Women Didn’t Count At All on Life Elsewhere

“When the founders wrote, ‘We the People’ they really meant ‘We the White, Wealthy Men.’ Despite much lofty rhetoric, all men were not created equal and women didn’t count at all” You are just four pages in and Elaine Weiss makes clear her superb new book The Woman’s Hour has an unabashed bias, and, deservedly… Read more »

Women’s Show 2/15 Winter Fund Drive and Medea Benjamin on Recent Trip to Palestine and Updates from Florida Legislature

If you have not contributed to this campaign, please make your donation tomorrow! Thanks to all who contributed to WMNF during this Winter Fund Drive – especially those who donated during From a Woman’s Point of View.  You hear from us every week bringing you information, guests, critical topics.  From a Woman’s Point of View… Read more »

Women’s Show 2/8 Winter Fund Drive – YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO SHINE. Clips from some of your Favorite Guests

Tomorrow we need to hear from you! You hear from us every week bringing you information, guests, critical topics.  From a Woman’s Point of View is a unique show.  It is the only program in the Southeast that is by and about women.  I would hope that you noticed that I did not say women’s… Read more »

Women’s Show 1/25 Toni Van Pelt, Lisa Perry and Lakeisha Black and Dr. Lynn Ringenberg

That was the week that was!  Somehow the more things are changing, the more they are staying the same… Weren’t we supposed to have a budget in October?….then November…then December…a line in the sand, January.  Then a weekend shutdown and a 6-year deal for CHIPS, but no provision for community health centers where 40% of… Read more »

Signs from The Women’s Rally 2018 in St. Pete

On a bright Florida winter day, over 5,000 people came to downtown St. Petersburg to send messages to political leaders, community leaders, and each other. Messages were funny, heartfelt, empowering, topical, optimistic, and inspiring. Here we have a sample, in no particular order. Clicking on the pictures makes them easier to scroll through. 

MidPoint for Thursday, Jan 18 – Preview of St. Pete Women March; Former St. Pete City Councilman Karl Nurse

This Sunday activists involved with last year’s Women’s March in St. Petersburg will be commemorating the occasion by holding another major rally, this time in Williams Park in downtown from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Joining us on the program to discuss the event were Lisa Perry and Lakeisha Black, two of the organizers of the event. Later… Read more »

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St. Pete Women’s March will mark one year since Trump inauguration

By Yvonne Gougelet / WMNF News This Sunday is the first anniversary of the massive Women’s Marches that were held across the country and around the world on the day after President Trump’s inauguration; to mark the anniversary, there will be a “Power to the Polls” Women’s March and rally in St. Petersburg, Florida on Sunday… Read more »

Women’s Show 1/11- Time’s Up! With Bryce Covert, + Fracking & Oil Drilling with Food and Water Watch

  Time’s up!  We mean it!  You have had enough time to get your act together and change! We’re not leaving.  As Margaret Meade said, “No one in power gives up that power voluntarily.”  I hope you heard Oprah Winfrey’s inspiring speech at the Golden Globes.  Very few people that heard it, I would imagine,… Read more »

Sexual Misconduct: The Questions & The Answers on Life Elsewhere

The Silence Breakers: Times Person Of The Year. Al Franken Announces His Resignation. Matt Lauer Is Fired. Alleged Child Molester Runs For The Senate. Donald Trump Admits Assaults On Women & Becomes President. The headlines surrounding sexual misconduct tell only part of the story. When is misconduct a crime? Why are some of the accused… Read more »

A Night To Unite: One Tampa native and her vision for the future of women

From Women’s Marches to the #MeToo movement and a subsequent honor by Time magazine, it’s been an eventful year for women’s issues in America. The far-reaching topic is a contentious and necessary dialogue that lately has been seeing more attention than in recent years, and one Tampa-based producer, personal coach, and motivational speaker wants to… Read more »

Misogyny: The Word Of The Year?

What a year it has been, even the casual observer will acknowledge, we have never seen or lived through anything like the last twelve months. So, what should be The Word Of The Year? “Unprecedented” certainly sums up the antics of the 45th President. But, is there a better word that encapsulates 2017? We here… Read more »

MidPoint for Thursday, Nov. 30 – Sexual harassment in Congress and the death of Dusharn Weems

While titans like Harvey Weinstein, Matt Later, Charlie Rose and Kevin Spacey have seen their careers blown up following revelations about their sexually harassing men or women, it’s not exactly the same thing for politicians. Judge Roy Moore, Congressman John Conyers and Minnesota Senator Al Franken have all been accused of improprieties, but they’ll still… Read more »

Women’s Show 11/16 Abusive Times – Sarah Posner and Sexual Harassment

We are living in very abusive times.  The universe is doing its best to shake us up… We had planned a different show.  We were going to talk about some of the myths around sexual harassment and assault and another abusive situation, tax reform.  We as people are not overtaxed.  We are underserved, underpaid and… Read more »

Florida lobbyist: sexual harassment “rampant” in Legislature

Clearwater state Senator Jack Latvala was removed Monday as chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee after reports that he may have groped or made demeaning comments toward women; a long-time lobbyist in Tallahassee tells WMNF News that sexual harassment “just runs rampant through the Capitol.” Barbara DeVane is a lobbyist for the Florida chapter of… Read more »

New “Autopsy” of Democratic Party Says Party Needs to Move in More Progressive Direction

Thursday Radioactivity 11 2 17 Welcome. I’m Rob Lorei. Why did the Democratic Party lose so many races last year? —From governor’s races to Senate to the House to the presidency—the Democrats were trounced. This morning in Washington DC Action for a Progressive Future and the Progressive Democrats of America are issuing an “autopsy” (https://democraticautopsy.org/)… Read more »