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  • Producer/Host: Abbie Strout

    Issue: Social and political issues that impact our sexual and reproductive health produced by WERU in collaboration with Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center –
    www.mabelwadsworth.org.

    Program Topic: Feminist Healthcare

    Key Discussion Points:

    A) On this episode, we get to know Lindsey Piper, WHNP. Lindsey has been working at Mabel Wadsworth Center for over two years.

    B) She tells about her approach to providing care and why she finds it important to work at a health care center that provides a full spectrum of reproductive health services.

    C) Lindsey Piper also answers the "Ask Mabel" questions this month

    Guest: Lindsey Piper, WHNP, Mabel Wadsworth Center

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  • Producer/Host: Abbie Strout

    Issue: Social and political issues that impact our sexual and reproductive health produced by WERU in collaboration with Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center – www.mabelwadsworth.org.

    Program Topic: All Schools Need Comprehensive Sexuality Education

    Key Discussion Points:
    A) In this episode, our intern, Amelia Forman-Stiles, discusses the importance of comprehensive sexuality education.
    B) As a mother of two she explains why she wants her kids to receive sex ed at school.
    C) We end the show with "Ask Mabel" where NP Terry Marley-DeRosier answers questions about vaginismus.

    Guests:
    Amelia Forman-Stiles, Mabel Wadsworth Center and College of the Atlantic
    Terry Marley-Rosier, WHNP, Mabel Wadsworth Center

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  • Producer/Host: Abbie Strout

    Issue: Social and political issues that impact our sexual and reproductive health produced by WERU in collaboration with Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center – www.mabelwadsworth.org.

    Program Topic: Choice and Chocolate – Abortion Access in NB

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) This episode is a live recording of the event Choice and Chocolate held on January 21, 2016.
    b) Discussion of abortion access in Canada and specifically in New Brunswick.
    c) An intersectional conversation about how LGBT rights and abortion rights intersect.

    Guests:
    Allison Webster, Reproductive Justice New Brunswick
    Hannah Gray, Reproductive Justice New Brunswick

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  • Producer/Host: Abbie Strout

    Issue: Social and political issues that impact our sexual and reproductive health produced by WERU in collaboration with Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center – www.mabelwadsworth.org.

    Program Topic: Getting to know “Ask Mabel” with Terry Marley-DeRosier

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) The importance of providing compassionate, client-centered, and nonjudgmental reproductive health care.
    b) Menopause – common questions and what you can do to stay healthy.
    c) In the “Ask Mabel” segment we answer questions about women’s postpartum bodies.

    Guest:
    Terry Marley-DeRosier, Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center

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  • Producer/Host: Abbie Strout

    Issue: Social and political issues that impact our sexual and reproductive health produced by WERU in collaboration with Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center –www.mabelwadsworth.org.

    Program Topic: Supreme Court Abortion Case

    Key Discussion Points:
    A) Discussion about the Texas abortion law that the Supreme Court recently decided to hear.
    B) Information about how the political attacks on Planned Parenthood impact independent clinics like Mabel’s
    C) Announcement of exciting news!

    Guest: Andrea Irwin, Executive Director, Mabel Wadsworth Center

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  • Producer/Host: Abbie Strout

    Issue: Social and political issues that impact our sexual and reproductive health produced by WERU in collaboration with Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center –www.mabelwadsworth.org.

    Program Topic: Maine Feminist History with NOW Activist JoAnne Dauphinee

    Key Discussion Points:
    A) On this episode we interview a former NOW (National Organization for Women) activist about how feminist activism has changed (or hasn't changed) over the past 40 years.
    B) In the “Ask Mabel” segment Terry Marley-DeRosier answers a question about HPV.

    Guests:
    JoAnne Dauphinee, National Organization for Women

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  • Producer/Host: Abbie Strout

    Issue: Social and political issues that impact our sexual and reproductive health produced by WERU in collaboration with Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center – www.mabelwadsworth.org.

    Program Topic: Let’s Talk About Sex-Positive Feminism

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) How sex-positive feminism influences Arielle Greenberg’s poetry.
    b) Raising children with a sex-positive perspective.
    c) “Ask Mabel” answers questions about fertility.

    Guests:
    A) Arielle Greenberg, feminist poet
    B) Terry Marley-DeRosier, Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center

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  • Producer/Host: Abbie Strout

    Issue: Social and political issues that impact our sexual and reproductive health produced by WERU in collaboration with Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center – www.mabelwadsworth.org.

    Program Topic: Lobbying for Maine Women

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) What does the Maine Women’s Lobby advocate for?
    b) The good and the bad results of the latest legislative session.
    c) The intersection of poverty and reproductive freedom.

    Guest: Danna Hayes, Maine Women’s Lobby

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