November 11th, 2014
Episode 53 of 924 episodes
Today on Woman's Hour Jane Garvey speaks to Professor Craig Jackson about the focus in the media on women who are murdered compared with men when men are statistically nearly twice as likely to die in this way. Top-selling, Australian, author Monica McInerney talks about her new novel 'Hello from the Gillespies'. Dutch doctor, Rebecca Gomperts, founder and director of 'Women on Waves' explains how her organisation aims to help women have abortions in countries where the practice is legally restricted. The Woman's Hour cooker is up for auction. Hear why and how you should bid. And as of 2016 every child in Scotland will have a 'named person' to offer advice through their childhoods. A supportive idea or invasion of privacy?
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