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Episode 33: en(gender)ed Reflections on institutional sexism, misogyny and harassment

12/13/2018
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This is the fifth "Reflections" episode where I examine a series of interviews with my friend, Michael. He joins me as we reflect back on episodes 25 (“Brock Turner for Prison” Facebook Group Founders on Rape Culture & #MeToo), 26 (Tammy Cho, Co-Founder of Better Brave on Workplace Harassment and Discrimination), 27 (Council Member Jennifer Gates on the Dallas Domestic Violence Task Force), and 28 (Paul Griffin, Legal Director of Child Justice Inc. on “It’s Worse to Accuse than to Abuse”)....

Duration:00:31:32

Episode 32: #SurvivorStories with Lana on her "Sophie's Choice" to protect her daughter from CSA

12/6/2018
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On this #SurvivorStories episode, we speak with Lana, a protective mother whose failed plight to seek help from the legal and justice systems in New York City for her daughter has led her to find refuge in Russia. Lana describes the police, court and child welfare response when she first suspected her toddler daughter was being sexually abused by her father. She has since adopted the protective parent nomer as a result of their collective unwillingness to believe and protect her...

Duration:00:52:13

Episode 31: #SurvivorStories Series with "Caitlin" on the dangers of "shared parenting" for survivors and children

11/29/2018
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In our #SurvivorStories Series episode, we feature "Caitlin"--a protective mother who shares custody of her two children with her ex-husband. Caitlin describes how her ex-husband's behavior revealed signs of abuse that she didn't want to acknowledge nor understand. As Caitlin began to realize that her relationship was one of psychological and emotional abuse, began to seek help and advice from therapists, attorneys and the court, none of whom were able to understand, acknowledge or protect...

Duration:00:50:25

Episode 30: #SurvivorStories Series with Anita Gera

11/15/2018
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In this #SurvivorSeries episode, we speak with Anita Gera, a protective mother from Great Britain. In 2014, Anita went to British government to seek protection against her abusive and controlling ex-husband, an American pilot who was based in Arizona. Over the next year, through her ex-husband's misuse of the Hague Convention, Anita’s case brought her back to Arizona and resulted in a divorce and custody decision that would dramatically change the course of Anita and her children’s lives....

Duration:01:07:21

Episode 29: en(gender)ed Reflections on the needs and impact of domestic violence on survivors and children

11/8/2018
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This is the fourth "Reflections" episode where I examine a series of interviews with my friend, Michael. He joins me as we reflect back on episodes, 18 (Laura Fernandez of Sanctuary for Families on serving survivor needs and trauma from abuse) and 19 (Lisa Fischel-Wolovick on "Traumatic Divorce and Separation"), 20 (#SurvivorStories with Rosaura Torres Thomas on abuse when your partner is a cop) and 21 (#SurvivorStories with Jordan on leaving his fundamentalist Christian home and the...

Duration:00:55:01

Episode 28: Paul Griffin, Legal Director of Child Justice Inc. on "It's Worse to Accuse than it is to Abuse"

11/1/2018
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On this episode, our guest is Paul Griffin, Legal Director at Child Justice, Inc., one of the few organizations in the country dedicated to ensuring a child’s right to be legally protected from an abusive parent. As Legal Director, Paul – along with his colleague, Alexandra Sandacz -- represents non-abusive, protective parents in child-custody cases in which there is evidence of domestic violence or child abuse. Paul also works to coordinate the pro bono legal work that well-respected law...

Duration:01:08:50

Episode 27: Council Member Jennifer Gates on the Dallas Domestic Violence Task Force

10/25/2018
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In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we have partnered with the Lone Star Parity Project to bring you this episode. Lone Star is featuring women working in the field of domestic violence prevention and on this episode of en(gender)ed, our guest is Jennifer Staubach Gates, a Dallas City Council Member representing District 13. First elected in 2013, Councilmember Gates won a new term in the general election on May 6, 2017. In her role as Council Member, she serves as the Chair of...

Duration:00:40:10

Episode 26: Tammy Cho, Co-Founder of Better Brave on Workplace Harassment and Discrimination

10/18/2018
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On this episode, our guest is Tammy Cho, co-founder of BetterBrave--an online site that combats sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace by empowering targets and allies with the necessary resources and tools. BetterBrave offers options for women to report harassment and provides a clear outline of their rights. Users can also access BetterBrave’s guide to learn steps to take before reporting an incident to HR and the importance of consulting an employment...

Duration:00:59:57

Episode 25: "Brock Turner for Prison" Facebook Group Founders on Rape Culture and #MeToo

10/11/2018
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On this episode of en(gender)ed, we have two guests, Maria Mayo and Nadia Dawisha, co-founders of the online group called “Brock Turner for Prison.” Maria is a survivor of rape and domestic violence as well as a practicing attorney who proposed a class on “Sexual Violence and the Law" when she attended law school). Nadia is a former professor and worked on Ohio’s victims’ rights legislation. Maria and Nadia have been running the "Brock Turner for Prison" page since June 2016 to address...

Duration:00:57:39

Episode 24: Professor James Wilkie on how masculinity impacts "green" behavior in men

10/4/2018
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Today’s episode adds to our men and masculinities series of episodes and continues our series on gender and environmental justice. Our guest is Professor James Wilkie, Assistant Professor at Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame University. Professor Wilkie is a consumer psychologist whose research incorporates aspects of implicit social cognition to examine how consumers interpret various aspects of the marketplace in biased fashions. We speak with Professor Wilkie about his current...

Duration:01:02:45

Episode 23: Cat Song of ExsulCoin on how blockchain technology can help refugees

9/27/2018
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In our first episode of en(gender)ed, we referenced the importance of recognizing and advocating for gender justice reforms alongside other forms of social justice, including environmental and economic justice. On today’s episode, we address the intersection of these issues, in particular, with respect to migrants and refugees who are at risk of increased illness, lost productivity/wages, disease and other public health threats, and even death. Female migrants and their children are also...

Duration:00:44:03

Episode 22: en(gender)ed Reflections on gender, masculinity and identity episodes

9/20/2018
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Greetings en(gender)ed listeners: This is the third "Reflections" episode where I examine a series of interviews with my friend, Michael. He joins me as we reflect back on episodes, 12 (Tom Digby), 13 (Allen Corben), 14 (Ben Atherton-Zeman), 15 (Dr. Tonya Leslie), 17 (Autumn), the first set of episodes on the construction of gender identity, feminism, masculinity, diversity and inclusion. Michael and I used to work together and served many students who were not in school or not working...

Duration:00:53:12

Episode 21: #SurvivorStories Series with Jordan on leaving his fundamentalist Christian home

9/13/2018
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On this episode, we speak with Jordan, a cis-gendered bisexual man who identifies as an intersectional feminist, anti-racist and pro-LGBTQAI. He grew up in Dallas, Texas as the second child out of 8 in a conservative Christian home who followed the teachings of the Institute in Basic Life Principles, established by Bill Gothard (a ministry that was popular with the TLC Duggar Family of 19 Kids and Counting). As a child, Jordan grew up isolated from his community, homeschooled by his...

Duration:01:16:22

Episode 20: #SurvivorStories Series with Rosaura Torres Thomas, author of "Abuse Hidden Behind the Badge"

9/6/2018
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In this episode, we speak with survivor, Rosaura Torres Thomas, author of the book: Abuse Hidden Behind the Badge--a memoir of her life living suffering from the abuse and coercive control of two police officers--one a highly ranked Officer in Philadelphia and, another--a Pennsylvania state trooper. Our guest, Rosaura, suffered two (2) retinal detachment surgeries stemming from her experiences with domestic violence and has since become an avid activist speaking out against domestic...

Duration:01:00:25

Episode 19: Lisa Fischel-Wolovick on "Traumatic Divorce and Separation"

8/24/2018
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On this episode of en(gender)ed, our guest is Lisa Fischel-Wolovick, an attorney who has represented battered women for almost thirty years. She is also the author of numerous publications including her recent book: Traumatic Divorce and Separation: The Impact of Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse in Custody and Divorce, just recently published by Oxford Univ. Press, this past March. Lisa also helped to organize the first Criminal Court that specialized in domestic violence. Before...

Duration:01:10:25

Episode 18: Laura Fernandez, Clinical Director of Sanctuary for Families

8/23/2018
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On this episode of en(gender)ed, our guest is Laura Fernandez, the Clinical Director at Sanctuary for Families, a leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence in New York City. At Sanctuary, Laura provides leadership, management, and strategic direction for all clinical services citywide, including individual and group counseling, crisis management and intervention, and a program for survivors who serve as...

Duration:00:59:00

Episode 17: #SurvivorStories Series Conversation with Autumn

8/16/2018
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On this episode of en(gender)ed, we speak with Autumn, a junior at Cornell University studying English. In the summer of 2015, when she was 18 years old, Autumn realized that she is a transgender woman, and since then her work and writing have focused on articulating the experience of being transgender. After graduating from college, Autumn hopes to improve the understanding of mental illness and LGBT issues in Asian communities, especially in Korea. We speak with Autumn today about her...

Duration:01:06:48

Episode 16: en(gender)ed Reflections on the "Family Court" series

8/9/2018
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Greetings en(gender)ed listeners: This is the second "Reflections" episode where I examine a series of interviews with my friend, Michael. He joins me as we reflect back on episodes, 7 (Nancy S. Erickson), 9 (Joan Meier), 10 (Barry Goldstein), 11 (Kathleen Russell), the first set of episodes on the first family court crisis. Michael and I used to work together and served many students who were not in school or not working and were looking to develop skills to go back to school or to find a...

Duration:01:03:00

Episode 15: Dr. Tonya Leslie on diversity and inclusion in children's texts

8/3/2018
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On this episode, our guest is Dr. Tonya Leslie, an educational consultant who has worked for over 20 years in educational publishing. Dr. Leslie talks about creating educational content that engages students and youth in developing a cultural consciousness as a force for understanding ourselves and our society. She has also worked with school districts nationally providing workshops and seminars to help educators integrate this belief into their practice. We speak with Dr. Leslie about...

Duration:00:57:26

Episode 14: Ben Atherton-Zeman of Voices of Men, a one-may play to end violence against women

7/27/2018
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On today’s episode, our guest is Ben Atherton-Zeman, a public speaker and comedic performer on issues of violence prevention. His one man show, “Voices of Men” has been performed in over 46 states and around the world, including four continents. Ben has spoken and performed at military installations, colleges, high schools, public theatres, conferences, houses of worship and juvenile detention facilities. For almost thirty years, Ben has worked as a prevention education for rape crisis...

Duration:00:57:31