Emotional Currency

On this episode, we explore the concept of emotional labour and how it applies to everyday life and relationships. We start off with a group discussion reflecting on why emotional labour is relevant to us personally. Then we hear an interview with Ubah Mohamoud about why she began hosting healing circles for black Muslim women and the emotional toll of dealing with violent Islamophobia and racism in the media and in Canadian society.

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Residential Schools Are A Feminist Issue

On this episode, we discuss everyday acts of Reconciliation and the impact of residential schools on gender relations in Indigenous society. We speak to Gwichya Gwich’in scholar Crystal Fraser about her research into Inuvik’s residential school system and why she thinks it is a feminist issue.

We Do Not Expect Perfection

On this episode, we explore gender equity in the workplace and the perceptions & misconceptions about women as workers. First we talk to customer experience expert and author Tema Frank about finding Canada’s best employers for women and what has changed in the last 20 years. Then we hear from Clea Glasenapp, a pre-apprentice preparing for a job in carpentry about her thoughts on how women in the trades are viewed.