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What A Feminist Looks Like
July 29, 2010 12:58 PM PDT
Shelby Knox is the brazen 23 year-old who has been speaking out for comprehensive sex education since she was 15 and living in the ultra-conservative, deeply-religious town of Lubbock, TX. She is the star of the award-winning documentary "The Education of Shelby Knox," and travels the country promoting sex education, women's rights, and youth empowerment. Shelby and I talk about growing up in socially disparate American cities and speculate as to what makes a person a feminist.Gender and Society
July 01, 2010 10:04 AM PDT
I interview Jay Kallio, a transgender man who lived as a woman for 50 years about the other side of sexism, queer theory and why gay men are his male role models.Violence in Relationships
April 12, 2010 11:18 AM PDT
Wedding photographer Parris Whittingham talks about the day his relationship turned violent. We discuss the factors that lead to physical violence, the nature of violence in relationships and how the experience changes those involved.The State of the Feminist Movement
February 23, 2010 02:33 PM PST
Marcia Pappas, President of the National Organization for Women (NOW) - New York State, explains how "feminism" became a dirty word, the problem with the women's rights industry, and the greatest feminist challenges left to overcome.Is a Journalism Education Necessary?
November 02, 2009 11:59 AM PST
Mo Krochmal, Assistant Professor of Journalism at Hofstra University, talks about the versatility of a journalism education, why we need journalists to tell us things we don't want to know and the importance of doubting the love of one's mother.Older Women and Younger Men
October 12, 2009 12:01 PM PDT
Cindy Gallop, founder of makelovenotporn.com and ifwerantheworld.com, explains why younger men and older women are the perfect match, how her life changed after she stopped looking for "the one," and the ultimate secret to human happiness.Alexander Olch on "The Windmill Movie"
August 12, 2009 12:41 AM PDT
I interview Alexander Olch about his unique documentary, "The Windmill Movie." The film is about an autobiographical documentary that the late Dick Rogers never got around to finishing. Olch and I discuss what it takes to finish this kind of project, the energy of the reject pile, and why only someone unlike Rogers could have told the story of his life.The (Happy) Female Breadwinner
June 15, 2009 01:29 PM PDT
Judith Rosenthal, a financial advisor and the primary breadwinner of her family, talks about the way female breadwinners are depicted in the media, the cultural definitions of masculinity and femininity, and the myth of "having it all."The Barter Economy
June 05, 2009 12:52 PM PDT
Caroline Woolard and Jen Abrams from OurGoods.org discuss the benefits and pitfalls of the barter system and community currencies. OurGoods.org, which is launching this summer, will facilitate the barter of goods and services between artists.The Future of Creativity
May 13, 2009 12:09 PM PDT
Scott Belsky, founder of Behance, offers words of encouragement to artists and entrepreneurs at every stage of the creative process. He discusses ways to overcome internal and external limitations and explains why a terrible economic climate is the best time to achieve creative goals.
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