Air Date: 11/22/16 – Researcher and therapist, Dr. Barbara Klein, author of three books on the psychology of twin development, and a mother of 11-year-old twins, Shelly Halley, will discuss the many complex aspects of twin-ship and having/living as multiples. Do they really have ESP? Do they always love each other? What if they hate each other? What can parents do to help them form healthy identities and attachments?
Month: November 2016
Air Date: 11/22/16 – USC professor, advocate and therapist Dr. Mary Andres, expert in LGBT and transgender education and Nancy Nangeroni, a Boston-area trans woman, long-time activist and co-host of the original transgender show, GenderTalk, will discuss the various aspects of transgender life and living in the US. What does transgenderism involve or mean? What are some of the challenges? Has the US risen to give this portion of the population equal rights and its “due?” A deeply moving show. Find out!
Air Date: 11/15/16 – What has happened with the American family – no longer the 2.5 kids/dog, man and woman and the white picket fence? What’s the truth about nontraditional families? Are they on the rise? If so, what do they forbode for the American family and the US? Does any one type of family unit fare better? Has the US kept pace in the insurance industry, with public policy and social mores? Professor/advocate/author Stephanie Coontz, Director of Public Education at the Council on Contemporary Families, will discuss.
Air Date: 11/8/16 – *Election Day Special* Public Policy Analyst Valerie Young (Mom-mentum.org) and Activist/Writer/Blogger Shay Chan Hodges (Leanonandlead.com) discuss the current state of motherhood, the importance of women to this election and how the election may impact public policy regarding mothers and women in the workplace. Will equal pay ever be the norm? Can childcare and paid maternity leave be enacted on the federal level? If so, will we then achieve a work/life balance in this country? A riveting discussion on the eve of election night and our hope for change in our country.
Air Date: 11/1/16 – Tennessee-based powerhouse attorney Connie Reguli and adoptive mom of three and ardent, passionate activist, Maureen O’Neill Davis, will discuss their efforts to get this Act passed on both the state and federal level. Why must families with mentally ill children receive punitive measures from those whose jobs it is to protect and provide therapy? If families have privatized insurance, why must they wait for dire diagnoses and conditions to get any insurance benefits for their dysregulated and traumatized foster and adopted children? Why is there a lack of adequate mental health services for those kids in and out of the child & family services? Listen to these passionate and dedicated women employing a systematic approach to educating lawmakers and helping change insurance benefits for all.