On this episode, we explore feminism and mental health. First we hear from registered psychologist, Nicole Perry, who describes her therapeutic approach and incorporating feminism into her practice. Then we bring you a round-table discussion with our special guests Rania Al Sharkawi and Quin Buck about dealing with microaggressions.
On this episode, we speak to trainer Em Lamache about fitness for trans and non-binary folks and how they launched their brand new LGBTQ-inclusive fitness program in Edmonton. And we discuss feeling exposed and vulnerable at the gym.
On this episode, we peel away the veneer of masculinity and explore what lies underneath. We hear excerpts from a panel discussion at a screening of Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s documentary The Mask You Live In. We then hear some reactions to the film, touching on why toxic masculinity is a mental health concern and how masculinity is interpreted by gay, bisexual, queer, and trans men.
What does the way we speak say about who we are? On this episode, we explore the relationships we have with our speaking voices. Edmonton poet Nasra Adem tells us about why she started her own poetry night for women of colour. Then we hear from a panel of queer men and women about the phenomenon of “sounding gay.”
On this episode, we share some of the highlights of Edmonton’s 2015 Slutwalk, paying special attention to the issue of sexual violence in the LGBTQ community. Then we discuss Bernice Yeung’s article, “Under Cover of Darkness, Female Janitors Face Rape and Assault,” which sheds lights on the dangers that female janitorial staff face while on the job.