A non Hallmark card tribute to Mothers for the upcoming Mother’s day on May 13th. You will hear voices of diverse group of women talking about their more complicated relationship to their mothers and mothering. We will have a commentary by reproductive rights activist Elizabeth Creely about the recent supreme court decision banning certain late … 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.
Poetry and Secretaries: A Time to Celebrate and Commemorate In the first half hour, Women’s Magazine continues celebrating National Poetry Month with artists including Lucille Clifton, who celebrates African American heritage and feminist themes; Jayne Cortez, who puts much of her political, musical and surreal poetry to the music of the Firespitters; poet musician Joy … Continued
The progressive media was once the province of a white male elite, but we’ve come a long way baby. Or have we? An analysis of Democracy Now’s 2006 coverage reveals that men were interviewed almost three times as often as women, and a recent issue of the Nation magazine featured no women writers. Today on … Continued
A talk by UCB Graduate student Huma Dar called "Women and the ‘War on/of Terror’ or "Looking for Osama and Finding Mukhtaran," a talk about how the West’s desire to save Muslim Women is used as a pre-text for the war on terror. We will also hear, a remembrance of Queer Fat Activist Heather MacAllister, … Continued
Special Half Hour Women’s Magazine
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