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, friendly and accessible to all.
Being LGBTQ Episode 113 Yavin
Featuring LGBTQ music artist based in Boston, MA - Yavin who just released his latest track 'Hot'. The song focuses on liking someone 'way out of your league' and feeling self conscious. Yavin discusses the new song and lots more!
Also - Sam talks about some of the latest LGBTQ news including the marking of 'Trans Day of Remembrance' on November 20th and a set back in the fight to ban so called conversion therapy.
Being LGBTQ Episode 112 Election 2020
We look back at the 2020 Presidential Election in the United States and the unprecedented fall out.
We celebrate the Biden/Harris victory along with the 'rainbow wave' which saw many LGBTQ people elected to public office. We also consider what it may mean for LGBTQ rights.
Sam is joined by a black voter Andrea Marius from New York who voted for Biden - Andrea shares her perspective on what's next for the United States and the role of black voters in the election process, especially gains in Georgia.
Being LGBTQ Episode 111 Clinton John & Dr Laura Cole
LGBTQ music artist Clinton John talks about his new song 'Fresh' and shares his thoughts on the U.S. Election.
And Sam is also joined by certified Life Mastery Consultant, author and motivational speaker Dr Laura Cole to discuss her work including creating safe spaces for LGBTQ people.
Being LGBTQ Episode 110 Anthony Hale & Mike Curato
LGBTQ music artist Anthony Hale talking about his music, authenticity and the upcoming U.S. Presidential election and how the political landscape has changed in recent years.
Author Mike Curato discusses his new graphic novel 'Flamer' which is set in 1995 and focuses on character Aiden Navarro and explores the struggles of bullying and the dark path it can lead to. 'Flamer' has received excellent reviews, including one reviewer who said the book would 'save lives'.
Being LGBTQ Episode 109 The Debt Free Guys
David Auten and John Schneider talk about finances and getting debt free. Known as ‘The Debt Free Guys’, husbands David and John have 35 years combined experience and host the ‘Queer Money’ podcast. They’ve developed various debt help tools including a programme which has helped people pay off mounting credit card debts. David and John also chat to Sam about LGBTQ specific financial struggles.
Also – One week out from the U.S. Presidential Election Sam shares his thoughts and predictions from a U.K. perspective.
Being LGBTQ Episode 108 Kayla & Sarah Sounds Fake But Okay
Kayla Kaszyca & Sarah Costello - Hosts of the 'Sounds Fake But Okay' podcast 'a podcast where an aromantic asexual girl and a demisexual-straight girl talk about all things to do with love, relationships, sexuality, and pretty much anything else that they just don't understand'.
With October 25th marking the start of 'Asexual Awareness Week' Sarah and Kayla join Sam to talk about underrepresentation of asexuality within the LGBTQ community, educating others about it, common misconceptions and lots more.
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