12 episodes

You’ll learn from the most ambitious entrepreneurs about their coming out stories and their relationship to business. We explore how the skills you develop from coming out, such as being vulnerable, resilient, and optimistic can transfer into the skills you need to become an entrepreneur.

Out and Up Drake Andrews

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

You’ll learn from the most ambitious entrepreneurs about their coming out stories and their relationship to business. We explore how the skills you develop from coming out, such as being vulnerable, resilient, and optimistic can transfer into the skills you need to become an entrepreneur.

    The ins and outs of transitioning

    The ins and outs of transitioning

    In this episode, Liz Bertorelli (from episode one) joins as a co-host! We chat with Lucah Rosenberg-Lee about the ins and outs of transitioning. We also talk about how he started Natural Element and his views on creating powerful content marketing. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Becoming Gay Parents

    Becoming Gay Parents

    In this episode, you’ll hear from John and Jacob about how they came out, started the Office Bureau, and created a family together. This is a special one with lots of insights into running a business with your partner and the process of being a gay parent. 

     

    Learn more at www.outandup.co

    • 58 min
    Forced to be homeless after coming out, Jacques-Claude is now inspiring the world

    Forced to be homeless after coming out, Jacques-Claude is now inspiring the world

    In this episode, you’ll hear from Jacques-Claude about his powerful coming out story. It all started back in Australia when he became homeless after coming out to his family. Scared for his life, he was forced to fend for himself on the streets. JC talks about his journey of landing on his feet, becoming an inspiring voice for the LGBTQ+ community and going viral on the way. 

    Follow JC: @jacquesclaudesader
    Follow Out and Up: @outandup_pod 

    Visit outandup.co for more information.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Navigating conversion therapy to becoming a successful photographer with David Pike

    Navigating conversion therapy to becoming a successful photographer with David Pike

    In this episode of the Out and Up podcast, you'll hear about David Pike's coming out story. He talks about how he had to navigate conversion therapy when he first came out and how he became a successful photographer, shooting for brands such as Hudsons Bay, Good American, and more!




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    • 58 min
    How Tynomi Banks came out and became a world-class drag queen performer

    How Tynomi Banks came out and became a world-class drag queen performer

    You’ll learn about how Tynomi Banks came out of the closet while growing up in the church, a brief history behind the homophobia that exists in Jamaica and how he became a world-class drag queen performer.

    • 58 min
    Why Anshuman posed nude on the cover of a Toronto Newspaper

    Why Anshuman posed nude on the cover of a Toronto Newspaper

    In this episode, I talk to the brilliant Anshuman about his journey of becoming an inspiring author and podcast producer, why he posed nude on the cover of a Toronto newspaper, and the wicked story about how he broke his leg in Fiji!

    • 1 hr 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

tomwarf ,

Great podcast

I would recommend this podcast to anyone!

amandahwood ,

Awesome concept and important dialogue

I love the whole concept behind this show and have really enjoyed the first couple episodes. Great work Drake!

Omid_Raz ,

Amazing approach to coming out!

Listening to this incredibly welcoming podcast reminded me of all the incredible character building qualities that the coming out process builds in one struggling with their identity. Drake Andrews, thank you for inviting voices to share their journey and encourage others to pursue their dreams! I can’t wait to keep listening.

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