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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This hour long radio program presents and discusses women’s lives and issues globally and locally from a radical, multiracial, feminist, mujerist, womanist perspective.
Theme: Indigenous women. On the occasion of Indigenous womens 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
Theme: media and film. On todays show we will be looking at examples of womens use of media technology to produce innovative and experimental work. From Berkeleys 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
Theme: Katrina special. On this show we will talk to Katrina survivors on the ground in New Orleans and the Gulf coast and focus on some of the work that is taking place. We will be talking to local community activists about the local response to what is happening to New Orleans.
Theme: women and labor, organizing. In todays 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
Theme: Feminist lesbian art; globalization. On todays 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
Theme: pop culture, hip hop. Eileen Javar co-hosts todays 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
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
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
Theme: Health, reproductive rights. On todays show we celebrate the female body and look at the hard won respect it deserves. Well see how the body is regarded how its made too much of or is utterly ignored. Well hear from pro-choice advocates about the challenges of getting and funding late-term abortions. Well then … Continued