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People are curious and that's great. But there are some questions you just shouldn't ask—or at least not like that. Hosted by Elena "#millennial" Hudgins Lyle and Harvinder "just a dad" Wadhwa, each episode breaks down a question with guests from the community.

People are curious and that's great. But there are some questions you just shouldn't ask—or at least not like that. Hosted by Elena "#millennial" Hudgins Lyle and Harvinder "just a dad" Wadhwa, each episode breaks down a question with guests from the community.
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People are curious and that's great. But there are some questions you just shouldn't ask—or at least not like that. Hosted by Elena "#millennial" Hudgins Lyle and Harvinder "just a dad" Wadhwa, each episode breaks down a question with guests from the community.

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English


Episodes

Bonus Episode 2: Asked and Answered

3/19/2019
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Elena and Harv sit down with Rymn, Harv’s daughter, to answer your questions! Learn about their favourite podcasts, potential questions for Season 2, and what millennial slang Harv thinks he understands. Thank you for listening to Season 1 of Inappropriate Questions! We are so incredibly thankful we got to share so many interesting stories and perspectives with you. Follow us @iq_podcast for future updates.

Duration:00:15:18

Episode 6: "Why don't you have kids?"

3/12/2019
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People are curious about the choice to be childfree. Harv and Elena discuss it with Meghan Daum, editor of Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids. Sociologists Dr. Amy Blackstone and Dr. Kimya Dennis share some insight into their respective research about childfree people. For more on our guests and to find our webcomic by Patricia Flaviana (@ChildfreeDoodles), visit iqpodcast.com.

Duration:00:27:41

Episode 5: "Why do/don't you wear a headscarf?"

3/5/2019
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Some Muslim women cover their heads, and some don’t—either way, they get asked questions. Elena and Harv speak to writer and entrepreneur Mariam Nouser about her experiences both wearing and not wearing a hijab. Also, journalist Amira Elghawaby tells us why she might actually like to hear more questions about her headscarf from strangers. For more on our guests and to find our webcomic by Nasima (@Moosleemargh), visit iqpodcast.com. Please note that this episode contains accounts of...

Duration:00:28:28

Bonus Episode 1: "How did we get here?"

2/26/2019
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You’ve met the hosts, you’ve met the guests, but what about the producers? Harv interviews the Inappropriate Questions team about their not-so-inappropriate origins. Hear how the project started, how Harv ascended to stardom, and some of our favourite moments from the season!

Duration:00:17:30

Episode 4: "Why don't you drink?"

2/19/2019
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Harv doesn’t drink alcohol, and he doesn’t have a problem with people asking him why. He and Elena speak to numerous guests to find out whether or not they think “Why don’t you drink?” is an inappropriate question. Along the way, there’s a lot to unpack about alcohol’s role in our society and our personal lives. For more on our guests and to find the accompanying webcomic by Grace Bevan, visit iqpodcast.com Additional music by Lucas Bozzo.

Duration:00:41:36

Episode 3: "Can you have sex?"

2/12/2019
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People are curious about sex. They can be really curious about people with physical disabilities’ sex lives. Disability After Dark host Andrew Gurza joins Elena and Harv to talk sex and disability. Elena also calls up educator and paracanoe champion Christine Selinger. For more on our guests and to find our webcomic by Jaden Bellecoix-Haun, visit iqpodcast.com. Check out Andrew’s podcast Disability After Dark here. Please note that this episode is rated explicit and contains mature...

Duration:00:28:49

Episode 1: "Have you had the surgery?"

2/5/2019
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Transgender folks can get asked invasive questions about their bodies. Harv and Elena speak to student activist Robert Molloy. Also featuring trans youth mentor Danielle Araya from The 519. For more on our guests and to find our webcomic by JJ Doods, visit iqpodcast.com. Voicenotes are from members of the Trans Youth Mentorship Program at The 519 in Toronto. To learn more about The 519, visit the519.org.

Duration:00:31:05

Episode 2: "What are you?"

2/5/2019
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Asking a mixed-race person about their background can get problematic. Elena and Harv welcome Rema Tavares, who founded Mixed in Canada. Also featuring educator Charlotte Henay. For more on our guests and to find our webcomic by Sara Lee, visit iqpodcast.com To learn more about Mixed in Canada, visit mixedincanada.com

Duration:00:24:21

Episode 0: Trailer

1/21/2019
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People are curious and that's great. But there are some questions you just shouldn't ask—or at least not like that. Introducing Inappropriate Questions, hosted by Elena Hudgins Lyle and Harvinder Wadhwa.

Duration:00:02:27