On this episode, we turn our feminist gaze to public and active transportation, exploring the role of transportation in our lives and why it deserves feminist critique. First we hear from illustrator and community advocate Serena Tang about how she got interested in walkability and bikability. Then we hear from Anna Ho, co-founder of Paths for People, an organization that advocates for safe active transportation. Finally, we hear from visual artist Carla Rae Taylor about a public mural she painted in Edmonton’s Churchill Station that honours missing and murdered Indigenous women.
On this episode, we revisit an older segment on Alice Walker and Womanism. Then we hear from Trina Moyles, Albertan author of “Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World,” about early women farmers and feminism in farming.
On this episode, we explore queer women’s health and identities. First, we hear from LGBTQ community advocate Stephanie Booth about the specific health concerns that queer women face. Then we have a casual discussion about the word “queer” itself.
On this episode, we highlight the work of two local feminists to understand why they do what they do. First we hear from German Villegas, the host of the Modern Manhood Podcast, about why he thinks it’s important for men to organize conversations about masculinity and empathy. Then we hear from Theresa Whiskeyjack, who helped organize a public rally in honour of Tina Fontaine.
Check out German’s podcast here: https://modernmanhood.org/
On this episode, we tackle the culture of unbelieving surrounding cases of sexual assault. First, we discuss the origins of the #MeToo movement. Then we speak with Debra Tomlinson, the CEO of the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (AASAS), about improving responder education with the #IBelieveYou movement, and the importance of believing survivors of sexual assault.