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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

January 26, 2018

Special: Lip Service Live! Fair Day 2017

Friday Night Lip Service took to the stage at the AIDS Action Council's Fair Day.

Recorded live at the event (so, apologies for some of the quality), their interview guests are Shoeb Ahmad and Luciana Harrison of Oranges, and comedian Kirsty Webeck. 


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Recorded 28 October 2017.

April 24, 2017

#80 Queer Women in Hip-Hop (That’s A Rap)

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.

Nuggets on a plate.

(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


March 15, 2016

#45 International Women’s Day 2016 (Too Big To Ignore)

After the Week of the Day of Women, Nicky, Nida and Daria will talk about their experience of ‪#‎iwd2016‬.  

We also take a look back to the history of International Women's Day and some influential women with a bit of a light and musical angle. 
It doesn't stop there, though - to keep in the 'International' in 'International Women's Day', Ollie brings us an interview with the (not 'a', 'the') Melissa Etheridge
Yep, the water-needing, breathing, brave and crazy Ms Etheridge herself. You read that right.
Special thanks to 2SER, Ollie and of course Melissa Etheridge for the fab interview and Australian Voices for 'Not Now, Not Ever!', played this week.
Episode links:
Melissa Etheridge's webpage:  http://www.melissaetheridge.com
The National Folk Festival:  http://folkfestival.org.au
February 6, 2016

#43 Women in Music and Rock (Rock in This Pocket)

Tune in to listen to Nida, Nicky, and special guests Chiara and Emma talk about the recent Girls Rock! Camp, female rockers, queer music and empowering spaces!

Episode links:
Girls Rock! Australia:  http://www.girlsrockaustralia.com
Pocket Fox at BandCamp:  https://pocketfox.bandcamp.com
Pocket Fox's launch of The Brightest Light:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1041245852614132/
Dick Diver at BandCamp:  https://dickdiver.bandcamp.com
Passive Smoke on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/passive.smoke/
Finger Your Friends on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/fingeryourfriends/
Wives, Passive Smoke and others at BandCamp:  https://cinnamonrecords.bandcamp.com
First broadcast: 5 February 2016
December 25, 2015

#38 Christmas Special (A Very Nicky Christmas, or, A Visit From St Nicola)

Settle down with some veggnog and tofurkey and have yourself a queer Christmas. Nicky (with Nida and Daria) brings some recipes, queer Christmas experiences, seasonal memories and maybe even a special guest or two. This episode is coming to you on actual Christmas Day, so feel the seasonal spirit! 

Episode links: 
Raymond Briggs' The Snowman on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dYQNAl48E0
Kayfabe at Wikipedia:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayfabe
Zach Braff and Donald Faison's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAGCZMQUeXo
Funny or Die's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm2iLIrKjqc
Pocket Fox at Bandcamp: http://pocketfox.bandcamp.com
First broadcast: 25 December 2015
July 5, 2015

#19 Women in Jazz (Compose Yourself)

Mirja and Yen invite a special guest, composer Sally Greenaway, to tell them about her methods, her memories, her masterpieces, her music. She's even brought along some of her work for you all to listen to.

Episode links:

Sally Greenaway's website: http://www.sallygreenaway.com.au/index.htm
Aubade and Nocturne, Sally's CD that she talks of during the episode:  http://www.sallygreenaway.com.au/cd-aubade-nocturne.html