June 30, 2017
Sometimes your episode content is waylaid, but you notice that it's National Fish 'n' Chip Day. Izzy gets enthusiastic, Daria gets cravings, Corey looks for an escape hatch, and Jodie simply judges silently.
Are they potato scallops or cakes? We're tackling the big issues tonight.
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First broadcast: 2 June 2017
April 25, 2017
Tonight we begin a look at families and how we queers form them with a focus queer women's parenting choices.
How has being queer affected your decisions around being parents?
How have you queered the idea of mothering?
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First broadcast: 17 February 2017
April 24, 2017
Tonight on FNLS we are talking queer women in hip hop! Tune in to hear my top ten queer queens of rap and how they are forging a path to becoming the new leaders of the urban underground.
(Apologies for the ongoing battle against station technical issues that may create some distortion in this episode.)
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First broadcast: 21 April 2017
August 28, 2016
FNLS, I choose you! Zev joins the team as everyone's been boots on the ground rounding up digital wildlife with hit mobile game Pokémon GO. How queer is it to wander around the town capturing, training and fighting little imaginary alien creatures? You can listen to this episode and find out...
First broadcast: 22 July 2016
June 25, 2016
To be intersex, to be born with intersex variations, is to have a body whose form, genitals and/or chromosomes don't fit the typical perceptions of the sex binary. Join Izzy and Daria as they talk with our guest full of experience and knowledge of intersex, Cody, all about intersex and everything around it. (Take heed, the topic of violence towards infants comes up.)
Also, why not check out our newest sponsor? If you pop along to http://www.audibletrial.com/fnls , you can get yourself a free (oh yes, free) audiobook by signing on for their free 30-Day trial. And if you decide to stay for Day 31, there's plenty more where that came from.
First broadcast: 24 June 2016
June 8, 2016
Safer sex and sex education? Right here! Erin from Sexual Health & Family Planning ACT is in the studio with us, armed with a lot of knowledge and a box of questions from you, the listener!
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First broadcast: 3 June 2016
May 29, 2016
This week we have a special guest from across the world! (Quebec, actually.) Izzy and Daria were thrilled to be joined by Sophie Labelle of globally appreciated transgender-themed Assigned Male to talk about her comic, her work, her activism and her world.
(Art by Sophie Labelle.)
Listen in to hear tales of creativity from Canada to Canberra.
First broadcast: 27 May 2016
May 19, 2016
Get ready to think ink. Tonight's show is all about tattoos. Do queer women get them more than other people, or do tonight's team just happen to have a thing for slipping dye under their dermis?
First broadcast: 13 May 2016
May 9, 2016
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?
First broadcast: 6 May 2016
April 16, 2016
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.)
April 12, 2016
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?
First broadcast: 1 April 2016
April 3, 2016
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?
All this and more when Izzy, Nida and Daria join us to have some fun and talk about their furry feline four-legged friends.
First broadcast: 18 March 2016
March 30, 2016
On this week's show...
- Gem & Yen invite you to bring your life problems to them in our new advice segment, 'Dear Aunty Queer'.
- Nida talks with Jill Scalon from the Women's Centre for Health Matters about domestic violence in the queer community.
- Kat, Izzy, Lisa and Daria take another look at The Danish Girl and consider the casting controversy.
So have a listen, there's bound to be something for you!
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First broadcast: 25 March 2016