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Vicky Mochama and Ishmael Daro talk about everything that’s happening in your neck of the woods, if that place is Canada and all the other countries of the world. Each week, join them and special guests to get the finer details of politics, opinion — and which animals you can’t trust.

Safe Space Ep. 3: Hermione feminism in the Beyoncé age

From libertarian memes to #Beyhive attacks on Emma Watson over her “feminism is about choice” plea. With special guests Amil Niazi (VICE) and freelance writer Kyrell Grant.

The #Beyhive (not Beyonce herself) had some harsh words for Emma Watson on her “feminism is about choice” comment... and her underboob.

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The #Beyhive (not Beyonce herself) had some harsh words for Emma Watson on her “feminism is about choice” comment... and her underboob.

Editor and culture writer Amil Niazi (VICE) and freelance writer Kyrell Grant joins Safe Space hosts Vicky Mochama (Metro News) and Ishmael Daro (Buzzfeed Canada) on Safe Space this week to talk about libertarian memes, the women's strike on International Women's Day, Katy Perry's newfound wokeness and being called out by the #Beyhive.

It hasn’t been a great week for public personalities on social media. Ishmael sounds off on a Red Pill meme that Conservative leadership candidate Maxime “Mad Max” Bernier shared.

The panel gets into their problems and concerns about the women’s strike, most of which are exemplified by Sophie Gregoire Trudeau’s Instagram post asking women to take a picture with a male ally for International Women’s Day. As well, Emma Watson’s “feminism is about choice” plea is heard by Beyoncé’s Beyhive and met with archival research.

It is, however, a great week to follow our panelists on Twitter. You can find Amil @amil and Kyrell @imbobswaget.

Safe Space is on iTunes and Soundcloud. Find the RSS Feed here.

You can follow Vicky @vmochama and Ishmael @id4ro. Follow the show @itsasafespace

Stay Safe.

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