Womens issues

Out Loud on 10/27/09

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Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 10/27/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tonight we focus on Siren Nation's queer side, featuring live music from The I's and Lovers.

Carla interviews Natalia Kay, executive director for Siren Nation, and we discuss the queer movies featured during Siren Nation's film festival.

Bread and Roses on 10/23/09

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Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 10/23/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking, particularly in Thailand

Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking, particularly in Thailand

 
An interview with journalist Deena Guzder, who is based in New York City and has reported on human rights issues across the world.

Trans & Cross Dressing History in the West

program date: 
Tue, 10/20/2009

Did you ever hear stories about Little Jo Monaghan, the short cowboy of the Old West who turned out to have a female body? Or Rose of the Wild Bunch, the one-time prostitute turned outlaw who dressed in male garb?  Or maybe you know the story of Christine Jorgenson the GI turned bombshell, and you're wondering who the first American trans man was.  Would you be surprised to know he was raised in Oregon?

61:20 minutes (42.11 MB)

The Elegance of the Hedgehog: A Book Mole Review

program date: 
Mon, 10/19/2009

 Our Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews The Elegance of the Hedgehog by French author Muriel Barbery -- "an excellent and charming little book" about two women who hide their intellectual interests.

6:54 minutes (3.95 MB)

October 19 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 10/19/2009

 

Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program reveals

52:14 minutes (29.89 MB)

Sorting Out the Polanski Case

program date: 
Mon, 10/19/2009

Film director Roman Polanski was recently arrested in Switzerland for possible extradition to the US to face charges for raping a 13 year old girl some 30 years ago.  Many in the film industry have risen to defend him.  In this commentary, Frann Michel demonstrates how these defenses reveal the male supremacy that lies at the heart of bourgeois ideology.   Here are links to her sources:

David Walsh

The case of Genarlow Wilson

8:29 minutes (4.86 MB)

Gender Blender on 10/20/09

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Tue, 10/20/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Transgender & Cross-Dressing History

 Did you ever hear stories about Little Jo Monaghan, the short cowboy of the Old West who turned out to have a female body?

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 10/20/09

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Tue, 10/20/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Vietnamistan: Abe and Joe look at the morass that is Afghanistan, and return to the ongoing health c

 

Baucus health care plan or sham?

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Thu, 09/17/2009

On September 14,  Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) unveiled a long-awaited health care plan that he believes will extend coverage to uninsured Americans and secure the support of both major parties.

57:12 minutes (45.83 MB)

Poverty in Oregon: An Interview with Rachel Bristol

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Thu, 09/24/2009

As the current economic crisis deepens, more Oregonians are joining the ranks of the poor. With resources stretched to the breaking point, the ability to meet basic human needs is becoming more difficult.

Dave Mazza talks with Rachel Bristol, executive director of the Oregon Food Bank, about poverty in our state and how her organization is working to not only feed the hungry but to advocate for longterm systemic change.

56:37 minutes (45.35 MB)
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