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We are the queer, intersectional, storytelling podcast from National Student Pride. Keeping the pride of conversation – that is our annual event for LGBT+ students – a discussion that carries on all year round.This podcast tells stories that are beyond the binary, sex-positive and with unicorns spewing rainbows everywhere. In association with EY, our event has the UK's biggest free LGBT+ job fair powered by Pride.Careers, intriguing live panel discussions, and tantalizing performances. Don't miss the biggest event in the UK's student calendar.

We are the queer, intersectional, storytelling podcast from National Student Pride. Keeping the pride of conversation – that is our annual event for LGBT+ students – a discussion that carries on all year round.This podcast tells stories that are beyond the binary, sex-positive and with unicorns spewing rainbows everywhere. In association with EY, our event has the UK's biggest free LGBT+ job fair powered by Pride.Careers, intriguing live panel discussions, and tantalizing performances. Don't miss the biggest event in the UK's student calendar.
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We are the queer, intersectional, storytelling podcast from National Student Pride. Keeping the pride of conversation – that is our annual event for LGBT+ students – a discussion that carries on all year round.This podcast tells stories that are beyond the binary, sex-positive and with unicorns spewing rainbows everywhere. In association with EY, our event has the UK's biggest free LGBT+ job fair powered by Pride.Careers, intriguing live panel discussions, and tantalizing performances. Don't miss the biggest event in the UK's student calendar.

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Episodes

Growing older as an LGBT+ person: with Evan Davis

5/7/2018
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We’ve had some amazing shows in our second season, with contribution by some hugely talented students and graduates. But to draw our season to a close, we’re bringing you our live recorded evening with National Student Pride ambassador and twice guest host on the show Evan Davis, as part of our contribution to Gay Star News’s Digital Pride which just like us at NSP, brings events and LGBT+ conversations to people all over the world –digitally! Also check out the 'A Rendezvous With'...

Duration:00:34:49

My trans vagina is #QueerAF

4/30/2018
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Juno Roche is a trans activist, writer and now – she has a QueerAF vagina. Today she joins our podcast to discuss her her journey to getting it, which she details in her new book. From surgery, to overcoming any shortcomings a new vagina might have – because Juno has found an empowerment in it’s inherent queerness. The book is a series of interviews, with trans and non binary people - literally creating a conversation about queer sex and we hear all about...

Duration:00:30:22

We need to talk about chemsex

4/12/2018
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More and more gay and bi men are using drugs to escape, for sex and to find a new high in Chemsex. In this week's #QueerAF we hear exclusive extracts, recorded just for us, from the critically acclaimed Chemsex Monologues. We discuss why the LGBT+ community turns to drugs to escape, and the rising tide - especially among gay and bi men in cities: of chemsex, the use of drugs to enhance or change sexual experiences to new levels. COME TO OUR EVENT: For all the details go...

Duration:00:38:48

Are queer night clubs disappearing – or are we experiencing a revival?

4/2/2018
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We hear a lot about how gay bars and LGBT spaces are closing. Statistically, venues are on the decline. But what about queer spaces? From York to Wales, queer activists all over the country are setting up their own nights – free from mental health stigma, transphobia and without booze. Why? Because when something doesn't exist for queers, queers make it happen. We investigate the cultural queer nightclub revolution going on in the UK. Reporter/producer:...

Duration:00:25:22

I used a gay dating app for the first time and recorded my first date

3/26/2018
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This episode is brought to you by Jack’D. They asked us to investigate dating apps like their own, and we asked Sean to have a go with their app. If you are a subscriber to our show you’ll remember Sean from episode 6 of season 2 – I’m gay, but I’m also a homophobe. If you haven’t listened to Sean’s brave and powerful story about overcoming the internal shame of being gay, you should go back and listen. Because it will frame so much more of what’s about to happen. After that episode Sean...

Duration:00:25:24

We followed 15 LGBT+ young people who slept rough for the first time

3/5/2018
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After a busy few week’s at National Student Pride HQ. We’re taking a short two week break to recoup, relax and then bring you the second half of season two. But we do have something for you today in this minisode: It's the story of 15 young people who raised an amazing £2600 pounds for UK LGBT homeless youth charity Albert Kennedy trust charity. They went to the RVC college in Kings Cross to do this in a safe place, toilets and even a warm room if they got cold. But all 15 of them stayed...

Duration:00:08:20

I'm gay, but I'm also a homophobe

2/26/2018
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This young gay guy suffers from internalized homophobia. He is perfectly OK with his sexuality, but keeps asking why the LGBT community has to be 'so queer.' In today's episode, radio graduate Sean Allsop finds out if it's possible to overcome your shame of being gay – and learns why he has, until now, projected his own homophobia onto others. With thanks to Matthew Todd, his book Straight Jacket is available in paperback in April, and hardback now. To therapist Stephen Hanscomb, And also...

Duration:00:35:21

Live event special: Evan Davis interviews Courtney Act

2/19/2018
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Recorded live at National Student Pride 2018 at the University of Westminster on 25th of February - BBC Newsnight host Evan Davis takes over from usual hosts Jamie to interview Courtney Act. They talk after our #BeyondTheBinary panel with trans and non-binary activists. Evan is particularly candid, relaxing into a personal and very honest interview where Courtney and Evan discuss gender identity, the celebrity big brother house and being a role model. Listen to the podcast on acast now,...

Duration:00:25:30

We spoke to a LGBT+ life coach about how you can feel happy about your body and confident about your age

2/9/2018
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In an extra episode for your journey to National Student Pride this weekend... Kris Verle is the LGBT+ life coach who spoke to Max, our volunteer running this weekend's loving how you look open mic session at National Student Pride. Recorded at Gay Star News, the duo sat down for a coaching session about overcoming anxieties about Max's body confidence, age and social media use.

Duration:00:26:52

This is what being #BeyondTheBinary is like

2/5/2018
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Barely a week to go to National Student Pride, and Pippa's story explains how she went from identifying as a lesbian – to realizing she was a queer, non-binary demi girl. She now wants to be the role model, she always wished she had. Her coming out is inspiring, and you have to hear how it ends. Big thanks this week to Gendered Intelligence, the trans youth charity for speaking to us too. Find help and support from them here: http://genderedintelligence.co.uk/ Today's show is...

Duration:00:23:27

Why does Disney still hide it's gay characters?

1/29/2018
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This week, producer Dan Freeman is sparked to make an episode by High School Musical. Love it or hate it, it's a perfect example of Disney's long history of hiding gay characters in plain site? With so many queer fans - is it time for Disney to come out of the closet? With thanks to this week's production from Westminster Radio student Dan Freeman. You can contact him here: https://twitter.com/dantheproducer

Duration:00:23:31

What is life like as a queer Muslim sex worker?

1/23/2018
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New season, new style of storytelling. This year National Student Pride's podcast returns as #QueerAF. In our first episode of the season, we sit down with documentary maker Amy Ashenden. She made the Queer Muslim Sex Worker documentary. We find out the tragic story of the young person she followed who was ultimately made homeless after she came out to her family. With thanks to this week's production from Radio graduate Cassie Galpin. You can contact her here:...

Duration:00:20:50

Live Event Special: Evan Davis Guest Hosts To Interview Olly Alexander

2/26/2017
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Recorded live at National Student Pride 2017 at the University of Westminster on 25th of February - BBC Newsnight host Evan Davis takes over from usual hosts Charlie and Jamie to interview Olly Alexander. They talk after the Sex and Relationships Education panel with Olly, Paris Lees, Stella Creasy MP, NAT CEO and Diversity Role Model rep Gemma Curtis discussed the (awfu) state of Sex and Relationships education in the UK. Evan is particularly candid, relaxing into a personal and very...

Duration:00:24:34

The Life Of A Trans Activist: Non-Binary Partners Fox and Owl

1/27/2017
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This month: Trans Activism, Burn Out and Sex Education Announcing National Student Pride's latest speakers for 2017, Fox and Owl. They are joining our YouTube Panel this year!

Duration:00:27:41

Time Is Your Best Friend When Coming Out - YouTubers Shosh and Mer

10/24/2016
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This month we were joined by two guests - Married couple Youtubers, Shosh and Mer. We spoke about Biphobia, getting involved in the LGBT+ community and whether you can be LGBT and religious. This podcast is supported by Gay Star News.www.gaystarnews.com You can check out Shoshana and Meredith's channel here https://www.youtube.com/user/shoshandmer

Duration:00:18:38

Who Should Be Reporting The LGBT+'s Community's News? - BuzzFeed LGBT Editor Patrick Strudwick

9/27/2016
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This month, Patrick Strudwick Buzzfeed UK's LGBT Editor joins the show to talk about bisexuality awareness, if it really does get better and who should be reporting LGBT news - community outlets or top tier newspapers. Ultimately we ask, can we trust them? This podcast is supported by Gay Star News.www.gaystarnews.com

Duration:00:21:20

"I'm One Bullet Away From Being A Hashtag" - #BlackLivesMatter Activist Bisi Alimi

8/23/2016
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Bisi Alimi joins us this month to reflect on racism in the LGBT community, his new #BlackLivesMatter tattoo and PrEP. He also lets slip a tease on a new project that he 'can thank Caitlyn Jenner for'

Duration:00:22:37

How to be gay and happy - breaking the 'Straight Jacket' - Matthew Todd Former Attitude Magazine Editor

7/26/2016
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We speak to the author of new book 'Straight Jacket' Matthew Todd, as he discusses how to be gay and happy, his 8-year tenure as editor of Attitude magazine and why media ownership is having an effect on activism.

Duration:00:22:45

What is it like to transition, and deal with daily transphobia? - Charlie Craggs

6/21/2016
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Welcome to the very first National Student Pride podcast, which we’ve started to keep the Pride of conversation that is our annual event, a discussion that carries on all year round. This month Nail Transphobia activist Charlie Craggs joins #StudentPride co-chair Hatti Smart and Journalist Jamie Wareham to talk whether Brexit would be bad for LGBT rights, passing and whether she even feels welcome in LGBT+ spaces.

Duration:00:24:45