Photo credit: Mitchel Raphael Kern
EPISODE 101: FEMINIST CITY WITH LESLIE KERN
Cities have almost always been designed by men, prioritizing men’s needs as defined by the traditional male-female binary. But as scholar and author Leslie Kern writes in her book, Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World, a truly feminist city could be, “an ongoing experiment in living differently, living better, and living more justly in an urban world.” Sarah talks with Dr. Kern about how gender influences the way we move through our streets, and how adopting a feminist perspective could make our cities more humane and livable for everyone, regardless of gender identity.
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This episode was produced and edited by Sarah Goodyear. Our theme music is by Nathaniel Goodyear.