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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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Women’s Magazine – June 21, 2010

Women's Magazine  continues our special LGBT Pride Programing.  We  will talk to lesbian feminist activist and writer Sara Shulman about her new book "Ties That Bind: Familial Homphobia and Its Consequence " a book that explains how it is  that our  families are  often the real source of homophobia.  And we will pay tribute to … Continued