Susan Faludi talks with host Richard Wolinsky about her latest book, In The Darkroom, which is about a search for identity … specifically the identity of her father, who moved to Hungary and had a sex-change operation late in his life, and with whom she reconnected. Susan Faludi is the author of Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women and Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man.
Educators Jody Sokolower, Liza Gesuden, Candice Valenzuela and AJ Jennings discuss methods and opportunities for introducing conversations and curricula about sexism, patriarchy, intersectionality, gender identity and sexuality with kids from preschool to high school. The four women are all among the 50+ contributors to a new anthology from Rethinking Schools. The book and the interviews … Continued
Puerto Rico Debate: Is Debt Bill Dangerous Increase of Colonialism or Vital Protection from Wall St? Meet the Two Trans Women Making History as First to Win Major-Party Primary Elections.
First, Sharon Sobotta talks with Kumu Hina, subject of an award-winning PBS documentary, about gender and sexuality in native Hawaiian culture. Then Nina Serrano interviews Women’s Magazine producer and Palestine solidarity activist Kate Raphael about her debut novel, Murder Under the Bridge. Finally, singer/songwriter Bonnie Lockhart, founder of the activist singing troupe Occupella and climate justice organizer, sings … Continued
Queers and cultural revolution: Not all queers just want to get married. We preview Outside The Frame: Queers For Palestine Film Festival, and pay tribute to singer Ronnie Gilbert, whose career was derailed by McCarthyism in the fifties, only to have a resurgence in the feminist and lesbian music scene of the eighties.