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The intersectional feminist podcast that subverts and challenges the norm by providing a platform for voices, narratives and stories ignored by the mainstream media.

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The intersectional feminist podcast that subverts and challenges the norm by providing a platform for voices, narratives and stories ignored by the mainstream media.

    32: Sexuality - Pansexuality

    32: Sexuality - Pansexuality

    Welcome to the debut episode in a brand new series; in this series, we'll be exploring sexuality - and what better way to launch than with Lana speaking to us about pansexuality. Lana helps us to debunk pansexuality myths and falsities by talking us through her own experience of moving through the world.
     
    Keep the conversation going with us over Twitter @KickKyriarchy, and make sure to hit follow on our new Instagram @KickingTheKyriarchy for all your favourite intersectional feminist content.
     
    Don’t forget, you can always e-mail us at kickingthekyriarchy@gmail.com.
     
    We can’t wait to hear what you think. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 38 min
    31: Reprodutive Health - Transgender

    31: Reprodutive Health - Transgender

    Welcome to the fifth episode in our series which explores reproductive health, in all its many forms. This week, we dived into transgender reproductive health with the wonderful Kate Nambiar.
     
    Kate transitioned as a medical student and entered the profession as a sexual health doctor; as a trans person working in the NHS, Kate has a unique insight into reproductive health matched with unparalleled passion. Kate has also formed her own sexual health clinic, Clinic T, which puts transgender sexual health at the forefront.
     
    We hear about studies which show transgender people are less likely to attend sexual health clinics to receive its services, creating a huge ripple effect from increased undiagnosed HIV conditions to less access to fertility or maternity care. We examine why sexual health clinics can be inaccessible to trans people, from being misgendered at the initial stage of booking an appointment to binary male / female waiting rooms. We even touch on trans sex workers interacting with these services and the shocking stories of sterilisation of trans people abroad.
     
    Keep the conversation going with us over Twitter @KickKyriarchy, and make sure to hit follow on our new Instagram @KickingTheKyriarchy for all your favourite intersectional feminist content.
     
    Don’t forget, you can always e-mail us at kickingthekyriarchy@gmail.com.
     
    We can’t wait to hear what you think, and we’ll see you next time for a conversation with Hayden Cross, the first trans man in the UK to give birth.


    Find Kate at @KateNambiar


    *At the time of recording, it wasn't clear as to the situation with gamete storage on the NHS. There is now re-issued guidance, and you can find more information here. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 38 min
    30: Reproductive Health - Decolonising Contraception

    30: Reproductive Health - Decolonising Contraception

    This is the fourth installment in our series of episodes exploring reproductive health, and for this one we’re exploring decolonising contraception.


    We are joined by Dr Annabel Sowemimo who talks us through what this term means, the often-undiscussed history of contraception and how we can be more of an ally in the campaign to decolonise contraception for good.


    Carry on the conversation with us over on Twitter @KickKyriarchy, or follow our new insta page @KickingTheKyriarchy for all show illustrations and other 10/10 feminist content.


    You can also drop us an email kickingthekyriarchy@gmail.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 25 min
    29: Reproductive Health - The UK Government & Sexual Health Services

    29: Reproductive Health - The UK Government & Sexual Health Services

    This is the third installment in our series of episodes exploring reproductive health, and for this one we’re exploring the impact of the government on our sexual and reproductive health.


    We often hear about ‘budget cuts’, ‘austerity’ and ‘cut-backs’, but when you remove the jargon, what does it actually mean? How are our services actually affected? WHO is it affecting? At what rate? 


    More and more sexual health clinics are having to close by the day, and the ones that are still around are having to reduce their operating hours, and unfortunatley, it will be the most vulnerable people in society who feel that pinch - young LGBTQ+ people, people of colour, people living with HIV and AIDs, victims of abuse and rape.


    To help us understand what’s going on and what we can do about it, we sit down with Dr Verity Sullivan, a phenomenal sexual health doctor who’s working on the front line treating patients and educating people on why we cannot afford to lose these services. 


    Carry on the conversation with us over on Twitter @KickKyriarchy, or follow our new insta page @KickingTheKyriarchy for all show illustrations and other 10/10 feminist content.


    You can also drop us an email kickingthekyriarchy@gmail.com


    Join us next time where we’ll be decolonising contraception. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 41 min
    28: Reproductive Health - Abortion Today

    28: Reproductive Health - Abortion Today

    TRIGGER WARNING: In this episode, there will be descriptions of abortions, medical and self-induced. If any of that is distressing, please feel free to stop listening, you can always come back to it at a later time. 


    For this series of episodes we’re exploring reproductive health, and given the conversation that’s going on worldwide right now about abortions, it seems only right we start with that.


    To help us understand the abortion in the UK today, we’ve got Gabriella on the podcast.


    Carry on the conversation with us over on Twitter @KickKyriarchy, or follow our new insta page @KickingTheKyriarchy for all show illustrations and other 10/10 feminist content.


    You can also drop us an email kickingthekyriarchy@gmail.com


    Join us next time where we’ll be exploring what it’s like to access an abortion in the UK today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 30 min
    27: Reproductive Health - Legalising Abortion

    27: Reproductive Health - Legalising Abortion

    TRIGGER WARNING: In this episode, there will be descriptions of abortions, medical and self-induced, as well as mentions of sexual assault. If any of that is distressing, please feel free to stop listening, you can always come back to it at a later time. 


    Your favourite friendly intersectional feminist podcast is back for a Third Season, and what a topic to kick it off with. Just a heads up, we've changed our episode structure slightly; to get more in-depth on our guests' stories, we'll be covering a topic across three episodes with one guest in each.


    For this series of episodes we’re exploring reproductive health, and given the conversation that’s going on worldwide right now about abortions, it seems only right we start with that.


    To help us understand the history in the UK and where we’re at today with it, we’ve got activist Diane Munday on, a woman who was instrumental to legalising abortion in 1967 with the Abortion Act.


    If you want to help out in any way, please consider nowforni.uk where you can send an email to your MP urging them to act for abortion access in Northern Ireland, or if you’re in the position to donate, the Yellowhammer fund provides funding for anyone seeking care at one of Alabama’s three abortion clinics, as well as helping with lodgings and travel. 


    Carry on the conversation with us over on Twitter @KickKyriarchy, or follow our new insta page @KickingTheKyriarchy for all show illustrations and other 10/10 feminist content.


    You can also drop us an email kickingthekyriarchy@gmail.com


    Join us next time where we’ll be exploring what it’s like to access an abortion in the UK today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 47 min

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