The fortnightly feminist podcast keeping you up to date with all things female: current affairs; badass women from history; and listener stories.
Hosted by Hannah Thacker and Nina Attridge
Artwork by Camille Célestin: bravocamo.studio/
Intro song by Matilda Eyre: @matildaeyre
Wangari Maathai & A Different Kind of Pi(e)
Episode number ten has landed! Listen up as Nina and Hannah celebrate 45 years of the UK's longest running LGBTQ+ helpline, Switchboard; ask where the heck is the male contraceptive pill; recommend a mini-documentary about the top
country for gender equality; shout about another step to ending period poverty in the UK and plenty more.
This time Nina takes the Badass Woman From History wheel to tell us all about Professor Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement.
We also close this episode out with Amaal's new single 'Coming and Going'.
International Women's Day SPECIAL!
This episode, we're celebrating International Women's Day with special guest Megan Price, owner of artist cooperative SWALK Creative and proud member of the Manchester Women's Institute. Here Megan and Hannah discuss supporting female artists, the power of female friendship, the W.I. and their involvement with Manchester Pride Festival, tackling period poverty, some feminist reads and Megan's current feminist anthem. PLUS we see the episode out with Lauran Hibberd's 'What Girls Want'.
Audre Lorde & "Shed your skin, become a snek, join the moulting movement!'
Your Monday just got feminist-y-er! Episode #9 is up and out and ready so get listening. 🎧
This ep we question whether or not we should be calling ourselves 'intersectional' thanks to Kat Blaque; discuss the tragic rise of 'femicide' in Brazil; get up to date with the latest (anti) beauty trend in South Korea and MUCH more.
Hannah brings us our Badass Woman From History this time, with the story of the incredible poet, crusader against bigotry and pioneer of intersectionality, Audre Lorde.
Qiu Jin & Welcome All Boobs
Are you ready to learn your socks off about the People's Vote, the Ugandan government's misogynist tourism plan, Sainsbury's 'Welcome All Boobs' campaign, why kids of same-sex couples might ace their school exams, The 4% Challenge, pro-choice campaigns in not one but two countries, and how feminism took over America's State of the Union???
Thanks to special guest Julia Maclachlan of Not My Breakfast: Dispatches from Brexit Briatin. (https://dispatchesfrombrexitbritain.home.blog/)
This episode also features the revolutionary story of total badass Qui Jin, as told by Nina.
And we close with a rip-roaring tune 'Blueheart' from LUCIA.
That's What She Read: Feminists Don't Wear Pink and Other Lies
Hannah and Nina love books, and feminism, and talking A LOT. So they've combined all three into That's What She Read and for the first episode, Hannah and Nina discuss Feminists Don't Wear Pink and Other Lies, curated by Scarlett Curtis.
Ada Lovelace & The End of Upskirting!
This episode Hannah and Nina celebrate the landmark law to make upskirting illegal (big up Gina Martin), the first transgender member of Bangladesh's government, the importance of thinking you're dead hot, Jameela Jamil taking down the Avon's anti-dimple regime, a 10 Year Challenge with a twist in Turkey, and new Instagram obsession @awardsforgoodboys.
They also discuss links between mental health and music and how a certain world leader is rolling back more of Barack Obama's work ensuring equal rights for transgender people in America.
It's Hannah's turn to tell us the story of a badass woman from history, who this time is Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer.
Closing the episode, we've got another musical treat. So stick around to hear Matilda Eyre's beautiful track 'The Calling'.
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Feminisim + History galore!
If you want plenty of feminism discussion, intersectionality and women in history highlights - this is a good podcast to sink your teeth into. Hannah and Nina are a wonderful pair of female voices who practice what they preach as much as they can and can easily inspire you to learn more and do better.
Really interesting + funny podcast covering intersectional feminist issues + news. Definitely give it a listen!