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Power Over

Are we experiencing the last gasp of the patriarchy? If so, what comes next? Host Martha Chaves sparks ideas from Fahima Hashim and Nancy Ingram about transforming hierarchal patriarchal power structures embedded in some of our lives since childhood — and how the young feminist leaders they met with this year taught, inspired, and changed them.


Read up about the issue and our guests below.

Learn more about Balance and their work on sexual and reproductive rights for women and youth in Mexico.

Listen to "Unscrewed"—Jaclyn's awesome podcast about all the ways our sexual culture is screwed up, and what it will take to untangle it.

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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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