Exploring Gender and Language
Charlene Sayo and Caprice Pybus discuss gender, language and the changing role of women in contemporary society.
Angela James: The first superstar of women’s hockey
Ellie Gordon-Moershel interviews Angela James and Corey Long about the new biography chronicling Angela’s rise to stardom as the first woman in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Montreal Massacre Memorial Discussion
Nicole Deagan airs recordings of roundtable discussions that took place at Vancouver Rape Relief’s December 1st, 2012 Montreal Massacre Memorial
event at Vancouver Public Library. Recordings made available by WINGS
The Association of Filipinas, Feminists Fighting Imperialism, Re-feudalization, and Marginalization
Charlene Sayo and Helen Polychronakos interview Jollene Levid, National Chairperson of The Association of Filipinas, Feminists Fighting Imperialism, Re-feudalization, and Marginalization (AF3IRM), which is a national organization of women engaged in transnational feminist, anti-imperialist activism.
Darla Goodwin on Idle No More
Ariana Barer and Charlene Sayo interview the Vancouver representative of Idle No More, a movement in Canada to address Indigenous rights and honouring of treaties.
We’re re-airing our Feminism and Christianity show in time for the holidays! This show is a discussion of the image of woman in the Christian creation myth, the religious persecution of women as witches, the catholic school system, and negotiating the development of feminist consciousness within a Christian community.
Nicole interviews Darcie Bennett of Pivot Legal Society
about their new report Imagining Courts that Work for Women Survivors of Violence
which calls on the Government of BC to work with women’s groups to fix the justice system.
Nicole Deagan interviews Amy Ziering, an award winning and Emmy nominated documentary producer and director, about her most recent film, The Invisible War
, a groundbreaking investigation into the epidemic of rape in the U.S. military that won the Audience Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Come to our screening of The Invisible War
at Douglas College on Thursday Dec 6 at 2pm.
Nicole airs Sheila North Wilson’s presentation to the Women’s Forum in Ottawa about her experience with violence and her call for a national inquiry into violence against First Nation’s women. Sheila is the Chief Communications Officer at the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs.
Carissa Ropponen interviews Dr. Liz Kelly from London Metropolitan University about sexualized violence as a strategy of war and an extention of societies’ rape cultures, as well as peace from the perspective of women, going forward, and what we can do next.
Carissa Ropponen and Ariana Barer investigate different cultural perspectives on menstruation.
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February 27, 2012
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February 6, 2012
January 31, 2012
January 23, 2012
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December 26, 2011
December 19, 2011
December 12, 2011
December 5, 2011
2011 and before
November 28, 2011 The closure of women’s centres and the ‘Walmartization’ of services
November 21, 2011 Sex as work: Will legalizing prostitution contribute to women’s equality?
November 14, 2011 Re-aired interview with Victor Malarek about his book “The Johns: Sex for Sale and the Men Who Buy it”
November 7, 2011 Filipino women speak out about the Live-in Caregiver Program in Canada
October 31, 2011 Feminism and Occupy Wall Street
October 24, 2011 Choice and childbirth
October 10, 2011 The trouble with female genitalia: Part two in a three part series on The Medicalization of Sex
October 3, 2011 Women, reproduction rights, & access to abortion
September 26, 2011 ‘The best baseball player you’ve never heard of’: The remarkable story of Toni Stone
September 21, 2011 Manifesto Festival repping for women and aboriginal people involved in the hip-hop scene
September 19, 2011 Sex for health: Part one of a documentary series on The Medicalization of Sex
September 12, 2011 The Missing Women’s Commission of Inquiry
September 11, 2011 The F Word’s 9/11 Special for Pacifica Radio: ’10 years later: how 9/11 changed the lives of Muslim women’
September 5, 2011 Misogyny in gay male culture & queer allies. Featuring an interview with David Butler
August 29, 2011 Pornography as a mirror: do we want to look? Featuring an interview with Robert Jensen
August 22, 2011 Objectifying women and sexualizing meat: How are animal rights activism, pornography and the male gaze connected?
August 15, 2011 Locking up girls ‘for their own good.’ How Canada criminalizes its young women
August 8, 2011 Feminism & the prostitution debates
August 1, 2011 Resisting burnout in feminist activism
July 25, 2011 Mary-Woo Sims on feminism, lesbianism and social justice
July 18, 2011 Older men / younger women relationships: Is age really just a number?
July 16, 2011 The F Word’s Folk Fest Special!
July 6, 2011 Honouring young Muslim women’s voices: AQSAzine makes waves
June 29, 2011 The dark history of sex testing in international sport
June 20, 2011 Prostitution laws and debates in Canada
June 13, 2011 The Waves: Where did we come from? Where are we going?
June 6, 2011 Professional men’s sports, hockey fever, and feminism
May 30, 2011 The F Word’s Sex Show!
May 9, 2011 What’s in a name? Slutwalks & Feminism
May 4, 2011 Who Took the Bomp: Le Tigre on Tour – An interview with director, Kerthy Fix
April 15, 2011 Where have all the Radicals gone? When feminism gets moderate: A Radio Documentary
April 4, 2011 Women in politics. Featuring an interview with Amy Kishek of Equal Voice
March 7, 2011 Exploring Prostitution & Abolition: Activism, Events, and Debates
February 21, 2011 Tribute to Black History Month
February 14, 2011 Memorial March for the Murdered and Missing Women in the DTES
January 31, 2011 Women can jump. And, skate. And, canoe… An interview with sport journalist Laura Robinson
January 29, 2011 Gone but not forgotten: When art alone is not enough. Gloria Larocque speaks about the cancellation of Pamela Masik’s ‘The Forgotten’ by the Museum of Anthropology
January 24, 2011 Burlesque: Part 2 in a 2 Part Series
January 17, 2011 Burlesque: Part 1 in a 2 Part Series
January 3, 2011 But was it ‘rape-rape’? #mooreandme, rape apologism, and the left: Why are women still missing from the ‘big picture’?
December 18, 2010 Feminism and Humour: What do our senses of humour say about our political values?
December 11, 2010 Feminism. It’s on the Internet: The F Word Explores the Wild and Wonderful World of Feminist Blogging. Featuring Amanda Marcotte
November 20, 2010 Women Who Love Men Who Love Guns: Women, The Tea Party and conservative America
November 6, 2010 Pink Think: Pinkwashing and Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns
October 30, 2010 Sexy Mrs. Potato Head? Hell No: The F Word Halloween Extravaganza
October 23, 2010 It ain’t that type of party: Women in hip hop
October 9, 2010 Will the removal of the laws that prohibit pimping and prostitution move us in the direction of safety and equality for women and girls?
October 2, 2010 Housing and Violence Against Women in the Downtown Eastside
September 25, 2010 VIFF – Interview with acclaimed film director Nina Menkes
September 18, 2010 The Metal Show
September 4, 2010 Sexual Assault on Campus
August 28, 2010 Women’s book groups
July 24, 2010 Courtney Love!
June 12, 2010 Female Sexual Dysfunction
April 24, 2010 Male Studies
April 20, 2010 Pants Off! Lady Gaga meets Feminism
February 17, 2010 Beer & feminism: together at last
February 3, 2010 The F Word vs. The Olympics!
December 17, 2009 Speaking with Leila Ahmed about identities, plural histories, and the importance of the story
August 21, 2009 The Body Politic
August 20, 2009 The Reality of Women, sport and sexuality
July 20, 2009 Interview with Gloria Larocque, organizer of the annual Indigenous Women’s Day
July 14, 2009 Canadian Black History – Interview and Dub Poetry of Afua Cooper
July 12, 2009 Feminist Science Fiction
July 12, 2009 The Roots of Hip Hop – An Interview With El Jones
July 8, 2009 Islam, women and feminisms
July 7, 2009 Eco-Feminism, Women, and the Environment
June 6, 2009 Victor Malarek on Johns and Prostitution
May 25, 2009 The Walk4Justice: Interview with Gladys Radek, organizer and advocate.
May 24, 2009 Queer Parenting: Exploring one of the many possible configurations of queer families
January 24, 2009 Feminism and Religion: Islam and Feminism (Part 3 in a three part series)
January 10, 2009 Feminism & Religion: Christianity (Part 1 in a three part series)
May 15, 2008 Part 3 of a 3 part series on prostitution: Featuring Jackie Lynne from the Aboriginal Women’s Action Network and Laura Johnson from Vancouver Rape Relief, arguing for the abolishment of prostitution.
April 17, 2008 Part 2 of a 3 part series on prostitution / sex-work. Featuring Susan Davis from the Westcoast Co-operative of Sex Industry Professionals and Sarah B, former sex-worker, arguing for decriminalization