When Buddha was a woman – A radio talk with Sandy Boucher

When Buddha was a woman – A radio talk with Sandy Boucher

WNN – Radio on Air (WNN) OAKLAND, California, U.S.: 2600 years ago, the Buddha created an order of women nuns, but it disappeared after only 1,000 years. Today, Western women Buddhists are allying with Buddhist women in the East to struggle against prohibition on women’s ordination, in places such as Thailand. Kellia Ramares-Watson interviews feminist […]

Remembering Lynchburg’s Black Civil Rights Lunchcounter Sit-in

Remembering Lynchburg’s Black Civil Rights Lunchcounter Sit-in

WNN Radio Roughed up and brought to jail after protesting during a small ‘non-segregated’ racially mixed sit-in in a Lynchburg, Virginia drugstore lunch counter on December 14, 1960, the Patterson Six , made up of four white and two African American students from three different colleges in the Lynchburg area, were not going to take […]

Homeless Women – Criminals of Poverty?

Homeless Women – Criminals of Poverty?

WNN Radio     “Houseless does not mean homeless,” says Puerto Rican American activist, Tiny (Lisa Gray-Garcia). Tiny is poverty activist and scholar who has lived on the streets and is working today to empower people everywhere who live without a home. She is a poet, educator, organizer, and media genius who publishes and distributes […]

Is Science of Brain Sex Difference – Flawed?

Is Science of Brain Sex Difference – Flawed?

WNN Radio Ideas about the biological basis for differences between men and women circulate persistently, and often come to rest on the notion that male and female brains are just different. Well, not to blow any tiny female minds, but there may be nothing to that.” – Elanor McInerney Elanor McInerney interviews Cordelia Fine, author […]