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Women’s Magazine – January 22, 2007

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


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Women’s Magazine – January 1, 2007

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


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Women’s Magazine – December 25, 2006

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


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Women’s Magazine – December 18, 2006

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


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Women’s Magazine – December 11, 2006

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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Women’s Magazine – December 4, 2006

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


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Women’s Magazine – November 20, 2006

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


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Women’s Magazine – November 13, 2006

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


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Women’s Magazine – November 6, 2006

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