30 episodes

Your host, Meghan Murphy, explores feminist perspectives on everything from pop culture to politics, from hot-off-the-press news stories to cultural trends. If it's happening to women, we're talking about it. Through interviews and discussion, Meghan brings you fresh, powerful, radical voices from the global feminist movement that leave listeners feeling inspired and bold, ready to take on the (patriarchal) world.

Feminist Current Meghan Murphy

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 101 Ratings

Your host, Meghan Murphy, explores feminist perspectives on everything from pop culture to politics, from hot-off-the-press news stories to cultural trends. If it's happening to women, we're talking about it. Through interviews and discussion, Meghan brings you fresh, powerful, radical voices from the global feminist movement that leave listeners feeling inspired and bold, ready to take on the (patriarchal) world.

    PODCAST: Beth Stelzer is on a mission to save women’s sports

    PODCAST: Beth Stelzer is on a mission to save women’s sports

    Meghan Murphy speaks with Beth Stelzer, founder of Save Women's Sports.

    PODCAST: Donna Hughes was denounced by her university for questioning gender identity

    PODCAST: Donna Hughes was denounced by her university for questioning gender identity

    Meghan Murphy speaks with Donna Hughes, a Professor at the University of Rhode Island (URI) in the Gender and Women's Studies Department who was recently denounced for writing critically about gender identity ideology.

    PODCAST: The limitations of social media feminism

    PODCAST: The limitations of social media feminism

    In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Jessica Megarry about feminist organizing online and women's experiences on social media.

    PODCAST: Courtney Piper on Women Picket DC

    PODCAST: Courtney Piper on Women Picket DC

    On January 20 2021, President Biden signed the “Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation.” Biden’s order chooses to interpret sex broadly as “sexual orientation and gender identity” but does not make any provisions for the physical category of sex, meaning that women and girls may…

    PODCAST: Will President Joe Biden’s executive order erase women’s rights?

    PODCAST: Will President Joe Biden’s executive order erase women’s rights?

    Last month, on inauguration day, President Biden signed the “Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation.” Women across the United States and around the world reacted with anger. This meant, they feared, the erasure of women’s sex-based rights. But the language and impacts of the order…

    PODCAST: Phyllis Chesler on Aileen Wuornos, America’s ‘first female serial killer’

    PODCAST: Phyllis Chesler on Aileen Wuornos, America’s ‘first female serial killer’

    Meghan Murphy speaks with Phyllis Chesler about her new book, Requiem for a Female Serial Killer.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
101 Ratings

101 Ratings

Odin28019 ,

Such important info

Should be reqjired listening in high school

See Duck ,

Brave and Refreshing

Intellectual, refreshing content from a Feminist perspective. Look forward to more interviews!

CarlFriesen ,

Thoughtful, but narrowly focused

I used to listen because I like the way the host finds authoritative experts to interview. I stopped listening because it's now almost solely focused against trans women. There are a lot, a LOT of issues facing the feminist movement that are more important -- the persistent glass ceiling, how COVID has impacted women's work lives, sexual assault, and FGM to name just a few. I would love to see more variety of topics covered.

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