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Life, love and work in a white man's world. Let's help each other figure it out! Presenters: Sadia Azmat and Monty Onanuga

Life, love and work in a white man's world. Let's help each other figure it out! Presenters: Sadia Azmat and Monty Onanuga

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United Kingdom

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BBC

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Life, love and work in a white man's world. Let's help each other figure it out! Presenters: Sadia Azmat and Monty Onanuga

Language:

English


Episodes

White Women’s Privilege, Amelia Dimoldenberg and Dr Charlotte Riley

6/29/2020
I wanted to explore privilege, specifically white women’s privilege, and was joined by the CEO of Chicken Shop Date Amelia Dimoldenberg and historian Dr Charlotte Riley from Southampton University. We talked about diversity in the media and academia and bonded about being followed by famous people on social media (spoiler alert Amelia wins). Charlotte provided us with an insight into the historic context for ‘Karens’ among many other things and we talked about stereotypes, feminism and FAQs...

Duration:00:39:10

Monty, my family and black lives matter

6/23/2020
I talk to three generations of my family about life in Britain. My parents describe moving to an all-white area and facing down my headteacher, my brother talks about the realities of growing up as a black man and my 15 year old niece tells me her hopes for the future…

Duration:00:45:20

Outrage, Lockdown and Dotty

6/15/2020
We chat all things outrage with the BBC Radio 1Xtra breakfast presenter who’s just written a book all about it. We also talk about ‘that’ Wiley interview, virtue signalling, activism, female rappers, lockdown and feminism. By the way, our interview with Dotty was recorded a few weeks ago before the death of George Floyd and everything that’s happened since. Before getting into it though there’s a chance for us to catch up about how we’re feeling right now.

Duration:00:42:43

Ramadan, Thanna Alghabban and Mobeen Azhar

6/8/2020
Sadia’s first solo episode of the series, exploring the different ways to be British and Muslim with Mobeen Azhar and dating expert Thanna Alghabban. We chat fasting, dating experiences, generational and regional differences, secret relationships, safe spaces and social media. Send us your FAQs to NoCountryForYoungWomen@bbc.co.uk

Duration:00:41:02

Family Photos, Passing and Jade Thirlwall

6/1/2020
Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall joins us in lockdown to talk about growing up mixed race in North East England. We ask her how her being bullied at school affected how she portrayed herself when she joined Little Mix, how she’s exploring her Arab heritage and why her DMs are so empty…

Duration:00:43:43

We're back together again… almost!

5/25/2020
We’re so excited to be back for Series 4. We’re reunited lockdown-style to share our plans for this season – we have some big guests and exciting news to announce! As ever we want to hear from you this season – you can send us your FAQs to NoCountryForYoungWomen@bbc.co.uk

Duration:00:03:16

Festive feels, love eggs and Vir Das

12/9/2019
‘Let's say 400 people are offended by a joke… so?’ It’s our final episode of the season and our festive special! We pull some crackers with comedian Vir Das and find out what women want. Plus we ask how to have fun when you don't celebrate Christmas and share the love (eggs) with each other ;)

Duration:00:43:35

Androgyny, Accra and Amaarae

12/2/2019
‘You have to be sensual, you have to sell sex… or they try to present you as the African queen’ We’re in different countries and different continents, but that won’t stop us from chatting with singer-songwriter Amaarae about cultural respect and African attitudes to androgyny.

Duration:00:31:10

Begging, benefits and Solomon Smith

11/25/2019
"Literally, the day I started… it’s never been the same." We take a trip to the Brixton Soup Kitchen to meet some sofa surfers, rough sleepers and its founder Solomon Smith. He talks feeding the homeless with rice and peas, failing at school and making his dreams come true, and why we’re all only two pay cheques away from being homeless.

Duration:00:30:05

Virginity, disability and the Triple Cripples

11/18/2019
Cancelling dudes and sharing your pubes with Kym & Jay, who use their YouTube channel the Triple Cripples to talk being black, disabled women. Plus how men control our hymens: from T.I. and his daughter’s virginity, to our cherry popping.

Duration:00:43:49

Gentrification, change and Joy Crookes

11/11/2019
Being punched in the face by gentrification with singer-songwriter Joy Crookes. How she stays humble and keeps control, plus who should we change for? Send your FAQs to NoCountryForYoungWomen@bbc.co.uk!

Duration:00:31:16

Paris, racism and Rokhaya Diallo & Grace Ly

11/4/2019
The très fantastique Rokhaya & Grace, aka Kiffe Ta Race podcasters, chat race and racism in France. Plus we hit the streets of Paris to talk burqa bans, yellow fever, and French men...

Duration:00:53:17

Westernising names, worst dates and Ahir & Emily

10/29/2019
We go deep with comedian Ahir Shah on drinking and depression and force Asian Network presenter Emily Lloyd-Saini to share her worst dating story… and what she does when the comment section gets too hot to handle.

Duration:00:41:53

Therapy, county lines and Ashley Madekwe

10/21/2019
South London girl Ashley is over from Hollywood to talk about County Lines, her new film on child drug trafficking in Britain. Plus, what happened when we asked a therapist ‘why can’t I get dick?’

Duration:00:37:08

Food, foreplay and Ainsley Harriott

10/14/2019
Icon alert! We’ve got Mr Ready Steady Cook himself, Ainsley Harriott on food as love, food as foreplay, and being one of the first black chefs on TV. Plus, are kids going to save the planet? Send us your FAQs to NoCountryForYoungWomen@bbc.co.uk

Duration:00:28:23

Motherhood, Michelle and Phoebe Robinson

10/7/2019
We’re with no ordinary B and Michelle Obama’s BFF, Phoebe Robinson. She teaches us how to beat the gatekeepers, why she’s done schooling us on sexual harassment and why it’s nobody’s business that she’s dating outside her race. Plus, what are we willing to give up for children? Send us your FAQs to NoCountryForYoungWomen@bbc.co.uk

Duration:00:33:37

Culture vultures, empire and Phil Wang

10/1/2019
Our favourite Wang, Phil gets personal about open relationships and his take on empire. Plus Wiley vs Ed… who’s a culture vulture? Send us your FAQs to NoCountryForYoungWomen@bbc.co.uk

Duration:00:35:46

Cults, Hollywood and Rose McGowan

9/23/2019
Honey, we’re home!! The BBC has given us a third series and we're going big with Hollywood legend and #MeToo silence breaker Rose McGowan. Rose chats growing up in a cult, Hollywood corruption, daddy issues and cemeteries. And we find out why #MeToo is ~not~ a movement! Send us your FAQs to NoCountryForYoungWomen@bbc.co.uk

Duration:00:34:45

No Comedy For Young Women! Part 2

9/16/2019
We've gone on holiday and we're bringing you with us! We're getting up close and personal with the hottest comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In Part 2 of our comedy special, Charlie George and Darren Harriott give you their best stand-up live from the BBC's big blue tent! Then it's our turn to make you laugh... enjoy! ;)

Duration:00:38:14

No Comedy For Young Women! Part 1

9/16/2019
We've gone on holiday and we're bringing you with us! We're getting up close and personal with the hottest comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In Part 1 of our comedy special, Michael Odewale, Aditi Mittal and Loyiso Gola give you their best stand-up live from the BBC's big blue tent! Enjoy ;)

Duration:00:36:44