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April 22, 2016

#51 Lip Readings: The Invisible Orientation (Aces and Queens)

Practical problems prevented the promised previous presentation of this podcast, but here it is at last!

Les Femmes du Lèvre are once more Les Femmes du Livre as Friday Night Lip Readings continues.

Tonight, your hosts take a long-awaited look at The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality by Julie Sondra Decker, especially the chapter 'A Message for Non-Asexual People'. 

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'What if you weren’t sexually attracted to anyone?'

In the studio tonight with their reading glasses on are experienced asexual Daria, and willing-to-learn allosexuals Nicky and Nida.
 
Episode links:
 
The Invisible Orientation at the author's site:  http://juliesondradecker.com/?page_id=1767
Julie Sondra Decker's website:  http://juliesondradecker.com
The Invisible Orientation available at: Bookworld (Australia), Book Depository (other countries) and Audible
Julie Sondra Decker/Swankivy's YouTube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/swankivy
 
First broadcast:  22 April 2016

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April 16, 2016

#50 Carol (Love in the Time of McCarthy)

For our 50th episode we take you back to the 1950s. Patricia Highsmith's novel The Price of Salt was adapted into the 2015 film Carol, and a six-pack of Lipsters are here to talk all about it!

 
(Spoilers for the movie within. Caveat auscultator.)

 
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Episode links:
 
Official site (with trailer): http://carolfilm.com
Carol available at: EzyDVD, via Booko and on iTunes
The Price of Salt available at: Bookworld (Australia),  Book Depository (everywhere else) and Audible
Patricia Highsmith at Wikipedia:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patricia_Highsmith
Laurel Lefkow's site: http://laurellefkow.com
Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Talk About Oscars Snub at The Feminism Project:  http://thefeminismproject.com/entertainment/cate-blanchett-and-rooney-mara-talk-about-oscars-snub-oscarssostraight/
Gay Cliché on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/gaycliche/
Reload Bar & Games:  http://www.reloadbar.com.au

Equal Love Canberra on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/equallovecanberra/
 
First broadcast:  15 April 2016
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April 12, 2016

#49 Online Discourse (Let’s Get Digital)

Izzy and Daria with more about life across the digital frontier. After all, there's more than just Facebook and Twitter. What are some good spots to see and be seen online? Is it really reclusive to spend so much time on the Internet now that you can carry it around with you and your friends?

 
Episode links:
 
 
First broadcast: 1 April 2016
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April 3, 2016

#48 Lesbians and Cats (The Feminine and the Feline)

Cats!

Why do so many lesbians seem to like cats so much? Do the cats like the lesbians in return? Can cats be queer? Do they have gender identities? Politics? Do they need to be environmentally aware when they are of course the ruler of all they survey?
 
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All this and more when Izzy, Nida and Daria join us to have some fun and talk about their furry feline four-legged friends.
 
Episode links: 
 
Recyclable litter-trays:  http://www.poopycat.com/en/3-litterbox
Stop Tony Meow:  http://stoptonymeow.com
The Peter Dutton Cat's hashtag on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/hashtag/DuttonCat?src=hash
Neko Atsume at Wikipedia:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neko_Atsume

 
First broadcast: 18 March 2016
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