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Get It Off Your Breasts is a female-led roundtable discussion with a difference. Hosted by Emma Gannon and Lliana Bird, this weekly podcast features unfiltered conversations, tackling a diverse mix of modern day issues that get under the skin of an always-on hyper-connected society. Produced by Shola Aleje

Get It Off Your Breasts is a female-led roundtable discussion with a difference. Hosted by Emma Gannon and Lliana Bird, this weekly podcast features unfiltered conversations, tackling a diverse mix of modern day issues that get under the skin of an always-on hyper-connected society. Produced by Shola Aleje
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Get It Off Your Breasts is a female-led roundtable discussion with a difference. Hosted by Emma Gannon and Lliana Bird, this weekly podcast features unfiltered conversations, tackling a diverse mix of modern day issues that get under the skin of an always-on hyper-connected society. Produced by Shola Aleje

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English


Episodes

#17 World Breastfeeding Week Special with guests Clemmie Burton-Hill & Kate Quilton

7/30/2018
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As part of World Breastfeeding Week, Lliana is joined in a one off Get It Off Your (Milky) Breasts special by fellow new mums and broadcasters Clemmie Burton-Hill & Kate Quilton to talk boobs, public shaming, attitudes towards women’s bodies and health in a no holds barred chat about their personal experiences with breastfeeding over the past few months. Link to Hollie McNish full poem 'Embarrassed' mentioned in the episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiS8q_fifa0&app=desktop More...

Duration:00:54:23

#16 Bryony Gordon on the notion that overweight people can't exercise, personal space and 'whataboutery'.

4/23/2018
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We sat down with ​bestselling author and award-winning mental health campaigner ​Bryony Gordon and spoke to her about her topic she wanted to #GetOffHerBreasts ​which was the notion that overweight people can't exercise. We also discuss people who invade your personal space and 'whataboutery'.

Duration:00:49:52

#15 Shazia Mirza On Customer Service, 'Cancelling' People & Free Stuff

4/16/2018
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Join us in conversation with comedian Shazia Mirza on discussing incessant customer service feedback, 'cancelling' people on social media and whether it's OK that we constantly want free stuff online. Shazia is now ON TOUR, get your ticket here: https://www.shazia-mirza.com/

Duration:00:37:36

#14 Lolly Adefope: Being Offended, Clothes-sizing and Email Ettiquette

4/9/2018
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We sat down with comedian and actor Lolly Adefope and discussing being offended in the context of comedy, clothes sizing for women on the high street and email etiquette.

Duration:00:42:19

#13 Clemency Burton-Hill on pay gaps, culture snobs and "empowerment"

4/3/2018
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We went round to author and breakfast radio DJ Clemmie Burton-Hill's house to discuss the gender pay gaps exposed in the media, who decides what's best when it comes to culture and asking why do brands love to hijack (and ruin) words such as "empowerment"? Don't forget to comment, rate and review - we'd love to hear your thoughts.

Duration:00:46:43

#12 Grace Campbell on pubic hair, the art vs the artist and celebrity politicians

3/26/2018
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We sat down with documentary maker, activist and co-founder of The Pink Protest Grace Campbell on whether pubic hair is a feminist issue (to wax or not to wax?); whether art can be separated from the artist (can you still go watch a film if the actor or director is problematic?) and the pros and cons of celebrities getting political. Grace's prank show Riot Girls is coming soon to Channel 4 and will air later this year.

Duration:00:43:37

#11 Sadie Frost on growing old gracefully vs. disgracefully, checking your partner’s phone and nuance in TV debates

3/19/2018
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Film maker, actress and mother of four Sadie Frost shares her thoughts and personal experiences of the pressures on women to grow old gracefully vs disgracefully. Meanwhile Lliana asks whether it’s ever ok to check your partners phone, and Emma muses over the lack of nuance in TV debates.

Duration:00:40:47

#10 Bonus Live Episode with special guests Megan 'bodyposipanda' Crabbe and Paris Lees

3/9/2018
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Recorded on International Women's Day in front of a live audience at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen in London, Lliana & Emma are joined by trans awareness campaigner and journalist Paris Lees and author and body positive activist Megan Jayne Crabbe @bodyposipanda. We also open the conversation to the audience to see what they wanted to get off their breasts! Special thanks to Hoxton Bar & Kitchen for hosting the event

Duration:00:59:53

#9 Stella Creasy on men’s role in feminism, teens fight for gun control & attitudes towards the elderly

3/5/2018
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We are excited to be kicking off Season 2 with a bang with Stella Creasy, the Labour MP for Walthamstow. She sat down with Lliana Bird, Emma Gannon and producer Shola Ajeje to talk about men’s role in feminism with ties in nicely with International Women's Day this week. We also discuss the teens online and offline fight for gun control and attitudes towards the elderly.

Duration:00:54:07

#8 Angela Scanlon on Americanisms, burn-out and the term "mansplaining"

11/6/2017
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In this episode TV presenter Angela Scanlon gets the topic of 'Americanisms' off her breasts, while we also discuss including men in feminist conversation, the term "mansplaining" and tips for self-care and avoiding burnout.

Duration:00:45:33

#7 Munroe Berdorf on racism, the idea of "chivalry" and #BoysWillBeBoys meme

10/30/2017
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Model and Activist Munroe Berdorf hit the headlines a few months ago when L’Oreal cut ties with her for speaking out about the protests in Charlottesville. Now she is working with beauty brand Illamasqua and featuring in the Huffington Post’s new online documentary series, New Activists. By being unafraid to speak loudly about issues she cares about, she’s become one of the most important voices in the UK right now. She sat down with Lliana Bird, Emma Gannon and producer Shola Ajeje on...

Duration:00:46:49

#6 Sara Pascoe: Sexual predators, fake followers and #prayfor

10/23/2017
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We went round to have a cup of tea with brilliant comedian and author Sara Pascoe. We talk about sexual predators, fake followers (and why people buy them) and the #prayfor hashtag as well as the social media etiquette in general around a tragic event. We hope you enjoy this SIXTH episode of our roundtable podcast Get It Off Your Breasts and please remember to rate and review us on iTunes. See you next week!

Duration:00:55:10

#5 Konnie Huq: Sleep-shaming, snowflakes and trophy wives

10/17/2017
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In this episode we talk to the legendary Konnie Huq! We talk about sleep-shaming, sleep-deprivation, the word "snowflakes" and the idea of trophy wives. We hope you enjoy this third episode of our roundtable podcast Get It Off Your Breasts and please remember to rate and review us on iTunes. See you next week!

Duration:00:52:02

#4 Gemma Cairney & Brigitte Aphrodite on manners, narcissism and the word "hipster"

10/14/2017
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In this episode we talk to the lovely Gemma Cairney and Brigitte Aphrodite. Gemma is currently exec-producing the brilliant stage production My Beautiful Black Dog which Brigitte created and stars in. It is a gig meets theatre meets a tidal wave of glitter. In this episode we talk about manners and how we treat the service industry; narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder and today's meaning of the word "hipster". We hope you enjoy this third episode of our roundtable podcast Get...

Duration:00:48:45

#3 Shappi Khorsandi on the stigma of being single (plus "sharenting" and celeb break-ups)

10/2/2017
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In this exclusive episode we talk to hilarious comedian Shappi Khorsandi about the stigma of single life (why are people so shocked when you actively chose to be single as woman?) We also discuss "sharenting" (i.e. oversharing pics of your kids) and why people are obsessed with celebrity break-ups. We hope you enjoy this third episode of our roundtable podcast Get It Off Your Breasts and please remember to rate and review us on iTunes. See you next week!

Duration:00:56:23