Womens issues

Voices from the Edge on 02/04/10

Air date: 
Thu, 02/04/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Haiti, race and international adoption

 

 

Haiti, Race and International Adoption

The arrest of 10 American Baptists for attempting to take children out of Haiti without permission has rekindled the debate over international adoption. Many Americans believe the plight of Haitian children more than justifies removal of orphans to new homes abroad. Critics fear incorrect identification of Haitian children as orphans and the potential for human trafficking.

Today's topic is Abortion, and Female Callers take Precedence

program date: 
Tue, 02/02/2010

 With Joe on vacation, Abe takes on the warm, fuzzy, not-at-all divisive issue of Abortion.

 It's clear that the issue of abortion elicits a visceral reaction from certain members of the political right, in a way that few other issues do. The reason why is perhaps less clear than it might appear. On the surface, it is framed by abortion opponents as a question of the right of a human to not be murdered. Dig a little deeper though, and you find a fear of sexuality and sex -- particularly female sexualty, and the choice of young women to have sex on their own terms.

58:42 minutes (26.87 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 02/02/10

Air date: 
Tue, 02/02/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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With Joe on vacation, Abe takes on the warm, fuzzy, not-at-all divisive issue of abortion.

 It's clear that the issue of abortion elicits a visceral reaction from certain members of the political right, in a way that few other issues do. The reason why is perhaps less clear than it might appear. On the surface, it is framed by abortion opponents as a question of the right of a human to not be murdered. Dig a little deeper though, and you find a fear of sexuality and sex -- particularly female sexualty, and the choice of young women to have sex on their own terms.

Two events, one in the recent past and one in the near future -- the  conviction of Scott Roeder, murderer of Dr. George Tiller, and the airing of a controversial ad during this weekend's Super Bowl -- prompt Abe to take a closer look at the debate around this most contentious of issues.

Kicked Out: Stories by Homeless LGBT Youth

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 01/26/2010

35:35 minutes (12.22 MB)

Long Interview with Tommi Kicked Out Contributor

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 01/26/2010

In her foreward to the new anthology Kicked Out--by current and formerly homeless LGBTQ youth-- Judy Shepard (mother of Matthew Shepard) notes that a disporportionate percentage of the youth on America's streets are there in part because they identify as lesbian, gay or transgender.  On Tuesday's Outloud show Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection.  Here is the extended interview with one of those contributors, Tommi, who was kicked out and lived on the streets of New York back in the 1960s.

20:12 minutes (18.49 MB)

Interview with Tenzin From Kicked Out

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 01/26/2010

In her foreward to the new anthology Kicked Out--by current and formerly homeless LGBTQ youth-- Judy Shepard (mother of Matthew Shepard) notes that a disporportionate percentage of the youth on America's streets are there in part because they identify as lesbian, gay or transgender.  On Tuesday's Outloud show Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection.  Here is the extended interview with one of those contributors, Tenzin, who spent many years on the streets. 

15:56 minutes (14.59 MB)

Inspiring Women Collective Show - An Interview with My Grandmother

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program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Fri, 01/22/2010

Inspiring Women Collective Show - An Interview with my Grandmother

Host Ashley Thirstrup interviews her 79 year old grandmother, Dona Ross, about her interesting life and her views on race relations and reproductive freedom. 

14:42 minutes (16.82 MB)

Out Loud on 01/26/10

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 01/26/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Kicked Out: Voices from former Homeless LGBT Youth

 In her foreward to the new anthology Kicked Out--by current and formerly homeless LGBTQ youth-- Judy Shepard (mother of Matthew Shepard) notes that a disporportionate percentage of the youth on America's streets are there in part because they identify as lesbian, gay or transgender.  Tune in Tuesday night as Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection.  Hear first hand the painful and difficult experiences these kids face after they are forced from their homes because of ignorance or hate--and learn how little it can take to safe a life.

Celebrating what sets us apart

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 01/12/2010

It's time to celebrate what sets us apart! The queer community is judged and treated differently for our private lives. Tonight we embrace and celebrate local queer sex-positivity on Out Loud.

Krissy Fiction, from the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence joins us to talk about BOINK! a porn benefit for the Sisters' Grant Fund and Cascade AIDS Project.

58:42 minutes (26.88 MB)

S. Renee Mitchell on Healing the Wounds of Racism

program date: 
Wed, 01/20/2010

 Hosted by Lisa Loving

 

Does racism make you physically ill? Is depression different for communities of color? Can the trauma of slavery be handed down through the generations? Join Lisa Loving and S. Renee Mitchell Wednesday morning at 8 for talk radio about the upcoming Twysted Healing Systahs, OHSU and Healing Roots Center event Redefining the Blues 2.

54:01 minutes (24.73 MB)
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