24 episodes

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.

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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

    Olivia Andrews: 'Dear White Gays' blogger

    The writer behind viral blog post ‘Dear White Gays’, Olivia Andrews is a young activist working in fundraising.

    • 29 min
    Sharmaine Lovegrove: Publisher

    Sharmaine Lovegrove: Publisher

    Sharmaine Lovegrove is the visionary founder of publishing imprint Dialogue Books, home to illuminating voices often excluded from the mainstream.

    • 26 min
    Victoria Noe: AIDS fundraiser and ACT-UP NY member

    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.

    • 25 min
    Rose Lewenstein: TV writer and cabaret performer

    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.

    • 24 min
    Flick Thorley: HIV and chemsex nurse

    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.

    • 35 min
    Sophie Anderson: Cock Destroyer

    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.

    • 28 min

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