The Scarlet Line: 18 October, 2018
Tonight’s show was broadcast from the Hurley Convergence Center’s Digital Auditorium at the University of Mary Washington. The broadcast took place before the screening of Equal Means Equal, a documentary on the status of the Equal Rights Amendment. The screening was sponsored by The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region and the Women and Gender Studies Department at the University of Mary Washington (UMW).
Janelle was joined by Dr. Kristen Marsh, Program Director, Women's & Gender Studies
and Associate Professor of Sociology at UMW; Senator Scott Surovell Va 36th District, Kati Hornung, VARatifyERA; and Tina Norkus, President, League of Women Voters, Fredericksburg Chapter.
Topics covered were the history and future of the ERA, why passing the ERA matters, the history of the activist groups, the legislative efforts shepherded by Sen Surovell, and how listeners can help on the activist and the legislative fronts. Also discussed was the essay, Not One More Generation written by Kati Hornung that talks about the importance of actively engaging various groups in the ratification process and the history of Delta Sigma Theta, the African American women’s sorority formed during the campaign for women’s suffrage.
Margot was at tech week for her show, No Exit which opens this weekend and runs through the end of October and sound technician Robert Kendzie talked about the upcoming shoot for his movie, Are You Going to Eat That?