Recorded Sept 22nd, 2014. On this episode of Femme Fatale Professor Ummni Khan from Carleton University joined Lilith to talk about her research on various alternative or “inappropriate” sexualities in today’s society. With a diverse set of research interests, Professor Khan looks at the intersectional nature of sexuality, gender and the racialized body. In her newest book Vicarious Kinks, Professor Khan explores the construction of sadomasochism by film, law, science and feminism.
Recorded Sept 29th, 2014. On this show Lilith welcomed Canadian queertastic musician Suzanne Nuttall to Femme Fatale to talk about her experience of the Canadian music industry. Taking the feminist approach of valuing personal histories and experiences, Suzanne Nuttall talked about how her music, sexuality and feminism play heavily into each other both while she as in a band and now, as a solo artist.
Recorded December 1st, 2014. On this episode of Femme Fatale, Lilith brought assistant professor in the Carleton Criminology department professor Lara Karian to talk about her research. Looking at the regulation of sexuality in Canada through law and the culture of porn informed her current work on how teen sexuality is regarded both socially and through the law here in Canada, and how teens themselves see sex and sex education.
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.
On Sunday December 7th at Pressed Cafe (750 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa). The Feminist Twins and Slut Walk Ottawa are hosting the very first annual Feminist Fair in Ottawa! There will be pins, art, soaps, zines, jewelry, gifts and raffle prizes! There will also be a Donation Bin for gently-used clothing for local LGBTQ youth!
Admission by Donation- 3-6pm!
See you There!
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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