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27 minutes | 2 months ago
BONUS: Colonialism and LGBT Rights with Ibtisam Ahmed
Content warning: This episode contains references to homophobia, sexual violence and violence against LGBT activists.In this extended interview clip, Lucy talks to academic and activist Ibtisam Ahmed about the link between British colonialism and homosexuality laws around the world, as well as the reasons behind his decision to come out publicly earlier this year.Activist GroupsKaleidoscope TrustCommonwealth Equality Network24hr National Domestic Abuse HelplineFreephone: 0808 2000 247 (24 hours)Gov UKCoronavirus - Support for victims of domestic abuseControlling or Coercive BehaviourStonewall Domestic violence and abuse - resources for LGBT peopleCampaigns to get involved in
66 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep.4 On Same Sex Marriage
Content Warning: this episode contains mentions of homophobia and conversion therapy.Lucy speaks to three young people in same sex relationships about their approach to marriage. Has the introduction of same-sex marriage gone far enough to creating the "equal marriage" of campaign slogans? And is marriage even an attractive prospect for young LGBT+ couples?Get help on these topics:Stonewall Information and ResourcesSwitchboard LGBT+ HelplineSupporting LGBT+ rights around the worldKaleidoscope TrustThe Commonwealth Equality Network Faith-based LGBT+ organisationsChristianityStudent Christian Movement - https://www.movement.org.uk/Onebodyonefaith (formerly the Lesbian & Gay Christian Movement) - https://www.onebodyonefaith.org.uk/Inclusive church - http://inclusive-church.org/Campaign for equal marriage in the church of England - https://cofe-equal-marriage.org.uk/Two:23 - https://www.two23.net/Christians at Pride - https://www.onebodyonefaith.org.uk/blog/christians-at-pride/Other FaithsKeshetUK (Jewish) - https://www.keshetuk.org/Imaan (Muslim) - https://imaanlondon.wordpress.com/Jake's Poetry <3It Takes Him an Hour or So to Love Me in Impossible Archetype (p.12)Sunday Afternoon in I'll Show You Mine (p.41)***Support the podcast by dropping us a rating on Apple Podcasts!***Website: knotreadypodcast.comEmail: email@example.comInstagram: @knotreadypodcastSHOW NOTES for this episode: https://www.knotreadypodcast.com/post/ep-4-on-same-sex-marriage
4 minutes | 2 months ago
BONUS: An Exciting Announcement and A Preview!
Knot Ready (and academia) needs YOU!Unmarried couples interested in joining a research project into commitment ceremonies, please contact Dr Rajnaara Akhtar on 0116 250 6112 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Next week, Knot Ready explores same-sex marriage. Listen for a preview! See you then...
60 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep.3 Why Aren't You Married?
Electra lives in Sweden, where she doesn't need to get married to make a formal commitment to her partner. Lucy talks to unmarried couples about why they have made that choice.***ENJOYING THE SHOW? RATE IT FIVE STARS TO HELP US OUT!***Written and Produced by Lucy HallamScript Editing by Sam MarshallMusic by Kevin MacLeodLinks to the music and sources used in this show can be found at http://www.knotreadypodcast.com/show-notes. To get in contact with the show, email us at email@example.com or go to our website http://www.knotreadypodcast.com.
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