Womens Magazine

Women’s March 2018

Today on KPFA Women’s Magazine we hear a collage of voices from the January 20, 2018 Women’s Marches around the US and the world. Hundreds of thousands of women marched in cities across the globe. Lisa Dettmer brings a sampling of the speeches of Viola Davis, Cecile Richards, Leila Motley and many in the streets … Continued


Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – January 8, 2018

An in-depth conversation about parenting transgender kids, with Janna Barkin and Mere Abrams. Janna is the author of the book, He’s Always Been My Son, which traces her family’s journey in supporting and raising their transgender son, Amaya. Mere is a therapist and gender specialist in private practice and also Clinical Research Associate and Study … Continued


Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – January 1, 2018

Comics Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Karinda Dobbins, Maysoon Zayid, JADE (Just Another Disabled Entertainer) and Nina G. join me to talk about the highs and lows of 2017 and beyond, what they’re looking forward to in 2018 and what it’s like doing comedy as women whose multiple identities are so often under attack. It’s wild, it’s witty and it’s informative. And special guest Eryn Mathewson, … Continued


Womens Magazine

Storytelling as Activism

On November 30, three Oakland women were surprised with billboards celebrating their leadership in the movement to bring 100% renewable energy to 100% of people. The honorees are Jing Jing He, community organizer with Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), Jodi Pincus, Executive Director of Rising Sun Energy Center, and Emily Kirsch, Founder and CEO of … Continued


Alicia Garza along with Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors, have helped to transform what was once a viral hashtag and social media force into a national and international grassroots organization. Born out of the mass demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri and around the U.S. Black Lives Matter has become an essential ray of hope in this new wave … Continued