Special Half Hour Women’s Magazine
1:00 PM PST: Mondays
This hour long radio program presents and discusses women’s lives and issues globally and locally from a radical, multiracial, feminist, mujerist, womanist perspective.
Lisa Dettmer talks to local artist Maya Gonzalez, children’s book author Amada Irma Perez and Patricia Zendejas Villasenor from San Francisco’s Children’s Book Press about some of their new multicultural books for children. And Kate Raphael talks to the founder’s of the Women’s Tent – a traveling women’s gathering that seeks to unite women through … Continued
We cover the issue of violence against women with Iranian American feminist activist Elahe Amani and Santa Clara Professor of theology Jean Moleskey-Poz. Also, Jovelyn Richards talks to the women organizers and participants of the Women of Color Resource Center’s International Women’s Day event.
Today, in honor of Black History month, KPFA Radio’s Women’s Magazine will look at the women who helped shape the civil rights movement and women of color activist who are still at the forefront in creating social change particularly in the academic world. On today’s show we will talk to women who are organizing the … Continued
For KPFA’s radio’s winter fund drive this Monday Feb 5th at 1-2 PM Women’s Magazine will interview well known local film director Dee Mosbacher and offer as a premium her groundbreaking film "Radical Harmonies". Radical Harmonies is the only feature length film to chronicle the origins of the U.S. Women’s Music Movement and its beginnings … Continued
In light of the recent National Media Reform conference in Memphis, Tennessee we present a panel of dynamic women media justice activists to talk about women in media in the left and the mainstream arena. Hosts Lisa Dettmer and Preeti Shekar talk to Jennifer Pozner, founder and director of Women In Media & News, Sonali … Continued
Retrospective and Prospective As we bid farewell to 2006, the KPFA Women’s Magazine brings you excerpts of previously aired shows in today’s first half hour, including topics of sexual assault; emigration; the arts, including performance, poetry, and music; militarisaiton; trafficking; and disability. In the latter half of this afternoon’s show, KPFA’s Women’s Magazine presents a … Continued
Women’s Magazine Holiday Special From the Independent Eye, we bring you an unforgettable special about birth-giving human and divine: Nativity A celebration of the joy, pain and wonder of childbirth. Twenty-six women describe their pregnancies, child-bearing and what follows. It’s about the sacredness of every birthing a miracle, in their words, that’s magical, hellacious, … Continued
Kellia Rameras looks at the connection between hunting, meat eating and violence against women in Australia, Catalina Vasquez gives us a report on the struggle of hotel workers at the Woodfin Hotel in Emeryville, who will be having a mass demonstration today to protest the lack of implementation of the new living wage and the … Continued