KICKING THE KYRIARCHY
We're an intersectional feminist podcast series that challenges norms and aims to provide a platform for all voices, stories and narratives ignored by the mainstream.
Our aim is simple. We're two really privileged white girls and want to do our bit.
SO WHAT IS KYRIARCHY?
LIKE PATRIARCHY. BUT INTERSECTIONAL. LESS ABOUT MEN AND MORE ABOUT EVERYTHING ELSE THAT CAN OPPRESS A PERSON. COINED BY FIORENZA IN 1992.
Kyriarchy takes into consideration all the varying systems of oppression and privilege an individual can experience. It's not just gender that oppresses an individual, but also sexual orientation, gender identity, social class, physical and mental ability, mental health etc.
We're not just smashing the patriarchy.
WE'RE KICKING THE KYRIARCHY.
Is elderly care a feminist issue?
Should elderly care for heteronormative people be different to their LGBTQ+ counterparts?
What about the representation of older people on screen? What roles do they play? Do their characters have any depth? Are they even there in the first place?
Why does the UK have one of the biggest class divides?
Gentlemen start your engines, and let the best wo-
Let's stop right there.
We turned ONE!
And to celebrate, we did a live recording in front of a studio audience and discussed the importance of creating platforms alternative to the mainstream.
Next in the kyriarchy saga is clothing, but we're not talking dressing for your shape.
This month we we talk trans to mark Trans Day of Visibility on the 31st March.
According to the Trans Mental Health Review, 84% of trans people have contemplated ending their life, and that is just not okay.
This month we focused on relationships, and more specifically, abusive ones.
2 women are killed every week in England and Wales by a current or former partner, and it's easy to ask 'why don't you just leave?'.
Conversion therapy? Suicide and race? Forcibly sectioned? Mental health.
This month we’re joined by Chama, Carl and Nicolle who trusted us enough to tell us their journey with mental health.
TW: rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse
Consent. It’s a given, right?