Live broadcast of the forum held at Portland State University on the Portland Women's Movement of the 1970s to the present day - from activism to institutions.
The Portland women’s movement of the 70s began with protests and consciousness raising but quickly expanded to include projects and services: bookstores, abortion information and referral, a rape hotline, women’s studies at PSU, a feminist school, a building, a health clinic and more.
Programming to celebrate and honor International Women's Day: A KBOO Tradition
Continuing KBOO's long standing tradition of special programming to honor International Women's Day, this year we have 35 hours lined up to inform, inspire and celebrate women. All programs during this special time are produced by women, with all women tech crews, too. There will be a mix of music programming, including a couple of blocks of live music on Friday, and information and news, too! It all starts Thursday evening at 7 pm, and runs through Saturday morning at 6 am. Pt. 2
Radical LGBT activists see the fight for gay marriage as a distraction from the more important struggle for economic justice. Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis is one such activist -- a writer for A New Queer Agenda. Here he talks with the Old Mole's Denise Morris about how LGBT people are affected by economic injustice.
So the Pope resigned on Monday -- the first time that's happened in about 600 years -- leaving the world's 1.2 million Catholics without a leader. We can only hope that his successor will support contraception and refuse to protect pedophiles. But we can, with some accuracy, predict that the new Pope will be male.
In the wake of the Holy Father's abdication, Abe and Joe examine the state of modern Christianity, and ask listeners whether patriarchal religion is a help or a hindrance in the 21st Century.