Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016: Love Your Fat & Let It All Hang Out

Monday on KPFA Women's Magazine, we listen to an interview with Sarai Walker, author of the fabulous radical feminist novel, Dietland.  Walker's novel, one of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 of 2015, draws on her Ph.D. research focused on normative femininity of the body; the fat female body; consciousness-raising and the ‘personal is political’ in feminist practice and as a literary aesthetic; and critical theory, particularly Michel Foucault.  Don't miss this great interview by Meghan Murphy of Feminist Current, produced by Women's International News Gathering Service.

Click here to listen to the interview with Sarai Walker. 28:44 min

"We're Fat! We're Mean! We don't eat lean quizine!"

Next Kate Raphael talks with long-time feminist fat activist Deeg Gold about fat dyke activism in the seventies, eighties and nineties, including Let It All Hang Out Day in 1989 and 1990 in San Francisco.

"It kind of isn't healthy to discriminate against people."

Listen now to the interview with Deeg Gold or Get MP3. 11:32 min

Click here to listen to the entire show. 59:50 min

Also on today's show:
Previewing the Black Queer Arts Festival
Women's Community Calendar

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