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Harriet Minter Presents: Badass Women’s Hour
Harriet Minter Presents: Badass Women’s Hour
Badass Women’s Hour

Need a weekly dose of career inspiration, smart talk and badass advice? Then join Harriet Minter for Badass Women's Hour and her... more

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A Truth Universally Acknowledged - LAUNCHING 21ST NOVEMBER

Your Badass Women’s Hour Host Harriet Minter is writing a book.A chick-lit novel, (arguably) the best and most critiqued genre.First-time... more

18 Nov 2021 · 2 minutes
Ep 400 - A Badass Reunion

Can you believe this is the 400th episode of Badass women’s hour? Throughout Harriet has talked to some incredible women,... more

27 Jul 2021 · 28 minutes
Ep 399 - Speaking Your Own Narrative with Rabina Khan

Everyone will experience feminism differently, especially women of colour, but are we leaving BAME women out of the conversation? Harriets... more

20 Jul 2021 · 26 minutes
Ep 398 - Selfishness, Values and Boundaries with Michelle Elman

Do you feel comfortable saying no to people? Harriet is joined by Michelle Elman, who thinks we should all be... more

13 Jul 2021 · 23 minutes
Ep 397: Are You Breaking Up With Me?! with Rosie Wilby

“It’s not you, it’s me”, come on you’re better than that!This week comedian and author Rosie Wilby is explaining to... more

06 Jul 2021 · 24 minutes
EP 396 - Illnesses and the feminism fight with Rosie van Amerongen and Emily Johnson

Just because you're young doesn't mean you're exempt from getting life-altering illnesses. In this episode, Harriet is joined by two... more

29 Jun 2021 · 37 minutes
EP395 - Money and Seeing Yourself with Sabina Khan

Some of us are accustomed to seeing people like us as the main characters in the books we read. But... more

22 Jun 2021 · 21 minutes
EP394: Health and Hormones with Amy Thomson

Hormones are one of the biggest factors in how we feel and act; to understand them is to understand our... more

15 Jun 2021 · 27 minutes
EP393: Internalised Misogyny and the Colour of Motherhood

For those who have experienced it, motherhood is a life-changing event, and everyone's experience of it is vastly different. Harriet is... more

08 Jun 2021 · 34 minutes
EP392 - Kate Winslet and Geek Girls with Holly Smale

Boys and men are routinely diagnosed as autistic more than women and girls, who're often wrongly overlooked. One of those... more

01 Jun 2021 · 33 minutes
Ep391 - Your Badass Brilliance with Michelle Kennedy and Josie Lloyd

What makes a badass woman? Well, we've got two on the show today. Michelle Kennedy is the founder and CEO... more

25 May 2021 · 28 minutes
Ep390: Sitting In and Finding Your Roots with Elizabeth Miki Brina

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that your parents are people too. This week Harriet is joined by author Elizabeth Miki... more

18 May 2021 · 30 minutes
Ep389: Race and Relationships with Tineka Smith and Alex Court.

Are bras a thing of the past? We've all been spending a lot more time at home over lockdown, and... more

11 May 2021 · 31 minutes
Ep388: Stronger Tommorow Than Today with Poorna Bell

Do you feel strong? Journalist and author Poorna Bell talks to Harriet Minter about how she found both inner and... more

04 May 2021 · 36 minutes
Ep 387: Walking It Off and Getting What You’re Worth with Anita Seth

How do you come back from something as horrific as a verbal racist attack? Well for nature writer Anita Sethi... more

27 Apr 2021 · 27 minutes
Ep 386: Body, Mind and Dating with Gemma Oaten

We’re talking about bodies. Recently we’ve seen the first plus-size model on the cover of Playboy magazine, but we’ve also... more

20 Apr 2021 · 29 minutes
Ep 385: Grief and Puppies with Cariad Lloyd

Due to the passing of HRH Prince Phillip, Harriet reflects on the notion of grief with Cariad Lloyd.Cariad is the... more

13 Apr 2021 · 40 minutes
Ep 384: The Issues and Privileges of Standing Out, with Wanda Wyporska and Hella Pick

When is standing out a good thing? When is it a bad thing?In this week's episode, this subtopic flows throughout... more

06 Apr 2021 · 35 minutes
Ep 383: A Mother’s Role In A Daughter’s Journey with Elisabeth Spencer

When you say “20 years ago”, it sounds more like the 1980s than 2001, right? Well, things were very different... more

30 Mar 2021 · 29 minutes
Ep 382: What Does A Scientist Look Like? with Prof. Sue Black OBE

When you think of a scientist, what do they look like? According to this week’s incredible guest, Prof. Sue Black... more

24 Mar 2021 · 33 minutes
Ep 381: The Space Episode with Helen Sharman and Jill Hopper

From the dazzling heights of the solar system to the intimacies of our homes, sharing space is the macro-focus of... more

17 Mar 2021 · 33 minutes
Ep 380: Internet Safety and Choosing to Challenge this #IWD with Suky Basker

In today’s world of social media, you can find yourself more exposed than ever. Hear Harriet discusses the rise in... more

10 Mar 2021 · 20 minutes
Ep 379: Let’s Talk About Motherhood with Nell Frizzell

Parenting styles have been seriously tested by the pandemic, but just how much recognition are mother’s getting for bearing the... more

03 Mar 2021 · 36 minutes
Ep 378: #FreeBritney, Friends You’re Avoiding and Processing Emotions with Guvna B

Got friends you’d rather not see after lockdown’s over? Harriet dives into a tough question from a listener with a... more

24 Feb 2021 · 33 minutes
Ep 377: Coming out chronicles, with Emma Goswell and Sam Walker

The road to becoming your true self is a long one, and this week's guests, Emma Goswell and Sam Walker,... more

17 Feb 2021 · 37 minutes
EP 376: Grief, Joy and Parenthood, with Nikesh Shukla

Parenthood changes our lives forever, and author Nikesh Shukla joins Harriet to discuss how his experience of fatherhood, mixed with... more

10 Feb 2021 · 33 minutes
EP 375: Take yourself to bed

Can we talk about masturbation on Instagram?In this episode Harriet talks about female pleasure and the embarrassment around talking about... more

03 Feb 2021 · 28 minutes
EP 374: Let's grow old disgracefully.

You are what you wear?Jolie and Emma are the Badasses of the week taking on huge missions and making a... more

27 Jan 2021 · 44 minutes
EP 373: How to be more empathetic with Alexandra Heminsley

Learning to see thing from other’s points of view?In this episode Harriet looks at why working women are putting themselves... more

20 Jan 2021 · 49 minutes
Ep 372: How to feel during Lockdown with Bryony Gordon

Home schooling while working from home!It’s a new year, so its out with the old and in with the new,... more

13 Jan 2021 · 52 minutes
Harriet Minter Presents: Badass Womens Hour

The brand new release day is now Wednesdays. Harriet Minter gives you the lowdown. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy... more

11 Jan 2021 ·
Ep 371: 'Quit Like A Woman' with Holly Whitaker, and Ireland makes the internet safer for women

With Dry January on the horizon, Holly Whitaker shares with Harriet her journey of ditching the booze from her new... more

04 Jan 2021 · 53 minutes

Because one Christmas treat just isn't enough.The Badass Women's Hour team are back with another dose of the best bits... more

27 Dec 2020 · 50 minutes

A Christmas gift from The Badass Women's hour team. Join us as we look back over some of our best... more

23 Dec 2020 · 59 minutes
EP 368: Grief, Hiking and Prison with Catherine Meyer, Rhiane Fatinikun and Olivia Rope

How do you cope with grief in 2020? Why are prisons filling with women? And how is the non-profit "Black... more

14 Dec 2020 · 38 minutes
Ep 367: Why are we still paying the pink tax with Becka Hudson, Gabby Edlin & Christa Parravani

This week, Harriet is joined by Becka Hudson to discuss the issues faced by victims of sexual assault within the... more

07 Dec 2020 · 49 minutes
EP 366: Owning your body

This week Harriet is joined by Dr Vanessa Gash about why men feel upset when their female partners get paid... more

30 Nov 2020 · 51 minutes
EP 365: Somethings are too good not to re-share

This week’s episode is a little different, we’ve looked back at some of our favourite interviews over the past few... more

23 Nov 2020 · 37 minutes
The US Presidential election 2020

2020, a year like no other and now Joe Biden is President of America. In this week's episode Harriet speaks... more

09 Nov 2020 · 37 minutes
EP 364: Women and Covid-19

This week Boris Johnson announced we were going back into Lockdown so Harriet asked Dr Hannah Barrham-Brown to tells us... more

02 Nov 2020 · 28 minutes
EP 363: How to speak to your children about race with Sophie Williams and Uju Asika

This week Harriet speaks to her guests about how to be actively anti races, she is joined by Sophie Williams,... more

26 Oct 2020 · 31 minutes
EP 362: The Barrister NOT the defendant with Alexandra Wilson and Dolly Alderton

This week Harriet speaks to Alexandra Wilson about what life is like for her as a female black barrister working... more

18 Oct 2020 · 39 minutes
EP 361: The 2020 journey with Dawn O’Porter and Alvin Hall.

This week Harriet discusses life through lockdown, dealing with grief and parenting with Dawn O’Porter, in line with her new... more

11 Oct 2020 · 36 minutes
EP 360: Black History Month with Dotun Abebayo, Djamila Boothman and Sam Baker

This week Harriet discusses Black History Month and is joined by Djamila Boothman, deputy head teacher at Woodside High School... more

04 Oct 2020 · 40 minutes
EP359: What will life be life if we go back into Lockdown with Parth Patel, Angelina Osborne and Tina Wilson.

This week Harriet is joined by Parth Patel to discuss how new Lockdown rules are still harming people from Black,... more

27 Sep 2020 · 39 minutes
EP 358: A lesson in resilience with Sarah Akwisombe, Mary Wilson and Mohsin Zaidi.

This week Harriet speaks to author of A Dutiful Son, Mohsin Zaidi about how his family adapted to him being... more

20 Sep 2020 · 39 minutes
EP 357: Man Down with Matt Rudd and Laura Bates

This week Harriet speaks to journalist and author of Man Down, Matt Rudd and looks at the trials and tribulations... more

13 Sep 2020 · 47 minutes
EP 356: Human trafficking in the UK with Louise Hulland, Yusuf Salaam, Ibi Zoboi and Annie Nightingale

This week Harriet talks about falsely being accused of sexual assault with Yusuf Salaam and joins Ibi Zoboi to discuss... more

06 Sep 2020 · 55 minutes
EP 355: Living Life as a fat black woman with Stephanie Yeboah, Kelechi Okafor Kavita Puri

This week Harriet talks about the reality of being a fat black woman in the UK with Stephanie Yeboah, Kelechi... more

30 Aug 2020 · 50 minutes
EP 354 Fast Fashion, Happy Vaginas and Feminism with Camilla Thurlow, Urenna Okonkwo, Tess Little and Mika Simmons

How do you go from bomb disposal to the Love island Villa? And what can men add the happy vagina... more

23 Aug 2020 · 51 minutes
EP 353: Living a life without regret with Matt Haig, Nina Kuypers, Temi Mwale.

This week Harriet talks about mental health and social media with Matt Haig, she has a conversation about education around... more

16 Aug 2020 · 53 minutes
EP 352: The importance of anonymity with Nicola Thorpe, Anner Marie Crowhurst, Pooky Quensel and Caroline O'Donoghue.

This week Harriet talks about going back to the office and anonymity for domestic violence victims with broadcaster Nicola Thorpe,... more

09 Aug 2020 · 48 minutes
EP 351: Serving a life sentence for a crime you didn’t commit with Raphael Rowe, Rachel Edwards and Brenda Davies

This week Harriet talks to Rachel Edwards about her new column in The Times and life as a black woman... more

02 Aug 2020 · 46 minutes
EP 350: Becoming first time parents, as a trans couple with Hannah and Jake Graf,Sandy Rashty and Farrah Storr.

This week Harriet talks about grime star, Wiley’s anti-semitic rant on social media with freelance journalist Sandy Rashty, plus Farrah... more

26 Jul 2020 · 33 minutes
EP 349: Can you be fat and happy with Terrie White, Lauren Mahon & Jenni Murray

This week Harriet is joined by Terri White, talking about her new memoire, a look at what it is like... more

19 Jul 2020 · 52 minutes
EP 348: Power to the perineum with Cherie Blair, Lesley Gilchrist and River Gallo

This week Harriet is joined by the opinion dividing Cherie Blair talking about what it is like to have a... more

13 Jul 2020 · 47 minutes
EP 347: Are open relationships the future with Natalie Campbell, Emma Sexton & Lucy Beresford.

This week Harriet is reunited with Natalie Campbell and Emma Sexton as they discuss what they have been doing during... more

05 Jul 2020 · 47 minutes
Ep 346: How is our investment in News & Politics affecting our mental health with Ayesha Hazarika

This week Harriet speaks to Ayesha Hazarika MBE, the Scottish broadcaster, tabloid journalist, political commentator and former political adviser to... more

28 Jun 2020 · 26 minutes
Ep 345: Are we going back in time with gender roles with Diane Allen, Jason Brown, Mary Ann-Stephenson and Juno Roche

This week Harriet speaks to Diane Allen, a former lieutenant in the army, talking about what it is like to... more

21 Jun 2020 · 49 minutes
Ep 344: How To Discuss Black Lives Matter with Layla Saad, Sheehan Daniel, Florence Given and Candice Brathwaite

Harriet speaks to Layla Saad, author of ‘Me and White Supremacy’ about how we can all better understand the Black... more

14 Jun 2020 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ep 343: "Racism Is A Pandemic" with Paula Rhone-Adrien, MP Laura Farris, Dr Lisa Mosconi and Elizabeth Anionwu

Should we be protesting during Covid-19?Harriet talks to lawyer Paula Rhone-Adrien about the Black Lives Matter campaign and protests along... more

07 Jun 2020 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Ep 342: I Just Want To Live with Scarlette Douglas and Martha Awojobi

Black Lives Matter. Harriet explores why this is a message that needs to be heard, learnt and acted upon.Harriet opens... more

31 May 2020 · 29 minutes
Ep 341: Female Heath-care, Frontrunners and Finances with Rosie Duffield, Alyson J. McGregor & Clare Seal

Why has is taken a global pandemic for us to address the lack of attention paid to minority groups and... more

24 May 2020 · 42 minutes
Ep 340: Money, Money, Money with Anneliese Dodds and Adele Park

 Harriet’s first guest is Anneliese Dodds, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. The pair discuss the governments plan for “reopening” our... more

17 May 2020 · 26 minutes
Ep 339: The Badass Power Of Positivity

It's deeper than a few nice instagram quotes, Harriet looks at positive psychology as a powerful tool to help during... more

10 May 2020 · 35 minutes
Ep 338: Being Open and Honest about Loneliness with Natalie Lue

Harriet and Natalie shine a bit of light on loneliness and why dating during lockdown might not be the best... more

26 Apr 2020 · 43 minutes
Ep 337: Health and Fitness In Lockdown: Real Talk! with Ban Has

It's okay you really can swerve that run 5k nomination.....Harriet's second guest of this new look badass woman's hour podcast... more

19 Apr 2020 · 37 minutes
Ep 336: The Reality Of Work During A Pandemic with Anna Codrea-Rado and Tiffany Philippou

Two experts on home working discus the reality that is working through a pandemic.Joining Harriet this week is Anna Codrea-Rado... more

12 Apr 2020 · 39 minutes
Ep 335: Badass Best Bits with Bloody Good Period and The Midult

Brining a bit of light and laughter into your podcast feed as Harriet look's back over some of the best... more

05 Apr 2020 · 44 minutes
Ep 334: Badass Rewind with Sofie Hagen and Natalie Lue

Sick of Covid-19 chat? Harriet is looking back over some of the best badass women of 2019.This week Harriet is... more

29 Mar 2020 · 30 minutes
Harriet Minter Presents: Badass Women’s Hour
Ep 338: Being Open and Honest about Loneliness with Natalie Lue
Harriet Minter Presents: Badass Women’s Hour

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Harriet and Natalie shine a bit of light on loneliness and why dating during lockdown might not be the best idea!Author and... more