Gender Blender Presents: Gender Based Violence Part I
This is the first part of the hour long show in which Gender Blender hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall offer a tribute to Thursday’s Transgender Day Of Remembrance by addressing gender based violence.
Last month, in a period of just over one week three were assaulted on campus. According to the FBI, crimes against gays and lesbians increased by six percent; but the says the number of victims reporting incidents of anti-LGBT violence in 2007 actually jumped twenty-four percent from the previous year.
Meanwhile, activists are reporting an increase in incidence of violence against women as the economy tanks.
What’s behind gender-based violence? Where can victims go for help? What can be done to stop the epidemic?
These questions and more will be answered by show’s in-studio guests are Barbara Wynne, Outreach coordinator from the Portland Women’s Crisis Line (pwcl.org) and Tash Shatz outreach coordinator of Allies Against Rape Culture.
In the second half of the show: Joining the discussion by phone is Richard Juang Northeastern University Law School in Boston. Richard, a genderqueer-identified Taiwanese-American, co-edited Transgender Rights and co- authored the National Center of Transgender Equality’s Responding to Hate Crimes.
In an earlier recorded interview, Rebecca and Jacob also spoke with Reid Vanderburgh—a transgender therapist and author of the nominated Transition and Beyond, Observations On Gender Identity –about the in honoring the Day of Remembrance.
Portland’s Remembering Our Dead vigil is Thursday ( ) 6:30 pm-7:30 pm at SW Park & Montgomery, featuring Reid Vanderburgh, Laura Calvo and Jenn Burleton. Stay for the FREE performance from award winning trans artist 8pm-9pm in the 355.
Gender Blender airs monthly on KBOO, 90.7 fm in Portland, and streams live around the world from kboo.fm. Episodes are uploaded after the show for download from the kboo.fm site. For more information, visit kboo.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Rebecca Nay also runs TrannyWreck Radio while Jacob Anderson-Minshall authors the syndicated weekly column, TransNation.
- Title: Gender Blender Presents: Gender Based Violence Part I
- Date: 11/18/08
- Genre: Public Affairs
- Year: 2008
- Producer: Jacob Anderson-Minshall
- Length: 28:08 minutes (25.75 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)