What’s the connection between certain women - from Lady Gaga to the Queen Mum - and queer society?
This interview series, hosted by DJ and LGBT activist Alice Beverton-Palmer, explores the Dorothy in ‘friends of Dorothy’.
Expect fresh, frank and funny interviews with famous names and unsung heroes, a new angle on the queer zeitgeist, and history you won’t have learned at school.
Get involved on Twitter - we want your stories, and your guest suggestions. Tweet a name @Dorothy_Podcast and we'll try to make it happen. We're especially keen to talk to more women of colour.
Olivia Andrews: 'Dear White Gays' blogger
The writer behind viral blog post ‘Dear White Gays’, Olivia Andrews is a young activist working in fundraising.
Sharmaine Lovegrove: Publisher
Sharmaine Lovegrove is the visionary founder of publishing imprint Dialogue Books, home to illuminating voices often excluded from the mainstream.
Victoria Noe: AIDS fundraiser and ACT-UP NY member
Victoria Noe is a straight woman who has been repeatedly drawn into AIDS activism since the early days of the crisis - and wrote a book about women like her.
Rose Lewenstein: TV writer and cabaret performer
The multi-talented Rose Lewenstein is a playwright, screenwriter and composer, as well as performing with cabaret troupe Sex Shells.
Flick Thorley: HIV and chemsex nurse
Flick Thorley was a senior nurse at the London Lighthouse AIDS centre, before identifying the crystal meth problem in London in the late nineties.
Sophie Anderson: Cock Destroyer
Sophie Anderson and Rebecca More shot to internet fame with their camp (and highly explicit) videos, and have been beloved by LGBTQ fans ever since.