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Leah Bracknell - Thursday 16 May

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Part 1: Hellos & Menu

Parts 2 & 3: Should Anti-Abortionists Advise Government?
Should an anti-abortion group be advising the government on sexual health? “Life”- a group that is against all abortion and promotes abstinence - are to influence sex education initiatives in place of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service. But should a group which opposes a woman’s right to choose be given such power? Or is a tougher stance on sexual health just what Britain needs?

I’m sure we’ll be taking plenty of your calls on that, and then it’ll be over to Leah for the rest of today’s headlines.

Part 4: Today’s Papers

Part 5: Can You Raise A Gender Free Child?
One Canadian couple are keeping their baby’s sex a secret, saying they want to release him- or her- from the constraints society imposes on the sexes. But is this political correctness gone mad? Or do you take your hat off to them for freeing their child from the pressure of society’s gender stereotyping?

Part 6: Is Happiness Unattractive?
Apparently women prefer a mean and moody man because they find them more powerful and masculine - whereas fellas like to date little Miss Sunshine. Would you take a grinning fool over a misery guts? Or is there nothing more grating than Mister Brightside?

Part 7: Are Atheists Better In Bed?
Apparently non-believers outperform religious sorts in the sack, because they’re free of guilt from God above. But aren’t these free and easy atheists missing out on just how good it feels to be bad? Does the fear of upsetting him upstairs put you off your stride?


  • Fri 27 May

    Home and Away's Axle Whitehead is today's guest.


  • Wed 25 May

    Nihal is joined by Jason Bradbury.

  • Tue 24 May

    George Clarke will be on to talk about his involvement with this year's Ideal Home Show.

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Comments (10)

  • R G

    almost 3 years ago

    R G

    Being male, I learned a long time ago that i,m not allowed an opinion on abortion (unless its pro.) Nor is the baby, and at 24 weeks (+) it is a baby. Maybe if women at least listened to the pro life people, there would at least be fewer abortions.

  • Ray

    almost 3 years ago


    C J , You,re wrong, Its Matthew Wright. (H e has a bad back, me too) How did you get on Eggheads.

  • R

    almost 3 years ago


    Its Aeroplane ! Nihal. (do we have to copy America with everything.)

  • Teresa

    almost 3 years ago


    I changed my views on abortion on moving to Wales from England. It's not just the woman who gets pregnant but the man who impregnates her. I saw girls and women pressurised into having sex at too early an age before they could even obtain contraception. The Welsh Assembly Government needs the chance to make their own law on abortion to reflect the huge numbers of teenage girls getting pregnant and the married women burdened by large families.

  • c.j.

    almost 3 years ago


    what happened to mathew right? where is he?

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  • maggie smith

    almost 3 years ago

    maggie smith

    you should just browse some date sites and see the miserable photos of 90% of the guys on there! a smile costs nothing!

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  • Mary

    almost 3 years ago


    Which toilets would a gender free child use when it starts school, tricky 'eh