The Veterinary Kaleidoscope
TVK Channy McGowan, Non Binary and Intersex and Invisible identities

TVK Channy McGowan, Non Binary and Intersex and Invisible identities

May 10, 2022

Cam and Kate talk to Channy about her identity as an Pansexual, intersex person. We talk bodily autonomy, being invisibly diverse and also travel!

TVK Jan 26th Invasion Day / Australia Day Special Episode

TVK Jan 26th Invasion Day / Australia Day Special Episode

January 24, 2022

In this episode we talk about what it is like being an Aboriginal Australian on "Australia Day".

Episode 5 - Dr Dhash Perera, being a cis gay male Sri Lankan vet in Far North Queensland

Episode 5 - Dr Dhash Perera, being a cis gay male Sri Lankan vet in Far North Queensland

December 7, 2021

We discuss with recent graduate Dhash Parera what it's like being a cis gay male Sri Lankan veterinarian in Far North Queensland. We talk about racism, micro aggressions, self care, the importance of having a safe space to rejuvenate, the AVA mental health wellness report and whether Dhash would take a magic pill to make his skin fairer.
Somehow in all of that Kate manages to not actually swear for the whole episode!!

Episode 4 - Professor Darren Trott

Episode 4 - Professor Darren Trott

October 20, 2021

Content warning: In this episode we speak about depression, self harm and suicide.  If that doesn't sound like a safe range of topics for you, you might consider skipping this episode.

In this episode Kate and Cam speak to vet, microbiological researcher, lecturer and soon-to-be B&B operator Professor Darren Trott, along with his wonderful partner Janelle.  We chat about birthdays, a changing world, careers in research, support of students, antimicrobial resistance, experiences for those with mental illnesses and those who support them, invisible illnesses, strengthening relationships through adversity and the mighty Bohemian (or Dalmatian) Rhapsody.

Here you can find the transcript for this episode and our Linktree link to other episodes and relevant images.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 4 - Professor Darren Trott transcript

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The Vet Kaleidoscope Bite Sized Ep 2.5: Alex Harrison

The Vet Kaleidoscope Bite Sized Ep 2.5: Alex Harrison

October 10, 2021

Would you take a pill that would magically mean you were no longer deaf? Dr Alex Harrison's is a profoundly deaf veterinarian and his answer might surprise you.
Make sure to listen to the whole episode for more incredible wisdom and insight from this lovely veterinarian.

TVK Bitesize Episode 3.5: Working in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities

TVK Bitesize Episode 3.5: Working in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities

October 7, 2021

A bite sized snippet of our discussion with bilingual, RSPCA veterinarian Magdoline Awad on veterinary work in socio economically disadvantaged communities.

Episode 3 - Dr Magdoline Awad

Episode 3 - Dr Magdoline Awad

September 16, 2021

We are joined this episode by the war zone refugee, bilingual, brain tumour survivor Magdoline Awad. We talk about cultural diversity in the veterinary profession and our clients, communicating with people of different cultures and languages, the role of pets in community health and lastly medical challenges and how they impact us as people and as veterinarians.

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Episode 2 - Dr Alex Harrison

Episode 2 - Dr Alex Harrison

August 27, 2021

Kate and Cam are joined by the wonderful Dr Alex Harrison.  In this episode we speak about flying, singing, journeys of identity, mentoring, labels, the impacts of a pandemic and to round it out, nerding out about a bit of tech

We will be releasing transcripts with our episodes from now on to try to create a better experience for our audience, whether you listen or read.

Episode 2 - Dr Alex Harrison transcript 

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The Pilot Episode!

The Pilot Episode!

August 15, 2021

Welcome to our first ever episode of The Veterinary Kaleidoscope. Join Cam and Kate as they chat about what they have been up to, what they are planning to do and also a chat about hookworms. That's right, this Podcast is educational as well, you might even be able to count it towards your CPD points!

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