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Get It Off Your Breasts is a female-led roundtable discussion with a difference. Hosted by Emma Gannon and Lliana Bird, this weekly podcast features unfiltered conversations, tackling a diverse mix of modern day issues that get under the skin of an always-on hyper-connected society. Produced by Shola Aleje See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Season 1 of a weekly podcast from writer and presenter, Dawn O'Porter. Each week Dawn talks to someone interesting about why they wear what they wear. What does the way you dress say about you? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Today's guest is the author Viv Groskop who wrote the bestselling book Own The Room plus others. In this episode we discuss why women aren't speaking up at events as much as men; how to go on our phones less, and whether or not it's OK to be annoyed with a crying baby on a flight. Let us know what you think in the comments and please leave us a rat…
 
Today's guest is the brilliant Jordan Stephens who you might know from Rizzle Kicks! He is a performer, writer, podcaster and full of interesting opinions and chat! In this episode we discuss how love is depicted in Western society; whether billionaires should give to many different causes; and why getting people to work for free under the guise of…
 
Today's guest is Grace Woodward for a special International Women's Day episode! In this episode we focus on one topic: the damaging nature of the fashion industry. Grace gets a few things off her breasts in this episode: body image, the fashion industry and the way in which women are constantly sold to. You can follow Grace's work via #bodyofworkp…
 
This week comedian and writer Sophie Duker joins Emma & Lliana to talk about Dianne Abbot’s abuse, queues for the toilet and Ted Bundy crushes. For more information on Sophie Duker, check out her twitter @sophiedukebox See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
This special episode is a live recording from the Tu Boob Pop Up where Emma Gannon and Lliana Bird interviewed a lively panel of brilliant woman: Louise O'Reilly (@Stylemecurvy), Chidera Eggerue (@theslumflower) and Olivia Purvis (@theinsecuregirlsclub). Thank you to everyone who joined us for this recording in the audience, who enjoyed a welcome s…
 
We're back! We sat down with award-winning singer and actress Paloma Faith for our first episode of Season 3. We are so excited to be back in your ears. In this episode, Emma, Lliana and producer Shola went round to Paloma's house for a gin and tonic, and to get a few things off our breasts. We discussed Paloma's dislike of hashtags especially in t…
 
WE MADE IT! EPISODE 100! This is such a special episode, we're taking you back through the last 100 episodes as Birdy and Dr Jack tell us about their favourite moments and stories covered in the show over the last 4 years, you'll also get to hear them as we've dug into the archive especially! It's been incredible and there's some news on the future…
 
Welcome to Episode 99 of Geek Chic's Weird Science! This week is a very special episode as Birdy and Dr Jack are looking at just one topic, SIN. This year Dr Jack released a book entitled 'The Science of Sin: Why We Do The Things We Know We Shouldn't' so they're looking at that and delving deep. You can buy the book here - https://www.amazon.co.uk/…
 
It's time for Geek Chic's Weird Science #98! Today, Birdy & Dr Jack get a bit deep and discuss the some potentially life changing gene news... yes Birdy does do a 'Jean' joke. Lots of new animals have been discovered, who's the favourite? PLUS could Dr Jack be the new Nostradamus?! We're getting closer and closer to episode 100 and we want to stay …
 
Welcome to Geek Chic's Weird Science #97! On today's show, Birdy & Dr Jack discuss (amongst other things) the teatime treat that's surprisingly sustainable, just how smart our feathered friends are and how you can help your brain after a dabble with the ol' waccy baccy. We're getting closer and closer to episode 100 and we want to stay ad-free so i…
 
As part of World Breastfeeding Week, Lliana is joined in a one off Get It Off Your (Milky) Breasts special by fellow new mums and broadcasters Clemmie Burton-Hill & Kate Quilton to talk boobs, public shaming, attitudes towards women’s bodies and health in a no holds barred chat about their personal experiences with breastfeeding over the past few m…
 
We sat down with ​bestselling author and award-winning mental health campaigner ​Bryony Gordon and spoke to her about her topic she wanted to #GetOffHerBreasts ​which was the notion that overweight people can't exercise. We also discuss people who invade your personal space and 'whataboutery'. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informati…
 
Join us in conversation with comedian Shazia Mirza on discussing incessant customer service feedback, 'cancelling' people on social media and whether it's OK that we constantly want free stuff online. Shazia is now ON TOUR, get your ticket here: https://www.shazia-mirza.com/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
We went round to author and breakfast radio DJ Clemmie Burton-Hill's house to discuss the gender pay gaps exposed in the media, who decides what's best when it comes to culture and asking why do brands love to hijack (and ruin) words such as "empowerment"? Don't forget to comment, rate and review - we'd love to hear your thoughts. See acast.com/pri…
 
We sat down with documentary maker, activist and co-founder of The Pink Protest Grace Campbell on whether pubic hair is a feminist issue (to wax or not to wax?); whether art can be separated from the artist (can you still go watch a film if the actor or director is problematic?) and the pros and cons of celebrities getting political. Grace's prank …
 
Geek Chic’s last episode before going on maternity leave explores the powers of platypus milk, discusses whether Titans crystal could spell alien life, reveals how to relive your dreams whilst awake and bids farewell to the legendary Professor Stephen Hawking. We’ll be back in around 6 weeks, in the meantime please do enjoy our archive of past epis…
 
Film maker, actress and mother of four Sadie Frost shares her thoughts and personal experiences of the pressures on women to grow old gracefully vs disgracefully. Meanwhile Lliana asks whether it’s ever ok to check your partners phone, and Emma muses over the lack of nuance in TV debates. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Recorded on International Women's Day in front of a live audience at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen in London, Lliana & Emma are joined by trans awareness campaigner and journalist Paris Lees and author and body positive activist Megan Jayne Crabbe @bodyposipanda. We also open the conversation to the audience to see what they wanted to get off their breasts!…
 
We are excited to be kicking off Season 2 with a bang with Stella Creasy, the Labour MP for Walthamstow. She sat down with Lliana Bird, Emma Gannon and producer Shola Aleje to talk about men’s role in feminism with ties in nicely with International Women's Day this week. We also discuss the teens online and offline fight for gun control and attitud…
 
The team look at the weird and wonderful news from the world of science. This week looks at Costa Rica's renewable energy, can virtual reality help schizophrenia?, how different booze affect our emotions and the joys of coffee! @GCWeirdScience #GeekChicWeirdScience
 
Model and Activist Munroe Berdorf hit the headlines a few months ago when L’Oreal cut ties with her for speaking out about the protests in Charlottesville. Now she is working with beauty brand Illamasqua and featuring in the Huffington Post’s new online documentary series, New Activists. By being unafraid to speak loudly about issues she cares abou…
 
We went round to have a cup of tea with brilliant comedian and author Sara Pascoe. We talk about sexual predators, fake followers (and why people buy them) and the #prayfor hashtag as well as the social media etiquette in general around a tragic event. We hope you enjoy this SIXTH episode of our roundtable podcast Get It Off Your Breasts and please…
 
In this episode we talk to the legendary Konnie Huq! We talk about sleep-shaming, sleep-deprivation, the word "snowflakes" and the idea of trophy wives.We hope you enjoy this third episode of our roundtable podcast Get It Off Your Breasts and please remember to rate and review us on iTunes. See you next week! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and o…
 
In this episode we talk to the lovely Gemma Cairney and Brigitte Aphrodite. Gemma is currently exec-producing the brilliant stage production My Beautiful Black Dog which Brigitte created and stars in. It is a gig meets theatre meets a tidal wave of glitter. In this episode we talk about manners and how we treat the service industry; narcissism and …
 
In this exclusive episode we talk to hilarious comedian Shappi Khorsandi about the stigma of single life (why are people so shocked when you actively chose to be single as woman?) We also discuss "sharenting" (i.e. oversharing pics of your kids) and why people are obsessed with celebrity break-ups. We hope you enjoy this third episode of our roundt…
 
In this exclusive episode we talk to bestselling author Dawn O'Porter about her thoughts on celebrity-shaming (why do we blame celebrities for *so* many things?). We also discuss money guilt (is it OK to make money doing something you love?) and the genderisation of kids' clothing and toys. We hope you enjoy this second episode of our brand new rou…
 
In this exclusive episode we talk to award-winning chef and author Gizzi Erskine about her thoughts on the "clean-eating" trend, Emma Gannon discusses the word "influencer" and Lliana Bird brings up a very interest study around the psychology of infidelity. We hope you enjoy this first EVER episode of our brand new roundtable podcast Get It Off You…
 
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