A Woman’s Worth

Power: Hugh Hefner

Nov 8 2021 • 50 mins

Hugh Hefner’s progressive legacy hinges on sexual liberation and anti-racism. As radical feminists confront Hefner on TV and Black people start appearing in Playboy, Hefner’s justice-minded image invites scrutiny. How much of it is just for show—and profit? With Jeannie Bell, one of the first Black women to appear in the magazine; Walter Lowe, Playboy’s first Black editor; and Diane Crothers of the New York Radical Feminist Group. A Somethin' Else production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices