more. Today’s show is hosted by Safi wa Nairobi. Listen now (59:50 min) and stay tuned for a special guest interview with Jenny Scheinman who will be appearing tonight, June 4th at the Freight and Salvage.
“The Hairpin Drop Heard Round the World” Jovelyn Richards host of The Space Between Us features the amazing Stonewall retrospective that Corinne Smith and others pulled together from Pacifica archival tape. Listen to the voices of people who were at the Stonewall 70 years ago when the bar was raided by a group of cops called the Moral Squad. … Continued
In April, the Socialist Feminist Working Group of Philadelphia DSA hosted a gathering of 200 leftist feminists from all over the U.S. It was the first explicitly socialist feminist national convergence in this country since 1975, when more than 1500 women gathered in Yellow Springs, Ohio for the first National Socialist Feminist Conference. Is socialist feminism … Continued
As people around the country prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day, we contemplate the reality that U.S. women are having fewer children than ever before. What are the social conditions and personal decisions leading to this development, and how does it change our concepts of family and even of womanhood? We speak with Jenny Brown, organizer … Continued
Kimberle Crenshaw talks with #MuteRKelly co-founder Kenyette Barnes and Margo Okazawa-Rey talks with Kimberle Crenshaw about her work at AAPF and on intersectionality Two recent true-crime docu-series about the sexual abuse by well-known singers have rocked the mainstream world. HBO’s “Leaving Neverland” about Michael Jackson and Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly” about acclaimed singer and producer … Continued
We speak with two powerful artists: Nell Painter, a prominent historian and author of the New York Times Bestseller, The History of White People, didn’t do what many people do when they retire. At 64, after retiring from Princeton University, she entered art school, receiving a BFA from Mason Goss School of Art at Rutgers, … Continued