International Women's Day

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KBOO's special programming for March 8, International Women's Day.

International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday.

Suffragettes campaigned for women's right to vote. The word 'Suffragette' is derived from the word "suffrage" meaning the right to vote. International Women's Day honors the work of the Suffragettes, celebrates women's success, and reminds of inequities still to be redressed. The first International Women's Day event was run in 1911.

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Really Loud Women

Airs at: Fri, 03/09/2018 at 3:00am - 5:30am
We end 24 hours of special programs by for and about Women / Femme identified people with a show highlighting women who scream.  Join us for an annual catharsis as we give voice to our rage, our pain, and our power.     Read more

I don't steal the air I breathe

Airs at: Thu, 03/08/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the Seneca Falls Convention held in 1848 in Senec... Read more

IWD Special: Trans Women's Panel

Airs at: Thu, 03/08/2018 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Host Emma Lugo brings together a panel of trans women in the KBOO studios for a live discussion on International Women's Day! Read more

International Women's Day on 03/08/18

Airs at: Thu, 03/08/2018 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Happy IWD! Memoirs of a trans bus driver

Airs at: Thu, 03/08/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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I was a bus driver for nearly twenty years.  In 2001, I walked into my bosses' office and announced I was "changing" gender.  These stories reflect that struggle, and the struggle of serving an increasingly oppressed population.  Some passengers are saints, some are dangero... Read more

Screaming Women

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Ani wraps up International Women's Day with 2 1/2 hours of women who get really loud.   Featuring experimental, punk, rock, spoken word, and even the occasional folk song or two.... Photo credit, ani  "She Speaks Anarchism"   Read more

Women's Punk and Metal

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Godiva brings a three hour mix of punk and metal to the air, International Women's Day style.  This show will highlight the music of women of color, including trans and nonbinary identified people. Photo credit to Dr Case, from Flickr, used under Creative Commons License A... Read more

Nevertheless She Persisted - Music for IWD

Airs at: Wed, 03/08/2017 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Songs of persistence, resistance and protest. Songs of self-empowerment, feminism, social justice. Some old, some very new.. Read more

"Women in Country Music" - International Women's Day Special

Airs at: Wed, 03/08/2017 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
"The Women of Early Country and Western Music" Retta Christie features recordings of female artists from the 1920's to the 1950's in the Country and Western genre. Read more

Gender Illusion - Non-binary trans experiences

Airs at: Wed, 03/08/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Gender Illusion- Voices from the non-binary: Presents a half hour of narratives from different people, in different places and from different races on identifiying as the Infinite Gender. A panel about the differences between trans-gender and trans-ethnic, including address... Read more