Skateboarding, Consent and Inclusivity

Monday, 3 May 2021 - 8:30am to 9:00am
A low-angle photograph of a skateboarder in the middle of a trick on the rim of a skate park bowl. You can see the bottom of their board, which has a large sticker on it reading "Consent is Rad".

On today's episode, we're joined by Dr Indigo Willing and Emily Kafoa to talk about how skateboarders are shifting the conversation on consent, anti-racism and inclusivity. Indigo and Emily take us through how women and gender diverse skaters have been working to transform the scene, covering topics including community accountability, creating safe spaces, and fostering representation and diversity in skateboarding.

Dr Indigo Willing is a Vietnamese sociologist and skateboarder and co-founder of both We Skate Queensland and Consent is Rad, based in Meanjin on Jagera and Turrbal land. Emily Kafoa is a Bundjalung skater, a Minjungbul girl from Tweed Heads, and is the founder of Girls Skate Gold Coast as well as a new ambassador for the First Nations skate team Songline Skateboarding.

Monday 8:30am to 9:00am
A national feminist current affairs program for community radio. A gender analysis of contemporary issues, as well as in-depth analysis by a range of women and gender diverse people around Australia and internationally. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network (CRN).

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Amy McMurtrie, Emma Hart, Iris Lee and Priya Kunjan & Scheherazade Bloul

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