Sexuality

Her Body and Other Parties

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Her Body and Other Parties, by Carmen Maria Machado, is a love letter to an obstinate genre that won’t be gentrified. It’s a wild thing, this book, covered in sequins and scales, blazing with the influence of fabulists from Angela Carter to Kelly Link and Helen Oyeyemi,... Read more

Red Clocks

Airs at: Thu, 01/11/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  In Leni Zumas' Red Clocks, abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty, and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these new... Read more

Sexual Harrassment and the #MeToo Campaign

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Katie Gentile about feminist politics, sexual harassment and the #MeToo campaign. They take up different feminist positions on the problem of harassment and how to respond to the issue as a symptom of this historical period.  Gentile is Professor of Ge... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 18, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today on the Old Mole: Bill Resnick interviews Dena Floberg of Free Press on Net Neutrality.  Denise Morris reviews an article by Paul Street entitled What's Not Happening with Mr. Jones (the newly elected senator from Alabama).  Tom Becker reads excerpts from The U.S. Is ... Read more

Sex4Sale: Episode 10, Conclusions

Airs at: Tue, 12/12/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
In this final eisode we review findings on prostitution and stripping, and the enforcement policies and issues associated with the sex business.  We offer differing views about what is called "the Nordic model, the practise of arresting buyers associated with prostitutes  W... Read more

Sex4Sale Episode 10: Conclusions

Airs at: Tue, 12/12/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
In this final eisode we review findings on prostitution and stripping, and the enforcement policies and issues associated with the sex business.  We take a look into the future on the changes that are coming in the industry and the application of virtual reality technology. Read more

Dark Girls

Airs at: Wed, 12/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Political Perspectives presents Sojourner Truth Radio...Today, we broadcast a one-hour special with award-winning actor and filmmaker Bill Duke. He joined us to discuss "Dark Girls," a companion book to his documentary of the same name, which explores the phenomenon know... Read more

Sex4Sale: Episode 9, Performing

Airs at: Thu, 12/07/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO News presents the ninth episode of ten on the business of sex in Portland, Oregon, this one dealing with dance performance.  Portland is unique in the number of clubs where dancers perform in complete nudity.  The working world of a stripper in Portland is not an easy ... Read more

Sex4Sale: Episode 8, Porn

Airs at: Tue, 12/05/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
This is the eighth episode in KBOO's ten-part series on the business of sex in Portland.  In this one we focus on the porn industry.  KBOO interviews Dr. Shira Tarrant, an economist who has studied the subject, and we discuss the impact of global corporations, including Min... Read more

Sex4Sale Episode 7: Prostitution

Airs at: Tue, 11/28/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
This is the seventh in a ten-episode series.  This installment takes on the subject of prostitution.  No, it's not the world's oldest profession.  It is a major part of the business of sex here in Portland, and it has both legal and illegal dimensions.  We talk with Red Rei... Read more