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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

June 13, 2017

#83 Queer Women’s Comedy (You’ve Got to Laugh)

Laura Campbell guests to talk about comedy, queerness, disability and the intersection of them all.


Microphone on stage by freeimages.com/Rauku5

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Episode links

First broadcast: 5 May 2017

May 9, 2016

#52 2016 Budget Roundtable (Living Dollars)

Join a power-packed panel to unpack the Budget.

Izzy, Jill, Nicky, Moira and Nida are joined by guests Elena from the Women's Legal Centre and Hannah from Equality Rights Alliance to ask: As queers and women, what does this Federal Budget mean for you?
Episode links:
Australian Federal Budget, 2016-17:  http://www.budget.gov.au/2016-17/content/
Women's Legal Centre, ACT and Region: http://womenslegalact.org
Tenants Union ACT:  http://www.tenantsact.org.au
Canberra Community Law:  http://www.canberracommunitylaw.org.au
Equality Rights Alliance:  http://www.equalityrightsalliance.org.au
First broadcast: 6 May 2016
May 8, 2015

Lip Service Classics: Disability (Four Narrators Lament Stella)

To mark the six-month 'anniversary' of her passing, we present for the podcast the Friday Night Lip Service tribute to Stella Young.

Jillian, Nida, Izzy and Daria talk about Stella and her work, and look at some of the same topics she did: disability advocacy and the realities of inspiration.

(Note: due to the archive nature of this episode, audio quality is variable.)

Episode links:

I'm Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much - Stella's TED Talk:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8K9Gg164Bsw (transcript here)
Stella live at the 2012 Global Atheist Convention: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUXJvP-pvNc
The Australian Paralympic Committee:  http://paralympic.org.au
Stella Young, writer, comedian and disability activist, dies aged 32:  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-12-08/stella-young-dies-aged-32-writer-comedian-disability-activist/5950640
Stella's appearance on the Splendid Chaps podcast:  http://www.splendidchaps.com/2013/11/23/elevenfuture/
Stella performing her comedy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpKASmXCW5E

First broadcast: 12 December 2014