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An amazing group of talented queer women and non-binary folk who are driven to make the world a better, happier and more peaceful place via the magic of radio. fridaynightlipservice@gmail.com

March 29, 2015

#12 Social Media (Three Lipsters made a show about social media. You have to hear what happened next.)

Is it easier or harder to come out when all you need is a status update? 
Is breaking up over instant messaging tacky or just using the tools available?
Do you build your profile as you build your identity?
What's better, a handkerchief code or a hashtag?

This special extended-for-podcast edition of Friday Night Lip Service will look at all of these and more as we shoot the breeze on queer women using social media. You can even use social media right here, right now, to give your opinions on those questions or even ask us some new ones.

We'll also be bringing you an interview with Laura Jackson, author of the one-woman show with the social media theme, Handle It.

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Episode links:

Laura Jackson:  http://www.laurajackson.com.au/

The Handkerchief Code:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Handkerchief_code

Friday Night Lip Service on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/FNLipService

Friday Night Lip Service on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/fridaynightlipservice

Snapchat:  https://www.snapchat.com/

Tumblr:  https://www.tumblr.com

Livejournal:  http://www.livejournal.com

MySpace:  https://myspace.com

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First broadcast: 27 March 2015

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March 24, 2015

#11 Gender Neutrality (Bye-Bye Binary?)

Izzy, Jenni, Kaley and Ollie talk about gender neutrality until they’re neither pink nor blue in the face.

One gender? Two? Many? None? How do we ‘do’ gender? Do we do it, or is it something that’s done to us? The team talk through their own and each other’s experiences and identities. 

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Episode links:

The Gender Spectrum - understanding gender: https://www.genderspectrum.org/quick-links/understanding-gender/

Jenni’s Tranz Australia YouTube channel, with the Gender Non-Conforming videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/TranzAustralia/videos

The singular ‘they’ and other gender-neutral pronouns: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gender-specific_and_gender-neutral_pronouns

‘Do Animals Have Gender?’ by Ellen D Ketterson:  http://bioscience.oxfordjournals.org/content/55/2/178.full

The Green Shed: http://www.thegreenshed.net.au

A Gender Agenda: http://genderrights.org.au

Why Does A Woman Play Peter Pan?: http://www.people.com/article/why-peter-pan-played-by-woman

Pebbles - http://flintstones.wikia.com/wiki/Pebbles_Flintstone - and Bamm-Bamm - http://flintstones.wikia.com/wiki/Bamm-Bamm_Rubble.

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First broadcast: 20 March 2015

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March 16, 2015

#10 Mardi Gras Special (The Big Broadcast of 2015)

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras...

Love, leather, lesbians, lights, laughter, lyrics, latex, lines, lookers-on...and Lipsters!

This bumper Friday Night Lip Service is all about the Mardi Gras weekend we just had, with stories straight from the lips of foxy ladies Nicky and Nida and unique snowflake Eun-Ju.

Also, Daria makes a tiny documentary to tell you all about it.

It's Queer Christmas, listeners! Join in!

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Episode links:

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras:  http://www.mardigras.org.au

Animal Liberation NSW, whom Nida and Nicky marched with (a few photos):  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.186617114702651.44775.116420018389028&type=3

‘What Does the Fox Say’ by Ylvis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE , or available on iTunes:  https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/fox-what-does-fox-say-single/id690233609

Thanks to William Brougham for the authentic sounds of Mardi Gras 2015:  https://www.youtube.com/user/kensington25 

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First broadcast: 13 March 2015

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March 7, 2015

#9 Why Queer? (A Question of Identity)

With so many labels and identities out there, why have we come to call ourselves 'queer'? Jess, Kat and Nida take a look at who they are, who they think they are, and why.

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First released: 7 March 2015
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