We’ve never really bought into the myth of sisterhood, but this excerpt from Phyllis Chesler’s “Woman’s Inhumanity to Woman” about women’s sexist aggression toward other women is dead on.
Love your sister as you love yourself—the quiet, daily practice of sisterhood—requires a strong and independent mind and spirit. To practice sisterhood, a woman must first love her (own) self. She must be clear about her psychological boundaries and be able to guard them well. Only then will she have the capacity to respect and not violate another woman’s boundaries.
Sexism is not only about mistrusting or disliking women. It is also about idealizing or demonizing women either as fairy godmothers or as evil stepmothers. Sexism is about expecting women to be family-like intimates. Women must learn to resist the illusion of…..
March was our 3rd anniversary, thank you very much to those who have donated, and/or purchased apparel, and for tuning in and hanging out with us. We’ve also received your voice-mails and will incorporate them in to future shows, please be patient it may take a little while but we always love hearing from you!
Lovers, We are still on a bit of a vacay and hope to return soon. In the meanwhile, we managed to snag part of an interview we heard on WBAI with esteemed author, thinker, teacher, and theorist on feminism, gender, race, class and culture, bell hooks, author of over 20 books. She discuesses parenting, critical thinking, Precious, conflict, the deradicalization of feminist women’s studies and black studies, women’s health and self-care.
Hello Friends and Darlings. We are temporarily on hiatus. In the meantime we may post an occasional sumsing until we’re ready to roll but fret not, we love and miss talking to you and will be back soon to post new and fun shows for you!
… and btw Sarah Palin is my lover. There is nothing you can do about it. We are eating moose hot dogs and later we will be eating each other!
Interview with prolific filmmaker Kirby Dick on his controversial movie Outrage, which outs closeted gay politicians who vote to pass anti-gay legislation. His film SICK (1997) won the Special Jury Prize at Sundance and the Grand Prize at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Dick also directed the controversial TWIST OF FAITH (2005), a film about a man who confronts past sexual abuse by a priest, which was nominated for an Oscar.