When Feminists Rule the World

Season One

Season One - Episode One

When Feminists Rule The World — They Will Also Rule Their Bodies

Women’s bodies are not battlefields. This week host Martha Chaves is talking to Mexican feminist activist and executive director of Balance, Oriana López Uribe, and American writer, activist and host of the “Unscrewed” podcast, Jaclyn Friedman, about #MeToo, reproductive rights, and putting a middle finger up to patriarchy. When feminists rule the world – they will also rule their bodies.

Guests: Oriana López Uribe, Jaclyn Friedman

Oriana López Uribe is the Executive Director of Balance, a feminist organization in Mexico. She has been an advocate for the sexual and reproductive rights of women and youth at national, regional and international levels for seventeen years. Since 2010 she has specialized in the formation of abortion doulas, and since 2012 in the reduction of stigma related to abortion at the individual and community level.

Jaclyn Friedman is a writer, educator, activist, and creator of four books including Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape, and her latest, Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power and How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us All. Her podcast, also called "Unscrewed", was named one of the Best Sex Podcasts by both Marie Claire and Esquire.

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