March 30th, 2015
Episode 184 of 960 episodes
The role of social media in self-harm, with Lucie Russell from the charity Young Minds and girls' school headteacher Dr Vanessa Ogden. BBC2's Newsnight Political Editor Allegra Stratton looks at what we can expect from the political parties in terms of messages for women over the 6 week run-up to the General Election. Jane asks Steph Hagen, who set up a food bank in Nottingham, about the people who use it and why. Deaf writer Louise Stern tells Jane, via an interpreter, why she set her first novel in a Mexican village where everyone - deaf and hearing - communicates in sign language.
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. </div><div><br></div><div>An independent podcast from James Barr (@imjamesbarr) and Dan Hudson (@DanHudson). Contact us on Twitter, IG or Facebook @gaynongay