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Asking For It

9 EpisodesProduced by CBC Podcasts and Mermaid PalaceWebsite

A queer contemporary take of the Goldilocks tale: about love, music, and breaking the cycle of abuse. Goldie escapes a chaotic childhood only to go from a partner who starves her of love to a partner who nearly drowns her in it, before learning to be just right on her own. From CBC Podcasts and Merm… read more

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Asking For It Introduces: The Heart: SISTERS

February 21st, 2023


The Heart is an audio art project about power and love. From CBC Podcasts, Mermaid Palace and Radiotopia. SISTERS is a 5 episode series that follows …

EP. 1: Meet Goldie

February 24th, 2020


The cycle begins

“Everyone feels the same way when we fall in love, right? But what if I’m a puzzle piece so misshapen that when I find my perfect match... it’s a disaster. Dangerous even?”

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EP. 2: Too Little

February 24th, 2020


Abuse that is invisible but still leaves a mark

“What would you say if I told you a MAN was doing these things to me?”

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EP. 3: Three Bears

February 24th, 2020


Inside the mind of an abuser

“Why tell a lie when you’ve found the real thing?”

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EP. 4: Once Upon a Time...

February 24th, 2020


Internalized Misogyny and Intergenerational Trauma

“Dangit! I’m still alive?”

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EP. 5: Too Much

February 24th, 2020


Intimate partner violence

“Never in all my years of playing dress-up, of scissoring my Barbies, of pretending to marry my dog, did I ever imagine I …

EP. 6: Enough!

February 24th, 2020


Mothering your Mother

The Sisterhood of Cracked Ribs and a Pupil Full of Loaded Gun

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EP. 7: Escape

February 24th, 2020


Seven times

“I heard it takes people like seven times to leave their abuser so I’m hoping you can help me. I can’t … I can’t do this seven times.”

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Asking For It: Trailer

February 6th, 2020


How did Goldie get here? She fell in love.

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