Womens issues

Bathroom Access and Safety

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Mon, 04/20/2009

While there are few things more primal than the need to use the bathroom many trans and gender variant individuals find that answering natures call is needlessly complicated and often downright dangerous. Few gendered spaces are as vehemently patrolled and the penality for violating gender norms can range from ejection to arrest to bodily harm. Bathroom acess isn't just a trans issue, as many single parents discover when faced with signs baring them from from accompanying non-same-sex children into public restrooms or dressing rooms.

53:35 minutes (24.53 MB)

Sexual Violence Awareness Month

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For Monday’s show the guest in studio guest will be Gabby Santos Program Coordinator for Underserved Communities at the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Also joining us by phone will be Kerry Naughton with the Partnership for Safety and Justice.

Gender Blender

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Tue, 04/21/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Restrooms are some of the most defended gendered spaces in our culture. How does that impact gender

While there are few things more primal than the need to use the bathroom many trans and gender variant individuals find that answering natures call is needlessly complicated and often downright dangerous.  Few gendered spaces are as vehemently patrolled and the penality for violating gender norms can range from ejection to arrest to bodily harm.  Bathroom acess isn't just a trans issue, as many single parents discover when faced with signs baring them from from accompanying non-same-sex children into public restrooms or dressing rooms. 

More Talk Radio on 04/20/09

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 04/20/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod host a discussion of domestic and sexual violence. Is it on the increase? Does the current economic climate have an affect on it? Guests include Gabby Santos
Program Coordinator for Underserved Communities at the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.

Proverbial Perspectives on 04/16/09

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Thu, 04/16/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Services and resources for African immigrants and their families.

Host Celeste Carey welcomes Evelyne Ello-Hart, to share her experiences in Portland as an African woman and as the Coordinator of the African Women's Coalition of Portland.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

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Tue, 04/07/2009

Greetings Cascadia! My name is Steve, and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, April 8th, 2009.
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2:10 minutes (1.99 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 30, 2009

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Sun, 03/29/2009

 Hosted by Tom Becker, this show features a discussion of the politics of urban planning and its effect on the racial and ethnic geography of Portland.  We also hear a eulogy for the late labor song folklorist Archie Green; a critique of the press's treatment of the Rihanna - Chris Brown violence case; and a discussion with a  leading Marxist about openings for socialism in the current economic crisis.  To hear the whole show, click the arrow above.  For individual pieces, follow the links below:

1.  Leo Panitch and Bill Resnick discuss the economic crisis and the prospects for socialist solutions.

53:11 minutes (30.43 MB)

Rhianna: Who Gets to be a Victim?

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Sun, 03/29/2009

The issue of domestic and dating violence has received national  attention with the case of Rhianna and Chris Brown.  The Old Mole's Frann Michel takes a critical look at how the press has been handling the question of what it takes to be considered a victim.  Read her commentary, with many links  to her sources,  here.  

7:31 minutes (4.3 MB)

Wednesday, April First, 2009

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Tue, 03/31/2009

Greetings Cascadia! My name is Steve, and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, April First, 2009.
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2:02 minutes (1.87 MB)

domestic & dating violence

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for the Old Mole Variety Hour March 30, 2009

If there's one good thing about the publicity surrounding pop singer Chris Brown's arrest on felony assault charges for an incident that left pop singer Rihanna with visible injuries, it’s that it's raised awareness about violence in intimate relationships, and especially dating violence among young people.

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