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The Labeller Podcast

The Labeller Podcast

By Claire
Welcome to The Labeller Podcast, the podcast where we take back the label gun and talk about the labels inside, why they're there and how we feel about them. Each season, your faithful host Claire (they/them) talks to guests about the label of the season and how they relate (or not relate!) to them. Listen in for candid conversations about labels that affect us.

The Labeller Podcast would like to acknowledge that episodes are recorded and hosted on the Stolen Lands of Ngunnawal country. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
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Episode One: Acti-What?!

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Episode Five: Sepsi & Activism in DJing
This episode contains explicit language! Please listen safely. This episode, Claire (they/them) talks to Sepsi (she/her), a Leo DJ whose sets feature only Black artists, and aim to create a narrative for you to boogie to on the dfloor. In this episode, Claire and Sepsi discuss activism in DJing, the power of community and why we need more autonomous spaces. This week, we want to ask you what your dream event looks like and feels like?  Let us know over on our Instagram! The biggest thank you to Sepsi again for having these conversations here at the Labeller! For links mentioned, the episode transcript or more information about this episode and Sepsi please head over to our website: https://thedrum.ds.org.au/program/the-labeller-podcast/ This was our last episode for this season of The Labeller Podcast. We would like to give the biggest thank you to all of our guests on this season: Korra, Lucy, Wadi and Sepsi. Thank you for your knowledge, time and discussions. Thank you also to everyone who listened in to The Labeller Podcast. We appreciate all of you so much! If there was a second season of The Labeller, what label should we look into next? Tell us over on our SurveyMonkey on our website! Would you, or do you know someone who would, like to be a part of The Labeller? Send us a message over on our Instagram! VoiceFest would like to acknowledge that we work on the land of Wurundjeri people.  The Labeller Podcast episodes are hosted and recorded on the land of Ngunnawal country.  We would like to pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.  This always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.
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December 01, 2020
Episode Four: Wadi & Community Activism
Content Warning: This episode mentions anti-Semitism, racism and transphobia.  Please listen safely. This episode contains explicit language! This episode, Claire (they/them) talks to Wadi (he/him), a mentor over at Strong Brother Strong Sister, an organisation that aims to nurture Indigenous youth.  In this episode, Claire and Wadi discuss how activism is vital to survival, the notion of “woke points” and being critical about the information you receive. This week, we want to ask you about what community activism feels like?  Let us know over on our Instagram! The biggest thank you to Wadi again for having these conversations here at the Labeller!  For links mentioned, the episode transcript or more information about this episode and Wadi, please head over to our website: https://thedrum.ds.org.au/program/the-labeller-podcast/ VoiceFest would like to acknowledge that we work on the land of Wurundjeri people.  The Labeller Podcast episodes are hosted and recorded on the land of Ngunnawal country.  We would like to pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.  This always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.
53:45
November 25, 2020
Episode Three: Lucy & Social Work
Content Warning: This episode discusses institutional harm.  Please listen safely. This episode contains explicit language! This episode, Claire (they/them) talks to Lucy (she/her), a social work student who uses any and every height of chunky platforms to empower queer youth.  In this episode, Claire and Lucy discuss the importance of feeling angry, how social work and activism work together, and the importance of smaller acts of activism. This week, we want to ask you if your studies uses activism, and if they should?  Let us know over on our Instagram! The biggest thank you to Lucy again for having these conversations here at the Labeller! For links mentioned, the episode transcript or more information about this episode and Lucy, please head over to our website: https://thedrum.ds.org.au/program/the-labeller-podcast/ VoiceFest would like to acknowledge that we work on the land of Wurundjeri people.  The Labeller Podcast episodes are hosted and recorded on the land of Ngunnawal country.  We would like to pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.  This always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.
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November 18, 2020
Episode Two: Korra & Youth Activism
This episode contains explicit language. We would also like to give a content warning for mentions of suicide, death threats and transphobic violence.  Please listen and engage safely. Welcome back to the Labeller Podcast, the podcast where we take back the label gun, look at the labels inside and talk about why they're there and how we feel about them.  This season, we are looking at the label of activist.   This week, we have our first guest, Korra (she/they), as she talks us through what it's like being a young person and an activist, being compensated for your time, the love for fellow community and some tips and tricks for fellow young people who are interested in activism and advocacy!  Oh, and there is a shout-out to Korra's mum too, because she is amazing. So buckle up!  And let's get labelling. Big thanks again to Korra for sharing her experiences with us at The Labeller.  If you would like to see more of Korra's work, you can find her on Instagram here. For more information about this episode, our guest and links mentioned, please check out our website! VoiceFest would like to acknowledge that we work on the land of Wurundjeri people.  The Labeller Podcast episodes are hosted and recorded on the land of Ngunnawal country.  We would like to pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.  This always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.
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November 11, 2020
Episode One: Acti-What?!
Welcome to the first episode of The Labeller Podcast!  In this episode, Claire (they/them) talks about the dictionary definitions of the label of the season- activist.  They start to unpack and asks questions about how we consider who an activist and wonders what who we would expect when we think about activists here in so-called Australia.  What do you think?  Who are your favourite activists and why?  And… are you an activist?  Let us know over at our Instagram @voicefest.thedrum.
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November 04, 2020