Dash The Curry

Synopsis

An exploration of topics from a diasporic Thamil feminist perspective.

Episodes

  • S2EP5 Lets Talk About Sex with Frida Banks

    S2EP5 Let's Talk About Sex with Frida Banks

    29/04/2020 Duration: 01h13min

    Due to popular demand, we're back with a part 2 of our episode on sex featuring Frida Banks! Last season we explored this "taboo" topic and self-love in the context of growing up Tamil in the diaspora. This season, we're diving in deeper and answering some of your questions! Grab your tea, coffee, or drink of choice because this is guaranteed to be a good one.Connect with Mathusha:instagram.com/thushaaConnect with our Guest:instagram.com/frida_banksMusic:instagram.com/yanchanmusic

  • S2EP4 Queer and Tamil Part 2 with Abhi Bala

    S2EP4 Queer and Tamil Part 2 with Abhi Bala

    15/04/2020 Duration: 01h07min

    There is no "one" queer Tamil identity so today, we continue the conversation with a part two. Abhi joins Mathusha in conversation as they unpack labels and experiences growing up queer in the Tamil diaspora. Listen discretion is advised.Connect with Mathusha:instagram.com/thushaaConnect with our Guest:instagram.com/abhxbalaMusic:instagram.com/yanchanmusicResources:The 519 Church Street Community Centre - info@the519.orgANBU- abuseneverbecomesus@gmail.comAlliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention- education@asaap.caFriends of Ruby- info@friendsofruby.caLGBT Youthline- askus@youthline.caToronto Rape Crisis Centre- 24H CRISIS LINE: 416-597-8808Trans Lifeline Peer Support Hotline- US: 877-565-8860 / Canada: 877-330-6366

  • S2EP3 Queer and Tamil with Aranan Sathian

    S2EP3 Queer and Tamil with Aranan Sathian

    01/04/2020 Duration: 40min

    The "Tamil" experience differs. No one experience is the same just as there is no "one" textbook definition of what it means to be Tamil. In today's episode, Aranan joins Mathusha in conversation as he shares what it was like growing up gay and Tamil in Toronto. Connect with Mathusha:instagram.com/thushaaConnect with our Guest:instagram.com/aranansathian/Music:instagram.com/yanchanmusic

  • S2EP2 Hybrid Feminist with Darshika Selvasivam

    S2EP2 Hybrid Feminist with Darshika Selvasivam

    18/03/2020 Duration: 57min

    Part two of our two-parter features Darshika Selvasivam as she joins Mathusha in on the conversation about feminism. What happens when you don’t fit the mould for Western or perceived “Eastern” feminism? Dual-identity feminists… This one’s for you. Dash the Curry:https://instagram.com/dashthecurryhttp://twitter.com/askdashthecurry Connect with Mathusha:https://instagram.com/thushaahttps://twitter.com/thushaaConnect with Darshika:https://twitter.com/darshiselhttps://www.instagram.com/darshi_sel/Music:https://www.instagram.com/yanchanmusic/https://fanlink.to/bestfriend-svdpxyanchan

  • S2EP1 Eelam Tamil Feminism with TaintedByColour

    S2EP1 Eelam Tamil Feminism with TaintedByColour

    04/03/2020 Duration: 01h08s

    Episode one kicks off with our first two-parter of the season. We break down Tamil feminism starting with Eelam Tamil feminists. @TaintedByColour joins Mathusha in the discussion. Do feminists even exist in Tamil Eelam? Find out this and more on this episode. Dash the Curry:https://instagram.com/dashthecurryhttp://twitter.com/askdashthecurry Connect with Mathusha:https://instagram.com/thushaahttps://twitter.com/thushaaConnect with Tainted by Colour:https://instagram.com/taintedbycolourhttps://twitter.com/taintedbycolourMusic:https://www.instagram.com/yanchanmusic/https://fanlink.to/bestfriend-svdpxyanchan

  • S1EP9 Toxic Masculinity with Sunthar V

    S1EP9 Toxic Masculinity with Sunthar V

    01/04/2019 Duration: 01h02min

    Trying to navigate toxic masculinity and its impact on all people can introduce you to complex roadblocks that are often easier to ignore than to address. On this episode of Dash the Curry, Sunthar joins Mathusha on the podcast to discuss toxic masculinity, the mental health toll on young men and how Sunthar is using comedy to combat these harmful norms and face them head-on. Dash the Curry: instagram.com/DashTheCurryThushaa: instagram.com/thushaaEmail: AskDashTheCurry@gmail.comConnect with SuntharInstagram: instagram.com/suntharvWebsite: suntharv.com

  • S1E8 You Dont Need A Publicist with Kasturi Shan

    S1E8 You Don't Need A Publicist with Kasturi Shan

    10/03/2019 Duration: 01h17min

    On today's episode of Dash the Curry, Mathusha is joined by Kasturi Shan, a hip hop publicist, brand strategist and currently a PR Director at Interscope, as they discuss working in the music industry, South Asian artists in the hip hop scene, working with some of the biggest names in hip hop, and what it means to be a multi-ethnic woman navigating all these fields. Dash the Curry: instagram.com/DashTheCurryThushaa: instagram.com/thushaaEmail: AskDashTheCurry@gmail.comConnect with KasthuriInstagram: instagram.com/kasturishan/Intro Music: Hussel ft. Afrikan Boy - M.I.AOutro Music: Cleopatra - Anik Khan

  • S1E7 Dash The Flip Flops with Krish and Nivake

    S1E7 Dash The Flip Flops with Krish and Nivake

    16/12/2018 Duration: 01h43min

    We’re stoked to present to you the ultimate podcast crossover.On this episode, we chitchat with a couple of our fave OG Tamil podcasters from @hightopflippod (we’re their 60th episode!).We get personal— Find out how we got into podcasting, our past lives, a couple of what ifs, when our dreams died, and a whole lot more.Dash the Curry: instagram.com/DashTheCurryGow: instagram.com/nglswrnThushaa: instagram.com/thushaaEmail: AskDashTheCurry@gmail.comConnect with High Top Flip Flops Instagram: instagram.com/hightopflippodInstagram: instagram.com/nivakecocoabutterInstagram: instagram.com/krishnotchrishttps://soundcloud.com/hightopflipflops

  • S1E6 Female Freedom Fighters with Abinaya Nathan

    S1E6 Female Freedom Fighters with Abinaya Nathan

    02/12/2018 Duration: 55min

    On today's episode of Dash the Curry, Mathusha is joined by Abinaya Nathan, the former editor-in-chief of Tamilguardian.com and current editor as they discuss Women Freedom Fighters of the LTTE, feminism within the LTTE, Maaveerar Naal, and bridging the disconnect of Eelam and young diaspora Tamils. Dash the Curry: instagram.com/DashTheCurryThushaa: instagram.com/thushaaMusic: instagram.com/yachanmusicEmail: AskDashTheCurry@gmail.comConnect with Abinaya Instagram: instagram.com/abiknathanhttps://tamilguardian.comResourcesPEARL: http://pearlaction.orgDr. Nimmi Gowrinathan: http://www.deviarchy.com/Tamil Guardian: http://tamilguardian.com

  • S1E5 Pettai Rap with Navz-47

    S1E5 Pettai Rap with Navz-47

    17/11/2018 Duration: 50min

    Eelam Tamil musicians have been carving out a name for themselves in the diaspora for years. Naveeni, more commonly known as Navz-47, is just one of the few Tamil female rappers who has quickly caught the attention of Tamils and non-Tamils globally with her powerful Tamil verses and unique sense of style. Mathusha sits down with Navz-47 to discuss her journey into music, defying musical and gender "norms", and her future projects. Dash the Curry: instagram.com/DashTheCurryThushaa: instagram.com/thushaaMusic: instagram.com/yachanmusicEmail: AskDashTheCurry@gmail.comConnect with Navz-47 Instagram: instagram.com/Navz47YouTube: bit.ly/2B8cfV8

  • S1E4 I Hate Salads with Asvini Ravindran

    S1E4 I Hate Salads with Asvini Ravindran

    16/09/2018 Duration: 01h05min

    Veganism... Privilege? Trend? Ethical? On this episode of Dash the Curry, Mathusha is joined by Asvini from Paws & Claws as they discuss navigating veganism as Tamil women in the diaspora.Dash the Curry: instagram.com/DashTheCurryThushaa: instagram.com/thushaaEmail: AskDashTheCurry@gmail.comConnect with AsviniInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/asvinixo/Paws&Claws:https://www.instagram.com/pawsnclawstv/ & https://instagram.com/pawsnclawstvResources:https://www.meatfreemondays.com/http://www.TheHumaneLeague.orghttps://mercyforanimals.org/Howthaman: https://instagram.com/howthamanVegan Memes: https://instagram.com/veganmemesofficialFB Group: Intersectional Tamil Vegans

  • S1E3 Womyn in Activism with Dharsha Jegatheeswaran

    S1E3 Womyn in Activism with Dharsha Jegatheeswaran

    18/08/2018 Duration: 01h06min

    Tamil women have been at the forefront of activism for decades. Today, women in Eelam and abroad continue to organize and lead calls for justice and change. On this episode of Dash the Curry, Mathusha is joined by Dharsha Jegatheeswaran who is the Research Director for Adayaalam Centre for Policy Research, a human rights lawyer, and Tamil-Canadian activist. They discuss activism as Tamil women and the personal hurdles they've experienced, witnessed, and have overcome. Dash the Curry: instagram.com/DashTheCurryThushaa: instagram.com/thushaaMusic: instagram.com/yanchanmusicEmail: AskDashTheCurry@gmail.comConnect with Dharsha Instagram: instagram.com/djegatheeswaranTwitter: twitter.com/dharsha_jResourcesAdayaalam: instagram.com/Adayaalam_CPR & http://adayaalam.orgTamil Guardian: instagram.com/TamilGuardian & http://tamilguardian.comSolidarity with Tamil FOD: instagram.com/Solidarity_TamilFOD People for Equality and Relief in Lanka (PEARL): instagram.com/Pearl_Action

  • S1E2 Sexual Liberation with Frida Banks

    S1E2 Sexual Liberation with Frida Banks

    04/08/2018 Duration: 01h02min

    Content Warning: Sexual violenceOn this episode of Dash the Curry, @thushaa and @frida_banks explore all things sex, including the taboos associated around it and why talking about sex is important for sexual health and growth.Dash the Curry: instagram.com/dashthecurryThushaa: instagram.com/thushaa Frida Banks: instagram.com/frida_banks & me@fridabanks.com Music: instagram.com/yanchanmusicaskdashthecurry@gmail.com Sexual Health Clinics in Toronto:https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/health-wellness-care/health-clinics/sexual-health-clinics/Frida's Recommendations: http://bit.ly/2vgdfTK

  • S1E1 Dancing Around Thamilness with Yalini Raja

    S1E1 Dancing Around Thamilness with Yalini Raja

    29/04/2018 Duration: 51min

    An exploration of topics revolving around society and culture from a diasporic Thamil feminist perspective.

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