Feminism Surrogacy Medicine Biology Sociology Reproduction

My Baby, My Baby

Feb. 28, 2023

The battle for control of reproduction is as old as time, and since women alone have the power to create new life, women’s bodies continue to be the de facto battlefield for that power struggle.   Political, economical, and…

Guest: Renate Klein
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Hearts Raging

Feb. 14, 2023

We are in our 6th millennia of patriarchy, and as this episode’s guest Susan Hawthorne puts it, “the publicity program for patriarchy has been going for some 5,000 years”. As a poet, author and founder of the feminist publis…

Gender Feminism Sex Transgender Movement Patriarchy Sexual Exploitation

Orgasm At Any Cost

Jan. 31, 2023

If we were to devise a mechanism by which male power writ large can reach the innermost center of female power - and maim or destroy it - it would look like the internet-fueled sexual exploitation industries that are now in …

Guest: Robert Jensen
Gender Feminism Patriarchy Psychology Moral Development

The Girls Work

Jan. 17, 2023

What happens in the course of our childhood that shapes girls and boys so differently? Why do men and women end up with such vastly different psychologies and moralities? Those are questions Carol Gilligan has grappled with …

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Covert Operations

Dec. 19, 2022

We may think of military and war as strictly male pursuits - but governments and militaries all over the world spend a lot of man-hours strategizing about the different kinds of women they need to control to do the war-wagin…

Guest: Cynthia Enloe
History Feminism Politics

Endless Enclosures

Nov. 1, 2022

For women and girls, studying history rarely gives us the answers we seek about how we arrived here. Official history is written by men about men, about male projects, enterprise and progress, and women are all but footnotes…