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Feminist Says Transwomen Aren’t Women | FF Podcast

Feminist Says Transwomen Aren’t Women | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about renowned feminist Germaine Greer who claimed that transwomen are not women at all. We also discuss whether people are obligated to recognize a person’s self-identification.

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Alma Moreno and Anti-Intellectualism | FF Podcast

Alma Moreno and Anti-Intellectualism | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about senatorial candidate and her recent interview with Karen Davila. We discuss whether we should expect our leaders to be more like common folk or be better than us.

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Paris, Beirut, and Comparing Tragedies | FF Podcast

Paris, Beirut, and Comparing Tragedies | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the recent Islamist attacks in France and Lebanon. We discuss how people reacted to the tragedies and whether it’s proper to shame people for grieving differently.

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Humanism vs Feminism | FF Podcast

Humanism vs Feminism | FF Podcast

Meryl Streep says she’s a humanist rather than a feminist. This week, we talk about what the difference really is and why some people might be distancing themselves from the “feminist” label.

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FF Podcast 78: How Should we React to Suicide?

FF Podcast 78: How Should we React to Suicide?

This week, we discuss how people on social media reacted to a recent suicide by a celebrity. We talk about the ethics of behaving towards people affected by suicide.

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FF Podcast 77: Is Marriage Equality Really an LGBT Victory?

FF Podcast 77: Is Marriage Equality Really an LGBT Victory?

Red Tani and sociologist Nicole Curato explore the implications of the recent US Supreme Court decision that made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.

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FF Podcast 76: Freethinking in Singapore

FF Podcast 76: Freethinking in Singapore

This week, we head over to Singapore for the Asian Humanism Conference. We ask what it’s like to be a humanist in our neighboring countries.

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FF Podcast 75 (Audio): Eavesdropping on Amigas

FF Podcast 75 (Audio): Eavesdropping on Amigas

FF Podcast 75: Eavesdropping on Amigas

This week, we talk about the so-called amigas and eavesdropping in the age of social media. We discuss the ethics of publicizing private conversations and the meaning of privacy.

You may also download the podcast file here.

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

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FF Podcast 75: Eavesdropping on Amigas

FF Podcast 75: Eavesdropping on Amigas

This week, we talk about the so-called amigas and eavesdropping in the age of social media. We discuss the ethics of publicizing private conversations and the meaning of privacy.

You may also download the podcast file here.

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

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FF Podcast 74 (Audio): Caitlyn Jenner and Irish Equality

FF Podcast 74 (Audio): Caitlyn Jenner and Irish Equality

FF Podcast 74: Caitlyn Jenner and Irish Equality

This week, we talk about Caitlyn Jenner coming out as a transgender woman. We also talk about the recent Irish referendum that legalized marriage equality. We discuss how a similar referendum would fare in the Philippines.

You may also download the podcast file here.

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

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FF Podcast 74: Caitlyn Jenner and Irish Equality

FF Podcast 74: Caitlyn Jenner and Irish Equality

This week, we talk about Caitlyn Jenner coming out as a transgender woman. We also talk about the recent Irish referendum that legalized marriage equality. We discuss how a similar referendum would fare in the Philippines.

You may also download the podcast file here.

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

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FF Podcast 73 (Audio): Sexism and Tony Meloto’s GK

FF Podcast 73 (Audio): Sexism and Tony Meloto’s GK

Audio Podcast 73: Sexism and Tony Meloto's GK

This week, we talk about Tony Meloto’s controversial speech in Hawaii where he suggested that Filipinas should have babies with white men for the benefit of the country. We also talk about the apparent cult of personality built around Tony Meloto and Gawad Kalinga.

You may also download the podcast file here.

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

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FF Podcast 73: Sexism and Tony Meloto’s GK

FF Podcast 73: Sexism and Tony Meloto’s GK

This week, we talk about Tony Meloto’s controversial speech in Hawaii where he suggested that Filipinas should have babies with white men for the benefit of the country. We also talk about the apparent cult of personality built around Tony Meloto and Gawad Kalinga.

You may also download the podcast file here.

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

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FF Podcast 72 (Audio): Trigger Warnings

FF Podcast 72 (Audio): Trigger Warnings

FF Audio Podcast 72: Trigger Warnings

This week, we talk about trigger warnings for rape and other topics in fiction. We discuss which topics should have trigger warnings and whether they should exist at all.

You may also download the podcast file here.

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

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