April 27th, 2015
Episode 208 of 930 episodes
On today's Woman's Hour Jenni Murray speaks to Hilda Hayo, CEO of Dementia UK, about their new research showing it most likely to be daughters who take on care responsibilities.Theodora Hawksley is 29 and earlier this year entered a London convent to become a postulant. She tells Jenni why she wants to become a nun. One of the greatest blues singers of all times - Memphis Minnie- We hear about her life, music and influence. Is a feminist reading of the Qu'ran long overdue or unhelpful? And multi-award winning US crime writer, Laura Lippman, talks about her latest 'Tess Monaghan' novel.
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