Living while millennial is hard at the best of times – but imagine if you had an impairment that stopped you participating in ordinary life. This episode we speak to Sara Gingold, disability activist and consult, about the experience of young people living with a disability in a country that doesn’t cater for their needs and sometimes doesn’t even believe in their disability.
Friend of the pod, Simon Copland rejoins us to talk identity politics, queer spaces, and what a powerful, unbridled campaign for equal love can do to quash homophobia and enhance the rights of everyone in the LGBTIQA+ community.
The election of Donald Trump and the sudden prominence of white nationalists organising in the streets has caught many people by surprise. But for people of colour, racism has been a part of their daily experience of the world their entire lives.
We’re halfway through this 2017 nightmare so we’re looking back at what we’ve learned so far, examining a few more issues of anxiety that have arisen for young people, like “attacks” on free speech and a moment of hope thanks to our best boy’s UK Election result.
Ads are a ubiquitous part of the world we’ve grown up in: they peer at us from billboards, sit next to us on the train and obnoxiously clog up our news feeds. No matter where you look there are ads and it’s only getting worse. You probably find ads annoying, but have you ever stopped to ask what impact all that advertising might be having on your brain? Because it turns out it’s probably not good for you.