Jun 21, 2014
Robin on Mormons excommunicating a feminist, and on George Will and campus rapes. Guests: Cyndee Readdean, producer of the documentary film Freedom Summer; Mona Eltahawy reports from Cairo on the sexual assault epidemic; Marisa Tomei on sexuality, spirituality, film, and being back on Broadway.
Jun 14, 2014
Robin on Twitter misogyny, and on science discovering the miraculously curative placenta. Guests: ABC journalist Lynn Sherr talks about her book on Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman in space; jazz star Karrin Allyson sings and plays; Heather Arnet on her film Madame Presidenta.
Jun 7, 2014
Robin on the Isla Vista killings and the climate of misogyny, plus “News You Can Use” on women and medical research. Guests: Melisa Farley’s research on prostitution realities; Victoria Budson on the private effects of public policy; Juanita Johnson-Bailey on keeping women’s studies women’s studies.
May 31, 2014
Robin comments on the new concept of GNH (Gross National Happiness), used in Bhutan along with GDP; also Verbal Karate, and the words of Toni Morrison. Guests: the great storyteller Ursula K. Le Guin; author Judy Blume; former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove.
May 21, 2014
Special Program—an entire hour on the sudden firing of The New York Times's first female Executive Editor Jill Abramson. Robin on the patriarchal dynasty that owns the Times. Roundtable with award-winning journalists Carol Jenkins, Geneva Overholser, Gloria Steinem, and Soraya Chemaly.