Being LGBTQ

ABOUT THIS PODCAST

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!

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Kieran joins Sam to talk about his master’s degree dissertation exploring bisexuality and how it is often overlooked, misrepresented, and even dismissed as invalid in western popular culture. Kieran identifies as bisexual after what he describes as a ‘long journey’…

William is the veteran author of the new novel ‘Here We Go Loop de Loop’ completing his trilogy of books based in his home state. He is an award-winning author and writer from Alice in South Texas and won the…

In the 2nd in our series on ‘COVID Sex Lives’ Professor of Digital Society Ben Light and research assistant Lisa Garwood-Cross from Salford University join us to talk about their second research survey which looks into ‘men who have sex…

Sindu is a genderqueer Tamil-American author, born in Sri Lanka who moved to the United States aged 7. Sindu joins us to talk about her latest book ‘Blue-Skinned Gods’ which follows the story of a young boy born with blue…

Andres is co-executive director of LATV, a national TV network which aims to empower Latino voices. In this episode Andres talks about the digital series ‘My Health Agenda’ which covers Latinx and LGBTQ communities and the unique challenges they face.…

Former CTO of Huffington Post and founder of ‘Rebel Mouse’ Andrea Breanna joins us about becoming the first transgender person on the board of directors at LGBTQ Loyalty Holdings, which describes itself as a “financial methodology and media company that…

Nicky is a Seattle based gay pop artist who wants to normalise ‘a boy singing about another boy’ in music. His track ‘Thirsty’ was classed as his coming out track. Nicky’s new track ‘Boy Crazy’ is about the initial excitement…

In this episode we speak to Indian author Farhad Dadyburjor about his new book which has been described as the first gay rom com to be set in modern-day Mumbai. Farhad was born, raised, and is based in Mumbai and…

Sifu has over 15 years of training in Chinese martial arts and is known as the ‘spiritual wellness warrior’. In this interview Sifu talks about spirituality, how he discovered ‘healing kung fu’, the impact it had on his life and…

Gay author and comedian Shawn Hitchins joins us to talk about his latest book ‘The Light Streamed Beneath It’ which is described as a ‘memoir of grief and celebration’. Shawn is based in Toronto, Ontario, and his book details how…

Drag performer and music artist Victoria Williams joins Sam to talk about her new debut single ‘Lemonade’ which Victoria says, ‘embodies everything I have to tell the world’. Victoria is a star of the NYC drag scene and appeared as…

Ibtisam is policy and research manager at the LGBT Foundation, a foundation based in Greater Manchester which was established in 1975 to support LGBT people. Ibtisam immigrated to the U.K. from Bangladesh to study in 2010 In Bangladesh same gender…

Social media influencer Nick Metos joins Sam to discuss the latest chapter of his music career with the release of his third single in three years ‘Right Side Of The Bed’. Nick wrote the song about his boyfriend Max and…

Co-creator and star of the new LGBTQ slasher movie ‘Death Drop Gorgeous’ joins us to talk about the film which has been tipped to become a potential cult classic. The plot centres around “A dejected bartender and an aging drag…

Nic is the co-founder of ‘CanWe’ and was formerly a business development lead in the Global Diversity and Inclusion Department at Cargill. ‘CanWe’ is a new kind of dating app aimed at making dating less complicated. The idea came about…

Soman Chainani is a New York Times bestselling author known for ‘School for Good & Evil’ which has been adapted into a Netflix film starring Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington which is due out in 2022. Soman joins Sam to…

Transgender actor, writer and poet Reece Lyons joins us to discuss the one woman show ‘Overflow’ running at the Bush Theatre, London until October 9th and the rise of transphobic sentiment in the UK. Reece is represented by ‘The Queer…

Author of the new book ‘Greedy: Notes From A Bisexual Who Wants Too Much’ Jen Winston joins us to discuss bisexuality and her 2019 coming out experience. Jen is also the creator of the ‘Bi Monthly’ newsletter and talks about…

George Richmond Scott is the director of non-profit production company ‘Both Barrels’ and is set to put on his 2nd play at Omnibus Theatre – a production of Peter Gill’s small change, a play set on the east side of…

Actor Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman joins Sam to talk about his role in the new Disney+ series ‘Doogie Kamealoha MD’ – Jeffrey plays Charles an openly gay character. Jeffrey’s previous credits include being a judge and host on season 1 of Canada’s…

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