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policing the boundaries of gender

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bodybuildre with nail polishfor the Old Mole Variety Hour 31 August 2009

Earlier this month, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced that they will be verifying the gender of South African runner Caster Semenya, who won the women's 800-meter event at the Berlin Games.

The incident raises a host of issues:  the incompatibility between conventional femininity and athletic prowess, the pressure on women athletes to be heterosexually attractive, the racism of dominant western culture and its beauty standards, the presumption of male athletic superiority and the question of gender segregation in sport, the invasion of Semenya's privacy by leaking the news of testing before the results are in.

The Joshua Generation: A New Generation Heeding the Call to Leadership

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Join us this Monday, August 31, 2009 from 8-9:00AM as we speak with Charles McGee, President and CEO of the Black Parents Initiative, and Johnell Bell, former staff aide to Mayor Potter and Multnomah Chair Tom Wheeler, about the  " The Joshua Generation: A New Generation Heeding the Call to Leadership".

Review of (500) Days of Summer

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Director: Marc Webb

 

With: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Gray Gubler

 

Folk Espresso

 Guest host : Henry Weeks

Ticket Giveaway on Active Listening- this Thursday from 10-midnight...Stay tuned!!!

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MOS DEF and Jay Electronica this Saturday at the Roseland.  I'm giving away 2 pairs of tickets during my show from 10-midnight.  Listen up

-the Seamstress

The Young Ladies Radio Project in the Portland Tribune!

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The Young Ladies Radio Project is one of the projects between the Young Women's Equity Program, of IRCO (The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization) and the KBOO Youth Collective have collaborated on the past six months.

The last episode of the program will be on the Youth Collective's show this Wednesday, from 6-7 pm.

But, to learn more, read the article that Jason Vondersmith wrote about us in the Portland Tribune!

http://www.portlandtribune.com/features/story.php?story_id=1250713651820...

Playlist for 8/23/09 will be up Wed 8/25

Playlist for 8/23/09 will be up Wed 8/25.

Much music to post sorry for the delay.

 

DJ Sesqui

Getting Over Death

Getting Over Death
Clayton Morgareidge for the Old Mole Variety Hour, August 24, 2009
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D.I.Y. Sports Nutrition Resources

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 (Resources from Monica Hunsberger, registered dietician and member of the Oregon Dietetic Association)

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