The F Word

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The F Word explores various issues and debates within feminism as well as looking at politics, media, culture, trends, and music through a feminist lens. The F Word radio show is produced and hosted by members of The F Word Media Collective, a feminist group based in Vancouver, B.C. For more on The F Word, please visit: www.feminisms.org

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Jan 23, 2012

Women’s sexuality and female ejaculation

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Nicole Deagan and guests discuss social and psychological barriers to women’s sexual exploration – and focus specifically on female ejaculation.
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Jan 17, 2012

Does feminism discriminate against men?

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While many see the concept of male privilege and patriarchy as foundational, there are some who disagree. Does feminism erase male victims or the powerlessness of men?
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Jan 9, 2012

Women's Worlds 2011

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A series of audio clips from Women's Worlds 2011.
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Dec 19, 2011

Women and aging

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Nicole and Ariana explore women’s experiences of aging with Dr Vivian Diller and Irene Tsepnopulous-Elhaimer, in particular as relating to objectification and mainstream concepts of physical beauty.
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Dec 17, 2011

Should feminists be vegetarian?

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Is there a necessary connection between feminism and vegetarianism or veganism? The F Word explores this issue with guests Kathryn Paxton George and Sheri Lucas.
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Dec 7, 2011

Niqab on trial: What is really at stake?

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Women's Legal Education and Action Fund's Director of Litigation Joanna Birenbaum explains why the case of N.S. v. R. is central to the conversation of access to justice for sexual assault survivors.
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Dec 7, 2011

Panel: 'The State Betrayal of Battered Women'

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A forum on violence against women took place on December 3, 2011, in memory of the Montreal Massacre. On this show, we air excerpts from a talk entitled "The State Betrayal of Battered Women."
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Nov 4, 2011

Feminism and Occupy Wall Street

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Meghan Murphy, Ariana Barer, and Laura Wood explore the ways in which women and women's issues are connected to the Occupy movement.
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Oct 30, 2011

Choice and childbirth

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The F Word explores modern birth and women's ability to make informed choices, featuring interviews with Katherine Don and Asheya Hennessey.
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Sep 16, 2011

The Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry

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The F Word takes a closer look at the Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry, featuring an interview with Native Women's Association of Canada president Jeannette Corbiere Lavell.
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Sep 10, 2011

Misogyny and homophobia

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David Butler, Vancouver teacher and provincial anti-homophobia educator, speaks about the devaluing of femininity in gay subcultures and its roots in the misogyny and homophobia of dominant culture.
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Aug 30, 2011

Pornography as a mirror: Do we want to look?

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The anti-pornography movement has been a part of feminism since the '70s; why does it feel as though now the backlash is coming from within? Meghan Murphy speaks with Robert Jensen.
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Aug 23, 2011

Objectifying women and sexualizing meat

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How are animal rights activism, pornography and the male gaze connected? Meghan Murphy speaks with intellectual and activist Carol J. Adams about the connections between women, meat and the male gaze.

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