gender roles http://iowapublicradio.org en Living Transgender In Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/living-transgender-iowa <p>When Ed Krug was growing up in Cedar Rapids he felt like he always had something to prove.&nbsp; He was a successful athlete and went on to be a very aggressive and successful lawyer, but there was something wrong and he finally realized that he could no longer live as a man.&nbsp; Today on Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe talks with Ellen Krug about being transgender and her journey to where she is today.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:33:19 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Charity Nebbe 24228 at http://iowapublicradio.org Living Transgender In Iowa The Changing Role of Fathers http://iowapublicradio.org/post/changing-role-fathers <p>Sunday is Father's Day. &nbsp;Find out about the Father’s Day Index and hear about the changing role of dads, who are increasingly stay-at home parents. How is that fact affecting families and our stereotypes? &nbsp;Guest host Ben Stanton gets advice for dads to communicate with kids using handwritten letters. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:14:43 +0000 Ben Stanton & Sarah Boden 22460 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Changing Role of Fathers Women on the Farm: An Evolving Role http://iowapublicradio.org/post/women-farm-evolving-role <p>Women have worked in agriculture since agriculture began, but for many years they were limited to supporting roles. Talk of Iowa seeks out women's voices in agriculture, through history and today.&nbsp; Jenny Barker-Devine, author of <a href="http://www.uiowapress.org/books/2013-spring/behalf-family-farm.htm">"On Behalf of the Family Farm: Iowa Farm Women's Activism since 1945"</a> discusses how the roles of farm women changed during the 20th century. Mon, 13 May 2013 18:57:32 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 20682 at http://iowapublicradio.org Women on the Farm: An Evolving Role Midwest Farmer's Daughter http://iowapublicradio.org/post/midwest-farmers-daughter-0 <p>"Talk of Iowa" explores the roles of women on the farm in history, literature, popular culture and the present.&nbsp; We talk with <a href="http://www.zacharyjack.org/?page_id=39">Zachary Michael Jack</a>, author of <a href="http://www.thepress.purdue.edu/titles/midwest-farmers-daughter-search-american-icon">"The Midwest Farmer's Daughter: In Search of an American Icon."</a> Also joining the conversation, Cheryl Tevis of <a href="http://www.iowawomeninag.org/">Iowa Women In Agriculture</a>, and <a href="http://www.wfan.org/Denise_OBrien.html">Denise O'Brien,</a> founder of the <a href="http Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:42:23 +0000 Charity Nebbe 19236 at http://iowapublicradio.org Midwest Farmer's Daughter