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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.
Women’s Magazine – September 6, 2010
Listen to a reflective interview with Sunaina Maira, Professor of Asian American Studies at UC Davis, on her recent return from a year in Pakistan. Sunaina discusses the situation of the Pakistani left, women’s rights and the politics of aid relief against the backdrop of the recent disastrous floods in the country; and as part … Continued
Women’s Magazine – Equality Only With Justice and Peace
As we mark Women’s Equality Day, we ask what it means to seek equality in the context of a society deeply rooted in inequality. Cynthia Enloe talks with Christine Ahn about how militarism depends on women’s participation; and the founders of the radical magazine make/shift talk with Kate Raphael about their project of inspiring and … Continued
Women’s Magazine – August 23, 2010
Simin Yahaghi interviews professor Minoo Moallem, author of a groundbreaking book on feminism in Iran. Lisa Dettmer talks with lesbian author, activist and scholar Sarah Schulman about homophobia in families and its relationship to the demand for same-sex marriage. And we pay tribute to the great jazz singer Abbey Lincoln and feature some of her … Continued
Women’s Magazine – August 16, 2010
Eryn Matthewson presents an in-depth interview with poet, activist and scholar Nikki Giovanni. And Kate Raphael talks with filmmaker and comedian Lisa Geduldig about her intergenerational friendship with octogenarian Esther Weintraub.
Women’s Magazine – August 9, 2010
This week on Women’s Magazine, threatened cuts to Social Security will disproportionately impact women. Kate Raphael talks with Kathie Piccagli of the Older Women’s League about this issue. And we hear part of a speech by Dave Zirin on women and sports given at the 2009 Socialism Conference in San Francisco. Plus a tribute to … Continued
Women’s Magazine – July 19, 2010
A look at what some progressive Queer activists are doing in the US and in Germany. Recently at Berlin’s Gay Pride, racism inside LGBTQ movements was publically highlighted when Queer theorist Judith Butler refused an award by the Berlin Gay Pride organizers. Paola Bacchetta speaks with Jin Haritaworn, a trans member of the queer of … Continued
Women’s Magazine – July 12, 2010
Yvette Hochberg brings us the voices of women from Arnieville, the three-week old tent city that is fighting to save home health services for seniors and disabled people. And Sharon Sobotta introduces us to five of the amazing women who auditioned to become the next Oprah. Plus we’ll bring you an update on the case … Continued
Women’s Magazine – Summer time is play time
On this week's Women's Magazine, you'll hear about some delicious diversions to fill up those long summer nights. Kate Raphael talks with author & writing teacher Elaine Beale about her new work Another Life Altogether, and takes us to the set of the lesbian musical Left of Oz. And Sharon Sobotta meets extraordinary women writers … Continued
Women’s Magazine – Special Broadcast
The Women's Magazine is an hour long radio program that airs on KPFA radio that presents and discusses women's lives and issues globally and locally from a radical multiracial feminist mujerist womanist perspective.