Headscarves and Good Yarns show

Headscarves and Good Yarns

Summary: Headscarves and Good Yarns is all about celebrating the differences we have in our community. Even though we all look, think and speak differently to each other we all call Aotearoa our home so tune in and find hear the stories of many different kiwis. We also navigate those uncomfortable conversations around race that we just need to have sometimes. Hope you guys tune in!

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 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 02-11-2020 - BLM + beauty stands + the migrant experience | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:55:59

BLM + beauty stands + the migrant experience - Wahoo another human joins Amal for this weeks episode. In the space of 54 minutes, Amal and May cover the migrant experience, beauty standards, the worth of knowing who you are and the BLM conversation from the unique POV of May being a kiwi born Chinese. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 26-10-2020 - Labour Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:46:48

This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 19-10-2020 - We Need to Talk More | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:56:7

We often don’t talk about people from marginalized communities enough, to the point where their stories are minimalized. We need to change that so Amal unpacks that using Judith’s Collin’s comments about obesity and our former refugee community as examples to unpack that.

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 12-10-2020 - Unpacking Beauty Ideals and Decolonization | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:55:6

we often talk about privilege in the race space but it shows up in other spaces so how does it show up in the beauty space. Also what the heck is decolonization?! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 05-10-2020 - Freedoms, Religion and Politics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:54:26

What does individual freedom look like in different cultural contexts, what can religion offer to NZ and what does Amal mean by elections are personal but not individualistic?

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 28-09-2020 - Judith Collins we have some things to unlearn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:54:49

Judith Collins we have some things to unlearn - Following the leaders debate the whole entire country knows that Judith is married to a Samoan but what exactly is wrong with what she said? Amal unpacks and pulls it apart. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 21-09-2020 - Is Chaos diversity or inclusion | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:55:15

Is Chaos diversity or inclusion - Amal shares her racist moment of the week which leads the conversation into imposter syndrome but with the race lens applied. Also is chaos diversity or inclusion? How the heck do we learn to live with each other. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 14-09-2020 - Feminism from a Somali World View | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:55:31

Feminism from a Somali World View - Feminism is a tricky one to navigate and of course cannot be separated from race/religion/sexuality. Tune in as Amal unpacks Feminism from a Samali, world view & how it contrasts with the western feminism view. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 07-09-2020 - Ep - Prison, Povery and Racism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:55:29

This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 31-08-2020 - They are us and my Gears are Grinded | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:55:11

They are us and my Gears are Grinded - Amal pays homage to Chadwick Boseman and talks about why representation is important, debunks the they are us stories and talks about the racist things that happened to her, all in the space of a week, that grinded her gears. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 24-08-2020 - Christchurch Terrorist Sentencing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:54:56

Christchurch Terrorist Sentencing - This week will be a tough one as the sentencing of the Christchurch terrorist begins today. Amal shares her thoughts and what our next steps as a country should be. Also what does it look like to be genuinely kind? Amal unpacks that by sharing her unlearning journey. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 17-08-2020 - Let's talk about that Ethnic Pay Gap | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:54:53

Let's talk about that Ethnic Pay Gap - money, moolah, cash dolla bills - whatever you call it we often don't talk about it much. We get it, it's private and we gotta set up healthy boundaries but we can't set boundaries or not talk about the ethnic pay gap in Aotearoa. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 10-08-2020 - Amal Exposes Herself | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:54:46

Amal Exposes Herself This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 03-08-2020 - What Story Are We Telling About Women's Rights and Unlearning | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:56:2

The black and white photo challenge sparked many conversations around women's rights, violence against women and femicide. Amal unpacks what story are we telling about women as a society and why it's important that story is changed. To change that story - it takes a bit of unlearning which Amal unpacks how do you go about that. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

 Headscarves and Good Yarns - 27-07-2020 - We gotta show mad love to the people and the planet plus stigma around sex | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:55:25

We've never had the pressing urge as we do now to look after Mother Earth since we've managed to use and abuse the planet for a hot minute (cheers to our consumer culture and capitalism). Since covid and the BLM yarns have taken over, it seems the environmentalism yarn has died down a bit but we reckon those 2 yarns go hand in hand. Amal unpacks how and why. Amal also starts the chat around sex, why are we so uncomfortable to talk about and how is it stigmatized in the Somali culture. Content Warning: FGM and sexual assault mentioned. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

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