Being a redhead is like winning the genetic lottery. Seriously, do you know how rare you are? 1-2% of the world rare, that's how rare, you lucky thing. And with it comes all sorts of weird and wonderful life bits: you're eye-catching without trying at all, you become excellent at shade-hopping in summer, and you can generate extra vitamin D. How cool is THAT. Gingers are basically superheroes.The Ginger Parrot Podcast is brought to you by Emma and Lizzie, creators and writers of Ginger Parrot (www.gingerparrot.co.uk), a lifestyle website for redheads and ginger lovers alike. Here, you can read about 'all things nice and gingerful', from skincare recommendations to health news, and worldwide redhead events to exclusive celebrity interviews.In each episode of the podcast, Emma and Lizzie will interview a different Very Important Ginger (VIG), asking them about their contributions to the redhead community, and generally celebrating the ginger side of life.Sit back, relax, and enjoy the gingerness.
Thomas Knights – Reinventing The Redhead Male, Ginger Pube Pride & DAMIAN LEWIS ARE YOU LISTENING
Emma and Lizzie chat to Red Hot creator and photographer Thomas Knights all about how his ambition to showcase attractive ginger men has transformed society's perception of the redheaded male.
From embracing freckles and paleness to celebrating actual ginger pubes, Red Hot has taken over the world with its calendars, exhibitions, books and clothing, and most definitely can be used as a reference point to empower other redheads to feel red hot too.
Learn how the power of ginger pride and gutsy self-belief can turn the stereotype of red hair on its head and make being ginger cool.
Jacky Colliss Harvey – Historical Stereotypes, The Redhead Scent & Everyday Gingerism
In the first episode of the Ginger Parrot Podcast, Emma and Lizzie talk to Jacky Colliss Harvey, red-haired historian and author of 'Red: A History of the Redhead' and illustrated journal 'My Life as a Redhead'.
We gush about making pals at some of the world's redhead events and we sigh about some of the Everyday Gingerism we've experienced, all while sipping a tasty (yet oh-so strong) ginger-themed drink.
Sit back and marvel in all the history behind redhead stereotypes and even learn about how gingers' scent can be like catnip to some people. Always get permission before sniffing!
Truly fascinating for redheads!
Brilliantly informative with great stories/facts on red hair. I learnt a lot! Liked the casual style.