Oct 23 on FM: Day of The Girl, Audre Lorde’s Legacy, “Mother.F***r”

Hosted by Ariana Manov, Lynn Harris Ballen and Sammy Lyon : How did people around the country celebrate International Day of the Girl on October 11? We’ll hear what Alex Dionne — Production Manager for 10×10, a feature film and a social action campaign – and Annie Gersh — 9th grader at Marlborough School and Teen Advisor for the UN Foundation’s Girl Up campaign – are doing to support girls worldwide. Their message? Educating girls in developing nations can change the world. …
Hunter College recently honored poet, activist and warrior Audre Lorde’s life and living legacy with a gathering and mini film festival. Cultural worker Aishah Shahidah Simmons tells us all about the event and what Lorde’s legacy means for us now.
(Watch the archived livestream here)
Plus Christine Suarez joins us in studio to talk about her dance-theater work, Mother.F***er – in which she finds the duality, poetry and absurdity of our collective (and sometimes idealized) images of motherhood. Best known for dancing in unexpected places with unexpected people and for her seamless combination of words, dance, and music, the socially conscious artist and educator’s past work has been hailed as “ingeniously crafted… poignant… [and] hilarious”.

Coming up on Feminist Magazine, Tuesday at 3pm PDT. This is what Feminism sounds like!



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