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Pregnancy in a panedmic
06 Apr, 2020 | 0:24:33 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | Front Burner

Questions about the impact of coronavirus on pregnancy are running through the mind of many expectant parents. But there is scant research into how COVID-19 affects pregnancy: the disease is just so new. Today on Front Burner, we talk to the head of labour and delivery at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Dr. Wendy Whittle, about what we know so...
at the start of America's longest war
06 Apr, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden |

On October 9, 2001, poet Susan Bright read peace poetry in Frieda Werden's kitchen, as both were grieving Bush's bombing of Aghanistan (starting America's longest war). Among the poems is a tribute to Enheduanna, the earliest poet whose name is still known - she wrote peace poetry more than 4,000 years ago.
Episode 158: Will COVID-19 make me gay?
05 Apr, 2020 | 0:57:12 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this episode Luke and Sebastien take a look at Global Pride going Digital, and quarantined straight guys thinking they might be gay in lockdown.
About organizing with workers in Chinese grocery stores and restaurants in Toronto.
31 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:15 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Justin Kong is the executive director of the Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter, and the lead organizer in their Chinese Grocery Store Worker Project. Scott Neigh interviews him about organizing with workers in Chinese grocery stores, restaurants, and other businesses in the community. In particular, given the upsurge in anti-Chinese racism and the importance of grocery workers in the...
Traditional recycling meets new law and methods in Bangalore
30 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Documentary covers early and recent recycling initiatives led by women; the 3 primary categories of waste to be segregated; a history of caste discrimination around waste disposal; and the new recycling law in Bangalore, which requires additional household labour.
In this week's episode Luke and Sebastien bring more percussion to the music choices as they look at
29 Mar, 2020 | 0:57:36 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's episode Luke and Sebastien bring more percussion to the music choices as they look at the latest impacts of COVID-19 on GLBT news across the country and internationally. 
The UN Declaration on this Human Right, and how it is used
23 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On 28 July 2010 the United Nations General Assembly declared safe and clean drinking water and sanitation a human right. Maude Barlow explains how this declaration passed and how it has been used to actually claim the right to water.
As the team recovers from the shock of Eurovision being cancelled, they bring the latest LGBT news
22 Mar, 2020 | 0:56:38 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

As the team recovers from the shock of Eurovision being cancelled, they bring the latest LGBT news
Eric Foner – The Legacy of Reconstruction
16 Mar, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The Declaration of Independence declared equality as an American ideal, but it took a century to even partially realize that goal. One of the key periods of U.S. history is Reconstruction. They were the years following the Civil War. The era began with promises of egalitarianism. The 13th, 14th and 15th amendments to the Constitution were revolutionary. They abolished slavery,...
or, How To Hack a Democracy
16 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Unlike Canada, which has paper ballots counted in the presence of scrutineers, the United States has fallen prey to the corporate voting industry. It boasts of its free and fair elections; but even in Congress, official reports are pointing out massive suppression of voters, massive purging of voter rolls, alarming malfunction of election technology and vulnerability to hacking. Two courageous...
In this week's episode Luke and Sebastien discuss a number of topics
08 Mar, 2020 | 0:57:35 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's episode Luke and Sebastien discuss a number of topics ranging from using condoms to keep fingers free of COVID-19 to the 20$ million for the LGBT Capacity Fund
In this episode we are joined by the incredibly talented Drake Jensen.
01 Mar, 2020 | 0:56:09 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this episode we are joined by the incredibly talented Drake Jensen, the Ottawa based country artist. They discuss the Coronovirus's impact on Eurovision, creating music and mental health. 
From the uprising in Chile, a chant heard round the world
24 Feb, 2020 | 0:28:39 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

"The patriarchy is a judge, that judges us for being born, and our punishment, is the violence you don't see.  ... the cops, the judges, the state, the President - the rapist is you." Words from a translation of a chant that is performed in public by masses of women in synchronization, in Santiago, Chile and hundreds of other cities...
In this week's show Luke and Sebastien discuss the Edmonton Police, The Trans Gene and more!
23 Feb, 2020 | 0:55:55 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show Luke and Sebastien discuss the Edmonton Police, The Trans Gene, the homophobic graffiti in Regina and the Boy scouts of America Bankruptcy.
The political implications of energy systems and what climate activists can learn from scholarship.
18 Feb, 2020 | 0:28:06 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Sheena Wilson is a professor of media, communications, and cultural studies at the University of Alberta. One of her many roles is leading an initiative called Just Powers, described on its website as "an interdisciplinary and community-engaged network of research projects focused on climate justice issues" and "on creating socially-just approaches to energy transition and more livable futures for all."...
In this week's show Luke and Sebastien discuss Queerflex closes due to online abuse
17 Feb, 2020 | 0:57:10 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show Luke and Sebastien discuss Queerflex closes due to online abuse, in addition they discuss a recent study which believes that same sex marriage has less stress!
What's it like to come out after having a wife and kids?
09 Feb, 2020 | 0:57:44 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show Luke and Sebastien are joined by their special guest Paul Morneau as they discuss British morning Phillip Schofield who came out after being married for 27 years. Paul Morneau has a shared experience having also come out after marrying and having kids. 
About sex-ed as health intervention and justice intervention, and about a national sex-ed campaign.
04 Feb, 2020 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Frédérique Chabot is the director of the health promotion program for Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights and Natalya Mason is a sexual health educator and a registered social worker who works for Saskatoon Sexual Health. Scott Neigh interviews them about this year's Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness (SRH) Week campaign, about comprehensive sexuality education as both a health...
In this week's show Luke and Sebastien discuss sex education from pornography
02 Feb, 2020 | 0:57:40 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show Luke and Sebastien kick it off by talking about the recent study by the British Film Classifications Board, which found that the majority of LGB teens in the UK are learning sex education through pornography. They also discuss the Pride Toronto AGM, and ways to save GLBT cultural spaces.
In this week's show they discuss the new LGBT Monument, and Toronto Pride
27 Jan, 2020 | 0:58:14 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show they discuss the new LGBT Monument and Toronto Pride's change in Executive Director
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