Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz with guest Gloria Allred on aka Jane Roe and Women’s Rights has been uploaded to the web archive. The show was recorded, broadcast in the North Bay and streamed worldwide over Radio KBBF 89.1 FM on Monday 6/15/2020 at 11 AM (repeats at 11 PM on KBBF) and repeat broadcast in Petaluma and streamed worldwide over Radio KPCA 103.3 FM on Wednesday 6/17/2020 at 11 AM.
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1. Gloria Allred, Women’s Rights Attorney, Founding Partner of the firm Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
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1. Gloria Allred shares her passion for justice for women with as she calls it “45 years of fighting for #MeToo justice.” Ms. Allred has taken on very powerful and rich men who have abused women. She talks of her friend and client Norma McCorvey, the “Jane Roe” whose unwanted pregnancy led to the 1973 case that legalized abortion nationwide, Roe v. Wade, who is portrayed with her “deathbed confession” in the FX film aka Jane Roe, of switching from the volunteer and unpaid poster child of the Pro-Choice movement to become the paid-with-over-$450,000 poster child of the Pro-Life of Fetus movement Operation Rescue. Ms. Allred asserts, as does Norma in her confession that she was always Pro-Choice. Gloria Allred also comments on the Netflix documentary on her life, Seeing Allred, that has won film acclaim.
About our Guest: Gloria Allred was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. with honors in English from the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her M.A. from New York University and her J.D. cum laude from Loyola University School of Law in Los Angeles. She was also awarded an honorary J.D. from the University of West Los Angeles School of Law.
Ms. Allred is a founding partner of the law firm Allred, Maroko & Goldberg(AM&G). Her firm handles more women’s rights cases than any other private firm in the nation and has won hundreds of millions of dollars for victims. Ms. Allred also founded and is currently president of the Women’s Equal Rights Legal Defense and Education Fund (WERLDEF).
in 2017 Netflix announced Seeing Allred an original documentary about Ms. Allred and her battles for justice which launched globally on Netflix in February 2018 after its world premiere in the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
In addition to being an attorney, Ms. Allred holds California life credentials in secondary school education and supervision. She taught in public schools for 6½ years and was a lecturer at the University of Southern California for several years.
Ms. Allred is the author of Fight Back and Win: My Thirty-Year Fight Against Injustice — And How You Can Win Your Own Battles. Gloria Allred was iInducted into National Women’s Hall of Fame – 2019.
Seeing Allred the film: www.netflix.com/Title/80174367
aka Jane Roe the film: www.fxnetworks.com/shows/aka-jane-roe
Check out important dates to remember in herstory at the National Women’s History Alliance
Check links in case of postponement, cancellations, or restrictions due to pandemic precautions:
June 20, 2020, Juneteenth Celebration in Santa Rosa marks its 50th Year of family gathering. Usually this occurs at Martin Luther King, jr, Park but this year due to the COVID-19 precautions the event will be a free Zoom online event. Register to participate at https://www.sonomacountyjuneteenth.com/
Sonoma County Juneteenth celebrates 50th year amid growing recognition nationwide, Press Democrat article of June 19, 2020: www.pressdemocrat.com/news/11036649-181/sonoma-county-juneteenth-celebrates-50th
August 26 – November 8, 2020, Petaluma’s Participation in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, Petaluma Library and Historical Museum The Petaluma Museum Association’s suffrage exhibit has been rescheduled. This postponement has provided the opportunity to coordinate the exhibit’s opening reception with the national celebration of “Women’s Equality Day”. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 26th, 5 to 8 pm! The exhibit will be dedicated to our former Congresswoman, Lynn Woolsey, and our former Mayor, Helen Putnam, and we are delighted to report that Mayor Barrett will be attending the opening to bestow the honors.
January 25 through September 13, 2020, From Suffrage to #MeToo at Museum of Sonoma County. Please note: Fee is required for entry to museum. For more information visit https://museumsc.org/suffrage-metoo/
League of Women Voters of Sonoma County has scheduled candidate debates and ballot measure discussions. See their webpage listing the events at https://www.facebook.com/lwvsonomacounty/
The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com
Yes We Can Can, sung by The Pointer Sisters from the album Favorites (Released March 2013 @ 2013 Sabrina Steczko)
I Believe I can Fly sung by Etta James from the album All The Way (RCA Victor)
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