Best of the best women's fiction, Autism and puberty, Civil partnership amendment, Living with grief
Kirsty Lang discusses The Road Home by Rose Tremain. Jane Garvey presents.
A private members bill in the House Of Commons will debate whether heterosexual couples should have the same right to a civil partnership as same sex couples. We speak to Rebecca Steinfeld - who along with her partner Charles filed a judicial review at the High Court and founded the Equal Civil Partnerships Campaign and from Professor Robert Wintemute, who explains the legal challenge.
Kirsty Lang, Chair of Judges in 2008, for the Women's Prize for Fiction champions "her" winner, The Road Home by Rose Tremain. You can vote now for your favourite novel from the last ten winners of the Women's Prize for Fiction.
Kate Reynolds has written a book 'Sexuality and Severe Autism' based on her experience as the mother of a child on the autistic spectrum who also has learning disabilities, and also as an agony aunt to other parents of children on the autistic spectrum.
Helen Bailey was widowed in her forties and has written about her experience of grief in 'When Bad Things Happen in Good Bikinis'.
Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Eleanor Garland.
Civil partnerships for heterosexual couples
Rebecca Steinfeld and Professor Robert Wintemute talk about the House of Commons debate
Kirsty Lang - Women's Prize for Fiction
Kirsty Lang champions "her" winner, The Road Home by Rose Tremain.
Autism and puberty
Kate Reynolds on how to support an autistic child through the challenges of puberty
Grief and early widowhood
Helen Bailey was widowed in her forties and talks about her experience of grief
NHS - Coping With Bereavment
Cruse Bereavment Care
Planet Grief: Helen Bailey's Blog
The National Autistic Society
Autism Agony Aunt
Role Contributor Presenter Jane Garvey Interviewed Guest Rebecca Steinfeld Interviewed Guest Robert Wintemute Interviewed Guest Kirsty Lang Interviewed Guest Kate Reynolds Interviewed Guest Helen Bailey Producer Alice Feinstein Producer Eleanor Garland
- Wed 21 Oct 2015 10:00