Podcasts

The Last Dam Word #7: Pride

“On the behalf of Beaver Sound, we do not condone or support RuPaul’s fracking practices.” This month, The Last Dam Word is back with new hosts! For our first episode, we talk about the gay awakening cartoons, TV shows, and…

Guftagu #6: Dating within South Asian communities

“A family friend of mine once said “But Inayah, you shouldn’t forget the fact that you’re Pakistani then and that there’s a way of doing things”. Perhaps, what I thought was normal to conduct myself in the dating atmosphere was…

Pride #3: The Gay Liberation Front at LSE

“Archives are raw history in a sense. They record an event at a certain time. And it’s only when you look back that you can interpret it … but archives are the raw face of history.” In this episode of…

Grimshaw Speakers #12: Evening Conversation with Robert Vitalis

In our most recent event we were joined by Robert Vitalis, a Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and author of “White World Order, Black Black Power Politics: the birth of American International Relations”. We discussed his most recent book…

Pride #2: Being LGBTQ+ at LSE, with Thiago Pontes

“I just don’t want any student to feel the way I felt, isolated or marginalised, and that’s what moves me. I want LGBTQ+ students to, when they look into universities, consider LSE because it will be the best place for…

Guftagu #5: Climate Change and South Asia: Sohara Mehroze Sachi

“So that when these young people go into positions of power at big organizations in the private sector or public sector…. they become more responsible leaders. Because that’s really what the world is lacking. It’s a leadership issue- it’s not…

Pride #1: Being LGBTQ+, at Home and in London

“So I kinda had built [London] up as this idyllic queer paradise in my head when really, it’s a lot more complicated than that…for instance, I did not think about racism.”  – Christina Ivey, from Jamaica. For this year’s Pride…

Guftagu #4: Climate Change and South Asia: Ahmad Rafay Alam

“We’re here with the arctic on fire.. not because of personal actions but because there are systems at play.. and it’s challenging these systems and dismantling them that will be the challenge of your generation. There are four major systems:…

LSE Limelight #26: A Neurodiversity Officer

“There needs to be someone to start to dispel the confusion and dismantle the stigma of what neurodiversity means.” – Sam Crutcher, second-year International Social and Public Policy.    This year, there is one free spot for a new part-time…

We Know the End #4: Pop Culture – “Banging on bits of trash”

“Carole Baskin definitely killed her husband.” In this chapter, we pay ode to the stories, told to us through movies, tv or music, that kept us sane and helped us escape the absurdity of 2020.   This is ‘We Know…