Women-power fuels Portland's dragon boat craze and there's a team for everyone--no matter size, age or ability. We'll hear from several local teams: Pink Phoenix paddlers spread the word that exercise and camraderie aids recovery from breast cancer; Amazon Dragons are renowned for their strength. More info: www.pinkphoenix.org/www.amazondragons.org/www.dragonsports.org/home.php
Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace speak with journalist Dahr Jamail about his latest reports on military sexual trauma. The numbers of rapes and other types of abuse within the U.S. Military are staggering, according to DahrJamail. Victims continue to say that both their commanders and the Department of Defense in general has been ignoring pleas for help.
DahrJamail is author of two recent books, “Beyond the Green Zone, Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq”, and “The Will To Resist, Soldiers who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan”.
This week KBOO and Outside In worked together on a youth media project about sexual health. We have an interview with Nili Yosha about the project, and then work from William Madden, Rogelio Evangelista, and Eric Garcia about Violence Against Sex Workers, C, Mouse, Thor & Travis with a piece on Suicide Prevention, D.J. Derp & Titus talking about HIV Stigma, Aisling & Juliette on Bondage Discipline Sado –Masochistic, BDSM, Juicy, Jigglez & Elighe Martinez on Teen Pregnancy, and Jammin’ Joey, Mr. E Madhatter, and Jess Coshatt with a piece on Commitment. The program was narrated by Kayla Stone. The poem within the Suicide Prevention piece was read and written by Mouse. Special thanks to Toni Tabora-Roberts.
Tune in THIS Thursday, January 20th at 7 pm for "The Eavesdrop". It will be a real conversation for real people. We are, the Kitchen Table Collective, four women committed to bringing issues out of the shadows and into the airwaves.
We invite you to join us in the discussion, because change begins with all of us!
Please listen to our promo to find out about this Thursday's conversation-inspiring episode!
This week KBOO and Outside In worked together on a youth media project about sexual health.
Violence Against Sex Workers
William Madden, Rogelio Guangelista, Eric Garcia
Violence against sex-workers happens daily and often goes unreported and unaddressed. Due to the nature of the profession, the growing population of sex-workers in Portland is forced to live outside the
everyday awareness of most residents. Because a blind eye is often turned towards this population it is difficult to provide care for survivors of violence and to prevent future attacks. This segment
highlights the Sex-Worker Outreach Coalition (SWOC) and Portland’s Bad
More than Beach, Bodies and Carnival: Brazil and its first Female President
We will discuss current issues in Brazil that are relevant to women, such as the election of Worker’s Party candidate Dilma Rousseff, a grandmother and former guerrilla, who was at one point imprisoned by the military dictatorship. We will also listen to a sample of Brazilian women’s music.