Episode 5: Scottish Labour
And we're back! Just in time for the general election! Who've you got your votes on? This week Lady Rampant speaks with Jordan Pfotenhauer from Scottish Labour to hear about what their views are on LGBTQ+ rights in Scotland and what Scottish Labour can serve up to improve it if elected.
May 05, 2021
Episode 4 : The Greens
After last week look inside what the Conservatives had to say, this week we're onto the Greens! Lady Rampant talks with the Green Representative, Kim Long, about what the Greens can do for the LGBTQ+ Community and where their priorities are if they gain seats this time around in the general election.
April 21, 2021
Episode 3: Scottish Conservatives
Back with the Rampant Rundown and we are getting closer and closer to the general elections! This week we have the Scottish Conservative representative Max Mitchell who will be talking with Lady Rampant about what they believe can be brought forward in Scotland for the LGBTQ+ Community and what Scottish Conservatives can do to make their lives better.
April 15, 2021
Episode 2: The SNP
Closer and closer we get to the elections, and with that Lady Rampant has another slot to keep you informed! But it wouldn’t be a Scottish election special without the sitting government to have their voice, and so this week we will be looking at the SNP! Lady Rampant is joined by Sarah Cheung and Fatima Joji to discuss the issues with LGBTQ+ progression in Scotland, the work which needs to be done in Scotland as well as within the party and what their plans are for the upcoming elections!
April 07, 2021
Episode 1 - The Lib Dems
In season 2 we want to bring you all the possible political perspectives we can, no matter the party, on what they will bring to the table for LGBTQ+ rights in Scotland! In this week’s episode, Lady Rampant speaks to Duncan Henderson. Duncan is an affiliate of the Liberal Democracts, a passionate fighter for equality and is currently a student representative for the college of social sciences at UofG while in his third year of studying politics. Let's hear what they can offer the LGBTQ+ community in the upcoming elections!
March 31, 2021
Scottish Election Special: Introduction
And we're back! After such an amazing experience of making season 1 of the Rampant Rundown exploring some of the issues facing LGBTQ+ people in Scotland amongst others, the most extra socio-political podcast around is are back with a Scottish Election Special! Each week, Lady Rampant will be back with her usual glamour and wit in this six-part special to bring you different political perspective with guests from Greens to Blues! On the run-up to the next Scottish elections now is more important than EVER to think about who you're voting for and what are they going to do to support the LGBTQ+ community! In this first episode Lady Rampant introduces the season and has on Techboy Tom to talk about what we've been up to since season 1, why we're doing season 2 about the Scottish elections and what we hope to achieve out of it! Tune in every Wednesday at 5pm to hear the latest episode each week running up to the Scottish elections!
March 24, 2021
S1 Finale - The Rampant Rundown Roundup
Welcome back to this conclusion episode of season 1 - The Rampant Rundown Roundup! In this week’s episode host Lady Rampant and tech guy Tom McFerran look back at the season and discuss what they’ve learned, as well as looking at the current socio-political state of Scotland. Tune in now to hear some hints of what’ll be coming up in Season 2 in 2021!
December 02, 2020
Episode 8 - LGBTQ+ Youth in Scotland
Welcome back to this weeks episode on LGBTQ+ Youth in Scotland. This week Lady Rampant will be discussing the importance of safe spaces for young queer people and highlighting statistics in relation to LGBTQ+ youth. She will be joined by Socks Rolland who is a youth worker at the charity LGBT Youth Scotland, so tune in now to hear what she has to say on how best to support LGBTQ+ youth!
November 26, 2020
Episode 7 - The Future of IndyRef
Hello and welcome to episode 7! In this week’s episode, Lady Rampant will be discussing the future of Scottish independence following two rejections from Westminster to hold indyref2. She will be examining the future of indyref from the position of voters, the UK government and internationally, including the EU. Lady Rampant will be joined by this week’s very special guest who is Vice Convenor at OutForIndy, Finlay McFarlane!
November 04, 2020
Episode 6 - Gender Recognition Reform
We’re back! In this week’s episode Lady Rampant will be discussing the spectrum of gender, the process for changing your gender in the UK and gender recognition reform in the UK and Scotland. Indigo Korres, LGBTQ+ Officer at the SRC UoG & trans woman, will be here to chat with Lady Rampant and share her experiences and thoughts on the process.
October 28, 2020
Episode 5 - Intersectional Feminism
In this episode, Lady Rampant will be discussing what intersectional feminism is, why it’s important, and looking at intersectional feminism in relation to trans women. Tune in to hear this week’s 1-2-1 interview with very special guest, Julia Hegele, who is the current SRC Gender Equality officer at the University of Glasgow and to hear feminist services and charities that you can support right now.
October 21, 2020
Episode 4 - Black Lives Matter
Welcome back to this week’s episode on the Black Lives Matter movement. Tune in to hear Lady Rampant answer three main questions: what does BLM mean? Where did BLM come from? And why has it gained so much prominence in 2020? Our special guest this week is Glasgow-based DJ and activist involved directly in the BLM movement here in Scotland, TAAHLIAH! Tune in to hear 10 ways in which you can support the BLM now and keep the momentum going after the protests have died down.
October 14, 2020
Episode 3 - Drag King Representation
As certain aspects of drag become more mainstream, it begs the question... where are the KINGS?! This episode chats with Dorian T Fisk, a successful drag king and main man with a plan from the Shut Up and King platform. Tune in to hear from Dorian and Lady Rampant pushing for better representation and exposure of drag kings!
October 07, 2020
Episode 2 - HIV in Scotland
Welcome back! This episode looks at the importance of HIV testing, whilst also challenging the stigma's surrounding HIV, in particular those aimed at gay and bisexual men. Our special guest is Nathan Sparling, Chief Executive of HIV Scotland, who discusses topics surrounding HIV testing, the introduction of home-testing kits and their importance in the current climate surrounding COVID, as well as their 0% campaign initiative. Tune in to find out more and check out the amazing work that HIV Scotland is doing!
September 30, 2020
Episode 1 - Queer Sober Spaces
In this first full episode, we hear from Oskar Hansen, one of the proprietors of the new queer café in Edinburgh, talks to us about sober queer spaces and their importance when so many queer spaces revolve around alcohol. Listen in to hear more about the café, how important these spaces are and where to find them!
September 23, 2020
Introduction to the Rampant Rundown
Welcome to the Rampant Rundown! A socio-political podcast led by the one and only, Lady Rampant! This shorter introductory episode goes over what the podcast is about, what we hope to gain and share from it, and featuring our first guest Tom McFerran, the tech person for this podcast and the previous VP Student Support at the SRC in the University of Glasgow! Enjoy! Check out the instagram @therampantrundown
September 16, 2020