Shows: April 9, 2018

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Fashion and Subverting the Orientalist Image of Muslim Women

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We speak with Hoda Katebi about using fashion as a tool for raising political consciousness, her thoughts on anti-capitalist fashion, what it means to creatively shift the mainstream image of Muslim women, and what would it take to challenge existing systems of oppression. Katebi is a Muslim Iranian, Political Fashion Blogger for JooJoo Azad and the Author and Photographer of Tehran Streetstyle.

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Voices from the Inaugural Korean Queer & Trans Conference

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This first national Korean Queer & Trans Conference, or KQTCON, was held in New York City this past weekend. Hear from the key organizers and an excerpt from the keynote speech by activist Mia Mingus.

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Frontline with Ruchira Gupta

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Ruchira Gupta, a journalist, social justice activist, professor, and founder-president of the Indian anti-sex-trafficking organization, Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an organization that serves more than 20,000 at risk and prostituted girls, women, and their family members.

We hear her unique perspective of being on the front-lines of working with women in the global sex trade and understanding how caste based sexual violence is endemic.

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