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Women’s Waves Podcast

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In this episode we discuss federal and provincial measures to combat some aspects of pornography, hear from UK based Lesbian feminist-activist Liane about the Cardiff’s Lesbian visibility march and listen to Tracy Chapman’s Song “Talkin bout a revolution”

May 28, 2024

In this episode we touch on the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women position paper on the definition of “women”, discuss how men prey on women’s economic vulnerability and the federal bills for Guaranteed Livable Basic Income, review the documentary Hidden Letters and listen to Nehanda’s song "I am a Woman".

April 30, 2024

In this episode we discuss femicide cases in Canada and in Brazil, review the Women’s Equality Coalition submission on prostitution to the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls and listen to Jax’s pop song Victoria’s secret.

March 31, 2024

Interview with Izabella Forzani from the Brazilian group Recuse A Clicar, which stands for "Refuse to Click" in English. The group does public education around the impact of pornography on women and is calling for men and women to stop watching pornography.

October 14, 2021

Working on the frontlines has informed us on how women are impacted by pornography. Our collective member Sophia Hladik shares Vancouver Rape Relief's demands with regards to MindGeek, and revenge porn, before her interview with Meghan Donevan from the Sweden based organization Talita, who supports women exiting the porn industry.

October 13, 2021

April 26th - Lesbian Visibility Day! Listen to our interviews with Liane Timmermann from Get The L Out UK and Natalie Wlock from the Vancouver Lesbian Collective.

April 24, 2021

Poetry reading by the indigenous lesbian feminist poet Chrystos. Recorded on Dec 5th 2020, as part of our annual Montreal Massacre Memorial.

December 24, 2020

COVID-19 did not create the struggles women are currently facing, but highlighted and exasperated their existing struggles. On this episode, 3 feminists groups share the barriers women faced during the pandemic, from the perspective of women in prison, women working in the domestic and caregiving field, as well as women escaping male violence.
This episode features:
- Julie Diesta and Lotis Caluza from the Vancouver Committee for Domestic Workers' and Caregivers' Rights
- Alia Perini and Candice Pilgrim from Strength in Sisterhood (Advocates for incarcerated women)
- Sonam Khangura and Hilla Kerner from Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter

September 13, 2020

How do women keep themselves safe? What happens when women use their power in an active way and not as passive beauty ornaments? On this episode, we invite you inside our free feminist self defence workshop. This episode features: Jennifer Kirkey (Instructor at Wenlido West), Gay Ferguson (Instructor at Wenlido West), Sonam Khangura (Vancouver Rape Relief), Catharine Daalton (Vancouver Rape Relief)

June 29, 2020

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