51 Percent

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 Jesse King talks to experts in their field for a ...more

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May 27, 2021 00:30:00
#1662: Urban Gardens And The Women Who Design Them|51%

#1662: Urban Gardens And The Women Who Design Them|51%

This week, we explore the role of community gardens in urban areas and we’ll meet some of the scientists who are purifying the soils the gardens grow in. (more…) ...

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May 20, 2021 00:35:17
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#1661: Beauty Pageants Are Changing | 51%

This week on 51%, we speak with Miss New York USA about how beauty pageants can lift up young women. And we’ll hear from Miss Wisconsin Earth about how she’s representing plus-size women on the stage in a time of changing attitudes about pageants. I’m Jackie Orchard and this is 51%. (more…) ...

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May 13, 2021 00:31:11
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#1660: Women In Law Enforcement | 51%

This week on 51%, we ride along on-shift with a County Sheriff’s Deputy and her K-9. And we’ll speak with a female FBI agent who tells us what not to believe on TV. (more…) ...

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May 06, 2021 00:43:28
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#1659: Female Healthcare Heroes | 51%

On today’s 51%, I visit a psychiatric ward in Cleveland to learn how one nurse reaches her patients with tea parties. And we’ll hear from one physician assistant who is trying to educate other healthcare professionals about racial and gender equity. (more…) ...

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April 29, 2021 00:27:29
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#1658: A Conversation With Women's Rights Attorney Gloria Allred | 51%

This week, a long-time women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred discusses the allegations of sexual misconduct against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and we pick her brain about what it means to be a feminist.  Also, we’ll hear from New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi about her own experiences with the governor. (more…) ...

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April 22, 2021 00:27:28
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#1657: Searching For A Sign | 51%

On this week’s 51%, sexual assault and harassment in the military affect retention, and a woman studying the behavioral ecology and demography of Asian elephants. (more…) ...

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