Womens issues

Out Loud on 08/11/09

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 08/11/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Interviews with Frank Roa and Darrell Alston from Umatilla Morrow Alternatives, and Q one of Butch V

Out Loud frequently focuses on voices from the Portland metro area. Tonight Carla talks with folks from outside the metro area.

Tune in to hear from Umatilla Morrow Alternatives, a human dignity group working towards equal rights for all minorities in Eastern Oregon. Carla talks with Frank Roa, Executive Director, and Darrell Alston from UMA.

Next Carla and Q discuss the Butch Voices conference, happening in Oakland, CA Aug 20-23. Q offers some perspective on butch women, an often misunderstood segment of the LGBTQ community.

The Other Team on 08/04/09

Air date: 
Tue, 08/04/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
What can transgender kids do to live their lives as the gender they were meant to be? What are the u


What would you do if your son insisted on wearing a dress to school?  What if your baby girl insisted she was a boy?  It seems transgender children are coming out earlier and earlier, but the situation raises endless questions: is their cross-gender identification is just a phase?  How can parents support gender identity?  How young is “too young” to transition from one gender to another? At what point should parents seek medical intervention?  What are the ramifications of suppressing or countering the biological changes inherent in puberty?  Should surgery even be considered when dealing with children?  Where can trans-identified youth go to get medical assistance?

Radiozine on 07/31/09

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 07/31/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Gabi Ross talks with Reese Erlich about Iranian culture and politics.

Voices from the Edge on 07/30/09

Air date: 
Thu, 07/30/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
An interview with the Urban League's Midge Purcell about their report on the state of Black Oregon.

Seven months after the inauguration of the first Black president, a statewide report on the condition of African Americans in Oregon reveals that black Oregonians remain at or near the bottom of every meaningful social and economic measure. African Americans in Oregon have significantly higher infant mortality rates, are more likely to live in poverty, have higher levels of unemployment, are half as likely to own their own homes and are far more likely to die of diseases such as diabetes than their white counterparts.

 

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show

Air date: 
Tue, 07/28/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Everyone has been touched by the health care crisis. If you haven't been personally burned by our profit-driven, insurance based health care system, you probably have a friend or loved one who has been. Tune in to talk radio Tuesday morning at 8 and call-in at 503-231-8187 to share your story.
Peter Shapiro and Kevin Card are your guest hosts.
 

The July 27 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Sun, 07/26/2009

This edition of the Old Mole is hosted by Tom Becker (pictured here), and its topics include the global politics of climate change, the history and role of Bitch Magazine, the right to be irate when being arrested, healthcare workers' fight for their own union, and a set of short stories about women, men, and cats.

55:37 minutes (31.83 MB)

About Bitch Magazine

program date: 
Sun, 07/26/2009

 The Old Mole's  Denise  Morris talks with two  leading lights of Bitch Magazine -- Julie Falk, executive director, and Andi Zeisler, co-founder and editor.  Bitch is "a feminist response to pop culture"-- both critical and appreciative.  They discuss the history and the role of the magazine in these difficult times for print media.  You can learn about theories of cultural critique here.   

15:48 minutes (9.05 MB)

Seattle fans buy women's pro-basketball team

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program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Thu, 07/23/2009

When owners threatened to sell Seattle's women's professional (WNBA) basektball team to Oklahoma, fans rallied to keep the team. Former season ticket holder, now new owner, Dawn Trudeau shares how a community saved the Seattle Storm, the remaining women's pro-basektball team in the Pacific Northwest.

12:23 minutes (8.51 MB)

Book Mole: "Of Cats and Men"

program date: 
Sun, 07/26/2009

 

 

Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Nina de Gramont's collection of short stories that, in spite of the title, are really about women, men, and cats, in that order.  

5:33 minutes (3.18 MB)

How do we change the national conversation about war and peace? Also: Update on health care reform legislation

program date: 
Wed, 07/22/2009

Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being helped by policymakers and pundits who are working overtime to marginalize arguments for American withdrawal from the region. With the economy now people's foremost concern, how does the peace movement change the national conversation about war and peace?

56:58 minutes (45.64 MB)
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