A federal judge has placed a temporary stay on President Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers. Meanwhile, transgender veterans struggle to navigate for appropriate healthcare through the Department of Veterans Affairs. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama spoke with transgender U.S. army veteran Brooke Wylie about her experiences in advocating for services.
Yoni Ki Baat is a growing collection of stories told by South Asian women inspired by Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues.
The festival provides a space to talk about these issues, as well as issues of South Asian identity as collective and as individuals. The festival takes place May 10-12th at the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park, 1400 East Prospect Street in Seattle.
Sonya Green and her guests explore how the Aaina Festival honors and celebrates the life of South Asian women.
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Tasveer and Aaina founder, Rita Meher.
Aaina Festival Director , Rituja Korde
Yoni Ki Baat performer, Ashika Chand