Womens Magazine

Women’s Magazine – October 17, 2005

Today Women’s Magazine offers as a premium copies of the fascinating and award winning film "Blossoms of Fire." This film, that is not available commercially, is a beautiful and inspiring documentary about the uncorrupted indigenous Zapotec town of Juchitan in Mexico, a place that has been called a matriarchy, with strong women, progressive politics, and … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – October 10, 2005

Theme: Indigenous women. On the occasion of Indigenous women’s day, this show celebrates the achievements and contributions of native women. We begin by speaking to Gail Small, one of the activists featured in the film Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action, which will screen at the Mill Valley Film Festival on Oct.12 and 14. We … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – October 3, 2005

Theme: media and film. On today’s show we will be looking at examples of women’s use of media technology to produce innovative and experimental work. From Berkeley’s Digital Story telling center, we will hear about the possibilities for healing survivors of violence, through the medium of digital storytelling. We will then take a close look … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – September 5, 2005

Theme: women and labor, organizing. In today’s labor day special show, we talk to Carla Zombro featured in the documentary Labor Women, a film about the new generation of women transforming the labor movement. and Andrea Delandorf, Executive Director of the SEIU, speaks to the struggle of janitorial workers in the not-so-magical kingdom of Disney. … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – August 22, 2005

Theme: Feminist lesbian art; globalization. On today’s show, we have an interview by artist Kim Ono with three local lesbians of color artists and an interview by Eileen Javar with author Rhacel Salazar Parrenas (author of Servants of Globalization: Women, Migration and Domestic Work and Children of Global Migration) about the effects of globalization on … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – August 15, 2005

Theme: pop culture, hip hop. Eileen Javar co-hosts today’s show with Jennifer Argyle on women artists and scholars in hip-hop communities who are making a difference. First, Medusa– known as the Angela Davis of hip-hop gives her views and thoughts about women in hip-hop. And next, Gwendolyn Pough, Associate Professor at Syracuse University, talks about … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – August 8, 2005

Today, on the women’s magazine we feature the new work of performance artist Joveylyn Richards "Pussy will sell a lot longer than cotton!" and interview community activist and performance artist Aryeh Shell about the multi-media women’s group the Herstories Project. And we will hear a reading of the poem "The Claim" by Palestinian-American Lisa Suhair … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – August 1, 2005

We will be featuring two premiums you cannot live without ! First, we will feature an interview with noted feminist scholar Susan J. Douglas author of The Mommy Myth, The Idealization of Motherhood and How It Has Undermined Women. Douglas introduces us to "the new momism" trend in American culture that is making women feel … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – July 18, 2005

Theme: Health, reproductive rights. On today’s show we celebrate the female body and look at the hard won respect it deserves. We’ll see how the body is regarded – how it’s made too much of or is utterly ignored. We’ll hear from pro-choice advocates about the challenges of getting and funding late-term abortions. We’ll then … Continued


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