Adamant Eve interviews self-identified indigenous feminist Emily Riddle, about the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Join the University of Alberta Campus Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women on February 14th at noon at Pembina Hall, to commemorate the lives of women no longer with us, and demand justice.
It's a bird! It's a train! No! It's Wonder Woman? On this week's episode of Adamant Eve, we trace the history of the most well known superheroine, and ask the question: Is Wonder Woman a feminist?
Marleana Moore is a feminist Edmonton artist. On this episode of Adamant Eve, she talks about her new album which drops on February 8, and what it means to be a feminist musician.
Adamant Eve takes a look at this past year in music, particularly the role of women in the music industry. From Lauren Mayberry's (of CHVRCHES) ground-breaking editorial decrying misogyny in the music industry to the groan-inducing lyrics of Robin Thicke's summer jam, "Blurred Lines", 2013 proved to be exceptionally interesting for feminism and music.
Adamant Eve presents a brief backgrounder on the recently released Supreme Court decision (Bedford ) on the criminal provisions around prostitution. We then travel back in time to our archives to hear about a University of Alberta legal project that looks at the effectiveness of court diversion programs for sex workers, and then, a look back on Edmonton's queer curling league! Stay tuned!
On this episode of Adamant Eve, we talk to Kate Braid, a journey carpenter, and engineers Ingrid Pederson and Nancy Manchak, about working in male dominated professions. We look at the barriers facing women who want to work in these professions and the broader idea of occupational segregation by gender.
Adamant Eve "indulges our worst feminine impulses" about that "secret bad habit" - masturbation! All 19th century kidding aside, the topic of self-satisfying still seems to be taboo. We talk to Brenda, the owner of the Travelling Tickle Trunk on Whyte Avenue, about the pleasures, challenges, and misconceptions about solo sex!
In this episode of Adamant Eve, we examine the Riot Grrrl movement. This DIY-activist-underground-punk movement started in the early to mid 1990s and continues to be relevant today. We interview local Edmonton Riot Grrrl band, The Sweathearts, and sample some riotous tune-age.
In this, the third and final episode in our exploration of the waves of feminism, we speak with Dr. Michelle Meagher about the third wave. We've come so far, but as we find out, there's lots more progress to be made.
A continuation of our three part series on feminist history, this week’s episode details the highlights and lowlights of Second-wave feminism. University of Alberta Women’s Studies professor Michelle Meagher give us the low down on everything from Betty Friedan’s ‘The Feminine Mystique’ to the lingering effects of the sexual revolution. Then later, a feminist critique of the recent throne speech in Canada.