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Equality: work in progress

Gender equality remains a work in progress in many professions. In this F Word May Day Special, Helen Polychronakos brings you two interviews from very different fields. Poet and carpenter Kate Braid talks about her memoir, Journeywoman: Swinging a Hammer in a Man's World. Often the only woman on worksites, Kate was also the first woman in the Vancouver local of the Carpenters' Union. Listen to Kate's thoughts on women in the trades, then and now. Photo-based artist SD Holman's latest exhibition, Butch: Not Like the Other Girls, was on display at The Cultch in East Vancouver until April 25th. Holman discusses sexism in the art world, feminist guerrilla art, and queer identities.

 

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