About This Show
Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint.
Host Allison Dunne talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.
Most Recent Episode
#1491: A Transgender Woman Battles Insurance; Could Aging Positivity Be A Movement?
1 day ago
On this week’s 51%, we meet a transgender woman who fought the health system, follow two young female scientists in evolution territory and hear from a storyteller about building on the body positivity movement.
Rikki Bates fought to have her insurance pay for her gender affirmation surgery and in 2014 she won. But becoming the woman she always wanted to be put her at odds with her greatest passion: music. From Orleans, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Rachel Ishikawa brings us this story. This piece was produced at the Transom Story Workshop Fall 2017. (more…)
Episodes of This Show
7 days ago