Raising Vibrations Against Gender-Based Violence

In this episode, Laura interviews world-renowned playwright Eve Ensler and singer/songwriter Taína Asili about One Billion Rising 2020, a global movement to stop gender-based violence against women and girls by organizing public...

Iowa Media Back To The Future – F Word

In the first week of February, every four years, coastal correspondents decamp to Iowa to cover the first-in-the nation nominating contest. Face-to-face, caucus by caucus, what the state lacks in demographics, it makes up...

Touretteshero Does Becket

Touretteshero Does Beckett About This Episode Laura interviews British comedian and activist Jess Thom about...

Appropriate Be Damned

About Award-winning poet, performer, novelist, and activist Staceyann Chin has just published her first anthology of poems. She has been featured on Broadway, HBO, and...

F Word: Iowa is not the Twitterverse

Iowa is not the Twitterverse   It was a balmy 70 degrees in New York City last Saturday, and the excited green croci began tipping through the earth. Now, that same ground is icy, and those...

Laura Flanders Wins WMC Lifetime Achievement Award!

We're thrilled to announce that the Women's Media Center has honored Laura Flanders with the 2019 Pat Mitchell Lifetime Achievement Award. WMC chose Laura "for her extraordinary work and contributions in advancing progressive...

F Word: The Global Corruption Rebellion Americans Don’t Know They’re Part Of

  Abuse of power, corruption, violation of the social contract... If you’re an American Democrat, chances are Donald Trump’s disdain for all of those has been evident to you for quite a bit. The spectacle...

Reporting on Economic Hardship

How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.

F-Word: From Voice of America to NPR – New CEO Lansing’s Glass House

 I don’t know about you, but I take a teeny weeny bit of offense when a guy in a glass house lobs a great big stone and expects me not to notice the sound...

Woodstock Urges Roaming

Radical journalist Andrew Kopkind wrote about the Woodstock Peace and Music Fair in August 1969, just days after the event. "When we find out we have to fight for love, all hell will break...

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