Growing up with gal-dem

By gal-dem

Welcome to gal-dem's first ever podcast, Growing up with gal-dem. Over the course of the series Natty Kasambala and Niellah Arboine invite a different guest to respond to old diary entries, text messages, or letters from their younger selves - nurturing important conversations about growing up.

  1. 1.
    Malorie Blackman on the past, and how we can use it to fuel our futures
    47:06
  2. 2.
    Olivia Dean on enjoying life while you’re living it
    44:46
  3. 3.
    Leah Johnson on love in all its forms
    49:40
  4. 4.
    Yassmin Abdel Magied on expertise, experience, and growth
    46:16
  5. 5.
    Sara Jafari on beauty standards, diet culture and anti-fatness
    44:48
  6. 6.
    Dr Adwoa Danso answers your questions on COVID-19 Vaccinations, and her journey to becoming a doctor
    19:18
  7. 7.
    Lila Iké on straying from her stem in search of her roots
    32:34
  8. 8.
    Cat Burns on speaking up and choosing yourself
    36:30
  1. 9.
    The women of The Receipts on keeping us company for five years (and counting!)
    31:47
  2. 10.
    Dr Christine Checinska on Windrush fashion, black style, and why you should take your kids to museums
    41:48
  3. 11.
    Priya Ragu on vision boards, vogue, and 'weird-kid' vibes
    34:24
  4. 12.
    Nesrine Malik on respecting the textures of our own experience
    47:13
  5. 13.
    Staceyann Chin on the gifts that daughters can give
    53:00
  6. 14.
    Liv Francis-Cornibert on burnout in social justice work
    30:52
  7. 15.
    Zeba Talkhani on recognising childhood mistakes
    43:31
  8. 16.
    Sampa The Great on knowing when and where to use your voice
    43:36
  9. 17.
    OluTimehin Adegbeye on protecting your peace
    40:17
  10. 18.
    Mireille Harper on being stronger in your softness
    47:38
  11. 19.
    Yasmin Shahmir on listening a little deeper
    38:36
  12. 20.
    Afua Hirsch on the power of rejecting assimilation
    46:22
  13. 21.
    Susan Wokoma on innocence and independence
    49:45
  14. 22.
    Yaa Gyasi on writing as rebellion
    33:19
  15. 23.
    Georgina Lawton on passport privilege and travelling responsibly
    38:35
  16. 24.
    Jonathan Nunn on online beef, great kebabs, and the growth of food journalism
    41:46
  17. 25.
    Madam Storm on finding adoration in the BDSM world
    40:13
  18. 26.
    Ericka Hart on black femmes centring themselves
    37:48
  19. 27.
    Naomi Shimada on childhood wisdom
    41:08
  20. 28.
    Shydeia Caldwell on leaning into her spirit-led purpose
    35:40
  21. 29.
    Liv Little and Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff on rushing black women syndrome
    42:58
  22. 30.
    IRL and online communities with Zezi Ifore
    41:25
  23. 31.
    Rachel Ama on loving her hair
    40:34
  24. 32.
    Asserting boundaries with Tia Campbell
    40:06
  25. 33.
    Shingai on not being the girl she used to be
    50:12
  26. 34.
    The power of words with Nikesh Shukla
    35:50
  27. 35.
    Nao on stepping into your other self
    28:57
  28. 36.
    Finding stable ground with Simran Randhawa
    32:53
  29. 37.
    Family sacrifices and feeling carefree with Sophie Duker
    31:37
  30. 38.
    Nicole Dennis-Benn on growing up with colourism in Jamaica
    35:59
  31. 39.
    Sharmane Lovegrove on creating her own family and finding home
    40:56
  32. 40.
    Tanya Compas on the beauty of being different
    39:24
  33. 41.
    Becoming different people with Mariel Richards
    30:36
  34. 42.
    Lady Phyll on religion, queerness, and learning to love yourself
    49:26
  35. 43.
    Diane Abbott on maintaining hope as a political activist
    28:54
  36. 44.
    Aja Barber on how the importance of inclusivity in sustainability
    32:49
  37. 45.
    Diane Parish on why there is no one way to be black
    39:36
  38. 46.
    Chanel Miller on the freedom and craft of speaking her truth
    38:06
  39. 47.
    Basma Khalifa is obsessed with telling stories
    39:38
  40. 48.
    Letting your guard down with cktrl
    28:34
  41. 49.
    Clara Amfo on what success looks like to her
    35:18
  42. 50.
    Motherhood and music with Tiwa Savage
    32:48

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