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Women’s Magazine – October 31, 2011

Today ~ Eryn Mathewson interviews Jewels Smith about her new comic book, (H)afrocentric, and how it may change the way we talk about race, class, and gender. Then Preeti Mangala Shekar talks with Rebecca Traister and Padmalatha Ravi about the SlutWalk protest marches in Canada, and how dressing like a “slut” may affect feminist movements.


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Women’s Magazine – October 3, 2011

Eryn Mathewson speaks with Amnesty International’s, Rini Chakraborty about the Troy Davis execution and death penalty activism. Kate Raphael interviews Arnetta Smith, Florencia Manovil, and Cole about the new comic drama, Dyke Central. Then we end by honoring the passing and legacy of Wangari Matthai by rebroadcasting an interview she did with Preeti Mangala Shekar … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – September 26, 2011

Michelle Bachmann claims vaccinating girls against the HPV virus causes brain damage and encourages twelve year olds to have sex. Progressive pundits say the vaccine is safe and prevents cervical cancer. Health writer Lucinda Marshall says the real issue is drug company influence on our public policy. And, Muslim women speak about the impact of … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – September 19, 2011

Today on Women’s Magazine – we raise awareness about female infanticide in India through a comedy fundraiser featuring Dhaya Lakshminarayanan and Samson Koletkar for Nyna Pais Caputi’s film, Petals in the Dust: India’s Missing Girls. Then we hear about activism in Bangladesh’s garment industry. And finally, noted journalist Rose Aguilar comments on the current state … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – August 29, 2011

Kate Raphael speaks with Dr. Leonard Sax about his book, Girls on the Edge: the four factors driving the new crisis for girls. They discuss the impact of technological advances on girls over the last 50 years. Then Eryn Mathewson interviews Nenna Joiner, owner of adult gallery, Feelmore 510 about opening an adult store in … Continued


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Women’s Magazine Goes to the Movies – August 22, 2011

Eryn Matthewson speaks with Dr. Brittney Cooper and others about the controversial film, “The Help”; Kate Raphael talks with Lynn Hershmann Leeson about her documentary, “!Women Art Revolution” and Preeti Shekar speaks with Aniruddhan Vasudevan about his upcoming show Brihannalla, part of the Queer Eye South Asian LGBT film and art fest.


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Women’s Magazine – July 25, 2011

On today’s show, Kate Raphael speaks with NOW President Terry O’Niell about the debt ceiling debate, and to former prosecutor and legal blogger Debbie Hines, about the Casey Anthony and Strauss-Kahn cases. Then Eryn Mathewson discusses nuclear disarmament activism with independent policy analyst, Elena Ilina Nicklasson. We close with event updates from the Women’s Community … Continued


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Women’s Magazine: Reaping Inspiration from the Seeds of Desperation – July 18, 2011

We speak with author & performer Conscious about her groundbreaking one-woman show based on her book Getting Unstuck: Homeless to Hollywood. Conscous will talk about her extraordinary career and the invisibility of male to female to female HIV transmission. We’ll also speak with Taeva Scheffler of Prison Activist Resource Center about how women are organizing … Continued