On this episode, we discuss everyday acts of Reconciliation and the impact of residential schools on gender relations in Indigenous society. We speak to Gwichya Gwich’in scholar Crystal Fraser about her research into Inuvik’s residential school system and why she thinks it is a feminist issue.
On this episode, we explore the life and career of Valerie Solanas, the mother of radical feminism and the woman who shot Andy Warhol in 1968. We speak to Scantily Glad Theatre about their new play “SCUM: A Manifesto,” which revolves around Solanas’ work, and how to cope with anger in the face of patriarchal oppression.
On this episode, we explore gender equity in the workplace and the perceptions & misconceptions about women as workers. First we talk to customer experience expert and author Tema Frank about finding Canada’s best employers for women and what has changed in the last 20 years. Then we hear from Clea Glasenapp, a pre-apprentice preparing for a job in carpentry about her thoughts on how women in the trades are viewed.
On this episode, we highlight intersectionality in the media, with a focus on how how issues of gender and issues of race are intertwined. First we hear an in-depth review of Jordan Peele’s “Get Out.” Then we get a brief lesson on Womanism and the author who coined the term, Alice Walker.
On this episode, Autumn Schnell brings us stories from women in the Edmonton music scene. First we hear from music promoter Veronica Fuentes about what it takes to build inclusive spaces for musicians and music-lovers. Then we get to know the Feminal Fluids, an Edmonton-based punk band, who talk about how they got into music and how feminism influences their songwriting.