Being LGBTQ

Being LGBTQ

Being LGBTQ

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Being LGBTQ features interviews with people from across the community. Striving to give a platform to those who feel underrepresented, within it we discuss the latest issues impacting the community, amplify the voices of LGBTQ people, sign post you to the latest LGBTQ music artists and much more. Hosted by LGBTQ advocate Sam Wise, Being LGBTQ is informative and friendly! 
  1. June 27, 2022
    44 min
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    Episode 248: Georgia Clark 'Island Time'
    Georgia Clark is a novelist and performer currently living in Brooklyn, New York with her wife and new-born baby, she also founded and hosts the popular storytelling series 'Generation Women'. Georgia's new LGB…
  2. June 22, 2022
    40 min
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    Episode 247: Mark And The Tiger
    'Mark and the Tiger' is the musical name of singer Mark Haberland whose brand new single 'The La La Song' is one in a line of upcoming releases from Mark's next album 'The Hero's Journey' which was recorded wit…
  3. June 19, 2022
    49 min
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    Episode 246: Rosana Cade & Ivor MacAskill 'The Making Of Pinocchio'
    Rosana Cade & Ivor MacAskill are renowned queer live artists based in Glasgow, creating and performing their unique works nationally and internationally in a wide range of contexts. In this interview they c…
  4. June 17, 2022
    47 min
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    Episode 245: Lil Miss Hot Mess 'If You're A Drag Queen And You Know It'
    Lil Miss Hot Mess is a founding member of the Drag Queen Story Hour in the United States and has hosted book readings across the country including RuPaul's Drag Con, libraries and schools. She's also a children…
  5. June 14, 2022
    54 min
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    Episode 244: Ry Levey 'Out In The Ring'
    Ry Levey has been a professional in the film industry for over 20 years and joins Sam to talk about his feature directorial debut 'Out In The Ring'. The documentary looks at the history of queer identity in pro…
  6. June 10, 2022
    22 min
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    Episode 243: Sebastian Vettel LGBTQ Ally
    LGBTQ ally and Formula 1 racing driver Seb Vettel joins Sam to talk about standing up for human rights specifically the rights of LGBTQ people. Seb is a four time F1 world champion, winning consecutively betwee…
  7. June 09, 2022
    42 min
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    Episode 242: Gabe Montesanti 'Brace For Impact'
    Gabe Montesanti is a queer U.S. roller derby player from the midwestern United States and her debut memoir 'Brace For Impact' has been praised as 'heartfelt' and 'powerful' as Gabe navigates life in a conservat…
  8. June 07, 2022
    57 min
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    Episode 241: Lucy Dunne 'Dunnebells Fitness'
    Lucy Dunne is CEO of the 'Dunnebells' personal training company and has helped thousands of women with health and fitness. Lucy became an online personal trainer in 2016 and chats to Sam about the origins of th…
  9. June 05, 2022
    1 hr 3 min
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    Episode 240: Brian Watson 'Coming Out, Japan & Finding Love'
    For our first episode of Pride Month Sam is joined by writer Brian Watson who is currently working on a memoir about his life, including his long journey to being able to marry his partner of 28 years. Brian me…
  10. May 29, 2022
    55 min
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    Episode 239: Lenny Zenith 'Where Is Safe?'
    Transgender Indie Rocker Lenny Zenith joins us to talk about his new single 'Where Is Safe?', an autobiographical track which aims to raise money for organisations fighting anti-trans legislation in the United…
  11. May 24, 2022
    37 min
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    Episode 238: Dr Jack Bartel 'Trans Healthcare'
    Dr Jack Bartel is a transgender behavioural health specialist currently practising in Florida. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the…
  12. May 17, 2022
    53 min
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    Episode 237: Anna Harissis & Jen Farmer 'Out App'
    Anna and Jen are co-founders of a brand new app for the LGBTQ community centred on friendship rather than dating. Anna is a visionary business leader with a background in mental health advocacy while Jen is exp…
  13. May 10, 2022
    48 min
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    Episode 236: TJ Alexander 'Chefs Kiss'
    TJ Alexander is an amateur baker and author originally from Florida with an MA in writing and publishing from Emerson College in Boston. TJ's new book 'Chefs Kiss' was released at the start of May and has been…
  14. May 08, 2022
    41 min
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    Episode 235: Jonathan Alexander 'Dear Queer Self'
    Jonathan Alexander is originally from New Orleans and is a widely published cultural journalist and author, he is the Chancellor's Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine and in 2012 a book…
  15. May 05, 2022
    52 min
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    Episode 234: Betsy Cerulo 'Shake It Off Leadership'
    Betsy Cerulo is a gay business leader and co-founded the Maryland Chamber of Commerce as well as the Maryland LGBT Foundation. Her new book 'Shake It Off Leadership - Achieving Success Through The Eyes Of Our L…
  16. May 03, 2022
    53 min
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    Episode 233: Harrison Barnes
    Gay music artist Harrison Barnes released his first music in 2020. He was born and raised in South Carolina and currently performs as a professional dancer on the Las Vegas strip. In this interview Harrison cha…
  17. May 01, 2022
    51 min
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    Episode 232: LGBTQ History Month - Cuba & Berlin
    In the second of our episodes about LGBTQ History Months around the world Sam and Rodney speak to the organisers of LGBTQ History Month Cuba and Queer History Month Berlin which both take place in May. Raúl Pér…
  18. April 24, 2022
    46 min
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    Episode 231: Jenee Arthur 'Daughter-Father Dance'
    On this episode Sam is joined by Jenee Arthur, co-host and creator of the 'Daughter-Father Dance' podcast which features funny, frank and fraught conversations between Jenee and her Dad. Jenee is the only gay p…
  19. April 14, 2022
    41 min
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    Episode 230: Felix Fern 'Trans In The UK'
    Felix Fern from Trans Activism UK joins Sam to talk about the ongoing situation in the U.K. as transphobic rhetoric from government and media continues to increase. A petition calling for transgender people to…
  20. April 10, 2022
    44 min
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    Episode 229: Mario Dell'Olio
    LGBTQ fauthor Mario Dell'Olio talks about his latest book 'Forbidden Rome', a 'complex and timeless journey of beautiful self-discovery. Mario has written a total of five books including 'Letters From Italy' an…

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