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Episodes

PODCAST: Daphna Morell and Luba Fein on the feminist movement in Israel

9/5/2020
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Daphna Morell and Luba Fein about the Israeli feminist movement.

Duration:01:11:52

PODCAST: Susan Hawthorne — In defense of separatism

7/4/2020
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Susan Hawthorne about her book, "In Defense of Separatism."

Duration:00:44:32

PODCAST: Prof Kathleen Lowrey didn’t hide her views on gender identity ideology, and was punished for it

6/16/2020
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Kathleen Lowrey, who was dismissed from her position as associate chair of undergraduate programs for the department of anthropology at the University of Alberta due to her views on gender identity and sex.

Duration:01:02:23

PODCAST: Stella Perrett on why free speech and satire should matter to feminists

5/21/2020
Stella Perrett was a political cartoonist for the UK’s only socialist daily newspaper, The Morning Star, from 2015 to 2020. She had published cartoons criticizing capitalism, the police, Brexit, the American president, and more. It…

Duration:01:01:16

PODCAST: Women as ‘breeders’ — Renate Klein on the harms of surrogacy

5/11/2020
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Renate Klein about the harms of surrogacy.

Duration:01:04:42

PODCAST: A global feminist perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic is needed

4/30/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone. But imagine if you were impoverished, a migrant, or living in close quarters with no way to socially isolate. What if you were a prostituted woman? A…

Duration:00:54:16

PODCAST: Indian filmmaker Vaishnavi Sundar made a film about sexual harassment, then got cancelled by liberal feminists

3/25/2020
Last month, a scheduled screening of Vaishnavi Sundar’s film, But What Was She Wearing? was abruptly cancelled. Vaishnavi was told, a week before the screening, that the event was cancelled because of her “transphobic” views.…

Duration:00:48:16

PODCAST: Authorities ignored the girls being exploited by grooming gangs in Northern England; Julie Bindel didn’t

1/29/2020
Media, the police, and social workers knew girls were being exploited by Pakistani grooming gangs in Northern England, given drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and food, then sold to grown men. Authorities ignored the story, but Julie Bindel reported on it.

Duration:00:39:21

PODCAST: Carol Downer revolutionized the women’s health movement, and refuses to quit, decades later

1/24/2020
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Carol Downer, a pioneer of the women's liberation movement, putting women's health in women's hands.

Duration:01:24:33

PODCAST: Toxic Beauty — an interview with Phyllis Ellis

12/17/2019
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Phyllis Ellis, director of "Toxic Beauty," a documentary looking at the impact of toxic chemicals in beauty and personal care products.

Duration:00:44:08

PODCAST: We Can’t Consent To This — Fiona Mackenzie’s campaign to challenge the ‘sex gone wrong’ defence

10/24/2019
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Fiona Mackenzie, the woman behind We Can't Consent To This — a campaign tracking accounts of women murdered due to supposed "sex gone wrong."

Duration:00:30:07

PODCAST: Dr. Jen Gunter is busting myths about women’s bodies and health

10/3/2019
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Dr. Jen Gunter about common myths surrounding women's bodies and her new book, The Vagina Bible.

Duration:00:40:56

PODCAST: Coercive control is a key aspect of abusive relationships, but still misunderstood

9/21/2019
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with the director and producer of "Jennifer, 42," a feature length animated documentary about a victim of coercive control.

Duration:00:53:48

PODCAST: Mary Kate Fain has found a woman-centered solution to Twitter censorship in Spinster

8/14/2019
Massive social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook have come under criticism, of late, for censorship, as well as for failing to support women’s interests. Recently, Twitter has taken to suspending users for criticizing gender…

Duration:00:30:52

PODCAST: Caroline Criado Perez on how living in a world made for men hurts women

7/4/2019
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Caroline Criado Perez about the dangers of data bias in a world designed for men.

Duration:01:13:30

PODCAST: Deborah Cameron on feminism — the idea, the theory, and the political movement

6/13/2019
Meghan Murphy speaks with Deborah Cameron about her new book, "Feminism: A Brief Introduction to the Ideas, Debates, and Politics of the Movement."

Duration:00:40:52

PODCAST: What is ’emotional labour’ and why are women sick of doing it all themselves?

5/3/2019
We often talk about women’s unpaid labour — the work women do in the home, in terms of child rearing, cleaning, cooking, grocery shopping, and so on and so forth, that not only is uncompensated,…

Duration:00:27:34

PODCAST: Lesbians at ground zero — Angela C. Wild on gender identity ideology and lesbian autonomy

4/11/2019
Meghan Murphy speaks with Angela C. Wild of #GetTheLOut about her new report about the impact of trans ideology on lesbians.

Duration:00:25:01

PODCAST: Dagny of The Pique Resilience Project on detransitioning

3/26/2019
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Dagny, a founder of The Pique Resilience Project, about her experience transitioning, then detransitioning.

Duration:00:48:24