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ABOUT WMC LIVE

Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan is a nationally syndicated American radio show with an international audience in 110 countries around the globe. The weekly show is hosted by Robin Morgan, the award-winning author of over 20 books, political analyst, former editor in chief of Ms. Magazine, and, in 2005, co-founder (with Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem) of The Women's Media Center.

Praised as "talk radio with a brain" by The Huffington Post, the show has enjoyed exponential ratings growth, not only because of its world-class host, but because of its world-class guests.

The founding sponsor of WMC Live is The Artemis Rising Foundation (Regina K. Scully, Founder and CEO).

ABOUT ROBIN MORGAN

An award-winning poet, novelist, political theorist, feminist activist, journalist, editor, and best-selling author, Robin Morgan has published more than 20 books, including the now-classic anthologies Sisterhood Is Powerful, Sisterhood Is Global, and Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for A New Millennium. Recent books include: A Hot January: Poems 1996-1999; Saturday's Child: A Memoir; her best-selling The Demon Lover: The Roots of Terrorism; her new historical novel, The Burning Time; and her latest nonfiction work, Fighting Words: A Tool Kit for Combating the Religious Right.

A recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Prize (Poetry) and numerous other honors, and a former Editor-in-Chief of Ms. magazine, she founded The Sisterhood Is Global Institute and co-founded The Women's Media Center. An architect and leader of contemporary U.S. feminism, she has also been a leader in the international women's movement for 30 years. She lives in New York City and has just finished a new novel.

Visit RobinMorgan.net »

WOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER

The mission of The Women's Media Center is to make women visible and powerful in the media. The WMC works to ensure that women's stories are told, women's voices are heard, and the entire world of news, entertainment, and communications is represented—not just half of it.

The WMC launches media advocacy campaigns, monitors media for sexism, creates original content as features and blogs on its website, trains women and girls in media skills, and promotes media-experienced women experts. The non-profit organization directly engages with media at all levels to ensure that a diverse group of progressive women is present in newsrooms, on air, in print and online, in film, entertainment, and theater, both as sources and subjects.

The Women's Media Center was founded in 2005 by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem.

Visit WomensMediaCenter.com »

Robin on racism, the Mother Emmanuel Church massacre, the battle flag of the Confederacy and the Second Amendment. Guests: Liz Garbus, director of documentary on Nina Simone; Gayle Lemmon on women soldiers in special ops; Mellissa Silverstein on Hollywood's "genderquake."

Melissa Silverstein
Women & Hollywood Blog on IndieWire.com »
On Twitter (@melsil) »
InHerVoice.net »

Gayle Lemmon
GayleLemmon.com »

Liz Garbus
"What Happened, Miss Simone?" on NinaSimone.com »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode131.mp3
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Robin on FDA consideration of “libido drug” for women. Guests: Monica Simpson of SisterSong; Jeannie Gayle Pool, feminist musicologist, on a rediscovered opera and other gems ; Lina Nilsson on the real reasons women aren’t in STEM, and how to change that.

Lina Nilsson
The Blum Center »
On Twitter (@LinaAtBerkeley) »

Jeannie Gayle Pool
JeanniePool.org »

Monica Simpson
SisterSong.net »
On Facebook »
On Twitter (@SisterSong_WOC) »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode130.mp3
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Robin on Dennis Hastert's alleged child sexual abuse. Guests: Holly Carter on kid filmmakers; Asra Nomani on "Gender Jihad" and reforming Islam; Gail Dines on newly discovered effects of pornography and that industry's multinational corporate status. Plus, Surrealism Corner.

Gail Dines
GailDines.com »
On Twitter (@GailDines) »
TEDx Talk: Growing Up in a Pornified Culture »

Asra Nomani
AsraNomani.com »
On Twitter (@AsraNomani) »
On Facebook »

Holly Carter
BYkids.org »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode129.mp3
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Robin on SCOTUS's Elonis decision and Tunisia's Truth Commission. Guests: Dr. Jennifer Mieres on women's cardiac health; Carmen Gonzalez on environmental justice and some simple solutions; Fraidy Reiss on her underground railroad for women fleeing arranged marriages.

Dr. Jennifer Mieres
RX: The Quiet Revolution (rxfilm.org) »
RX: Doctors of Tomorrow »
On Twitter (@DrJMieres) »
On LinkedIn »

Carmen Gonzalez
On Facebook (InternationalEnviroLaw) »
International Environmental Law at Cambridge.org »

Fraidy Reiss
UnchainedAtLast.org »
On Facebook (UnchainedAtLast) »
On Twitter (UnchainedAtLast) »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode128.mp3
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Robin celebrates Ireland’s marriage equality referendum but mourns their abortion illegality. Guests: Karen Tramontano on making policy answerable to poor people; Taina Bien-Aimé on sexual exploitation and the UN; Susan Solomon on 7 ways to get more women into science.

Karen Tramontano
GlobalFairness.org »

Taina Bien-Aimé
CATWInternational.org »

Susan Solomon
NY Stem Cell Foundation: Initiative on Women in Science »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode127.mp3
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Exclusive Coverage: Former President Jimmy Carter and Robin speak at the first World Summit on Sexual Exploitation, The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, May 11-12 (Courtesy of the Carter Center). Guest Jennifer Crumpton on her book, Femmevangelical. Plus, Surrealism Corner.

Jimmy Carter & The Carter Center
CarterCenter.org »
On Twitter (@cartercenter) »
On YouTube (CarterCenter) »

Jennifer Crumpton
Femmevangelical.com »
On Twitter (@jennidcrumpton) »
On Facebook (jennicrumpton) »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode126.mp3
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Robin on "Mother's Day," Carly Fiorina's candidacy, and mental health in the US. Guests: Rev. Ann Kansfield, first woman chaplain (and a lesbian, too!) in NYC's Fire Department; scholar Valerie Hudson on "WomanStats"; Leslee Udwin discusses her banned film India's Daughter.

Rev. Ann Kansfield & The FDNY Foundation
United Women Fire Fighters »
On Twitter (@akansfield) »
On Twitter (@FDNYFoundation) »

Valerie Hudson & WomanStats
WomanStats.org »
On Twitter (@womanstats) »

Leslee Udwin and India's Daughter
On Twitter (@lesleeudwin) »
IndiasDaughter.com »
On Twitter (@indiasdaughter) »
India's Daughter Trailer »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode125.mp3
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Robin connects spam with world politics. Guests: Jane Fonda's exclusive personal account on the White House Correspondents' Dinner; Brenda Feigen's exclusive report from inside the Supreme Court's marriage equality hearing; Susan Ades Stone on the "Women on 20s" currency campaign.

Susan Ades Stone and "Women On 20s"
WomenOn20s.org »
On Twitter (@WomenOn20s) »
On Instagram (#WomenOn20s) »
On Facebook (WomenOn20s) »

Jane Fonda
JaneFonda.com »
On Twitter (@janefonda) »
On Facebook (janefonda) »

Brenda Feigen
freedomtomarry.org »
supremecourt.gov »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode124.mp3
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Robin's questions to candidates, commentary on the Pulitzers, and ending fossil fuels. Guests: Vanessa K. De Luca on Essence's "Black Women at Work" survey; Jessica Greer Morris' Girl Be Heard Theater; Yael Marom on "Local Call," a new media push for peace in Israel-Palestine.

www.Essence.com »
www.GirlBeHeard.org »
www.JustVision.org »
www.972Mag.com »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode123.mp3
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Robin on Hillary’s critics. Guests for Poetry Month: Sue Leonard, editor of Persimmon Tree; Geneva Overholser on the Academy of American Poets; and Robin reads work by Stevie Smith, Leslie Silko, Isel Rivero, Suheir Hammad, Irena Klepfisz, Toi Derricote, and Shirley Geok–Lin Lim.

www.PersimmonTree.org »
www.Poets.org »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode122.mp3
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