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.
Robin on Jeff Sessions' immigration war against women, and on definitions of "culture," "tradition," and "private." Guests: Angela McQuillan on art intersecting with science; Leah Lax on escaping fundamentalist Hasidic Judaism. Surrealism Corner.
Robin on the "c-word," Bill Clinton and #MeToo, Spain's new feminist cabinet, women firefighters, and the Miss America Pageant PR stunt. Guest: Liang Xiaowen's personal report on the state of women in China and the feminist underground.
Robin on the Irish referendum, Weinstein in handcuffs, Roseanne's racism. Guests: Former Saints' cheerleader Bailey Davis and lawyer Sara Blackwell discuss their complaint against the NFL for sex discrimination.
Robin on women's primary-election wins, the Supremes' "mandatory arbitration" decision, Trump's gag rule, and evangelical women waking up. Guest: Jane Fonda talks politics, her hit Netflix series Grace and Frankie, and new movie Book Club.
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Robin on Jerusalem's US Embassy, primary wins, & a national alert on chemically tainted water. Guests: Elaine Luria, Naval commander, mermaid maker, Virginia Congressional candidate; Maria Ressa, crusading journalist under attack in the Philippines.
Robin on Cohen, Giuliani, Schneiderman, Spain's "wolf pack," Congress' chaplain, and our 620 million-year-old genes. Guest: actor/director Christine Lahti on sex, power, and aging in Hollywood, and her book, "True Stories from an Unreliable Witness."
Robin on what statues teach us, updating #MeToo vs. the Nobels, Chinese feminism—and the green-haired turtle. Guests: Dem. Deb Haaland, NM candidate to be the first Native American woman in Congress; Dr. Gail Dines on porn as a public-health issue.
Robin on #MeToo versus the Nobel Prize, poetry month, and women's long-term strategies in Rwanda and the Gaza Strip. Guests: Daina Ramey Berry on what enslaved persons thought—and cost; Taina Bien-Aimé on anti-sex-traffick progress. Plus a surprise!
Robin on Trump's "Fixer," Zuckerberg's testimony, a new organ in the human body, and snow monkeys. Guest: "Everything But the Girl" singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn opts for in-your-face feminism in her new Record.
Robin on those awesome Red State teachers; MeToo in Moscow and Wall Street; mourning the death of Winnie Mandela. Guests: Brianna Fisher, Leni Steinhardt, Zoe Gordon—high school journalists who lived through and report on the Parkland, FL tragedy.
Robin on Facebook's crash, Cambridge Analytica's pimp, Al Qaida's "feminine" drive, and women keeping men's secrets. Guests: Stacey Abrams, African-American feminist running for Georgia governor; June Millington, "godmother of women's rock 'n roll."
Robin on sexism and pop music, the high-school protests, ageism and lowering the age to vote—and reversing the arrow of time?! Guest: Nina Khrushcheva on Putin's real motives and how current US policy aids and abets him. Plus Surrealism Corner!
Robin on striking teachers, marching students, cranky nuns, and defining "articulate." Guests: Kimberlé Crenshaw and Rhanda Dormeus on "Say Her Name" activism; Helen LaKelly Hunt on her book about erasure of early 19th-century feminists of faith.
Fifty years after the Kerner Commission criticized the news media for not sufficiently covering race issues, a new special report shows that women of color continue to be underrepresented in U.S. newsrooms and face multiple challenges in achieving equality in hiring and promotions.
Robin on the hidden history of the Second Amendment, Hope Hicks, sexism at the BBC, Boko Haram's return, and China's Winnie the Pooh. Guests: Charlotte Gordon on the feminist origins of "Frankenstein"; Masih Alinejad on women's uprising in Iran.
Robin on new anti-NRA tactics; both former "Playmate" and porn star joining MeToo against Trump; breast-feeding in Congress—and KFC?!? Guests: Catherine Kerrison on Jefferson's daughters—two white, one black; Pascale Lamche's Mandela film "Winnie."
A new study finds the number of women Oscar nominees grew only slightly in Academy Awards given for non-acting categories this year — despite a concerted push by women and their allies to achieve greater representation for females in all parts of the film industry. Men represent 77 percent of the nominees for behind-the-scenes roles, according to a report by the Women’s Media Center.