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The Body Protest is a podcast hoping to uncover the hidden journey of the relationship you have with yourself. Exploring the individual obstacles that makes everyone’s journey of self-love complicated and occasionally treacherous, we hope to unify people with the common understanding that the struggle to love ones self, is very real. We hope to explore themes of race, toxic masculinity, eating disorders and general pressures put on us by the media and how these factors altered the journeys of individual guests. With Nadia Craddock, Body Image Researcher, and Honey Ross, plus sized writer and activist - we combine the wonderful duo of scientific facts and research with a more emotional lens, to provide a well-rounded and informative look at the very personal, and often commodified journey of self-love PRODUCED BY THE PINK PROTEST

The Body Protest The Body Protest

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The Body Protest is a podcast hoping to uncover the hidden journey of the relationship you have with yourself. Exploring the individual obstacles that makes everyone’s journey of self-love complicated and occasionally treacherous, we hope to unify people with the common understanding that the struggle to love ones self, is very real. We hope to explore themes of race, toxic masculinity, eating disorders and general pressures put on us by the media and how these factors altered the journeys of individual guests. With Nadia Craddock, Body Image Researcher, and Honey Ross, plus sized writer and activist - we combine the wonderful duo of scientific facts and research with a more emotional lens, to provide a well-rounded and informative look at the very personal, and often commodified journey of self-love PRODUCED BY THE PINK PROTEST

    9: Your body is a vessel with Katherine Ryan

    9: Your body is a vessel with Katherine Ryan

    Hi Body Protesters! In the final episode of Series 2, Honey and Nadia speak with the Comedian and creator of Netflix's the Duchess, Katherine Ryan!


    Katherine speaks to Nadia and Honey about:


    - Dating Abuse (CW)
    - Domestic Abuse/Homicide (W)
    - Pregnancy Loss (CW)
    - Plastic surgery
    - Autoimmune diseases
    - Stress management


    Honey and Nadia x x x


    Connect with us on Instagram:
    @honeykinny
    @nadia.craddock


    For more on Katherine:
    https://www.instagram.com/kathbum/?hl=en
    https://www.ents24.com/uk/tour-dates/katherine-ryan


    Shout out to the angels that help us make this podcast!
    Editing by Project Harness
    Cover art by Eve Delaney
    Music by Eve Burke-Edwards
     
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    • 43 min
    8: Overcoming shame with Grace Campbell

    8: Overcoming shame with Grace Campbell

    Hello Body Protesters!


    In a very dark week, we hope to bring you all a bit of light with this delightful conversation we had the pleasure of having with Grace Campbell, Comedian, Activist and Author! With her debut book, Amazing Disgrace fresh off the press and two changed laws under her belt, Campbell is quite the powerhouse, and we hope you enjoy her outlook on shame as much as we do.


    Grace speaks to Honey and Nadia about:


    - . Trauma, sexual trauma (CW) ,
    -    Shame storing itself in your body
    -    Drug abuse
    -    Eating disorders (CW)
    -    Punishing your body
    -    The male gaze forcing us to separate our bodies from ourselves
    -    Mental health, intrusive thoughts, medication
    -    Intrusive thoughts
    -    Fanny farting
    -    Sex, masturabation, orgasms
    -    yoga for anxiety


    We hope you enjoyed listening! Please remember to rate, review, share and subscribe!


    Honey and Nadia x x x


    Connect with us on Instagram:
    @honeykinny
    @nadia.craddock


    For more on Grace:
    https://www.disgracecampbell.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/disgracecampbell/?hl=en




    Shout out to the angels that help us make this podcast!
    Editing by Project Harness
    Cover art by Eve Delaney
    Music by Eve Burke-Edwards
     
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    • 44 min
    7: Let's Talk about Eating Disorders with Dr Emily Matheson

    7: Let's Talk about Eating Disorders with Dr Emily Matheson

    Hi Body Protesters! Today Dr Emily Matheson is a research psychologist at the Centre for Appearance Research, UWE Bristol, with experience working in both research and therapeutic settings, and is an expert in cognitive biases and eating disorders.


    Emily talks to Honey and Nadia about:
    ·     Risk factors associated with eating disorders
    ·     The impact of eating disorders to society
    ·     Eating disorders in lockdown
    ·     Eating disorder myths
    ·     Cognitive thinking styles – you don’t need to believe all your thoughts.


    We hope you enjoyed listening! Please remember to rate, review, share and subscribe!


    Honey and Nadia x x x


    Connect with us on Instagram:
    @honeykinny
    @nadia.craddock


    For more on Emily:
    Instagram: @emily.l.matheson
    The Centre for Appearance research: @car_uwe


    Shout out to the angels that help us make this podcast!
    Editing by Project Harness
    Cover art by Eve Delaney
    Music by Eve Burke-Edwards
     
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    6: Finding peace and joy in your body with Deborah Frances White

    6: Finding peace and joy in your body with Deborah Frances White

    Hi Body Protesters! Over zoom we were joined by the prolific podcast Queen, host of the Guilty feminist, Deborah Frances White. It was a beautiful, uplifting conversation and an utter joy to record.


    Deborah talks to Honey and Nadia about:
    - Dancing through lockdown
    - Growing up around Australian Beauty ideals
    - Being kind to yourself
    - Self validation


    Hope you enjoyed listening! Please remember to rate, review, share and subscribe!


    Honey and Nadia x x x


    Connect with us on Instagram:
    @honeykinny
    @nadia.craddock


    For more on Deborah:
    https://guiltyfeminist.com/


    Shout out to the angels that help us make this podcast!
    Editing by Project Harness
    Cover art by Eve Delaney
    Music by Eve Burke-Edwards
     
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    • 53 min
    5: Hotter, Fitter and everything in between with Ell Potter and Mary Higgins

    5: Hotter, Fitter and everything in between with Ell Potter and Mary Higgins

    Hi Body Protesters! This week's episode is our final pre-covid recording! We speak to the wonderful Women of Hotter: Mary Higgins and Ell Potter! They're the brains behind critically acclaimed Soho Theatre shows Hotter and Fitter, and most recently, the voices behind the Queer fairytale Lem n' Ginge!


    Ell and Mary speak to Honey and Nadia about: 


    - Queerness
    - The correlation between accepting your sexuality and your body
    - Best friendships
    - Male body image
    - Break Ups
    - Booksmart!!
     
    We hope you enjoyed listening! Please remember to rate, review, share and subscribe! 
     
    Honey and Nadia x x x 
     
    Connect with us on Instagram: 
    @honeykinny 
    @nadia.craddock 
     
    For more on Mary and Ell:
    @potterell
    @maryhhiggins_
    @hotterproject


    Shout out to the angels that help us make this podcast! 
    Editing by Project Harness 
    Cover art by Eve Delaney 
    Music by Eve Burke-Edwards 
     
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    • 52 min
    4: Saggy Boobs Still Matter with Chidera Eggerue

    4: Saggy Boobs Still Matter with Chidera Eggerue

    Hi Body Protesters! Another episode recorded before the apocalypse: a conversation with the extraordinary Chidera Eggerue, best-selling author of What a Time to Be Alone and How To Get Over A Boy, also known for #SaggyBoobsMatter. This episode was a joy to record and prompted a long follow-up discussion. Podcast club anyone? 


    Chidera speaks to Honey and Nadia about:
    ·     The birth of #saggyboobsmatter and accepting your breasts
    ·     Desirability and self-love
    ·     Plastic surgery
    ·     Cancel culture
    ·     Body vs. beauty acceptance
    ·     Dating (and whether or not he should pay!).


    We hope you enjoyed listening! Please remember to rate, review, share and subscribe!


    Honey and Nadia x x x


    Connect with us on Instagram:
    @honeykinny
    @nadia.craddock


    For more on Chidera:
    Instagram: @theslumflower
    Book 1: https://www.waterstones.com/book/what-a-time-to-be-alone/chidera-eggerue/9781787132115
    Book 2: https://www.waterstones.com/book/how-to-get-over-a-boy/chidera-eggerue/9781787134805


    Shout out to the angels that help us make this podcast!
    Editing by Project Harness
    Cover art by Eve Delaney
    Music by Eve Burke-Edwards
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 50 min

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