6 episodes

The Body Talk is a podcast that explores topics about the body from different perspectives. Each episode the host, Isabella, talks with a different guest about a topic related to the body, such as body hair, disability and more. The Body Talk aims to encourage conversation about our bodies that is inclusive to all.

Follow @thebodytalkpodcast on Instagram to stay updated!

The Body Tal‪k‬ Isabella Lock

    • Health & Fitness

The Body Talk is a podcast that explores topics about the body from different perspectives. Each episode the host, Isabella, talks with a different guest about a topic related to the body, such as body hair, disability and more. The Body Talk aims to encourage conversation about our bodies that is inclusive to all.

Follow @thebodytalkpodcast on Instagram to stay updated!

    The One About Non-Visible Disability with Izzy

    The One About Non-Visible Disability with Izzy

    Izzy (she/her) joins me for this episode of The Body Talk, in which we discuss imposter syndrome in relation to non-visible disability, ableism at university, being kind to ourselves and more.

    Izzy has written an article about imposter syndrome in relation to her bisexuality and non-visible cerebral palsy, which you can read here.

    • 26 min
    The One About Body Image Among South Asian Men with Taimour

    The One About Body Image Among South Asian Men with Taimour

    Trigger warning: eating disorder/disordered eating

    In this episode of The Body Talk I am joined by Taimour (he/him), who shares his experience of Eurocentric beauty standards as a South Asian man. We talk about the impacts of toxic masculinity on men, how Eurocentric beauty standards affect South Asian men and more. 

    Taimour is the founder of Expert By Experience, which is a platform that creates dialogue around mental health in South Asian communities through an intersectional and critical lens. Check out Expert by Experience here on Instagram.

    • 27 min
    The One About Colourism with Leanne and Mabel

    The One About Colourism with Leanne and Mabel

    Leanne (she/her) and Mabel (she/her) join Isabella to explore their experiences with colourism as black women, the importance of checking and recognising mixed race/lighter skin privileges, the positives and negatives within the music industry in relation to colourism, the erasure of dark skin women and more.
    Learn more about colourism:
    Article about misogynoir by Janice Gassam Asare in Forbes
    Article about colourism by Yewande Biala in The Independent

    • 34 min
    The One About Body Hair with Henna

    The One About Body Hair with Henna

    Henna Amin (she/her) joins Isabella to share her experience of accepting her body hair as a woman of colour. We talk about the importance of inclusivity in conversations around body hair and how we can all learn normalize body hair.

    Henna is a British-Punjabi/Gujurati activist, who educates and creates content on Instagram about a number of topics, including body hair, anti-racism and decolonialism. 

    Hope you all enjoy!

    • 23 min
    The One About Body Hair with Tallulah

    The One About Body Hair with Tallulah

    For this episode about body hair, I am joined with Tallulah (she/her), who shares her journey to accepting her body hair and offers advice to those wanting to normalise body hair. 

    Tallulah has her own YouTube channel, on which she talks about a range of topics, including body hair and compulsory heterosexuality. You can also find her on Instagram.

    Hope you all enjoy!

    • 17 min
    The One About Body Hair with Deniz

    The One About Body Hair with Deniz

    For the first ever episode of The Body Talk, I am joined with Deniz (she/her), who shares her journey to accepting her body hair as a British-Turkish woman and offers advice to those wanting to normalise their own body hair.

    Deniz has an Instagram blog, where she talks about veganism, lifestyle and well-being among other topics. 

    Hope you all enjoy!

    • 17 min

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