32 episodes

Take Back The Beat with Natalie Gray and Farah T: two survivors of domestic abuse and violent attacks have teamed up to create a safe and inclusive podcast that audaciously explores the taboo subject of violence against women, in the hope of making it... well, not quite so taboo.
In this series, Natalie and Farah are in conversation with a range of guests who openly share their own experiences in dealing with violence against women.
Each episode looks at the effects of this particular kind of abuse through a different lens; expect inspiring stories from survivors, trained professionals and even self-defence instructors alongside so many others who are empowering women on their journey of recovery.
The podcast also offers advice as to where our listeners can find help and support for themselves, or people they know in similar situations.
If you or anyone around you are affected by the subject of this podcast, you can reach out to get help, advice or support at our charity partners Women's Aid at https://womensaid.org.uk or the Yorkshire based organisation IDAS at https://idas.org.uk or you can also find these links and reach out to us directly at takebackthebeat.co.uk or you can email us directly at takebackthebeattour@gmail.com.
Follow Take Back The Beat:
Web: takebackthebeat.co.uk
IG: @takebackthebeat
Follow Natalie and Farah:
IG: @natgraymusic | @farahmusicofficial
TIKTOK: @farah_t8 | @natgraymusic
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Take Back The Beat: Voice Notes Natalie Gray & Farah T.

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

Take Back The Beat with Natalie Gray and Farah T: two survivors of domestic abuse and violent attacks have teamed up to create a safe and inclusive podcast that audaciously explores the taboo subject of violence against women, in the hope of making it... well, not quite so taboo.
In this series, Natalie and Farah are in conversation with a range of guests who openly share their own experiences in dealing with violence against women.
Each episode looks at the effects of this particular kind of abuse through a different lens; expect inspiring stories from survivors, trained professionals and even self-defence instructors alongside so many others who are empowering women on their journey of recovery.
The podcast also offers advice as to where our listeners can find help and support for themselves, or people they know in similar situations.
If you or anyone around you are affected by the subject of this podcast, you can reach out to get help, advice or support at our charity partners Women's Aid at https://womensaid.org.uk or the Yorkshire based organisation IDAS at https://idas.org.uk or you can also find these links and reach out to us directly at takebackthebeat.co.uk or you can email us directly at takebackthebeattour@gmail.com.
Follow Take Back The Beat:
Web: takebackthebeat.co.uk
IG: @takebackthebeat
Follow Natalie and Farah:
IG: @natgraymusic | @farahmusicofficial
TIKTOK: @farah_t8 | @natgraymusic
Get bonus content on Patreon
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    ANNOUNCEMENT! End of season 1....

    ANNOUNCEMENT! End of season 1....

    Thank you guys so much for your amazing support of season 1 of Take Back The Beat. We are taking a short break and getting ready for season two as well as some brand new live shows coming your way! Please rate and subscribe and keep sharing. The change we want is now!
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    • 12 min
    Woodstock: Women's Safety in Music

    Woodstock: Women's Safety in Music

    This week Natalie and Farah talk about the Netflix documentary 'Trainwreck Woodstock '99' which highlights why women feel unsafe at large events, how nothing was done to stop the danger and the effects on festivals today. Have you seen it yet?
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    • 46 min
    MARY: Silence is NOT consent!

    MARY: Silence is NOT consent!

    This week Nat and Farah talk to the incredible writer and actor Mary McBain on her amazing short film "Spaghetti" which explores the idea of food to show how consent isn't always just 'yes' or 'no'. Watch Spaghetti now on youtube.
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Most Hated Man On The Internet

    The Most Hated Man On The Internet

    This week Nat and Farah have binge watched the trending and terrifying series The Most Hated Man on The Internet on Netflix. We discuss how this happened, the outcome and how on earth it was entertainment? Revenge porn is still happening and we need it to stop!
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    SAMANTHA: A life in fear and what happens next?

    SAMANTHA: A life in fear and what happens next?

    This week Farah and Natalie talk to the incredible Samantha Billingham who after an abusive long term relationship dedicates her life to helping others during the 'now what do I do' stage. Founder of SODA and activist to make the world safer for women Samantha is an important force towards change.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    EMMA: Emotional control: lockdown and abuse.

    EMMA: Emotional control: lockdown and abuse.

    This week Farah and Natalie talk to the amazing survivor Emma who talks about an emotionally abusive and controlling relationship during lockdown and how she managed to piece her life back together and use her experience towards change.
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    • 1 hr 7 min

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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