Off the back of Donald Trump’s comments about sexual assault and Michelle Obama’s response to them, I was invited to take part in a debate about the extent of and solutions to gender inequality for BBC Ulster. You can listen below: … Read More
Below you can listen to a debate Peninah Thomson (CEO of the Mentoring Foundation) and I took part in for Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’, on whether feminism has focussed too much on women at the top and not enough on those really struggling. … Read More
A few days ago I was invited to appear on Radio 2 as part of a debate about whether an all-woman race for the Conservative leadership is a feminist victory. Just as we were about to go live, Andrea Leadsom went and stole my thunder by pulling out of the race. As a result, I ended up only doing a short interview bit about my thoughts instead of a proper debate, but you can listen below if you’re interested. … Read More
Last week I appeared on Jeremy Vine’s radio 2 show debating with Kate Smurthwaite (who was no-platformed by Goldmsiths Student Union) about safe space and whether it’s a threat to free speech. (If you’re in any doubt I was obviously defending safe spaces and the rights of unions to protect their members and use their resources as they choose). Listen again below if you fancy: … Read More
As part of my ‘F-Word’ show on student radio, all about bringing feminism to the student masses, I interviewed Edinburgh-based burlesque dancer Gypsy Charms who talked about burlesque, stripping and sex work and where they fit with feminism in the 21st century. Hear highlights from the interview below. … Read More
In the last two years of my degree, I presented a show on our student radio station FreshAir.org.uk called ‘The F-Word’ which I liked to think of as ‘woman’s hour’s younger sister’. The show was unashamedly about feminism and aimed to bring quite challenging topics to a new student audience who might not have thought too much about them before; I did this by bringing guests in to debate issues punctuated with ‘feminist anthems’, quizzes and other fun features. This quick podcast brings together some highlights of one semester of the show. … Read More
A 4 minute showreel of my radio presenting highlights 2013-2014. Enjoy!
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