Let's Talk! - An Educational Res Podcast
By Let's Talk! with Seb Whitaker
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Let's Talk! - An Educational Res PodcastSep 19, 2020
Let's Talk About Being Agender, Aromantic, Asexual and Asian (The 4 A's, with Lee)
This week, Seb is joined by Lee from Jackomos Hall to talk about his experiences being agender, aromantic, asexual and asian. This includes discussion of representations in media, amatonormativity, passing privilege, inclusion vs. exclusion and more!
Let's Talk About Being Trans and Navigating Passing Privilege
This episode, Sebastian goes solo as they talk about their own experiences being non-binary and genderfluid. In particular, they discuss what that realisation was like, transition, trans-discriminatory bathroom laws and the complexities of passing privilege.
Let's Talk About Asexuality and Aromanticism (with Thomas)
This week, Seb is joined by Thomas from Jackomos Hall to talk about what it's like to be asexual and aromantic. They discuss the various identities under the aro/ace umbrellas, how these identities influence relationships, the accuracy of labels and more!
Let's Talk! Season 2 Trailer
Let's Talk Season 2 premieres Saturday 22nd August 2020.
Let's Talk About Being an International Student (with Yi Su)
This week, Seb is joined by Yi Su from Turner Hall to talk about what it's like being an international student. The two discuss relationships between international and domestic students, employability for international students and dealing with homesickness.
Check out Yi Su's project, International Careers: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEdx8p_o3LTfCAyYIX_ZYZA
Let's Talk About Managing Mental Health (with Elysee)
This week, Seb is joined by Elysee from Jackomos Hall to talk about managing mental health. They discuss their own experiences with mental illness (and how varying intersections they embody play a role in their access to seeking support), stigma and misconceptions about mental illness and ways we can better help and support those of us who are mentally ill.
Let's Talk About Polyamory and Bisexuality (with Jazzy)
This week, Seb is joined by Jazzy from Holman Hall to talk about polyamory and bisexuality. They discuss varying definitions, representations in media and society, and navigations of jealousy, consent and choice, all to explore what it's like to be a polyamorous and bisexual woman.
Let's Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders (with Charlotte)
This week, Seb is joined by Charlotte from Holman Hall to talk about body image, eating disorders and disordered eating habits. In this episode, the two discuss different kinds of eating disorders, the healthism paradigm, the effects of diet culture on our lives and much more!
Let's Talk About Fatphobia (with Geena)
This week, Seb is joined by Geena from Briggs Hall to talk about navigating fatphobia and fat-shaming in a society that privileges thin bodies. In this episode, the two discuss representation of fat people, diet culture, misconceptions surrounding weight and health, and ways we can love ourselves while rejecting society's archaic standards for our bodies.
Let's Talk About Sexual Violence and Rape Culture (with Alicia)
[Content warning for sexual violence, rape culture, stealthing, street harassment and assault]. This week, Seb is joined by Alicia from Jackomos Hall to talk about what it's like to navigate sexual and gender-based violence, particularly for women in patriarchal societies. The two discuss stealthing, street harassment and ways that we can combat myths on survivors and the stigma of coming forward about experiencing sexual violence.
Let's Talk About Being LGBT+ (with Amber)
This week, Seb is joined by Amber from Jackomos Hall to talk about what it's like to be part of the LGBT+ community. Amber shares her experiences as a lesbian while Seb discusses what it's like being gay and non-binary, and the two talk about coming out, queer role models, support services on-campus and much, much more!
Please note that as of this episode, we will be releasing podcast episodes every fortnight rather than every week to accommodate busy schedules.
Let's Talk About Living On-Campus (with Nick)
For the first episode of Let's Talk!, Seb is joined by Jackomos Hall's College Head Nick to talk about what it's like to live on-campus. Nick shares his experiences both living on-res and being the manager of Campus Experience and Major Events. Additionally, they discuss the history of Jackomos Hall, ways to tackle homesickness and much, much more!
Let's Talk! Trailer
Get ready for Let's Talk!, premiering March 8.