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Women’s Magazine – The Queerness of Class

This week on Women's Magazine:  The Queerness of Class, a documentary about perceptions and realities of class and income in the gay and lesbian communities.  Plus voices from the struggle to save welfare and health care in California, including Anna Kelleher, manager of the Community Jobs Project at Goodwill Industries, and Barbara Lopez of La … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – June 8, 2009

A special focus on Sri Lanka by Preeti Shekar. We examine this more than 30-year crisis from a critical feminist perspective that explores the oppressive patriarchal structures of the nation state and armed groups. Tune in to learn about this devastating conflict between the Sinhalese government and the Tamil Tigers or the LTTE and how … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – Women in Business

Restaurants, bars and clubs are often places to imbibe, to pass the time, to savour. This could include the food, music, spirits or someone's company. Bebe Bertolet, proprietor of Six Degrees on Solano in Albany, has created a space “serving the best Cosmo in town.” With over twenty years of management experience, expertise in development … Continued


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Women’s Magazine Special – The history of International Women’s Day

As part of KPFA's daylong celebration of International Women's Day, Women's Magazine presents the history of IWD. Feminist historian Eileen Boris speaks about the origins in U.S. working women's strikes in the early 1900s and its anti-war role during WW I; veteran activists Aileen Hernandez and Judith Mirkinson reflect on IWD's resurgence during the second … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – Ordinary Heroes

Ordinary Heroes: We talk with Elicia and Kiki, organizers of the Richmond Peace Rally, and Aileen Canceco of Contra Costa Equality about community support for Richmond Jane Doe; Gemma Mirkinson and Summer Loen of BACORR about the upcoming Unite to Fight the Right Walk for Life Counterprotest; and Scarlett Shepherd interviews filmmaker Sheila Gans about … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – Leaning Forward in the 21st Century

Harriet Whitman Lee wears many hats, including mediator. Rhodessa Jones, a Bay Area treasure, uses artistic creativity as a tool for social justice and change. Katharina Dress is a mediator for conflict management, with a focus on the aging. Catherine Orland, a trainer and facilitator, specialises in multicultural education, cultural competency, organisational development and conflict … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – Mental Health: Emotioonal Wellness

Greater Options and Assistance for Lifelong Success for Women–G.O.A.L.S. for Women, is not your traditional mental health resource centre.  For the past five years, G.O.A.L.S for Women has been providing counseling and mental health support services within a homelike atmosphere, complete with videos, music, walls of art. This afternoon, clinicians Gwen Wilson (founder) and Lauren … Continued