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Recently the New York Times Magazine published an extensive article describing a group of women who have decided to step away from careers to raise their young children under the title The Opt Out Revolution. The article, while evocative of an important decision that many...

Welcome to Hipmama.com Radio! Our show offers a dynamic and eclectic mix of interviews, reviews and performances from the illustrious, the infamous, and people just like you! Lane Scarberry joins This Manic Mama for a post-festival wrap up to discuss what they watched at the 38th Telluride Film Festival! Highlights include...

Is acknowledging the biological divide key to achieving equality between the sexes?
 
When I went to college in the 1980s, I hadn’t yet figured out where I stood on the issue of abortion. I’d led a sheltered life as a high school student and didn’t know of any friends who had terminated a pregnancy. The...

In the 1960's, one of the symbols of the feminist movement was the classic burning of the bras. It represented liberation from the oppression of the male patriarchy, right down to unbinding yourself from the constrictions of your smooth silhouette, created in the first place for the visual pleasures of men. Interesting...

As you may have heard, here in sunny Southern California (too fucking sunny for my tastes, by the way) there is a grocery workers strike underway -- and goddamnit, am I proud of how my fellow San Diegans are turning out -- or rather, NOT turning out -- in favor of these union workers who are courageously and audaciously...

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