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Sohaila Abdulali - Taking About Rape
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:57:21 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Rape. From Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein to Wall Street financier Jeffrey Epstein to NFL star Antonio Brown, this ancient crime is in the news. The #MeToo movement has enabled many women to tell their stories for the first time. Who can forget Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony under oath at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings? Forever, women who have been raped have...
Girls below age of consent trade sex to feed their families
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At Gasi Bay, Kenya, poverty exacerbated by drought is leaving foreign fishermen and local motorcycle transport drivers as the richest men around, able to pay young girls in food, cash or in-kind to have sex with them. Thousands of under-age children are said to be in this trade, mostly with the knowledge of their parents, to feed their families. Local...
About *Black in Post-Sec*, a new documentary film.
14 Jan, 2020 | 0:27:47 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Ladna Mohamed, Kaku Kenyi, and Andre Hariott are all current students or recent graduates of post-secondary educational institutions in Toronto. Scott Neigh speaks with them about Black in Post-Sec, a new documentary film about the experiences of Black students in Canadian universities. Profound anti-Blackness is built into the heart of this country’s mainstream insitutions. Black people in these contexts have...
Can a rift in the women's movement be healed?
12 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Speaking in a plenary at the US National Women's Studies Association, Chapkis explores the ideological gulf between pro-prostitution and abolitionist strains of feminism, expresses concern over both sides' potential alliances with anti-woman forces, and calls for a nuanced view of a complex issue and solidarity in all areas of any agreement.
In this week's show they discuss the serious revelations of the UK's serial rapist
12 Jan, 2020 | 0:58:24 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Kicking off the show with the somewhat bizarre news that some men have been using toothpaste to 'enhance' their pleasure, leading to the very expected chemical burns. They then turn their attention to the very serious issue of the UK's serial rapist.
Imtiaz Popat talks about his wide range of organizing against oppression and bigotry in Vancouver.
07 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Imtiaz Popat is a therapeutic counsellor in Vancouver. He is also the coordinator of the local chapter of Salaam: Queer Muslim Community, and he has played a central role in the Two-Spirit and LGBT People of Colour Alliance and the Coalition Against Bigotry – Pacific. Scott Neigh interviews him about his extensive work against oppression and bigotry, and the threads...
Taking the War out of our Words
06 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Defensiveness is an automatic response that keeps conversations at the level of power struggle. Sharon Ellison has suggestions for quitting the "addiction" to the war model in the interests of giving and receiving respect. Her website with free exercises is:
In this episode Luke and Sebastien discuss how people's position on GLBT folks can change
05 Jan, 2020 | 0:56:26 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

We discuss a now-disgraced wrestler who's pro-gay position turned sour, and how Canadians are now more accepting than ever. We then discuss the two LGBT advocates who recently passed away.
Keynote address at 2019 Forum of the World Association for Political Economy
03 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:36 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour radio program features another presentation from the 2019 World Association for Political Economy (WAPE) forum, held in WInnipeg at the University of Manitoba July 19-21. The conference theme this year was 'Class, State and Nation in the twenty-First Century.' Presenter Maria Páez Victor MA, Ph.D. is a Venezuelan–Canadian sociologist, and winner of the Distinguished...
In the new years episode we celebrate the last decade in a quiz
30 Dec, 2019 | 0:59:41 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this satirical quiz, Luke hosts the questions as Sebastien and Jess compete against Sarah and Bradley from Queer Questions and Cocktails to recall the biggest LGBT stories from the last decade. 
Sheila Tobias on Faces of Feminism
30 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Sheila Tobias gives highlights from her book Faces of Feminism: An Activist's Reflections on the Women's Movement. She recalls a widespread unity in the early 2nd Wave that broke down over the issue of sex roles, pressure from the right, and divisions among feminists. Originally released in 1997, under the title WINGS #32-97 Equality and Sex Roles.
A music-oriented episode featuring new and upcoming LGBTQ musicians.
22 Dec, 2019 | 0:59:48 |
EN | The Velvet Studio |

Luke and Sebastien have a very special musical Christmas episode, which is very special because there's no Christmas music.
In this week's show they discuss if Hallmark Movies will be gay
16 Dec, 2019 | 0:56:35 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien discuss the latest LGBT news, including if Hallmark movies will be gay.
A season one recap
10 Dec, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat," it is the last show of season 1. We'll recap (very briefly), some of the material covered in the 54 shows that came before. You'll hear clips from the 75 people who were interviewed in this season, all jumbled in together. Plus a bit of fun here and there with music and local food...
About Joint Effort, a four decade-old prison abolitionist group based in BC.
10 Dec, 2019 | 0:27:54 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Lora McElhinney and Wendy Bariteau are members of Joint Effort, a four decade-old prison abolitionist group based in the lower mainland of British Columbia that is focused on solidarity work with women in prison. McElhinney is a long-time activist and organier and has been involved in the group for almost 20 years. Bariteau will be starting full parole as part...
In this week's episode they discuss the UN Report and the Magnotta Netflix Documentary
08 Dec, 2019 | 0:55:06 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

This week they look at a recent report from the UN which outlines Canada's international legal obligation before discussing the upcoming Netflix documentary about the serial killer Luca Magnotta
perspectives on the current crisis.
07 Dec, 2019 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour radio program we hear multiple perspectives on the situation in Bolivia from both inside and outside the country in the hope of getting a more accurate impression of the forces and personalities in play in this troubled nation. Guests include Maine based political journalist and Cuba solidarity activist W.T. Whitney, La Paz based...
Olafur talks about agriculture in Iceland, in the age of free traders
04 Dec, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

How can a small population, on a large island, protect its food production from diseases and economic aggression in an age of "free" trade? No, I'm not talking about the island of Newfoundland, but the country of Iceland. This week on "Fit to Eat" I speak with a wise farmer and researcher, Ólafur Dýrmundsson, about Iceland's struggles with maintaining clean...
In this week's episode Luke talks to Jen in Thunder Bay about LGBT life in the city
02 Dec, 2019 | 0:55:06 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

On top of an interview with the Incredible Jen of Jen's Bent on CILU-FM. Luke and Sebastien discuss gay animals and Hungary ditching Eurovision.
Grassroots organizing vs oligarchy in El Salvador
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Marta Benavides's parents were an indigenous healer and a bureaucrat. She grew up Catholic, was recruited to the Baptists, and came to her own theology, which recognizes love as a force and rejects hierarchy. She talks about her life, about her country El Salvador, and about the global forces that can only be opposed by community and an understanding of...
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