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Girls Rock New Orleans 2015 (audio/mpeg 9.5MB) - by wtulnews
Li and Saiya join us to talk about Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th and on this summer at NOCCA. The performance will be on June 13th, and a fundraiser is tomorrow, at 5pm at Clouet Gardens.
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 9:16AM
World Social Forum 2015 in Tunis Joins the Cry "Nous Sommes Bardo!" - by Sharat G. Lin
The World Social Forum in Tunis (24-28 March 2015) closes with resounding unity against global warming, neoliberalism, militarism, terrorism, and for the increasingly important role of women in making another world possible.
Posted: Sun Apr 5, 2015 4:08AM
WTUL News & Views, Access and Empowerment Series, Episode 1 (audio/mpeg 12.4MB) - by WTUL News & Views
WTUL News and Views, Access and Empowerment Series, Episode 1 features a local event “Beneath the Womb Veil: a forum on early female healthcare” from the Cachet Arts & Culture Program and the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. [Audio: 13 min]
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:25AM
India's Daughter - by Tara Dorabji
A 24 min interview with Indian journalist and feminist Padmalatha Ravi in response to India's Daughter.
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:23PM
PHILIPPINES: Statement on International Women’s Day - by Sentro
The Philippines Should Stop Being US’s Pawn and Warfront
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:10AM
Women Resist Occupation in Palestine and Kashmir (audio/mpeg 23.8MB) - by Tara Dorabji
On International Women's Day, we talk with women resisting occupation in Kashmir and Palestine.
Posted: Sun Mar 8, 2015 2:24PM
Interview With Senator JP Morrell (audio/mpeg 12.4MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Senator JP Morrell joined News and Views to update listeners on bills he is introducing for the upcoming spring legislative session in order to address the problem of sexual assaults on university campuses and domestic violence in general in the State of Louisiana.
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:39AM
#BadPictureMondays: Body Positivity in the Internet Age w/ Tiffany McCulley (audio/mpeg 28.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Interview with body positivity activist and The Body Is Not An Apology organizer Tiffany McCulley about the state of the body positivity movement, her experience as a bearded lady, and why 'fat' and 'ugly' should not be dirty words.
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:27AM
Philippine Women’s Coalitions Launch 18 Days of Activism against Violence - by sentro
On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAW), which marks the start of the 18 Days of Activism Against VAW, women’s groups held a press conference and rally in front of the US Embassy. The coalitions announced today that they unite in focusing on the call for justice for Jennifer Laude during this 18-day campaign period which starts on November 25, and will sustain the campaign until justice is served.
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2014 3:52AM
Oklahoma IWW Statement of Solidarity with #YesAllDaughters - by Oklahoma Industrial Workers of the World
Students at Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma will walk out of their classes at 9:20 A.M. on Monday, November 24th, 2014 to be greeted by hundreds of activists and supporters boldly standing with them in solidarity. Why? Throughout the semester, an 18-year-old senior at the school raped three female students, publicized the rapes and humiliated the survivors. As a union committed to the abolition of patriarchy and all forms of exploitation, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW...
Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:35PM
Shoot the Messenger: Blame the Victim - by Seana Sperling
Victims of rape are often blamed for the assaults because of the lingering sexism in our society.
Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2014 3:10PM
At the Intersection of Gamergate & Weevgate, Abusers & Their Knowing Apologists - by @OLAASM
He destroyed my life, for lulz, and you, personally, are propagating his mythology.
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:40PM
The Blankest Canvas: On Art, Opportunism, Erasure & Repainting With Whiteness - by @OLAASM
Fuck fighting for beauty, or New York’s conception of it – those white women of empire. I want to be in solidarity with what whiteness says is ugly. I’m not trolling Molly Crabapple, and I don’t hate her. I disagree with her politics, her mercenary vision for the world and her near-constant insincerity.
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:04AM
interview with Louisiana State Senator J. P. Morrell on sexual assault at college campuses (audio/mpeg 19.9MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Senator J.P. Morrell joins Janet Hays, Jonlyn Miller, and Matt Toups on WTUL News & Views to discuss sexual assault on college campuses.
Posted: Fri Oct 3, 2014 7:35AM
Who Cares? A Feminist Critique of the Care Economy - by Nancy Folbre
We live in an increasingly uncaring world. Patriarchal capitalism offers rich financial rewards to those who pursue their individual self-interest and penalizes those committed to the care of others. Competition is more highly valued than cooperation, and individual rights trump social obligation. Family and community life are treated as leisure activities...
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:20AM
Reproductive Justice, Black Feminist Organizing, and the Criminalization of Black Bodies (audio/mpeg 25.0MB) - by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views speaks with Desiree Evans, Mwende Katwiwa, and Laura McTighe of Women With A Vision about the ignored and suppressed history of the Reproductive Justice struggle, how the voices and issues of women of color have been oppressed and criminalized, and what criminalization and justice look like in the age of Renisha McBride, Marissa Alexander, and countless others.
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:47AM
2014 International Women's Day on KPFA features Asian American Sex Worker Rights Activists (audio/x-wav 138.3MB) - by Maxine Doogan
International Women's Day includes many diverse voices featured on KPFA's special day of programming. This year's audio features Asian American Sex Worker rights activists Kate Zen's interview of Mariko Passion about her past, present and future experiences in the sex industry. This interview highlights her evolution as a sacred intimate which serves to reminds us all of the struggles and contradictions that characterize our lives as women.
Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:33PM
Sign Statement on Abortion Rights Emergency in Texas - by Stop Patriarchy
Sign statement on EMERGENCY IN TEXAS. STOP FORCED MOTHERHOOD. ABORTION ON DEMAND AND WITHOUT APOLOGY.
Posted: Tue Jul 8, 2014 2:13PM
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetos nation's strictest abortion law - by Indyradio
The law includes no exceptions for rape or incest. The legislature will try to pass this over the governor's veto.
Posted: Thu Jul 3, 2014 9:27AM
Fake “Feminists” of Femen Participated in the Odessa Massacre - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Femen leader Ievgeniia Kraizman participating in the May 2nd Odessa massacre. She was part of the group of Maidan fascists who burned alive, shot, strangled, and beat to death 116 anti-fascist protesters on that day. The two accompanying photos shows her in other Feman actions.] Before I say more on Femen, people who want to know more about the Odessa massacre, can check out the following article: U.S. / EU Backed Neo-Nazis Murder 116 Unarmed Civilians in Odessa, Waging Wa...
Posted: Mon May 19, 2014 4:08PM