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May 26, 2019

In show 40, Tara visits the office of Dr. Arpita Chakraborty (or does she)? Arpita is with the School of Law and Government at DCU and is part of the Ireland India Institute. What makes her, as she self-describes, a “GIF-obsessed feminist killjoy”? In Arpita’s office (or is it?) she and Tara discuss masculinism...


May 20, 2019

In show 39, Tara has just come back from New York, with its blue-eyed cats and ubiquitous seating. She was also there for a conference on reproductive rights. What are the issues that affect Ireland and the US? Exactly one year on from the Repeal of the 8th amendment in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland is still...


May 13, 2019

In show 38, Tara has tea and porn chat with Caroline West, a Doctoral Scholar (soon to have her PhD) in Sexuality Studies at DCU. Caroline’s work involves examining the experiences of women working in the American porn industry and what feminists say about those experiences, as well as going to Las Vegas for research....


May 6, 2019

In show 37, Tara has a think about language and stereotypes. The French have a slightly different connotation for the verb ‘to ignore’: what might that teach us English speakers? How the word ‘cis’ is useful, not derogatory, so let’s stop stressing and listen when trans people have something to tell us. When...