We speak with actress Ryan Nicole about “Thomas and Sally” a play that explores Thomas Jefferson’s long term sexual domination of his slave, Sally Hemings. Presented by the Marin Theatre, Mill Valley Company the play distorts the true nature and history of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings.
Okinawan feminist activist Suzuyo Takazato, Co-Chair Okinawa Women Act Against Military Violence, discusses the deadly ecological and social consequences of the massive US military presence on Okinawa. Okinawan Women Act formed exactly 22 years ago, in response to the rape of a 12-year-old girl by three US soldiers. And we speak with San Francisco writer, teacher … Continued
Recently widespread outrage has erupted over the bias and leniency in court decisions involving rape and the general acceptance and prevalence of violence against women. In California, a judge’s decision to give a white former Stanford University swimmer an unusually lenient six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious Stanford student sparked a campaign to … Continued
Lisa Dettmer talks to writers Roqayah Chamseddine about the Bourgeois Feminst’s who criticize women for not supporting the election of Hilary Clinton and to Bobby London, who in her article “When White Men Rape” looks at the double standard afforded David Bowie and other white celebrities who rape. And Lisa Marie Rollins talks to Helen … Continued