Today on KPFA radio’s Women’s Magazine we talk to the editor and some contributors of the radical new anthology "Nobody Passes: Rejecting Gender and Conformity". "Nobody Passes" challenges the intersections of identity and how we pass to fit into the different norms required by our culture. We talk to the editor of this genderbending intervention … Continued
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This hour long radio program presents and discusses women’s lives and issues globally and locally from a radical, multiracial, feminist, mujerist, womanist perspective.
Theme: violence against women. Janelle White from San Francisco Women Against Rape; Joy Duenas from Gabriela Network; Athena Colby, author of a study on human rights abuses in Haiti; A special report on the trial of eleven women from the Raging Grannies arrested in Philadelphia last July for attempting to enlist. In recognition of International … Continued
Preeti Shekar of KPFA radio’s Women’s Magazine talks to Noble peace prize winner and author Wangari Maathai about her new memoir, her struggle for human rights, the rights of women and the environmental movement in Kenya. And Catalina Vazquez talks to two women from Guam, one of the last colonies in the world, about the … Continued
Maxine Doogan talks to two experts, UC Santa Barbara Professor Grace Chang and graduate student and sex worker rights activist, Holly, about the recent sex trafficking series in the SF Chronicle and examines the validity of the claims made and the U.S. policies around sex trafficking. And Julieth Cifuentes talks to Gertudis Monzon about her … Continued
In recognition of National Adoption Month, Women’s Magazine will feature the voices of women of color adoptees from the new anthology "outsider within: writing on transracial adoption." Women’s Magazine will talk to co-editor Julia Sudbury and contributor Sandra White Hawk about this ground breaking anthology which for the first time brings together the voices of … Continued
Theme: health, domestic violence. New treatments for breast cancer with Susan Love; different womens experiences with dealing with domestic violence. Today we will look at two issues together that affect the majority of women in the U.S. – breast cancer and domestic violence. The rate of breast cancer in the U.S. is amongst the highest … Continued
Eve Ensler and Robin Morgan special.
The Women’s Magazine will be discussing the recently published book The Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology which brings together the vital writings of 32 activists and scholars discussing innovative strategies of movement building and resistance used by women of color around the world fighting to eliminate violence against women at home and the world … Continued
This Monday the Women’s Magazine talks to two generations of African American women musicians, Bernice Reagon Johnson, co-founder of the internationally acclaimed African American women’s a cappela ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, and her daughter, musician, and collaborator Toshi Reagon.
Theme: feminist art. Highlights: The Kearny Street Workshops presentation of the Eight Annual APAture Window on the Aarp of the Asian Pacific Americans; a new one-woman show by local artist Jovelyn Richards showing this weekend at New College in San Francisco; poems by South Asian women; a tribute to Sandra Tellis, a woman who was … Continued