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Real Talk Podcast

English, Social, 1 season, 7 episodes, 3 hours, 44 minutes
Women and non-binary people break down six key issues that keep popping up in their news feeds; racism, body image, sustainable fashion, mental health, relationships, and consent.
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Racism: living as a person of colour in the UK

Mymuna Soleman, founder of The Privilege Café, educator and influencer, Char Bailey; and Cassie Logan, founder of the Black Culture Movement in Northern Ireland, talk about their experiences of racism in the UK, and what life is like as a person of colour. They explore everything from being interracial, to how they are perceived, including politics and BAME policies.
9/27/202138 minutes, 51 seconds
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Mental Health: Anxiety, Depression and OCD

Katie Thistleton, Clara Oliveira and Meghan Gilleece break down what it's like to live with depression, anxiety and OCD and how to manage it. They get real about the root cause of their own mental health issues, and talk openly about different triggers and the simple but effective things they do every day to cope. They each talk about all the different ways you can get help, and what's worked for them. It's an honest and raw conversation about managing and being mindful of your mental health.
9/20/202143 minutes, 5 seconds
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Eliza Hatch, Jess Davies and Prishita Maheshwari-Aplin explain what consent is, and why it is important. They look at how it is effecting women and femme presenting people's mental health and the importance of sex education from a young age, for all genders.
9/13/202133 minutes, 10 seconds
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Sustainable Fashion

Genia Mineeva, Lucinda Graham, and Valerie Goode unpack the world of sustainable fashion. If you want to be sustainable where do you start? Just how complicated is it? Does the responsibility lie with the brands themselves, the CEO's, designers, social media or us the consumer?
9/6/202136 minutes, 21 seconds
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Relationships, dating apps and reality TV

Sarah Louise Ryan, Prishita Maheshwari-Aplin and Char Bailey explore what makes a healthy relationship and how dating apps have changed the way interact with each other. Have reality TV and rom-coms changed how we view love? How do our parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents relationships affect our future ones? Are we overthinking it?
8/30/202135 minutes, 47 seconds
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Body Image

Each decade brings a new standard of beauty, and with it, a new set of body issues. Why is 'fat' bad and 'skinny' good? Can you judge someone's health based purely on how they look? Jess Davies, Nicole Quigley and Lucy Wyndham-Read talk candidly about their own issues, and how to change the narrative.
8/23/202135 minutes, 13 seconds
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Introducing: Real Talk with Gemma Bradley

Real Talk is a podcast for women, by women and non-binary people. We’re constantly being told how to be, look and think, and it all can all get overwhelming. We have taken six key issues; racism, body image, sustainable fashion, mental health, relationships, and consent; that keep popping up on our news feeds every day. Along with a panel of journalists, influencers and policy changers, we’re going to try and break them down together. Presented by Gemma Bradley.
8/23/20212 minutes, 1 second