Tuesday, August 24, 2010
August 23rd: Women's Magazine examines Islam and women in Iran, families and homophobia as a pathology and a tribute to Abbey Lincoln
Simin Yahaghi talks with Minoo Moallem, author of the book Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister: The Politics of Patriarchy in Iran. Audio, 22:39
Sarah Schulman speaks with Lisa Dettmer about the possibility of recognizing homophobia in families as a pathology, rather than pathologizing gay people. They also discuss the relationship between familial homophobia and the demand for same-sex marriage.
Interview with Sarah Schulman, author of Ties That Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences. Audio: 16:16
Abbey Lincoln died last week at the age of 80. She was best known for her collaboration with Max Roach on the Freedom Now Suites in 1960, but she also wrote the song "Caged Bird" which inspired the title of Maya Angelou's . This piece includes short selections of Lincoln's powerful music and an interview with KPFA's Gabrielle Wilson.
A tribute to jazz songstress Abbey Lincoln, with interview by Gabrielle Wilson. Audio: 11:43
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