Womens issues

Bread and Roses on 11/20/09

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 11/20/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Part 1. Raising 'Authentic' Girls Part 2. Homeless Advocacy

Join host, Ashley Thirstrup, on Friday November 20th from 6:00pm to 6:30pm, as she interviews award-winning author, Rachel Simmons.  They will discuss her latest book The Curse of the Good Girl - Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence.   In her book, Rachel argues that by idealizing the 'good girl' we teach girls to deny their own power and potential.  Niice, polite, and modest is an identity that is not only unachievable, but paralyzing for girls who learn to constantly self-criticize.   Tune in to Bread and Roses, this Friday November 20th, to learn what you can do to encourage the girls in your life to break through society's expectations to become 'good girls,' and to instead recognize their aut

Out Loud focuses on our talent, our health, and our stories.

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Out Loud
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Tue, 11/10/2009

Out Loud focuses on our talent, our health, and our stories.

Max Voltage, from Pants-Off Productions, talks about Homomentum: a monthly queer cabaret. Homomentum takes over the Egyptian Room Saturday Nov 14th. This month's Timewarp Talent Show will showcase queer dance & performance-art, with tons of glitter and fabulousness. Homomentum: doors at 7pm, show at 8pm, dance party at 10pm. Cost $5-7 sliding scale. This is a 21+  event.

58:32 minutes (33.49 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 11/12/09

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Thu, 11/12/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Developing Portland's "real wealth" - a conversation about "caring economics"

There’s more ways of defining wealth than just dollars or private property. There’s the economic value of the health of families, communities and our planet – far more important indicators than those of our dominant market economy.

Out Loud on 11/10/09

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Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 11/10/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud focuses on our talent, our health, and our stories.

Out Loud focuses on our talent, our health, and our stories.

Max Voltage, from Pants-Off Productions, talks about Homomentum: a monthly queer cabaret. Homomentum takes over the Egyptian Room Saturday Nov 14th. This month's Timewarp Talent Show will showcase queer dance & performance-art, with tons of glitter and fabulousness. Homomentum: doors at 7pm, show at 8pm, dance party at 10pm. Cost $5-7 sliding scale. This is a 21+  event. The E Room is wheelchair accessible.

Carla speaks with Molly Franks and Kim Toves from the Multnomah County Health Department.

November 9 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 11/09/2009

 

This Old Mole episode is hosted by Denise Morris (pictured here), and features discussions of how the system limits the actions of Presidents; two movies about mothers and sons; whether "Hell is other people" (as a  line in Sartre's play No Exit has it); and whether the right to marry is what LGBT people should be fighting for.

55:56 minutes (32 MB)

Antichrist & Wild Things

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Mon, 11/09/2009

 Our Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken give their psychoanalytic take on two current  films dealing with the  theme of mothers and sons: Antichrist, by the Danish director Lars von Trier; and Where the Wild Things  Are, directed by Spike Jonze.  Find out here which one they think you should see!

13:34 minutes (7.77 MB)

Portland-based Mercy Corps Supports Book "Half the Sky"

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Evening News
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Thu, 09/24/2009

Portland-based Mercy Corps ("core") says the new book “Half the Sky” gives readers a realistic look at the serious challenges faced by women in developing countries.  The humanitarian aid group has launched a contest, asking book clubs to read “Half the Sky” and take some type of action to help solve the problems presented in the book.  It’s part of the group’s “One Table” campaign, an appeal to women to support programs that help other women lead their families out of poverty.
KBOO’s Andrew Schwager has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service:
 

1:21 minutes (1.23 MB)

Breast Cancer Survivors Share Health Insurance Challenges.

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Evening News
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Mon, 10/26/2009

Pink ribbons are front and center for breast cancer awareness month, and now are also being prominently displayed in the health care reform debate, thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama.
On Friday she hosted a White House event where breast cancer survivors shared their health insurance challenges. Kboo’s Bron Stoll has more.

1:35 minutes (1.45 MB)

Siren Nation's queer talent

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Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 10/27/2009

Siren Nation is a celebration of women in the arts. Out Loud focuses on the queer talent as part of the Siren Nation festival. Tonight we hear live music from The I's, and Carla interviews Natlalia Kay, Executive Director of Siren Nation. Natalia shares some queer film suggestions showing as part of the S.N.

54:12 minutes (24.81 MB)
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