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Melanin Millennials podcast duo Imrie Morgan and Satia Sa Dias. Singer Dianne Reeves. Author Kathy Lette.

Melanin Millennials podcast duo Imrie Morgan and Satia Sa Dias. Jazz singer Dianne Reeves at the Proms. And author Kathy Lette on raising a child on the autistic spectrum.

Melanin Millennials is a podcast duo produced and presented by Imrie Morgan and Satia Sa Dias. They discuss their experiences of being young black women in the UK and the importance of their very honest conversations.

With the recent 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act and events such as Pride all aiming to give the LGBT community a platform, we ask if bisexuals are being fully represented. Journalist and author Nichi Hodgson, the presenter of a new documentary 'Being Bisexual' and Sali Owen a Bi activist and campaigner on bisexual rights discuss.

The Grammy award winning jazz singer, Dianne Reeves, talks about her double tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie in the centenary year of their births for the BBC Proms.

A recent report says mesh implants, used to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, are safe but some women say they have been left with permanent pain and serious complications. We hear from Kath Sansom who leads the 'Sling the Mesh' campaign and from Dr Mark Slack a consultant gynaecologist. Plus How do you do an effective pelvic floor exercise.' Elaine Miller who's a physiotherapist and this week is combining her expertise in the pelvic floor with stand up comedy explains all.

We discuss how the gender pay gap impacts women's pensions. Ruth Alexander from Radio 4's Money Box explains why women are retiring on 40 per cent less than men and steps you might be able to take to bridge that gap.

The author Kathy Lette talks about trials, tribulations and hilarity of raising a child on the autistic spectrum.

Presented; Jenni Murray
Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor; Beverley Purcell.

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58 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor Beverley Purcell
Interviewed Guest Imrie Morgan
Interviewed Guest Satia Sa Dias
Interviewed Guest Nichi Hodgson
Interviewed Guest Sali Owen
Interviewed Guest Dianne Reeves
Interviewed Guest Kath Sanson
Interviewed Guest Mark Slack
Interviewed Guest Elaine Miller
Interviewed Guest Ruth Alexander
Interviewed Guest Kathy Lette

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  • Sat 5 Aug 2017 16:00

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