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.
The F Word rebroadcasts Carissa Ropponen’s interview with Julia Serano, author of Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive. They discuss how social justice movements can become exclusive and shut out folks who are different and strategies to make our activism more inclusive.
The F Word airs two of the talks from the recent Hoopla Women’s Health Carnival organized by Positive Women’s Network alongside Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW) Rape Crisis Centre and Options for Sexual Health in Vancouver, BC.
The F Word’s Pragya Esh speaks to Julia Paysen, Executive Director of the John Howard Society of BC, about what we can do as communities when we witness violence against women and about ways to move forward with violent men outside of a flawed prison system. They discuss how we can build community so perpetrators can take accountability for their violent behaviour and work to change their behaviour.
The F Word honours inspiring women. Carissa Ropponen airing clips of women talking about who inspires them and why, with inspirational songs and spoken word pieces by Andrea Gibson and D’bi Young. Also featured is collective member Ariana Barer s interview with the incredible and inspiring Aliya Dossa of Youth4tap!
Pragya Esh interviews Lee Williams Boudakian co-creator and producer of the multidisciplinary, interactive, performance project, Dear Armen.