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Leslie Feinberg made the case for inclusive feminism
17 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Rousing and reasoned plenary speech by Leslie Feinberg at the 1995 US National Women's Studies Association conference. Hir callout for trans inclusion as a tenet of feminism was well received.
Luke is Live in Fredericton, with special guests from across Canada!
15 Jun, 2018 | 0:59:11 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Being joined by GLBT programmers from Vancouver and Victoria BC, and from Saint John BC, Luke is joined by a number of guests as they discuss what Pride looks like across the country.
About a new anthology, Spawning Generations: Rants and Reflections on Growing Up with LGBTQ+ Parents
12 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Sadie Epstein-Fine and Makeda Zook are the editors of a new book called Spawning Generations: Rants and Reflections on Growing Up with LGBTQ+ Parents, published by Demeter Press. Scott Neigh interviews them about the importance of queerspawn (i.e. people with LGBTQ+ parents) having the space to tell their own stories, about the book, and about its launch on June 18...
A grassroots movement to free black women awaiting trial in the USA
11 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Lively and informative recording of a rally outside Connecticut's only women's prison in May 2018. Groups around the country have been holding “Christmas bail-outs” and “Mother’s Day Bail-Outs” to free incarcerated women – most of whom are mothers – from pre-trial detention. The Connecticut Bail Fund raised $30,000 to bail out 30 women in time to be home for Mother’s...
We are excited to have the incredible Coming Out Monologues shared with us for the 2018 Pride month!
06 Jun, 2018 | 0:59:16 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

We are excited to have the incredible Coming Out Monologues shared with us for the 2018 Pride month!. Originally produced in Calgary for CJSW.
Sexual Fluidity with Ritchie Savin-Williams
05 Jun, 2018 | 0:32:44 |
EN | Dan McPeake |

Ritchie Savin-Williams is Professor Emeritus of Developmental Psychology at Cornell University and specializes in gay, lesbian and bi-sexual research. His latest book is "Mostly Straight: Sexual Fluidity Among Men" which re-examines the concepts of attraction, arousal, and fluidity among men and how reaches the conclusion that nobody is %100 straight.
Sexual misconduct in humanitarian organizations
04 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the podcast series Gender at Work, feminists with experience in United Nations and aid organizations explain how policies to stop discrimination and abuse of privilege fail, and what might discourage the culture of impunity.
We are excited to have two Twinks from our team, Jake Nguyen and Bradley Turcotte. We discuss whethe
30 May, 2018 | 0:56:39 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

We are excited to have two Twinks from our team, Jake Nguyen and Bradley Turcotte. We discuss whether or not we have entered the Age of the Twink, is it cultural appropriation for the straight world to take this gay moniker? Do we want to keep hold of a term that's been linked to higher rates of eating disorders in...
An interview about workplace racism, precarious work, and the struggles of Black cleaning workers.
29 May, 2018 | 0:27:51 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Taylor MacLean is a cleaning worker who lives in Halifax. Darius Mirshahi is an organizer with SEIU Local 2 in the same city, in particular with their Justice for Janitors campaign. Scott Neigh interviews them about anti-Black racism in the workplace, about precarious work, about an injustice faced by MacLean and a number of other Black cleaning workers, and about...
Instant divorce by oral triple talaq is dead but not buried
27 May, 2018 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In August 2017, India's Supreme Court found it unconstitutional for a man to divorce his wife just by saying - or texting - the word talaq three times. Women activists say this type of divorce is not in the Koran, which prescribes a slow process with mediation; but the patriarchal religious leadership that controls India's Muslim personal law insists that...
Luke and Sebastien discuss teens on hookup apps and other big news
25 May, 2018 | 0:58:20 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien cover some of the biggest news of the week including a recent study that found that 14-17 year old gay and bi guys were using Grindr and Scruff for friendships as well as other encounters. They also discuss the Royal Wedding and the first Gay Museum in Canada. 
Explained by Bernadette Devlin McAliskey
21 May, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Guernica by Spanish fascists, McAliskey told an audience in Dublin that they are facing a rise in fascism worldwide and they need to know what it really is.
Luke and Seb give you the Eurovision Highlights!
16 May, 2018 | 0:56:08 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Seb take a run at the highlights of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, bringing the best bits of the biggest singing contest in the world to listeners across Canada.
Researching women-dominated types of work in the USA
13 May, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Elyse Shaw from the Institute for Women's Policy Research talks with Joanne Powers of Workers Independent News about the report "Undervalued and Underpaid in America: Women in Low-Wage Female-Dominated Jobs," a project of IWPR and Oxfam America. The conversation covers the disconnect between education and wages, unpredictable hours, lack of benefits, popular misconceptions, unions, and intersectionality issues like race and...
Luke and Sebastien take a dive into the biggest LGBT issues facing Canadians
11 May, 2018 | 0:56:32 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien take a dive into the biggest LGBT stories facing Canadians. This week it's the classic Luke and Sebastien duo as they take on the biggest stories facing the LGBT community. First off the list is the news from Toronto Pride about a licensed street, and their plans to acknowledge the murders in the community. Another big story...
On rights and competencies of birthing mothers and newborns
06 May, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Interview with Elena Skoko, activist for rights and dignity of mothers and babies in birth. She talks about birthing practices based on science, dignity and choice. She gave birth to her daughter in Bali at a birthing centre, with midwife Ibu Robin Lim in attendance.
Shazma Abdulla and Vijay Kolinjivadi talk about the work of Montreal-based collective Garam Masala.
01 May, 2018 | 0:28:09 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Shazma Abdulla and Vijay Kolinjivadi are members of Garam Masala Montreal, a collective of South Asian people holding a range of progressive, left, and radical politics. Scott Neigh interviews them about the group and about the grassroots political work that they are doing in Montreal, particularly in the context of that city's South Asian communities. The original group that Vijay...
Building the care economy with Ghandian values
30 Apr, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

SEWA [pronounced SAY vah] is a sisterhood of nearly 1.5 million women, organized locally and by trades. It operates in 16 states of India, plus 3 other countries. Their philosophy is based on Ghandian values of simplicity, truthfulness and non-violence, and on non-hierarchical growth. This program covers examples of their projects, ranging from challenging employers and government to include home-based...
This is an evergreen show about gay tropes in horror fiction and movies
26 Apr, 2018 | 0:57:43 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Sadly, this week's news episode wasn't up to broadcast quality. While we fix the mic here is an evergreen show we did as Velvet Studio. Luke and Sebastien are joined by Gwen to talk about the representation of GLBT Folks in Horror movies and a look at some of the troupes and stereotypes around gay people.
Rural doctors who built their own support network.
26 Apr, 2018 | 0:46:45 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Being doctor in a rural community has unique challenges; from knowing too much about your friends and neighbours, to being the first line of defense in difficult life or death situations, it can be hard to find someone who really understands. This time on Rural Routes, we listen in on a group of four women, each practising in, or with...
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