- Time For A Summer Break...
OVARY-Acting! The Podcast will be taking a summer break until September (date to be announced). Take the time during the holidays to catch up on the episodes you haven't listened to yet or simply listen to them again if you have already. Thank you so much for your constant support! It means a lot to me! Stay safe mi gente and see you soon...
Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram for information & updates @OVARYActing_Pod and ask me all of your questions there!0m | Jul 28, 2021
- #15 | Dark Humour: Should I Laugh or Should I Go?
TW: Rxpe, Sexual Assault, Paedophilia & Suicide
Freedom of Speech or Hate Speech? In this episode of OVARY-Acting! Michelle talks about the controversial topic of Dark Humour and tries to find an answer to the question, as she looks into the pro/con sides of this issue & analyses its true purpose.
Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram for information & updates @OVARYActing_Pod and ask me all of your questions there!26m | Jul 21, 2021
- #14 | Can Diets Ever Be Body-Positive?
TW: Eating Disorders & Body Dysmorphia
Isn't it scientifically proven that the thinner you are, the healthier your body is? In this episode Michelle talks about the Body Positivity movement and breaks down common myths surrounding weight, as she dives deep into the toxic world of diet culture.
Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram for information & updates @OVARYActing_Pod and ask me all of your questions there!32m | Jul 14, 2021
- #13 | Why FGM Needs to Be Abolished
In this episode Michelle dives into the topic of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), talking about what it is, what impact it has on girls and women all around the world every day, and stating why this practice needs to be abolished once and for all. An issue that needs to be talked about more, so definitely an episode worth a listen!20m | Jul 7, 2021
- #12 | What's the #FreeBritney Movement?
In this episode Michelle talks about the #FreeBritney Movement which is currently all over the news, explaining what it fights for, how it started and what pop singer Britney Spears has to do with all of it.25m | Jun 30, 2021
- Bonus Clip: OVARY-Acting! The Rap
A rap to call out the sexism out there! Written & Performed by Michelle Sorriso.
[This is an excerpt from the podcast episode "Calling out Everyday Sexism!"]2m | Jun 28, 2021
- #11 | Are You Being Gaslighted?
In this episode Michelle talks about gaslighting, the most used tool of abusers there is, and breaks it down to its core, showing you step-by-step how it works & how it is something that can affect anyone really. If you have the suspicion or know that somebody might be gaslighting you, this is the right episode for you.26m | Jun 23, 2021
- #10 | Calling out Everyday Sexism! *Special Episode*
Join Michelle in this very special episode of OVARY-Acting!, as she celebrates its 10th episode today! All surrounding the topic of Everyday Sexism, Michelle talks about her own experiences with it and analyses the cruel intentions behind sexist jokes. A fun game as well as a special surprise at the end await you! Definitely worth a listen!42m | Jun 16, 2021
- #9 | Why Pride is a Feminist Cause
In this episode Michelle gives you a little bit of the queer history you didn't get in school, and talks closely about the origins of pride. It is much more feminist than you think. Who were Marsha P. Johnson & Sylvia Rivera, and what did they have to do with the whole LGBTQ+ movement?
Happy Pride Month everyone!29m | Jun 9, 2021
- #8 | Does Twerking help (fight) the Patriarchy?
In this episode Michelle talks about how the male gaze controls the portrayal of women in the media, and analyses whether twerking can truly be considered female empowerment, just the way many famous female music artists of today claim it to be. Sexualization or Sexual Liberation?20m | Jun 2, 2021
- #7 | Periods 101: A Guide for Everyone
TW: Blood & Periods
In honour of #MenstrualHealthAwarenessWeek Michelle talks all things periods in this episode. From anatomy to poverty, you will learn about how menstruation affects the lives of people, and how education & interest play an important role in breaking the stigma surrounding it. An episode relevant for both menstruators and non-menstruators because we need all parties to be understanding of the matter at hand, in order to change society's general view on periods.33m | May 26, 2021
- #6 | Could India become feminist? w/Ruchith Asha Kamal
In this episode Michelle passes the mic on to Ruchith Asha Kamal, a teen activist from India who dedicates himself to raising awareness on human rights issues in his country, and has a conversation with him about the general situation of women in India and how feminism is perceived there. From periods to arranged marriage, it's very eye-opening so therefore definitely worth a listen. Also make sure to follow Ruchith's work on every social media platform @teen__activism and @ruchith_asha_kamal!35m | May 19, 2021
- #5 | Should we Cancel Cancel Culture?
TW: Mentions of Rape & Sexual Assault
In this episode, Michelle dives into the toxic world of Cancel Culture and discusses whether it can be considered a good tool for the development of our society into a more safe and politically correct one.24m | May 12, 2021
- #4 | Oscars: Where are all the Female Directors?
In this episode Michelle talks about Chinese filmmaker Chloé Zhao and what historical importance her win at the Oscars & Golden Globes this year carries for the modern feminist movement. Why is she only the second woman to win for Best Director? What happened to all the other female directors from the past decades? Were they not good enough for an award? If you're a Cinephile, this is the right episode for you!27m | May 5, 2021
- #3 | The Vicious Cycle of Gender Stereotypes
In this episode Michelle breaks down the vicious cycle of Gender Stereotypes, explains why they are harmful for the individual human being and highlights the importance of parents being good role models as a first step to destroying them.28m | Apr 28, 2021
- #2 | How Victim-Blaming Starts at a Young Age
TW: Mentions of Rape, Sexual Assault & Suicide
In this episode of OVARY-Acting! Michelle explains how the process of Victim-Blaming works and why society prefers avoiding a problem instead of stopping it at its roots.22m | Apr 21, 2021
- #1 | Breaking Down the F-Word
In the first-ever episode of OVARY-Acting!, Michelle makes you dive into the depths of the feminist mind and breaks down the terrifying F-Word to its core. This lays the foundation for all future episodes to come.21m | Apr 14, 2021
- Welcome to OVARY-Acting!
Introducing OVARY-Acting! with Michelle Sorriso, a brand-new feminist podcast premiering Wednesday, 14th April!1m | Mar 27, 2021