Getting Better Acquainted
About This Show
A weekly podcast: Join Dave Pickering on his journey to get better acquainted with the people he knows. There are lots of shows about famous people. This is a show about the rest of us.
Part interview show, part oral history project, the show was nominated for a 2012 Radio Production Award, goes out regular on Resonance 104.4 FM and was featured on the Radio 5 Live podcast special, Helen and Olly's Required Listening.
Most Recent Episode
GBA 197 Toni
6 days ago
In GBA 197 we get better acquainted with Toni. She talks about being a sex worker and sex worker rights activist, decriminalisation, the problems with the Swedish Model, the language and stigma around sex work, harm reduction, how various systems of oppression intersect around the lives of sex workers and more.
Toni is a member of the Sex Worker Open University: http://www.sexworkeropenuniversity.com/
Content Note: Some reference to violence against sex workers and to rape and sexual assault, although none of these references are graphic or personal accounts.
CONFIDE: Helpline: http://confideinfo.com/about/
Tragic Winter @ Hackney Attic: 28th February:
International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers: http://www.december17.org/
Carol Leigh: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_Leigh
Tres Cosas Campaign: https://3cosascampaign.wordpress.com/about/
Swedish/Nordic Model: http://www.sexworkeropenuniversity.com/blog/swou-statement-on-poverty-sex-work-and-the-swedish-model-poverty-is-objectifying-demeaning-and-coercive1
Amnesty International - the backlash: http://www.amnesty.org.uk/agm-decisions-to-date
Arrested Development: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arrested_Development_%28TV_series%29
Tina Fay: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tina_Fey
Morecambe Bay Cockle Picking Disaster: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Morecambe_Bay_cockling_disaster
x: talk: http://www.xtalkproject.net/
Ipswich Serial murders: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ipswich_serial_murders
Associated Press: http://www.ap.org/
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