Two Irish bears chat about the things that make them tick with modern gay life. From dating and heart break, to gay sub cultures and life-defining moments, James and Stephen have something to say on every one of the list of experiences we expect to have as we live our lives.Expect humour, frankness and very candid discussion of intimate and personal experiences as we discover how the same journey can be experienced in very different ways.
The Big Gay Goodbye (for now)
All lists come to an end ... and this Big Gay one is no different. After 2 years and 55 episodes we have made the decision to take a bit of a break to regroup. We'd like to thank everyone who contributed, listened and got in touch with us as we've been...
54. The Big Gay Festive Tradition
As we hurtle towards a lockdown Christmas, James and Stephen discuss their Christmas traditions.
53. The Big Gay Interview: Colm Conlan
This week we are joined by Irish musician and farmer Colm Conlan for a conversation about why LGBTI+ people often feel they have no choice but to relocate to urban centres to find community, his imminent musical release and his choice to move back to...
52. The Big Gay Dating App Etiquette
In a year where virtually all communication was virtual this week we chat about the things that drive us up the walls on dating and hook up apps. From judgemental Scruff bios, poor quality profile photos on tinder and spam messages on Grindr we've had it - officially.
51. The Big Gay Interview: Marcus Hunter Neill
This week we are joined by Northern Ireland's 1st lady of Drag for over 20 years, thought leader, coach and social entrepreneur Marcus Hunter Neill, otherwise known as Lady Portia. Marcus talks about how being allowed to flourish creatively as a child...
50. The Big Gay Advice to our Younger Selves
James has been blown away by a new reality tv obsession, Stephens had it with Reface and looking back to our younger years James, Martin and Stephen discuss what advice they'd like to give to their younger selves.