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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! 

Being LGBTQ Sam Wise

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

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! 

    Georgia Clark 'Island Time'

    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 LGBTQ rom-com 'Island Time' is a book she describes as being written during lockdown "in order to whisk myself away to the place I couldn't go to - my home country of Australia". In this interview Georgia talks about the new book, the definition of home, how publishing has changed for LGBTQ authors and becoming a parent.More about Georgia - http://www.georgiaclark.com 

    • 44 min
    Mark And The Tiger

    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 with Grammy Award nominated producer Mikal Blue. In this interview Sam chats to mark about his upcoming release, where his musical identity came from and his connection to the North East of England where Being LGBTQ is based. More about mark - https://www.markandthetiger.com

    • 40 min
    Rosana Cade & Ivor MacAskill 'The Making Of Pinocchio'

    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 chat to Sam about their latest project which takes inspiration from the story of Pinocchio from a queer trans perspective. It shifts between fantasy and authenticity in response to Ivor's gender transition. The performance is part of LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre) 2022 and premieres on June 29th at the Battersea Arts Centre. Find out more about LIFT - http://www.liftfestival.com 

    • 49 min
    Lil Miss Hot Mess 'If You're A Drag Queen And You Know It'

    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's book author releasing her first ''The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish' in 2020 and her second 'If You're a Drag Queen and You Know It' in May 2022. Additionally Lil Miss Hot Mess organised the #MyNameIs campaign on Facebook which challenged the platforms 'real name' policy which discriminated against trans and non-binary people as well as drag queens.More info - http://www.lilmisshotmess.com 

    • 47 min
    Ry Levey 'Out In The Ring'

    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 professional wrestling using a historical timeline starting in the 1940's and 50's. The film features interviews with performers, fans and writers exploring how identity has been portrayed through the years including representations of masculinity, femininity and homophobia. Follow 'Out In The Ring' on social media including on Twitter @outinthering and Instagram @outintheringdoc 

    • 54 min
    Sebastian Vettel LGBTQ Ally

    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 between 2010 and 2013, he currently drives for Aston Martin and has used his platform to speak out including when visiting countries with anti-gay laws. In 2021 at the Hungarian Grand Prix he wore a t shirt with the words 'same love' on it making a statement against so called 'gay propaganda' law proposals in the country.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Benjoama ,

Must-listen

Sam Wise is a fantastic host and welcomes along a host of illuminating guests and topics that cover all spectrums of the LGBTQ rainbow. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, and it will make you think. This is a must-listen for anybody, whether LGBTQ or an Ally.

@Claire_Training ,

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Love it! 🏳️‍🌈

Aam_Has ,

Love the podcast

Absolutely love the podcast! Loads of LGBTQ+ voices from all backgrounds given a platform! Thank you for allowing us to be a part of it!

Aamir and Amir(youdontloveme_podcast)

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