BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour, 06/12/2021

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joeyfornow What a lovely, lovely interview from both Kate & Annie. ❤️ The love shone through! ❤️ joeyfornow The love, warmth, closeness and empathy between them could be clearly heard as they spoke, and moved me to tears, yesterday. It was an absolute privilege, hearing their story, saddness and joy rolled into one. Thank you for sharing it

joeyfornow incredibly moving tribute to the power of love between two women.Thanks to Annie & Kate for sharing their joy and heartbreak also for raising awareness of older lesbian couples.Invisibility & isolation sadly still prevail,so much gratitude for sharing their wonderful relationship joeyfornow Thank you, Woman's Hour. You did a great job. Two days of talking and you distilled it down to a picture of us we both recognised and enjoyed . Jo and Erin really looked after us. Lots of love Kate and Annie xxx

joeyfornow This was a lovely and moving interview. All best wishes to Kate and Annie and their children. loveis joeyfornow Just caught most of this story while driving somewhere. What an amazing story and a wonderful relationship. Really moving to hear about an older lesbian couple caring forgone another like this. As they said, it’s not often you get to hear these stories. Thank you

BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour, Emily Ratajkowski, Republicanism in Barbados, Josephine BakerCan a woman be both overtly sexual and a feminist? One of the many questions Emily Ratajkowski emrata explores in her book, My Body. She joined emmabarnett to discuss her changing views about beauty, sex appeal, the male gaze, feminism and more. emrata Emmabarnett You don't have to be one thing or another, you can be anything. yoghurteater emrata Emmabarnett Its a completely feminist concept to control ones own sexuality. Womens bodies and how they are free to take ownership of them shouldnt be dictated to by anybody. So anybody who tries to control other women cant call themselves a feminist. emrata Emmabarnett maybe sexual and humanist?

Woman's Hour - Emily Ratajkowski, Republicanism in Barbados, Josephine Baker - BBC Sounds89-year-old Margaret Owen ElectionMargie recently embarked on a 6-day hunger strike to raise awareness of the case of Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe. She told emmabarnett why she felt it was important to do.

BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour - Dealing with the loss of a parent when you’re young: Two women share their advice‘We mould with our grief, we adapt to it.’ JeffreyAmber, founder of thegriefgang, and Helen Smith told us how they've used their experiences to help others navigate losing a loved one. Read their advice in our article 👉 GriefAwarenessWeek

Max Verstappen's furious team radio rant: 'They're f*****g it up'MAX VERSTAPPEN launched into a furious tirade over his team radio at other drivers, branding them 'w******' and vowing to 'f*** up' their qualifying laps as revenge two years ago.

Verstappen, Blackmore and Djokovic up for BBC World Sports Star awardNFL legend Tom Brady and boxing world champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez complete the list Verstappen is that a wind up he is dangerous and could kill or badly injure someone.

Wet Leg, Pink Pantheress and Central Cee make BBC Sound of 2022 listThey're among 10 acts tipped for success in the annual BBC list, previously won by Adele and Celeste. My Spotify 2022 list is way better. Wonder if any of them will be a success. Who? What? and Where? Geesh, I am old😜