Group interview with Rita Mae Brown, poet and author of Songs to a Handsome Woman (Diana Press, 1973), feminist writer and activist Sally Gearhart and KPFA's Zoe Nawoe and Ellen Dubrowin, on teaching, art, politics, humor and survival. Brown reads her poems "The New Lost Feminism," "Deja Vu: Watching Old Movies on the Late Night Show," "To My Dream Butch Straight Lady Who Bolts Her Doors But Leaves Her Windows Unlatched," "Kisses to Tallulah, Wherever She May Be" and "Sappho's Reply." She also discusses her teaching job in NYC, addresses the recent dissolution of the Furies Collective, and talks about the "lack of humor" in the women's movement. Produced by KPFA's Unlearning to Not Speak collective. Contains sensitive language.
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