This program explores the evolution of women's consciousness through poetry, prose, fiction, and non-fiction. The theme of this tape is masturbation. Produced by Irene Schram, Ellen Turner, Dorothy Engleman, and Linda Cohen of WBAI Women's Radio Workshop. Contains conversations, interviews, readings, and songs. Songs include "Conjugations of gravity" by Alex Dobkin; "Big orgasm" by Women Like Me; "The clitoris song" by Dorothy Engleman; and "Masturbation rock" by Six Women Together. Poetry by Civ Wyderberg, Ellen Turner, Anne Sexton, Alta, Marilyn Hadfield, Palomina, and Jane Cornbluth. Excerpts from novels by Margarita Caripanu, translated by N. C. Germanicus; Marilyn Coffey; Erica Jong; Susan Yankowitz; and Irene Schram. Women speaking on their experiences were Margot Adler, Dell Williams, Irene Schram, Marge Helenscheild, Julie Dobkin, Sherry Thaler, and Ellen Turner. Sensitive material.
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