On the latest edition of WINGS, we will hear from one of several panels of women from feminist organizations and media, held at the Vancouver Public Library on December 1, 2012, hosted by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter. This discussion includes definition of pornography and examination of its effect on society, especially in an era when rapes are routinely posted on the internet.

Featured guests/speakers:

Hilla Kerner, facilitator of the roundtable and a collective member at Vancouver Rape Relief and Womens Shelter; Lierre Keith, a founding member of the group Stop Porn Culture; Summer Rain Bentham, VRR collective member; Meghan Murphy, feminist journalist; Trisha Baptie, a formerly prostituted woman and the founder of EVE – Formerly Exploited Voices Now Educating; Lisa Stacey, VRR collective member; Suzanne Jay, of Asian Women Coalition Ending prostitution; Laura Robinson, journalist; Carissa Raponen, of WAVAW – Women Against Violence Against Women; and Janine Benedet, associate professor in the faculty of law at the University of British Columbia.

Based on a podcast at www.feministcurrent.com and adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden.

ON WINGS | April 27, 2013 | 2:30 pm

Pornifying Violence

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On the latest edition of WINGS, we will hear from one of several panels of women from feminist organizations and media, held at the Vancouver Public Library on December 1, 2012, hosted by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter. This discussion includes definition of pornography and examination of its effect on society, especially in an era when rapes are routinely posted on the internet.

Featured guests/speakers:

Hilla Kerner, facilitator of the roundtable and a collective member at Vancouver Rape Relief and Womens Shelter; Lierre Keith, a founding member of the group Stop Porn Culture; Summer Rain Bentham, VRR collective member; Meghan Murphy, feminist journalist; Trisha Baptie, a formerly prostituted woman and the founder of EVE – Formerly Exploited Voices Now Educating; Lisa Stacey, VRR collective member; Suzanne Jay, of Asian Women Coalition Ending prostitution; Laura Robinson, journalist; Carissa Raponen, of WAVAW – Women Against Violence Against Women; and Janine Benedet, associate professor in the faculty of law at the University of British Columbia.

Based on a podcast at www.feministcurrent.com and adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden.

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