Released Jun 23, 2014

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Red River Women’s Clinic

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 12)
In this episode of Dare to Use the F-Word, Carly Crane ’15 interviews 27-year-old Caitlin O’Connell, site coordinator of the Red River Women’s Clinic, the only legal abortion provider in all of North Dakota. Caitlin shares with us the challenges of facing anti-abortion protestors and legislation, and how reproductive rights intersect with other economic developments in the state.

Released May 9, 2014

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Sakhi for South Asian Women

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 11)
In this episode of Dare to Use the F-Word, we interview Caritas Doha of Sakhi for South Asian Women about her work to help young women who immigrated to the U.S. as children apply for employment authorization under a new program called DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Caritas explores the unique vulnerabilities experienced by women and children who are undocumented immigrants and survivors of violence.

Released Mar 20, 2014

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The Revival

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 10)
In this episode, we speak with Jade Foster, the creator of The Revival Poetry Tour. The salon-style poetry tour aims to create a community of queer women of color through the art of the spoken word.

Released Feb 3, 2014

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Radical Doulas

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 9)
In this episode of Dare to Use the F-Word, we speak with Miriam Zoila Pérez, one of the founders of The Doula Project and the author of The Radical Doula Guide. She discusses her work supporting individuals through pregnancy, birth, abortion, and miscarriage.

Released Dec 4, 2013

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Young Feminists Around the World: Part 2

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 8)
In the second half of our two-part series, we focus on the story of Nilab Nusrat. Nilab is a 17-year-old Afghan woman who survived her father’s self-immolation; lived in an Afghan prison; was separated from her home and from her family; and is now working to improve the lives of women and children in Afghanistan.

Released Oct 30, 2013

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Perfection

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 7)
In this episode of Dare to Use the F-Word, we focus on the idea of perfection. Barnard President Debora Spar, author of Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection, sits down with millennial feminist Jamia Wilson to discuss how the drive for perfection affects young women.

Released Sep 30, 2013

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Young Feminists Around the World: Part 1

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 6)
This month’s Dare to Use the F-Word is the first episode in a two-part series on the work of millennial feminists active in different areas of the globe. Our guests include youth mentor Mary Mwende from Kenya, peace activist Meena Sharma from Nepal, and women’s rights activist Nini Chanturia from Georgia.

Released Sep 3, 2013

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Food Activism

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 5)
This episode of Dare to use the F-Word is all about food activism in the South Bronx. BCRW’s Pam Phillips interviews Tanya Fields, founder of The BLK ProjeK, about her journey to transform her community through food and feminism.

Released Jul 31, 2013

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Media and Image

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 4) This month on Dare to Use the F-Word, we focus on media representations of young women. We speak with Jamie Keiles of “The Seventeen Magazine Project” and you’ll hear Alexandra Cale offer a feminist analysis of “Documented Instances of Public Eating.”

Released Jun 4, 2013

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Millennial Feminism

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 3) In this special episode of Dare to Use the F-Word, we bring Julie Zeilinger (feminist blogger, author, and Barnard student) together with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Anna Quindlen to discuss the evolution of millennial feminism.