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Conversations in Color Featuring Alexis De Veaux and Janet Mock (audio/mpeg 2.1MB)
Conversations in Color, an intimate discussion on Black Feminism, Sexuality, Intersectionality, Emergent Strategy and Afrofuturism featuring Alexis De Veaux, 2015 Lambda Literary Best Lesbian Fiction award winner, and Janet Mock, Trans-advocate and MSNBC So Popular Talk Show Host.
Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:41PM
Pro-Choice Counter Protesters block anti-abortion Walk for Life in Washington D.C. (audio/mpeg 971.7 KB)
On Friday January 22, for the 2nd year in a row, a group of militant pro-choice counter protestors met religious right in the streets and stopped the march cold in the capital city. Hear one minute of audio from the streets. (1 minute)
Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 6:16PM
Panel to Determine Viagra Distribution
Today in Palo Alto, California, the Viagra Review Board reconvened upon the occasion of the prefiling of an important bill by State Representative Mia McLeod of Columbia, South Carolina. Under the bill, a man seeking Viagra or any other drug intended to treat erectile dysfunction would have to meet strict guidelines.
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:19AM
Interview with Stephanie Hepburn on Human Trafficking (audio/mpeg 34.5MB)
Stephanie Hepburn, independent journalist, author and founder of Good Cloth stopped in for an interview on WTUL News and Views 91.5 FM to discuss her research and work on Human Trafficking
Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:27AM
Website banking blockade by sheriff foiled
When Tom Dart urged credit card companies to break their ties with backpage dot com, he was acting as the Sheriff of Cook County, according to a federal appeals court, and "a public-official defendant who threatens to employ coercive state power to stifle protected speech violates a plaintiff’s First Amendment rights". The result is an explicit defense of constitutionally protected freedom of speech against a financial blockade, like the one launched against Wikileaks in 2010 upon the insi...
Posted: Thu Dec 3, 2015 10:38AM
Reproductive Justice: Ethics in Human Services Q&A with Deon Haywood and Dr. Wille Parker (audio/mpeg 32.6MB)
36 min, Deon Haywood and Dr. Wille Parker answer questions from audience members at an event organized by Social Work Students United for Reproductive Freedom (SWURF) on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Tulane University.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:06AM
Reproductive Justice: Ethics in Human Services Part 2 of 2 with Dr. Willie J. Parker (audio/mpeg 25.7MB)
Dr. Willie J. Parker, MD, MPH, MSc is a reproductive justice advocate, board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and trained in preventative medicine and epidemiology through the Center for Disease Control. Dr. Parker addresses the intersection of social justice and reproductive justice, his understanding of the four-fold composition that defines reproductive justice, and making change in a chaotic world.
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2015 10:12PM
Reproductive Justice: Ethics in Human Services Part 1 of 2 with Deon Haywood (audio/mpeg 19.3MB)
21 min Reproductive Justice: Ethics in Human Services Part 1 of 2. Deon Haywood, Executive Director of Women With A Vision (WWAV), speaks at event organized by SWURF on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 at Tulane University.
Posted: Sun Nov 8, 2015 10:48AM
Rebecca Mwase talks about Looking at a Broad her one woman show (audio/mpeg 32.8MB)
Rebecca Mwase talks about her upcoming one woman show looking at a broad. Also looking at themes of travel, home, misogyny and oppression.
Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2015 8:02AM
Argentina: Amanda mujer originaria en lucha
Amanda Asijak relata cómo es resistir y luchar por su tierra tan lejos de ella. Describe su indignación ante el avasallamiento de los derechos de niños y mujeres en Formosa, reivindica la mujer indígena como símbolo de resistencia y las alienta a alzar la voz en defensa del territorio.
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 4:24AM
Catholic Hospital Refuses Procedure for Pregnant Woman With Brain Tumor
GRAND BLANC, Mich. — A Catholic hospital in Michigan denied a pregnant woman with a life-threatening brain tumor a request to get her tubes tied at the time of her scheduled C-section next month. The refusal comes following a demand letter sent on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan last week and despite the hospital’s prior record of granting exceptions to other women seeking the same procedure.
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:18PM
Dr. Jill Stein speaks out in Ferguson July 25, 2015 (video/mp4 32.7MB)
How many presidential candidates have visited Ferguson? While there, Jill Stein spoke against systemic racism that leads to fatalities, through forced choices in housing, education, and how we deliver justice. It is amazing she has been painted almost completely invisible by the media - even and especially the "progressive" media.
Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 8:28PM
Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs & Almah LaVon on Dark Sciences: A People Of Color Dream Retreat (audio/mpeg 38.4MB)
This is the first convening of a queer-black-feminist imagined collective dreaming house for people of color.
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2015 7:17AM
Girls Rock New Orleans 2015 (audio/mpeg 9.5MB)
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!"
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)
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
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
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)
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)
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