Robin on the overlooked glory of the election and the Everywoman who made it real, plus toxic sunscreens and Rupert Murdoch. Guest: Jessica Ladd, founder and CEO of Callisto, which puts powerful technology at the service of sexual assault survivors.
Robin on Saudi women fugitives, Trump's "executive time," microplastics, supremacists at large, and November 7. Guest: Rebecca Traister on her new best-seller, "Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger." Plus, "A Thought Experiment."
Over the past year, many intrepid women have leveraged the media not only to make their voices heard, and to offer more diverse voices in an industry that has historically been dominated by limited pe...
Robin on the Caravan, right-wing terrorist bombs, Elizabeth Warren, and the Puerto Rican rainforest. Guest: Michigan Democratic Congresswoman-to-be Rashida Tlaib, running unopposed, who will become the first Muslim-American woman in Congress.
Robin on anti-feminist women, Russian trolls' new targets, Iowa's corn-fed sex crimes, and the 6th Mass Extinction. Guests: Neha Madhira and Haley Stack, teenage Texas journalists who fought to free their high school newspaper from censorship.
The WOMEN’S MEDIA CENTER announces our host and honorees for the 2018 WOMEN’S MEDIA AWARDS, to be held on November 1st, at Capitale in New York City.
WMC AWARDS will be presented to outstanding leaders and champions for women in media, including Lisa Borders, Abigail Disney, Fatima Goss Graves, Cindy Holland, Maria Teresa Kumar, and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.
Robin on women and climate change, murdered journalists, and male "rites of passage." Guests: Investigative journalist Susan Antilla on #MeToo vs. Wall St.; investigative journalist Kathryn Joyce on the religious adoption industry and migrant kids.
Study from BBCAmerica and Women's Media Center highlights that girls believe there are not enough female role models or strong, relatable female characters in media. Female sci-fi and superhero characters help bridge confidence gap.
Robin’s Open Letter to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, plus new statistics on women, an update on rape and the Nobel Prize, Kuwait's banned books, and pet fish. Guest: Ana Maria Archila, on trapping Sen. Jeff Flake in the elevator and changing history.
A year following revelations in The New York Times about decades of allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein, the #MeToo movement has led to a significant change in the way media covers stories about sexual assault and harassment, a new report from the Women’s Media Center shows.
Robin on GOP suicide, MeToo's span from China to Antarctica, Cosby in handcuffs, and the rising of a global political force. Guest: Soraya Chemaly, on reclaiming social media and on her timely new book, Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger.
Robin on Dr. Ford v. Kavanaugh, lesbiphobia in retirement homes, Somalia's FGM deaths, and how the Koch Brothers miscalculated. Guests: Erica Gonzalez on Puerto Rico's hurricane anniversary; Maya Dusenbery on Doing Harm, her exposé of medicine today.
Season Premiere! Robin on Serena Williams, the mid-term elections, the Pennsylvania Catholic diocese coverup, killer whales—and two funerals. Guest AURN White House Correspondent April Ryan on her new book, Under Fire. Expanded Surrealism Corner!
Season Finale: Robin on "everyday courage," lesbian moms, more climate-change impact, hereditary peers, and water on Mars. Guest: Emmy and Peabody winning filmmaker Deeyah Khan on her new documentary about neo-Nazis, "White Right: Meeting the Enemy."
Robin on the long-term impact of sexual harassment, "ghost particles," older women and poverty, and a newly unearthed "Henge." Guest: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples, on losses (and wins!) for Indigenous women.
Robin on how to protect your vote from hacking and other violations, Trump's War on Babies, and a new low in domestic abuse. Guests: Julia Rybak's unionizing of hotel workers; Rachel Devlin on how girls really desegregated America's schools.
Robin on the murder of journalists, the Supreme Court decisions, and Justice Kennedy's departure—with an extended Fighting Words on how to survive. Guest: Tracy K. Smith, Poet Laureate of the United States.
Robin on children, mothers, and borders; Trump under pressure; Sally Hemmings; and giant Sequoias. Guests: former prosecutor Jane Manning on Harvey Weinstein's trial; Daisy Khan on Muslim American women's leadership. Plus, Surrealism Corner.