Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – April 3, 2017

Lucy Jane Bledsoe, author of the novel, A Thin Bright Line. Based on the (partially imagined) life of her aunt, Lucybelle Bledsoe, the novel weaves McCarthyism, climate change, civil rights and pre-Stonewall gay life into a rich tapestry. The New York Times calls it “an intimate and humane evocation of day-to-day life under inhumane circumstances.” … Continued


Today on KPFA Radio’s Women’s Magazine we listen to a recent conversation recorded at the Impact Hub Oakland with feminist historian and cultural critic Lata Mani and filmmaker Nicolás Grandi,  who are the co-directors of the inspiring new film “The Poetics of Fragility.” Ashara Ekundayo hosts a conversation with the filmmakers and activist and scholar … Continued



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Womens Magazine – November 30, 2015 – 28 Ways of Looking at Hillary Clinton; Between Iran and US

First up, we talk with Joanne Cronrath Bamberger, editor of Love Her, Love Her Not: The HIllary Paradox.  In the anthology, 28 women present analysis and views of HRC, her candidacy and her meaning for US women.  Bamberger is an entrepreneurial journalist, award-winning writer, and attorney, is the publisher and editor in chief of The … Continued


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Womens Magazine – July 20, 2015

In June 2011, Sandra Bagaria was in an online romance with a Syrian revolutionary named Amina Arraf.  Then Amina disappeared, and someone told Sandra she had been kidnapped by agents of the regime.  Sandra mobilized along with gay activists all over the world to demand Amina’s release. But then everything unraveled, and Sandra learned that … Continued


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Womens Magazine – April 20, 2015

Hilary Klein discusses her new book, COMPAÑERAS: Zapatista Women’s Stories.  We talk about the origins of the EZLN, its evolution over 30 years of struggle and institution building, and how well it realizes its objectives of full gender equality.  Klein lived in Chiapas for six years and interviewed dozens of women, from military commanders to … Continued


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