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By Gomezga Simfukwe
Daniel and Gomé discuss matters relating to life in Australia for migrants.
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To Vax or not to Vax
In the first episode of 2022, Daniel and Gome discuss the controversial topic of whether or not people should receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Tune in on all your favourite podcast platforms for this interesting dialogue.
January 13, 2022
Relationship Styles - Nonmonogamy
In this challenging episode, the VOICE team discuss the evolution of relationships from monogamy to the current landscape that includes ethical non-monogamy. Is monogamy the only valid relationship? Are migrants more inclined to explore different relational styles in Australia as they experience a new found freedom from shame, stigma and judgment?
August 03, 2021
In the inaugural episode of season 2, the VOICE team discuss the exciting topic of love and how our version of romantic love is influenced by our past. Does love look different here in Australia as it does in other parts of the world? Is there a difference between loving someone and being in love with someone?
July 28, 2021
What Men Want
In this episode we discuss the opposite side of the scale from last week's episode. Is there a difference between what men want and what they need? How does this play into the dynamic between men and women?
May 26, 2021
What do Women Want?
In this episode the VOICE team discuss the age old question what do women want? Resident counsellor Gomé gives his version making a distinction between what women want and what they need. They are later joined by guest Leanne Everett who chimes in with a female perspective regarding what her expectations are. Will Leanne's view align with Gomé's? Tune in and find out!!!
May 18, 2021
Inter-cultural Relationships Part 2
In this episode Daniel and Gomé are joined by Laura who shares her experience of multicultural relationships. As a Jewish woman who grew up in London and now calls Australia home, her perspective is poignant to the topic. Don’t miss this riveting episode.
May 12, 2021
Inter-cultural Relationships
In this episode Daniel and Gome dive deep into the reality of romantic relationships between different cultures. Can they work? What makes them work or not work? Are dark skinned men just players? Do non-Australians just get into relationships for a visa?
May 05, 2021
Fear of Failure
In this episode Daniel and Gome discuss the crippling nature of fear and how it can turn into anxiety and prevent us from achieving our goals. How do we quarantine ourselves from allowing fear to rule our minds?
April 28, 2021
In this episode we discuss the concept of self-hate within communities. Why do we bring each other down instead of building one another up? Why does there seem to be a lack of collaboration amongst community groups? How can we move past the jealousy and division towards more solidarity?
April 21, 2021
Episode 14 features Daniel and Gome discussing the loneliness epidemic. How can we be the most connected society that's ever lived and yet simultaneously the most lonely and isolated we have ever been?
April 14, 2021
Leadership Part 2
In episode 13 Daniel and Gome continue the topic of Leadership. What makes a good leader and what are some consequences of good and bad leadership? How does culture fit into ones leadership style and expectations of leaders? What does leadership look like in a home setting?
April 06, 2021
In this episode Daniel and Gome explore the idea of leadership and how various conceptual frameworks influence ones leadership style.
March 30, 2021
From Refugee to Politician
In episode 11, the VOICE team is joined by Andrea Tokaji to share the story of how she escaped communist Romania and came to Australia. Her life in Australia has seen her navigate various roles from lecturing to human rights and finally politics. This is one not to be missed!
March 23, 2021
The Law Down Under Part 2
In this episode, Inspector Don Emanuel-Smith, joins the VOICE team to discuss matters pertaining to the Australian Police Force and how that interacts with the migrant community.
March 17, 2021
The Law Down Under
In this episode, Shine Lawyers manager Kenneth Rukunga, joins the VOICE team to discuss matters pertaining to the legal system in Australia and how that interacts with the migrant community.
March 10, 2021
In this episode the VOICE team is honoured to introduce Dr. Muza Gondwe and Ruvimbo Goredema to discuss various views of femininity and how that impacts relationships.
March 02, 2021
In this episode Daniel and Gomé introduce the subject of masculinity and discuss what that looks like from various perspectives and how that influences relationships.
February 23, 2021
Finding Your Path
In episode 6 the VOICE team are joined by Director of International at Curtin University, Barbara Lung, to discuss how to find your chosen path in a foreign land.
February 17, 2021
Mental Health
In this episode Leanne Everett joins the VOICE team to discuss mental health issues and how these influence the migrant experience in Australia.
February 10, 2021
Identity with Rob Delane
On this episode of VOICE, Daniel and Gomé are joined by special guest Rob Delane who is a 5th generation Australian with 40+ years of public service. Rob provides some insight into the subject of identity as a well-accomplished Aussie who now spends a lot of his time mentoring more recent migrants.
February 03, 2021
In this episode we explore the subject of identity. Who are we? Daniel and Gomé explain their different concepts of identity and how that affects our interactions with others.
January 26, 2021
Body Image
In this episode, Daniel and Gomé share some thoughts on the cultural influences on body image and the repercussions of that on relationships particularly in a multicultural context.
January 20, 2021
In this first episode we introduce the concept of VOICE and give brief introductions of the hosts Daniel and Gomé. We also delve straight into the subject around what success means from different cultural contexts.
January 12, 2021