FEMME

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

From names to toothbrushes and everything in between, society often codes things as belonging to one gender or another. The pointless "gendering" of everyday things is the topic of this weeks F-EMME episode. We discuss examples from pop culture, the significance of gendered products, and the history behind this phenomenon.

If you didn't catch this episode on air, you can listen anytime on Mixcloud, https://www.mixcloud.com/K103/f-emme-10-04-18-men-are-from-mars-women-ar....

If you'd like to add to this discussion, please email us as femme@k103.se. We'd love to hear from you!

Double Standards

The different standards women and men are held to is the topic of F-EMME this week. We're discussing specific double standards that exist, including some high-profile examples, why women and men are held to different standards, and how double standards negatively impact everyone in society. We also share a few personal experiences with male-female double standards.

You can listen to this episode anytime on Mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/K103/playlists/f-emme/.

Naked

Tonight on F-EMME we're discussing female nudity, including how we feel being naked ourselves, empowerment through nudity, the "male gaze" vs. the "female gaze", and what happens to women when they want to be naked in public. We also talk about the hypocrisy of social media; some images of naked/partially naked women removed from social media sites, like Facebook or Instagram, while others are not. Specifically, the image of Venus of Willendorf, a stone figure created about 22,000 years ago, has been banned from Instagram, so why can Kim Kardashian post nude photos?

If you'd like to add to this conversation email us at femme@k103.se.

You can catch a new episode of F-EMME every other Tuesday at 9pm, or listen to past episodes on Mixcloud, https://www.mixcloud.com/K103/f-emme-180313-nudity/.

Pixies, Bobs, and Braids

The hair talk continues this week on F-EMME, with a discussion about the hair on your head. Whether you cut it short, keep it long, dye it, or braid it, your hairstyle can say a lot about you. And you can say a lot with your hair. In this episode, we discuss important hair movements, like the 20’s bob, the pressure of styling your hair a certain way, and the affects of drastically changing your hair.

Have a hair story you want to share? Email us at femme@k103.se.

Listen to this episode at 9pm tonight, or anytime on Mixcloud, https://www.mixcloud.com/K103/f-emme-27-02-18-even-hairier/.

Show Me the Money

Did you know men on average have about an hour more free time each day than women?!

In this episode of F-EMME we're discussing "women-coded" work; work that is often underpaid or unpaid, and done mainly by women. Such work includes child care, elderly care, housekeeping, cooking, etc. We get into why some work is women-dominated, why fathers may view caring for children differently than mothers, and our own experiences with unequal distribution of household work. We also share some surprising statistics about the number of women in leadership roles in different fields.

This issue is multi-faceted and difficult to sort through. But it's a topic we feel is important to critically examine. Please share your thoughts with us by emailing us at femme@k103.se.

Tune in tonight at 9pm or listen anytime on Mixcloud.

More hair to share

Did you miss last weeks episode of F-EMME? Don't despair! You'll get a new chance tonight. Tune in at 21.00 if you are curious about the history of removing body hair or our own personal hairy stories. Or if you just couldn't get enough of last weeks episode and want to listen to it again.

Do you have your own story you want to tell? Or do you want to share your opinion on body hair? Please contact us at femme@k103.se.

Next week we will be back with a brand new episode, and then we will be talking about underpaid and unpaid work by women. You don't want to miss that!

Get Out of My Hair

In this episode of F-EMME, we're talking all things female body hair; the history of removing it, why society has such a problem with it, and the criticism women get when they display it. We also share a few personal body hair stories and discuss famous women who have bared their "pit-staches". Love it or hate it, this is a surprisingly controversial topic.

And it all started with an ad in Harper's Bazaar in 1915...https://outskirtsofthetwenties.wordpress.com/2014/01/05/it-started-with-harpers-bazaar/

Here is the link to the article "Perilous Patches and Pitstaches" mentioned in this episode, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0361684313497924.
Images from the Adidas campaign featuring Arvida Byström can be found here, https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/oct/06/swedish-model-gets-....

You can listen to this episode at 9pm tonight, 2pm on Sunday, or anytime on Mixcloud. Tune in next Tuesday for a brand new episode.

If you something to say about female body hair, email us at femme@k103.se.

Meet Felicia

Often, being "different" means you stand out; you don't fit in. That can make life difficult when all you really want is to be treated like everyone else.

This week, the wonderful Felicia Pihlström joins us to talk about growing up in Sweden as a half Thai-half Swedish woman. We discuss her childhood in a small Swedish town, how she was bullied because of her looks, and what it's like to always "wear the struggle".

You can listen to this episode tonight at 9pm or on Mixcloud anytime, https://www.mixcloud.com/K103/f-emme-23-01-18-meet-felicia/.

Join us next week for a discussion of female body hair.

As always, email us at femme@k103.se with your thoughts, comments, or suggestions!

Time's Up

In this hour-long episode of F-EMME, we revisit our very first episode about Me Too, to discuss what has happened since -- and what might happen after!
What is the basis for feminist change? What is happening in Hollywood with Time's Up Now, who is Time's Person of the Year, what has happened before, and what is privilege? What does change look like on a global scale?

Tune in tonight at 21.00, or listen to any of our episodes on Mixcloud!

Any questions, concerns, opinions, or ideas??
You can email us at: femme@k103.se

In this episode:
Time's Up:
https://www.timesupnow.com/#facts-anchor
What happens after #MeToo:
https://www.teenvogue.com/story/me-too-bill-congress
#MeToo is China:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/09/china-women-break-silence-...
Time Person of the Year:
http://time.com/time-person-of-the-year-2017-silence-breakers/
India's Daughter:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4058426/
2017 Change for the better:
http://interactive.unwomen.org/multimedia/timeline/yearinreview/2017/en/...

Gynolicious

In our eighth episode of F-EMME, we're discussing going to the gynecologist and birth control. Why is it so awkward to get a pap-smear? Does it hurt to get an IUD? When will there be a male brith control?! Listen to the episode on Mixcloud to hear our thoughts, https://www.mixcloud.com/K103/f-emme-09-01-18-gynolicious/.

Next Tuesday we will start airing hour-long episodes, from 9:00-10:00pm!

F-EMME is a space for us to discuss feminist issues and initiatives, often drawing from our own experiences and opinions as young women.

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Michaela Knutsen, Taylor Goodnoe och Sunna Gustafsson.

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