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.
Tony Gill: Fashion lecturer and PR
For our last episode of season three, we meet another Friend of Dorothy: fashion lecturer and PR Tony Gill. Tony’s British Asian upbringing gave him a whole different set of gay icons to the ones host Alice grew up with - and the conversation may give you an appetite to work back through decades of Bollywood classics…
Creator & host: Alice Beverton-Palmer
Producer & editor: Laura Blake
Paula Akpan: Historian and journalist
Paula Akpan brings us the Black British queer history you won't have learned at school
Rita: Club Kali co-founder
Rita, co-founder of queer Asian clubnight Club Kali and social entrepreneur
Queer Women in Fiction
Jodie Mullish, Laura Kay, Buki Papillon and Simon Savidge talk queer female representation in fiction
Dr Fern Riddell: Historian of sex
LGBT History Month PSA: We have always been here. Dr Fern Riddell shares lessons from queer history.
Judge Rinder: Barrister and TV personality
From the suburbs to the bright lights of Strictly, it’s been quite the journey for Judge Rinder