A new, alternative voice in our local media scene went live January 2015. Stackedd Magazine is an online publication run and written exclusively by women. The magazine provides Pacific Northwest women a platform of their own to speak on issues from civics, sex, to parenting, along with music, food and arts coverage.
We’re joined by Ma’Chell Duma LaVassar, Editrix-in-Chief of Stackedd Magazine, Art Director, Siolo Thompson and the voice behind Operation Menstruation, the cover story of Stackedd’s inaugural issue, Faustine Hudson. Operation Menstruation is a local non-profit Hudson started, making feminine hygiene products more accessible to Ugandan girls and women.
Stackedd Magazine celebrates its launch party at Neumo’s on Saturday, January 10 at 9PM. Admission is a box of name brand feminine hygiene products to benefit Mary’s Place, a local emergency shelter for women and children.
You can listen to the interview below:
ENCORE BROADCAST – Women’s Equality Day is August 26th. It marks the day in 1920 when women were officially given the right to vote as part of the US constitution. This week, we revisit our conversations with local women about feminism.
- Episode 1 & 2 – University of Washington graduate, Hamdi Mohammed speaks with KBCS Producer, Yuko Kodama about how perspectives on Feminism
- Episode 3 & 4 – KBCS News Director Sonya Green speaks with Founder of the immigrant advocacy organization, One America and a candidate for state Senate, Pramila Jayapal about current women’s equality and rights activities.
- University of Washington Student, Monica Mendoza Castrejon shares what women’s equality means to her as a Chicana.
Music by Rushus “Magic of Fog”