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.
Recent incidence of violence against women within the African American Community have triggered a discussion on leadership and responsibilty. Two woman who have raised their voices and concerns are Gina McCauley and Aisha Shaheda Simmons. Gina McCauley, an attorney in Texas, was so upset by the portrayal of black women in the mainstream media that … Continued
KPFA Women’s Magazine explores the impact of global economic policy on the lives of women in India and Zimbabwe. Kate Raphael talks to local musician Julie Drucker, who recently returned from Zimbabwe, about the economic collapse in that country and how it is affecting the lives of the traditional women musicians. Preeti Shekar interviews leading … Continued
KPFA’s Women’s Magazine looks at two women spiritual teachers, Arrina Weisman and Cheryl Dawson. Arinna Weisman has studied insight meditation with Ruth Denison and Thich Nhat Hanh and in many other traditions. Locally, she leads LGBT meditation retreats at Spirit Rock and she is the co-author of the book, "A Beginner’s Guide to Insight Meditation." … Continued
Preeti Shekar talks to women from two local domestic violence groups who work to address domestic violence in the South Asian community, Nalini Shekar, of MAITRI and Atashi Chakravarty, of NARIKA. Ersyla Nellajoy tells us the story of dykes going back to the land, women who have sought to create a way of living on … Continued
Africa Jones interviews the director of the documentary "Killers Paradise" a film about femicide in Guatemala; Kate Raphael talks with the activist group Breast Cancer Action about corporate sponsorship of breast cancer fund-raising and the upcoming Avon walk in San Francisco; Safi Wa Narobi speaks with Courtney Hermann producer of the film "Standing Silent Nation" … Continued