Past Radio Shows

This category allows people to browse some of the shows which Lilith has done on Femme Fatale at CKCU 93.1 FM. If you click the link included for each entry then it will take you straight to a new window and will start streaming that particular show.
Note: the BBC news is right before Femme Fatale for approximately 5 minutes. You can skip forward to the show or listen to the BBC but every link will have the BBC before the show because of how timing and recording automatically works.
Cheers and happy listening!

Trans Day of Remembrance Interview with Amanda Ryan

Recorded November 24th. Femme Fatale welcomed wonderful trans activist and spokesperson Amanda Ryan to talk about the Transgender Day of Remembrance (Nov 20th) and why talking about trans issues and representation is so important. Looking at the violence inflicted on trans individuals and the gender equality bill that is going through the senate at this very moment (slowly), Amanda Ryan was absolutely wonderful to have on the show.

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Pop Culture Roundup Show!

Recorded November 17th, 2014. On Today’s show, Lilith took the opportunity to chat in depth about what has been going on in Pop culture and News today. With a look at the real issue behind the Kim Kardashian photo shoot, and the KKK’s rebranding, there is a lot to talk about. And in honor of Carleton University’s various SEXWEEKS on campus, Lilith also spoke about what is happening in Turkey with textbooks discussing genitalia! A packed show for sure!

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Joanne Law and Transgender Education and Rights

Recorded October 6th, 2014. Joanne Law joined Lilith in studio to talk about the complexity of transgendered identity and their fight for equal rights in Canada. She explains some of the history behind transgendered activism and how the Canadian legal system today treats trans identified individuals. Joanne also talks about her role as a transgendered educator and the role that education plays in real social change surrounding issues of transphobia and homophobia.

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Rocky LaLune Interview

Recorded October 13th, 2014. Rachel “Rocky LaLune” called all the way from Montreal to talk about her work in the Ottawa music scene as a female show organizer and promoter. She talked about some of the sexism that still exists in the music industry but also some of the huge progress made and the women pushing for it.

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Zelda Marshall and the Drag Community Interview

Recorded October 20, 2014. Local Drag mother, grandmother and great grandmother Zelda Marshall joined me in studio to talk about drag identity and her own journey from a new drag baby to the mentor and community spokesperson she is today. We also talked about the support of the drag community and the family ties and language within it. Check out the part when she says that drag queens are often thought to be the ambassadors for the gay community, love this woman!

Swizzles Bar and Grill: Thursday Nights are a Drag!

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GamerGate with The Geek Girl Interview

Interviewed on October 27th. Lilith spoke to gamer girl Genevieve aka The Geek Girl about the huge controversy over the #GamerGate campaign within gamer culture. Geek Girl spoke to the misogyny of the movement and the circumstances leading to a North American wide conversation on sexism and violence against women within gaming culture. While being highly critical of the movement, Geek Girl and Lilith noted the reality that the most violent of the movement were in fact a small group but extremely loud. The interview highlighted how gamer culture and the problematic aspects of it actually reflect our broader cultures social issues.

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ScienceFiction and Fantasy with Ranylt Richildis Interview

Interviewed on November 3rd, 2014. Local, female Science Fiction & Fantasy writer and editor Ranylt Richildis spoke with Lilith by phone about how SFF interacts with social issues including women and minorities. Richildis noted the culture of SFF and horror; it’s problems and achievements. Additionally, Richildis spoke of how bringing the stories of authors and characters, which occupy a marginalized place in literature, to publication can and is a feminist action: a kind of activism.
Check out PostScripts to Darkness Series as Richildis is a co-editor!

Also check out Richildis’s Blog

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Interview with The People’s Social Forum

Interviewed on November 10. My guests Karl and Nicole called from Ottawa U to talk about their participation in this years People Social Forum. This meeting resulted in hundreds of activists from around Canada, getting together and building networks, as well as brainstorming ideas and various activist projects for the future. One of the key results of the forum was the establishment of various key themes which the activists present hoped to address, such as: migration, gender, food and many others. This interview highlighted the different kinds of activism, including daily activism, which helps in changing the world on a local and global level.

People's Social Forum

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