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We're an intersectional feminist podcast looking to challenge thoughts and ideas, whilst providing a platform to those who don't get heard.

We're an intersectional feminist podcast looking to challenge thoughts and ideas, whilst providing a platform to those who don't get heard.
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United Kingdom

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We're an intersectional feminist podcast looking to challenge thoughts and ideas, whilst providing a platform to those who don't get heard.

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English

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07766748110


Episodes

30: Reproductive Health - Decolonising Contraception

8/22/2019
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This is the fourth installment in our series of episodes exploring reproductive health, and for this one we’re exploring decolonising contraception. We are joined by Dr Annabel Sowemimo who talks us through what this term means, the often-undiscussed history of contraception and how we can be more of an ally in the campaign to decolonise contraception for good. Carry on the conversation with us over on Twitter @KickKyriarchy, or follow our new insta page @KickingTheKyriarchy for all show...

Duration:00:25:28

29: Reproductive Health - The UK Government & Sexual Health Services

7/23/2019
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This is the third installment in our series of episodes exploring reproductive health, and for this one we’re exploring the impact of the government on our sexual and reproductive health. We often hear about ‘budget cuts’, ‘austerity’ and ‘cut-backs’, but when you remove the jargon, what does it actually mean? How are our services actually affected? WHO is it affecting? At what rate? More and more sexual health clinics are having to close by the day, and the ones that are still around are...

Duration:00:42:27

28: Reproductive Health - Abortion Today

7/9/2019
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TRIGGER WARNING: In this episode, there will be descriptions of abortions, medical and self-induced. If any of that is distressing, please feel free to stop listening, you can always come back to it at a later time. For this series of episodes we’re exploring reproductive health, and given the conversation that’s going on worldwide right now about abortions, it seems only right we start with that. To help us understand the abortion in the UK today, we’ve got Gabriella on the...

Duration:00:30:49

27: Reproductive Health - Legalising Abortion

6/25/2019
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TRIGGER WARNING: In this episode, there will be descriptions of abortions, medical and self-induced, as well as mentions of sexual assault. If any of that is distressing, please feel free to stop listening, you can always come back to it at a later time. Your favourite friendly intersectional feminist podcast is back for a Third Season, and what a topic to kick it off with. Just a heads up, we've changed our episode structure slightly; to get more in-depth on our guests' stories, we'll be...

Duration:00:48:37

26: Foreword

6/11/2019
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Guess who's back?! Season Three is just around the corner (we can literally see it!!), so we wanted to check in, see how you were, and let you know we're still here and thinking of you. Subscribe to the podcast so you're the first to know when Season Three hits your podcast device. Tell us what you think! www.kickingthekyriarchy.org.uk Twitter: @KickKyriarchy Email: kickingthekyriarchy@gmail.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:01:28

25: Afterword.

10/15/2018
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We've been a little quiet as of late, and we wanted to tell you why. Review us and subscribe to the podcast so you're the first to know when Season Three hits your podcast device. Tell us what you think! www.kickingthekyriarchy.org.uk Twitter: @KickKyriarchy Email: kickingthekyriarchy@gmail.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:16:30

24: Masculinity

7/26/2018
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*** THIS IS THE LAST EPISODE OF SEASON TWO *** This month, it's all about masculinity. What does it mean to be butch? How do men talk about emotions and mental health in a world that says "man up"? How are black men affected by stereotypes of masculinity? "I refuse to accept that the way I look is about being masculine. It’s not. There are lots of different types of women in the world and I want to fight for that." Tabs "We need to look deep within ourselves and identify the issues we’re...

Duration:01:14:23

23: Voluntourism

7/3/2018
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TW: child sexual abuse Voluntourism appears to be benefiting everyone, apart from the people who need help the most. This month we sit down and chat with three phenomenal women about their own experiences of voluntourism, why it's become so popular, and whether it does more harm than good. Shout out to Assistsant Producers Amelia Parker, Emma Halahan and Becky Malone for their help with this episode. //CONTACT US//CALL US IN//BE A GUEST//SUGGEST A...

Duration:01:03:33

22: Living With HIV.

5/29/2018
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TW: Death, chat around HIV symptons Living with HIV today is vastly different to those living with it 30 years ago. Science and medicine have dramatically improved prognosis of those diagnosed. So much so that it doesn't have any impact on your daily life whatsoever. Having said that, very little research includes the affect on women (quelle surprise), and interestingly women later on in life. On top of that, we explore cultural nuances of HIV and why this fundamental to treatment. Shout...

Duration:01:02:39

21: Incarceration

4/30/2018
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TW: Sexual assault, imprisonment, suicide, murder, drugs. We chat to Marilyn Reed, mother of Sarah Reed who was found dead in Holloway Women's Prison, Yasmin who is currently imprisoned in Yarl's Wood Detention Centre, and Paula who has first hand experience of incarceration in the UK. Shout out to Assistsant Producers Amelia Parker, Emma Halahan and Becky Malone for their help with this episode. //CONTACT US//CALL US IN//BE A GUEST//SUGGEST A...

Duration:01:12:57

20: Feminism

3/30/2018
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2018 marks 100 YEARS since SOME women were given the right to vote in the UK... so it seemed only right that we did an episode on feminism. However with an edge. We explore the untold stories of women, both past and present that are fighting for a fairer world here in the UK, but also further a field. Shout out to Assistsant Producers Amelia Parker, Emma Halahan and Becky Malone for their help with this episode. //CONTACT US//CALL US IN//BE A GUEST//SUGGEST A...

Duration:00:53:42

19: Slavery

2/28/2018
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TW: human trafficking/abuse This month is another epic one. It's not an easy listen, but it's an important one. We sit down and chat to three phenomenal guests about slavery in the UK, both past and present. Warning: Frank, unapologetic conversations about the colonial legacy in the UK, why reparations are owed, and a first hand account of modern day human trafficking. Shout out to Assistsant Producers Amelia Parker, Emma Halahan and Becky Malone for their help with this...

Duration:01:00:17

18: Disability

1/31/2018
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This month we're joined by three phenom guests - Frances, Caz and Michelle who each tell us their story with disability. We open up an honest discussion about person first language, passing privilege when it comes to neurotypical functioning and the forgotten disabled women of colour who you should have learnt about in your history lessons. Shout out to Assistsant Producers Amelia Parker and Becky Malone for their help with this episode. //CONTACT US//CALL US IN//BE A GUEST//SUGGEST A...

Duration:00:54:51

17: Language

12/31/2017
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The way to control a nation is to control their language. Shout out to Assistsant Producers Emma Halahan and Becky Malone for their help with this episode. //CONTACT US//CALL US IN//BE A GUEST//SUGGEST A TOPIC// @KickKyriarchy kickingthekyriarchy@gmail.com www.kickingthekyriarchy.org Kicking the Kyriarchy For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:16:08

16: Age

11/30/2017
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Is elderly care a feminist issue? Should elderly care for heteronormative people be different to their LGBTQ+ counterparts? What about the representation of older people on screen? What roles do they play? Do their characters have any depth? Are they even there in the first place? As ever, join us as we chat to Nuala, Hanne Marlene and Chryssy who help us explore some of these issues. Special thanks to assistant producers Becky Malone and Emma Halahan for their help with this...

Duration:01:17:59

15: Class

10/27/2017
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Why does the UK have one of the biggest class divides? Why do we vilify and chase the unemployed single mums of the UK to pay their taxes, and not the gargantuan corporations we get our coffee from every day? How is it that the poorest in the country can be burned alive Grenfell, side by side the wealthiest and the elite? What's it like to live in a tower block after an event like Grenfell? And what is the caste system? Does it exist here in the UK? Meet Rich, Hajera and Meena, who help...

Duration:01:16:03

14: Race

9/30/2017
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WE'RE BACK. After taking a bit of a break over summer, we're back with even more episodes and amazing guests telling you their story. To ease back into the swing of things, we thought we'd start with a really light and easily digestible topic...race. To some it's surprising that this is still a conversation that needs to be had, and for others, it's a reality that they don't have a choice but to engage in. What does it mean to be politically black? How do you dismantle the model minority...

Duration:01:26:31

13: Drag

8/8/2017
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Gentlemen start your engines, and let the best wo- Let's stop right there. RuPaul's Drag Race is all kinds of fierce, however there's far more to the drag world than shantay-ing and sashay-ing. This month, it's Asifa Lahore, Britain's first out Muslim Drag Queen, and a recently out trans woman telling us her drag journey, and how this interacts with her faith and gender. Next is drag king and all round show stopper Adam All who shows us another side to drag that is rarely given the...

Duration:01:02:46

12: Creating Platforms LIVE

7/9/2017
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DISCLAIMER Because this was a live episode the audio quality is quite poor but the content is certainly not. Please bare with <3 We turned ONE! And to celebrate, in May we held our first ever live podcast recording in front of an audience. Thank you to everyone that came down and supported us, all 37 guests we've had on this podcast, and to your dear listener who's listening to us right now, we wouldn't have been able to do it without you! ON TO THE EPISODE: Creating Platforms. Given the...

Duration:01:00:35

11: Clothing

4/25/2017
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Next in the kyriarchy saga is clothing, but we're not talking dressing for your shape. Have you ever thought about the bindis that your friends bought for that musical festival last year, and the significance of their cultural meaning? Or who made that shirt you bought last week that only cost £3 and wasn't on sale? And what about the hijab? Liberating or oppressing? Terrorist or the terrorised? Meet our guests Sophie, Dominique and Ayesha. For information regarding your data privacy,...

Duration:00:54:53