Alongside the launch of a number of recent podcasts, including “Indigenous women leaders speak out,’ and ‘Powerful women and girls with disabilities‘Women’s eNews is thrilled to present its new podcast,’Where are the women ?‘
Although lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have been around as long as humankind itself, female members of the community have often been omitted from historical records.
Women’s eNews wants to change that by launching “Where the ‘L’ are the Women'”, a series of interviews with female members of the LGBTQIA+ community by journalists who are also members of the community.
In the first of a series, Leslie Cohen, author of “The Audacity of a Kiss: Love, Art and Liberation,” is interviewed by Rachel Wilkins, co-founder of Conception Arts.
Learn more about Leslie Cohen: As co-founder of Sahara in New York (1976), a revolutionary and elegant women’s nightclub that has hosted, at different times, Pat Benatar, Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Bella Abzug, Jane Fonda, Adrienne Rich, Patti Smith and many others, Leslie is also, with his wife Beth, the model for the sculpture gay liberation by George Segal, who resides at Christopher Park in Greenwich Village, across from the Stonewall Inn. After years of controversy (it was created in 1979 to commemorate the Stonewall Rebellion), it was finally unveiled in 1992. It has become an international icon for the LGBTQ+ community and is part of Stonewall National Monument, the first national monument the United States. designated an LGBTQ+ historic site.
Learn more about Rachel Wilkins: An art business coach and co-founder of Conception Arts, an organization that has helped over 5,000 artists on two continents, Rachel is also the host and producer of the Smart Art Business podcast and author of the book Sell Out: The Definitive Guide. to sell your art online Dubbed “Arts Crusader” by the Huffington Post, Rachel has been featured by The Wall St. Journal, Paper Magazine and ABC News, and is also a recipient of New York’s “Woman of Influence” award. Business Journal and was recently named one of the “40 under 40” LGBTQ Leaders by Business Equality Magazine.
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