We are the F Word Media Collective, a feminist media collective based in Vancouver, BC on unceded Coast Salish Territories.
The F Word is a syndicated show, produced at Vancouver Co-op Radio. Contact us for information on how to broadcast our weekly show on your station or website.
You can hear us live, every week on Vancouver’s Co-op Radio CFRO 100.5 FM on Mondays from noon-1:00 pm PT! You can also listen online from any location at www.coopradio.org.
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In honour of Martin Luther King Jr Day in the United States, Sarah Jo shares recordings from a recent event that took place in Vancouver that specifically called out the Academic community about their responsibility to engage in the Black Lives Matter movement.
Re-broadcast: Carissa Ropponen interviews Dr. Margaret Robinson and Jenna MacKay, researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, about a project called “Risk and Resilience among Bisexual People in Ontario: A Community Based Study of Bisexual Mental Health” and their experiences as bisexual women.
Angela Matthews and Ariana Barer talk about the importance of music and musicians to our feminist movements and play a variety of awesome Canadian and international feminist bands!
Ariana Barer speaks with Benita Bunjun, a Coordinating Collective Member of Vancouver Status of Women and an Advisory Committee member at the Centre for Race, Autobiography, Gender and Age (RAGA) at the University of British Columbia. They speak about the recent devastating funding cuts to Vancouver Status of Women, the impacts the cuts will have on women, the ongoing dismantling of women’s equality, and the necessity of building our social justice movements around indigenous sovereignty.
Rebroadcast: Stranger harassment and impacts on women’s health
Ariana Barer interviews Angela Matthews about her recent research on stranger harassment and its impact on the holistic health of women and the health of our communities. Matthews partnered with Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW) Rape Crisis Centre to interview Vancouver women about their negative experiences of harassment in public spaces, their responses, and what we can do at a grassroots level to address it.