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A’shanti Gholar is the founder of the Brown Girl's Guide to Politics and the national political director for Emerge America--a national organization devoted to getting more democratic women into office. You'll hear how A’shanti went from watching CSPAN as a kid, with her mom, to working for President Barack Obama, the DNC and the NAACP before joining Emerge America. And she'll share what it's going to take to get more women of color elected to office.

When the colonists first came to America their ideal wife "was a woman who was civil and under 50 years of age."

Photo courtesy of Candace Bushnell/modified from original

Candace Bushnell gave us a reason to sit on our couch every week to soak in the stories of the women--and men--of the 90s television culture-changer "Sex and the City". Candace has written a number of books since then and her newest book is called "Is There Still Sex in the City?" This October I teamed up with Women Lit of the Bay Area Book Festival to have an on-stage conversation with Candace Bushnell, hosted by INFORUM at The Commonwealth Club of San Francisco.

Photo courtesy of Katie Bethell/modified from original

America is one of only two countries in the world where you can be fired for taking a day off in order to give birth (let that sink in for a moment).

How can we fight racial, gender biases we don't know we have?

Oct 11, 2018


  On this edition of Your Call, we talk with filmmaker Robin Hauser. In her new documentary “Bias,” Hauser explores the science around implicit bias and the people finding ways to mitigate it.

Deb Liu says that sexist language is hiding right in front of all of us.

Producer Megan Jones brings us this story of a 'big' misunderstanding.

Photo courtesy of Eve Ensler

The creator of The Vagina Monologues, published an article this September in the Huffington Post called "The Undeniable Rape Culture Of Donald Trump."

On the August 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss sexual harassment.

Dayla Soul

  

On the June 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the sexism plaguing women in sports. 

Your Call: How can men oppose misogyny?

Jun 5, 2014