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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

November 1, 2016

#64 Breasts (Free the Nipple)

From the trope of feminist 'bra-burning' to how uncomfortable underwires can be, to the way breasts are used to sell ethical causes.

  
How does the movement against bras just open up a market for 'bralettes', and how does it work for bigger-breasted people? Has queer(?) bralessness been taken over by pop-feminism?
 
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Promotional image for Free the Nipple.
 
Note: This episode was severely affected by equipment issues, so sound quality varies significantly.

Episode links:
 
Free the Nipple campaign at Wikipedia:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_the_Nipple_(campaign)
Free the Nipple (film) official site:  http://www.freethenipple.com
#ImWithCody hashtag on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/search?q=%23imwithcody&src=typd
 
First broadcast: 16 September 2016
(Another note: This was first broadcast and recorded some time before, when the Marriage  Plebiscite was yet to be blocked in Parliament and was very much on everyone's lips. The above technical issues meant that we could not bring it to you before now.)

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August 20, 2015

#26 Lip Readings: Lesbian Body Image Perceptions (Written About The Body)

Welcome to the second installment of Friday Night Lip Readings. 

We are discussing the paper 'Lesbian Body Image Perceptions: The Context of Body Silence' by Laura Kelly.

Tune in to hear all about the reading and experience Gem, Jess and Yen bringing some witty, pithy feminist analysis!

 

Episode links: 

 
'Lesbian Body Image Perceptions: The Context of Body Silence':
The Marry Happy Project:  http://www.marryhappy.org (see the video at YouTube)
Etymology of 'strewth' at The Straight Dope Message Boards:  http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=187819
Next Reading is 'Popular Cinema and Lesbian Interpretive Strategies' by Cheryl Dobinson and Kevin Young, ResearchGate page here:  http://www.researchgate.net/publication/12125634_Popular_cinema_and_lesbian_interpretive_strategies
 
 (Apologies that there are some audio anomalies in this episode. We are breaking in new equipment.)
 
First broadcast: 14 August 2015
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