THROUGH THE EYES OF WOMEN

Bringing home a new baby means change for everyone, and parenting books tend to tell parents how to help siblings adjust – but – What does it look like from their point of view?

Author Elizabeth Rusch talks to Brenda Starr about getting this new relationship off on the right foot. 

Prostitution and the "Wild West"

Mar 20, 2017

Historian Jan Mackell Collins has written several books plus literally thousands of articles on the history of the West, with a special attention for the women and prostitutes that helped shape the modern America we know.

In books like  “The Wild Women of Prescott Arizona,” and “The Lost Ghost Towns of Teller County (Colorado),”  Jan MacKell Collins busts the technicolor movie image of the loud and proud town prostitute bustling about town saloons. Most of these women had a difficult job that was dangerous and stigmatized.


Eleanor Roosevelt was a reluctant president’s wife. A.P. journalist Lorena Hickok helped her by becoming a confidante, supporter and amorous partner. Author Susan Quinn talks about her research, going through hundreds of pictures and stories and thousands of love letters. She portrays a juicy tale of a long lasting relationship for the ages.

2016 Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein lives and breathes the Green Party Platform for People, Planet and Peace Over Profit. Dr. Stein graduated from Harvard Medical School and spent almost 25 years as a physician and researcher before transitioning into politics and social activism.

Jill Stein spoke with KHSU's Corinne Frugoni this week, ahead of Dr. Stein's March 8th lecture on the Humboldt State campus.
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  The first annual 02F Festival is kicking off March 2nd in the Creamery District. This festival’s aim is to celebrate creative women in our community. The theme of this year’s festival is Zero to Fierce: an opportunity to discover, inspire, and create.

According to Dr. Victoria Sweet, “In the last 20 years, in the interest of efficiency, the time doctors spend with patients has been cut down to the bone."  

In God’s Hotel: a Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine Victoria Sweet raises fundamental questions about the current practice of medicine based on her observations and work for twenty years at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco, the last almshouse in this country.

 

 Breastfeeding should come naturally and easily.  That’s what many new moms think when they first put their newborn to their breast.  


There will be a celebration of life for Ruth Mountaingrove, founding mother of Through The Eyes of Women.  Sunday, February 12 at 3:00 PMHumboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship  24 Fellowship Way, Bayside CA.

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Ruth Mountaingrove, lesbian-feminist poet, photographer, composer, publisher, musician, playwright, painter, and women’s land pioneer, died peacefully on December 18, 2016, at age 93, at Ida Emmerson Hospice House in Eureka , CA.

Catholics for Choice is a pro-choice Catholic organization based in Washington, D.C. Formed in 1973, CFC states that its mission is “to serve as a voice for Catholics who believe that the Catholic tradition supports a woman’s moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health.”

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  In this encore episode, we commemorate Ruth Mountaingrove, one of the Founding Mothers of Through The Eyes of Women. With Ruth’s recent passing at the well lived age of 93, her contributions to Through The Eyes Of Women, KHSU, the Arts & Activists communities, and life itself will be celebrated with several shows.

  

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SCRAP’s Lexie Fischer talks about the thrill of producing a thoughtful, innovative gift by hand, and the hilarity of when crafting projects go wrong.


Diana Nunes Mizer does not have a blueprint for raising children "correctly", but she does use classes, workshops and one-on-one coaching to help families reach their personal goals for peace, communication and patience at home. Welcome to conscious parenting.

In this episode, Mizer joins Emma Breacain to discuss family and offers advice for creating meaningful traditions and sidestepping some of the stressors of the holiday season.

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Attorney and author Elizabeth Schwartz joins Emma Breacain to talk about the mysteries and surprises of marriage.

Elizabeth Schwartz is not calling for less attention to the perfect caterer and wedding band, but she is definitely calling for more consideration for our financial, legal, physical and emotional well being in her book “Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise.”

In this episode, Schwartz illuminates the possible pitfalls and surprises of the institution, recommends knowledge as power, and discusses her own marriage.

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Kathleen Marshall is a working woman with a family and many interests including dancing, carpentry, biking, and being an all-around doer and liver of life.

So it seemed particularly unfair when she was diagnosed with chronic, invisible illness as a newlywed and young mom who had just completed her nursing degree and begun a brand new job as a nurse.

  

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