Ladies, We Need To Talk
By ABC Radio
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Don't know what turns you on anymore? Looking forward to that glass of wine just a little too much? Have no idea what your vagina looks like? You’re not the only one. Ladies, We Need To Talk is a podcast for women, by women, that isn’t afraid to dive head first into the tricky topics we often avoid talking about. Join host Yumi Stynes as she tears open the sealed section on life. With sensitivity, personal stories, and serious smarts, this is for women who feel the squeeze between work, their private life, and their pelvic floor.
||ExplicitObsession with youth||If we are intelligent, ambitious and capable women, why are we still judged by the way we look? The Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery estimates that Australians spend around $1 billion a year on cosmetic procedures. Most of that is spent on boto||13 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSettling for average||A healthy relationship is meant to feel like a warm hug from your mum after about a year, according to psychologists. But if your partner doesn’t feel like your perfect soul mate all the time, you might feel like you settled for something you didn’t||30 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLadies Live: Closing the orgasm gap||Women don’t orgasm as often as men during sex. A US study of 50,000 people found 95% of men orgasm during sex, but only 65 per cent of straight women do.||16 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe pelvic flaw in all of us||Do you wee when you sneeze? Or avoid star jumps at the gym? One in four of us experience pelvic floor problems which can lead to incontinence, or even prolapse.||2 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitForeplay: getting what you want||When was the last time you talked about foreplay? Women tend to need more foreplay than men — so if your partner’s just a bit crap at foreplay — get them to listen to this. We talk to psychotherapist Esther Perel and a bunch of brilliant female ex||18 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBonus: Ladies who are single and killing it||We’ve been inundated with single ladies flying the solo flag with pride. We asked you; what do you love about your single life? What have you been able to achieve because you’re single? What would you happily never hear again from your coupled-up ma||15 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBeing single and owning it||More people are living the single life than ever before. But what if you don’t need a partner to feel whole? In a world that wants you to couple up, is being single the new happily ever after?||4 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCan porn be good for women?||It’s free, it’s prolific, it’s easy to find and more of us than ever are watching it but is mainstream porn contributing to the exploitation of women? Is it normalising bedroom practices that are problematic? Or is it just good, dirty fun? Warning||21 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBonus: You tell us - Living through pregnancy loss||The response to our last episode was extraordinary. We asked you; what do you wish people knew about pregnancy loss? What’s the best thing to say? How can we better support family or friends who are dealing with it? Here are your stories.||18 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe 12 week rule||The first trimester of a pregnancy can often be the hardest, so why do so many women feel the need to stay quiet? And what if the answer — miscarriage — is the reason we should be talking about pregnancy earlier?||7 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWomen who cheat||The statistics say the number of women who are unfaithful is massively on the rise. So why? What’s driving those who seek a covert thrill outside their relationship? And does society still judge women who stray more harshly than men? Warning: this p||23 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLadies, we want you in season two||We’re back! Season two is coming and this time, we’re calling on you - our sisters out there. What's in your treasure chest of taboos you feel like you can't tell anyone, but seriously need to get off your chest? We’re here to talk about it. Ring||9 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntroducing the Fierce Girls podcast||From athletes to aviators, scientists to spies. From the deep blue sea to the dark, black skies. Australia is full of girls who dare to do things differently. Adventurous girls. Girls with guts and spirit. You know what they are? They're FIERC||7 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntroducing The Pineapple Project||Are you a bit crap with money? Think ‘compound interest’ is a hipster café? Do you not deal with your finances because it’s all too hard, and boring, and annoying? You're not alone. Ladies, we need to talk about money.||4 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBonus: More than pads and tampons||When was the last time you sat down with your girlfriends and had a conversation about menstrual products? No need to. We did it for you.||22 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBonus: Your vagina questions answered||Imagine knowing so much about vaginas that you’ve been given an Order of Australia medal. Dr Elizabeth Farrell received the award for her incredible work in women’s health. Warning: This episode contains the odd swear word, frank disclosure and gra||9 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAlone: A Love Story - preview||Lots of ladies are talking about the new Canadian podcast Alone: A Love Story. It's a memoir about love, loss and loneliness. Producer Michelle Parise takes a winding journey from lust to heartbreak, through loneliness and despair and cracks open what i||6 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMasturbation: the big taboo||Masturbation is still a conversation stopper for many women. There are some really good reasons, though, why we need to move on from our embarrassment and start talking about women's pleasure.||24 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFat talk||You're a woman who makes a point of not hurting other women's feelings. But have you ever considered that the way you talk about your own body could be making other women feel like crap?||17 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHas anyone seen my libido?||Your day is finally over, the kids are in bed, and you get a moment's peace. But then, your partner gives you the nudge and you're ready for sex! Right? Nope. Low sex drive is pretty common for women, but why is that? And how can that be fixed?||10 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBreaking the motherhood contract||At some point, most mums ask 'is this really what I want?'. Sure motherhood means cuddles, love and macaroni necklaces. It also means sleepless nights, tantrums and vomiting bugs. But what happens when you genuinely regret motherhood? Or find yourself||3 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLet's slay menstrual taboos||In many ways we're OK with periods, but we've still got a way to go. Because it's one thing to ask for a tampon, it's a whole other story when you leak onto your clothes. So how do we finally slay menstrual taboos?||26 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAnyone for a drink?||Many of us like a glass of wine to help put a line under our day, and research tells us more Australian women are drinking than ever before. So why do we like to drink? And would you know if your drinking was heading down a hazardous path?||19 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTime to name (and shame) the mental load||You’re cooking dinner, answering work emails, calling the tradie, and getting the kids bathed. All at the same time. It’s no wonder you feel like you're an octopus, juggling tasks. All of this work you do is invisible, ongoing, exhausting and, mostl||12 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitYou say vulva, I say vagina||What’s the difference between your vulva and vagina? Do you know what your cervix feels like? Can you lose something inside your vagina? Ladies, it’s time for the sex ed lesson we missed out on as teens. Warning: This episode contains the odd swear||6 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitComing soon: Ladies, We Need To Talk||Brace yourself. Leave your judgement at the door. And embrace a head first dive into those tricky topics that we’re all thinking about, but don’t feel comfortable talking about out loud.||30 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Couldn't love this more!! Who doesn't love a bunch of articulate women getting together and having an intelligent and entertaining chat!
Insightful and entertaining. Yumi is awesome.
Great work ladies!
Just what the podcast world needed! Can't wait for more episodes. Thank you
- Category: Society & Culture
- Language: English
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