Women

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Eve Ensler joins the Heather McCoy Show

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Heather McCoy Show
Tony award winner Eve Ensler joins the Heather McCoy Show to talk her about her new book The Apology.  Written from the perspective of her abusive father who passed away in 1987 without ever apologising for the sexual, physical, psychological and financial abuse, he inflict... Read more

A Certain Age

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with JoAnn Johnson and Jane Bement Geesman, two of Portland's respected veteran actresses who are working together in Caryl Churchill's Escaped Alone at Shaking The Tree Theatre directed by Samantha Van de Merwe. The two are joined onstage by Jacklyn Maddox an... Read more

Rising Up With Sonali

  Every Friday from 6p-7p Rising Up with Sonali is an all-women run Radio and Television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. The radio program airs on Pacifica stations KPFA and KPFK, and several affiliate st... Read more

Buscando America on 05/14/19

Airs at: Tue, 05/14/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio conoce a Lua, cantautora andaluz radicada en Madrid. Daniela del Mar nos habla del proyecto artístico Letra Chueca Press. La actriz peruana Patty Alvitez nos habla de The Wolf at the Door una nueva producción del Teatro Milagro.  Read more

Apologies and Manifestos: Conversations with Eve Ensler and Roman Montero

Airs at: Fri, 05/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  In the first half-hour, Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues speaks with John Shuck about her latest book (to be released May 14th), The Apology.  Like millions of women, Eve Ensler has been waiting much of her lifetime for an apology. Sexually and physically abu... Read more

Herpes!

Airs at: Tue, 05/07/2019 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Living with herpes? Not living with herpes and having sex with someone with herpes and hoping to avoid getting it? Just want to understand what the heck herpes is? In this episode, Miriam the Midwife talks with Terri Warren, nurse practitioner, herpes researcher, and author... Read more

Incarcerated Moms - Mother's Day Special

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair for a Mother's Day special focused on the impact of incarceration on mothers and their families. Mothers make up approximately 84% of the incarcerated population at Coffee Creek, and the Family Preservation Project provides them with vital resour... Read more

Elaine Cole

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2019 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for File Under:
Elaine Cole (Born Rachel Paschket) began her musical career as a child, singing in church choirs and music camps in her hometown of Franklin, Tennessee. Shortly after moving to southern California as an adolescent, Elaine's vocal abilities recieved recognition in the forms ... Read more

Women Talking

Airs at: Thu, 06/27/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “One of the first great novels of the year... In a narrative so sharp it could draw blood, Miriam Toews' Women Talking asks an immense, weighty question: How do women who have lived their entire lives in a society that severely limits their agency act when suddenly needi... Read more