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"70's Feminism" Panel
A panel discussion with an assortment of Houston area feminist leaders from the 1970s. The seminar discusses the complex history and the struggle and changes that have characterized women's lives during...
"Women in television" panel
A panel interview with Sue Davis and Elma Barerra, news reporters, in Houston. They talk about many aspects of their careers as television professionals such as their difficulties starting up as women;...
Breast Cancer Survivor Stories
This is an interview with Lourdes Hernandez and Susan Rafte, two breast cancer survivors and members of the Pink Ribbons Project. They are interviewed by Ellen Cohen who is also a survivor. They each talk...
Commissioner Sylvia Garcia
Video of an interview with Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia, who was the first woman and hispanic to be elected Commissioner. After an introduction from Dr. Elizabeth Gregory, the moderator, Dr....
Houston Lesbian Activism/Experience in the 70s & 80s
An interview with Pokey Anderson, Arden Eversmeyer, and Joyce Gayles. It begins by asking the panelists how they came to Houston, their process of coming out, the difficulty of finding support communities,...
Kathy Whitmire Interview
An interview with former Houston mayor Kathy Whitmire, a political science professor and the first woman to be elected to Houston City government. She talks about growing up as a shy girl and mentions...
Longterm Activism: Domestic Violence and Reproductive Rights
This is an interview with Toby Myers and Rhonda Gerson. It starts off with the panelists talking about how they became involved with the issue of domestic violence which stemmed from their involvement...
Ruth Simmons: Women in Education
An interview with Ruth Simmons, a professor and the first African American woman to hold the title of president at a major college/university. She talks about various aspects of her life such as how she...
Women and Islam: Women & Religion II
This is a panel discussion about Islam and women. They open by discussing common misconceptions about Islam. Then they talk about what it means to be a Muslim woman.
Women and Youth Culture
This is a panel with Anissa Gordon, Sehba Sarwar, Gwendolyn Zepeda moderated by Liz Embry. They talk about how each influences and communicates with young women, defined as 18 and younger, in their different...
Women in Christian Clergy: Women and Religion I
This is an interview with Helen Havens and Angela Shannon, two local Houston area reverends, conducted by Cecile Holmes. They begin by talking about the difference, importance, acceptance and their own...
Women in medicine
A dual interview by Ruth SoRelle with Dr. Edith Irby-Jones and Dr. Dianna Redburn (now Dr. Dianna A. Johnson), both with their own stories as women in the field of medicine. Dr. Edith Irby-Jones explains...
Women in Politics II
Video of a panel interview consisting of three women involved in politics (Carol Alvarado, Peggy Hamric, and Annise Parker) and one moderator (Kathryn McNiel). The panelists take questions from the moderator...
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