#161: Incandescent Rage, Grace Tame, Nomadland

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The events of the past week have us angry, frustrated, and exhausted. We sit with that, and with the knowledge that it’s been happening for a long time. But also that this very public reckoning means things are different, the conversation is shifting. As our leaders offer statements that diminish the experiences of survivors, Australian of the Year Grace Tame’s speech at the National Press Club is a hopeful and rallying call, and huge call out on how we discuss and deal with sexual abuse. In more joyful news, the permanent judge for Ru Paul’s Drag Race Down Under has been ru-vealed, and Dolly has finally been vaccinated. Wait till you see the video. The Golden Globes went down this week too (!) and we unpack the most important elements: the fashion. And we’re banging on about wonderful stuff to watch on the big and small screen, including Globe winner Nomadland. Show notes: Laura Tingle’s editorial on the historical rape case being dropped: https://twitter.com/abc730/status/1366677962418917377 How to Cope When Sexual Assault News Dominates the Headlines: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/how-to-cope-when-sexual-assault-news-dominates-headlines And from ABC Everyday: https://www.abc.net.au/everyday/how-to-take-care-of-yourself-when-sexual-assault-makes-headlines/100010900 Teach Us Consent petition: https://www.teachusconsent.com/ Grace Tame speech at the NPC: https://iview.abc.net.au/video/NC2111C005S00 Rhys Nicholson on Ru-Paul’s Drag Race: https://www.instagram.com/p/CL7XTj4D2Hk/ Dolly Vaccine Video: https://www.facebook.com/20470969754/videos/265839198410029 Golden Globes fashion: https://www.vogue.co.uk/fashion/gallery/best-dressed-golden-globes-2021 Nomadland: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sxCFZ8_d84&ab_channel=SearchlightPictures Abstract: The Art of Design: https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80057883 Email us: bangon.podcast@abc.net.au Bang On is produced by Double J and is recorded on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians and Traditional Custodians of the land where we live, work, and learn.

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