Culture Call

Feminism after Weinstein, with Laura Bates, Emma Dabiri and Emilie Pine

av Culture Call | Publicerades 3/5/2020

To mark International Women's Day on March 8, and following Harvey Weinstein's recent conviction in New York, we're doing something a bit different. In this episode, Gris speaks to three of today's most compelling writers and campaigners about feminism now. They touch on everything from changing beauty standards to teens and social media to modern motherhood. Prepare to be surprised. Or as Lilah put it: "whatever I thought I was going to hear, that is not what I heard." (A warning if you're listening with kids: this episode contains some swearing.) The discussion was recorded at FT NextGen, a one-day festival in London in November 2019 — watch this space for details of this year's NextGen festivals in London and New York.  Feminism is a subject that inspires strong reactions — and we'd especially like to know what you thought of this episode. Tweet us @FTCultureCall or email us at And if you enjoy the show, why not leave us a review on Apple Podcasts?   Links to some of the things we discussed:  Gris's piece on female essayists, including Rebecca Solnit, Jia Tolentino and Emilie Pine:   Gris's podcast interview with Jia Tolentino: Lilah's podcast interview with Lisa Taddeo:   A good piece about My Dark Vanessa: FT House & Home piece on maximalism and heritage interiors (paywall): Hospital Sant Pau in Barcelona:  Lilah's tilapia recipe, stolen straight off the back of the Trader Joe's label (this is not sponsored!): For information regarding your data privacy, visit

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From pop stars to memoirs, abstraction to athleisure, Lilah Raptopoulos and Griselda Murray Brown get together to make sense of culture today. Lilah's an editor in New York and Gris is in London – join them as they dissect the trends shaping life in the 2020s, interview people breaking new ground and bring you behind the scenes of the Financial Times' award-winning Life & Arts journalism. Come to hear what’s new in two cultural capitals; stay for compelling interviews that aren't afraid to go deep. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll take notes. New episodes every two weeks.