Womens Magazine

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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Women’s Magazine – July 11, 2005

A cursory look at the lives of several women intimately involved in the fight for human rights and self-determination of Afrikan peoples. From ante-bellum-era lynchings to modern-day police terrorism, these sistah-warriors have used every method at their disposal to agitate and advocate for, and to secure the rights of Black people, and all humans who … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – June 20, 2005

In recognition of Gay Pride this month the Women’s magazine focuses on two lesbians from the Middle east and the Dyke March. We interview organizers of this years Dyke March in San Francisco about the political nature of the DYKE march, an alternative to the commercialized gay march. We also talk to Lesbian feminist activist … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – June 13, 2005

A look at the lives of women in prison, with particular emphasis on the health care of women inside featuring Harriet Davis and Cassie Pierson representing Legal Services for Prisoners with Children; Critical Resistance board member Dr. Julia Sudbury; Maria Suarez – a battered woman wrongfully imprisoned for 25 years, and prison activist Charisse Shumate.


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Women’s Magazine – June 6, 2005

In this first show we meet some of the women of the Women’s magazine and hear voices of well known feminists including Cherrie Moraga, Julia Sudberry and Vandana Shiva and others. We also focus on the issue of women in Militarism with an interview with International Development and Women’s Studies professor Cynthia Enloe and an … Continued