December 9th, 2014
Episode 80 of 928 episodes
What are the realities of part-time working at low pay? Can you still get promoted when you're part time? Jane Garvey is joined by Senior Equality Policy Officer with the TUC, Sally Brett and the Executive Director of Adnams, Karen Hester to find out what is it really like on flexible hours. Dame Judi Dench turns 80 today; we celebrate with a Woman's Hour Archive interview from 1967. Chef Margarita Arronte cooks the perfect enchiladas. Zoe William's discusses her new book "The Madness of Modern Parenting", which explores why today's parents make such an almighty fuss about everything from breastfeeding to education, and we ask what's wrong with our daughters wanting to be 'girly'?
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay