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Interview with Former State Senator Helen Gordon Davis listen

10/21/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: Helen Gordon Davis, Tampa, NAACP, cross burning, Women's rights, Feminism, Nicaragua, Charlie Crist, Cuba, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Rob Lorei talks with women's and civil rights champion Helen Gordon Davis. In 1974 Davis was the first woman elected from Hillsborough County to the state legislature. Davis was a champion of women's issues and fought hard on behalf of ethnic minorities. She served six terms in the Florida House of Representatives. In 1988 she was elected to the Florida Senate. In this interview she talks about being the first white woman to join the local NAACP, a cross burning on her law...

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National Organization for Women 2011 Conference in Tampa looks at violence listen

06/27/11 Lachelle Roddy
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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NOW is a national advocacy group focusing on fighting all forms of sex discrimination. NOMAS, the National Organization for Men Against Sexism, joined NOW and kicked off the weekend with a panel on feminist men in relationships. Ben Atherton-Zeman, the director of Voices for Men, said women have an understandable reason to still question the motives of feminist men.

One member of the Young Feminist Task Force, Micah Bochart, said feminist men have a responsibility to speak out against sexi...

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Transgender activist says she's been denied chance to talk with St Pete College students listen

04/21/11 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Gianna Chao is an advocate and activist for transgender issues and is a transwoman. She and her creative partner, Alexandria Brown, have created web videos under a partnership called Techno Feminist Utopia. They were invited to speak to an applied ethics class at St. Petersburg College, but Chao says they found out the invitation had been rescinded, but not by the professor or the students.

"From what I know, the class is an applied ethics class at St. Petersburg College and they were goi...

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Interview with feminist author Jessica Valenti

08/26/08 Dawn Morgan
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Feminist writer Jessica Valenti published her second book earlier this summer entitled He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know.

In the second half of this interview, WMNF’s Dawn Morgan speaks with the author about her website Feministing.com and the feminist activism young women are involved in today.

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Feminist Author Jessica Valenti on Sexual Double Standards

08/22/08 Dawn Morgan
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Feminist Writer Jessica Valenti published her second book earlier this summer entitled He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know. WMNF’s Dawn Morgan spoke with the author in a two part interview about her new book on sexual double standards.

Stay tuned for the second half of that interview on Monday nights’ Evening News.

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