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Listen for free every week, as a different student, graduate or LGBT+ producer tells their most #QueerAF story on the podcast by National Student Pride. Hosted by Jamie Wareham, we commission young LGBT+ producers to tell their own stories so long as they are beyond the binary, sex-positive, challenge mental health, sexuality and identity taboos – or have unicorns spewing rainbows everywhere. Download and take the best UK lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer story podcast with you, as recommended by Cosmopolitan, Gay Star News, Attitude Magazine, Spotify Digital Pride collection and Apple Podcast's Pride collection. The show was nominated for a British Podcast Award 2019. We're back in 2020 with Season 4, with more LGBT+ reporters than ever. #QueerAF keeps the pride of conversation – that is National Student Pride, an event for LGBT+ students and graduates – a discussion that carries on all year round. We have the UK's biggest free LGBT+ job fair powered by Pride.Careers, taboo challenging and topical panel discussions, live recordings of the show and tantalising performances. Don't miss the biggest event in the UK's student calendar, in February, the UK's LGBT History Month.

Listen for free every week, as a different student, graduate or LGBT+ producer tells their most #QueerAF story on the podcast by National Student Pride. Hosted by Jamie Wareham, we commission young LGBT+ producers to tell their own stories so long as they are beyond the binary, sex-positive, challenge mental health, sexuality and identity taboos – or have unicorns spewing rainbows everywhere. Download and take the best UK lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer story podcast with you, as recommended by Cosmopolitan, Gay Star News, Attitude Magazine, Spotify Digital Pride collection and Apple Podcast's Pride collection. The show was nominated for a British Podcast Award 2019. We're back in 2020 with Season 4, with more LGBT+ reporters than ever. #QueerAF keeps the pride of conversation – that is National Student Pride, an event for LGBT+ students and graduates – a discussion that carries on all year round. We have the UK's biggest free LGBT+ job fair powered by Pride.Careers, taboo challenging and topical panel discussions, live recordings of the show and tantalising performances. Don't miss the biggest event in the UK's student calendar, in February, the UK's LGBT History Month.

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United Kingdom

Description:

Listen for free every week, as a different student, graduate or LGBT+ producer tells their most #QueerAF story on the podcast by National Student Pride. Hosted by Jamie Wareham, we commission young LGBT+ producers to tell their own stories so long as they are beyond the binary, sex-positive, challenge mental health, sexuality and identity taboos – or have unicorns spewing rainbows everywhere. Download and take the best UK lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer story podcast with you, as recommended by Cosmopolitan, Gay Star News, Attitude Magazine, Spotify Digital Pride collection and Apple Podcast's Pride collection. The show was nominated for a British Podcast Award 2019. We're back in 2020 with Season 4, with more LGBT+ reporters than ever. #QueerAF keeps the pride of conversation – that is National Student Pride, an event for LGBT+ students and graduates – a discussion that carries on all year round. We have the UK's biggest free LGBT+ job fair powered by Pride.Careers, taboo challenging and topical panel discussions, live recordings of the show and tantalising performances. Don't miss the biggest event in the UK's student calendar, in February, the UK's LGBT History Month.

Language:

English


Episodes

BONUS: We need to stay more connected than ever – check out Anthems

6/8/2020
If you're looking for #QueerAF this pride month for some LGBT love, inspiration and stories, you're in the right feed. But this is a bonus show, so check the feed below for one of our award-nominated episodes. This comes to you today* because at this STRANGEAF time, we need community and connection more than ever. We're featuring an excerpt from Anthems - a podcast of original manifestos, speeches, stories and poems from some of the UK's most prominent activists, artists and personalities,...

Duration:00:08:48

Am I Asexual Or Ashamed Of Sex?

3/16/2020
Am I Asexual Or Ashamed Of Sex? Yes, it’s here. Another fantastic episode ahead by #QueerAF regular producer Jacob Edward. And this week, we’re talking about a spectrum of feelings when it comes to sex, the differences between asexuality and sex shame plus Jacob, who used their portfolio to get a job Radio One’s first non-binary presenter shares boldly and bravely. Listen to the latest episode and subscribe (rate and review) #QueerAF now on Spotify, Apple and podcast apps...

Duration:00:32:07

How can you be single, queer and happy?

3/9/2020
How can you be single, queer and happy? Growing up in the 90’s things seemed pretty simple. You get to your mid-twenties, find someone you are attracted to who lives in close proximity, get married and live a happy life. But Martin could never relate to any of this because he is gay. Cut to now, aged 32 and a little jaded by love – he has no desire for marriage or a partner. But can he still be happy? On today's episode of #QueerAF, he goes on a journey to find happiness and...

Duration:00:37:11

Access All Rainbows: Being LGBT+ and Disabled – Live Episode

3/2/2020
Recorded live as part of National Student Pride, at the University of Westminster in collaboration with the university's Creative Enterprise Centre: We present Access All Rainbows. Join our conversation about being LGBT+ and disabled, considering; Hidden disabilities, access, perceptions on ability and, support in relationships. The Speakers: Jamie Wareham – University of Westminster Alumni Jamie Wareham is the Head of Digital Production at Attitude Magazine and host of National Student...

Duration:00:30:21

Dustin Lance Black, Lady Phyll, Evan Davis | Building Our Queer Family's Future

2/23/2020
A live episode of #QueerAF, guest hosted by Evan Davis with Dustin Lance Black and UK Black Pride's Lady Phyll. An Oscar-winning screenwriter and the co-founder of UK Black Pride chat to BBC broadcaster Evan Davis to headline our daytime festival (Sat 22 Feb). Dustin Lance Black first appeared at National Student Pride in 2015 and has gone on to start a family with Olympic diver Tom Daley. Lady Phyll is a trailblazer within the UK LGBT+ community. As well as co-founding UK Black Pride,...

Duration:00:36:48

Did you get a haircut to work out how to be queer too?

2/17/2020
Does Rosa need to get a queer haircut to feel part of the community? That’s what she explores in her university town of Bristol this week on #QueerAF. Meeting the towns local queer hairdresser who has been helping trans, non-binary and LGBT+ people feel more at home with the identity they want to show to the world. And despite Rosa’s love for her femme, long hair. She wonders after seeing so many people get empowered by having the chop – whether she wants to or should have a queer haircut...

Duration:00:30:03

Young, vulnerable and new to a big city: I became the target of an online predator

2/10/2020
Young, vulnerable and new to a big city: I became the target of an online predator Five years ago, Rory was drugged and sexually assaulted by two men, who I met while using Grindr. Young, vulnerable and new to a big city – growing up without any LGBTQ inclusive sex education in school – I became the target for an online predator. It’s been difficult coming to terms with this attack, but five years on later Rory is telling his story on his own terms on the #QueerAF podcast, in the hope it...

Duration:00:41:26

Everything you need to know about being in a queer relationship

2/3/2020
Pansexual reporter Kenya Jay Scarlett speaks to queer couples to find out everything you need to know about being in a relationship. From getting together to breaking up and how her pansexuality has left her feeling some people are way too focused on gender. This week on #QueerAF whether you've had one or not, we take you on a crash course on being in a queer relationship. Subscribe now on Spotify, Apple and podcast apps everywhere. This season is inspired by National Student...

Duration:00:39:56

To prepare for my mum's gay wedding, I talked to her about sexuality for the first time

1/27/2020
To prepare for my mum's gay wedding, I talked to her about sexuality for the first time Journalist Eve Hartley sits down with her mum, ahead of her same-sex wedding, to discuss for the first time what her mum went through when she came out while Eve was only a few years old. Eve reflects on how her journey to understanding sexuality was so different to her mums. And the reason for that is all thanks to her Mum. Before celebrating her wedding, Eve sits down to tell her mum, that she is her...

Duration:00:31:59

We're back... Season 4 – Trailer

1/20/2020
#QueerAF is back for season four. With more LGBT+ reporters than ever. This year our stories come from Bristol, Manchester, Milton Keynes, with reporters from Northern Ireland, Leeds, London and beyond. When you listen – you support the students, graduates and LGBT+ reporters we mentor to build their audio portfolio. And they tell you beautifully produced queer stories. They have stories on asexuality, sex shame, how to be happy and single, pansexuality, everything you need to know about...

Duration:00:02:16

Everybody's Talking About Jamie: The story behind musical, with Dan Gillespie Sells and Layton Williams

4/8/2019
Don't mess with a boy in a dress, he was born to impress. Lead singer of the feeling and writer of the musical that’s taken the UK’s west end by storm Dan Gillespie Sells, joinst us for our season three finale, to tell the story behind the soundtrack to your #QueerAF life: Everybody's Talking About Jamie. In an ever changing world, the way we identify is constantly being challenged. Not just by people around us, but by ourselves too. And that’s why Jamie New, the 16 year old from Sheffield...

Duration:00:33:45

A Gay and a Non Gay douche to say LGBT+ rights

4/1/2019
A Gay and Non Gay discuss douching (to help LGBT+ rights) James Barr and Dan Hudson host the hit UK LGBT+ podcast A Gay and a Non Gay, which began out of terrible conversation about pub etiquette. But their friendship really grew when their worlds collided, as Talia, Dan’s girlfriend and James’s friend, left for the USA; Leaving James and Dan to fend for themselves with just one task, to make a podcast. But when we say their worlds collided, we're not talking about the dynamic duo life...

Duration:00:32:37

Russia doesn't want you to listen to this podcast

3/25/2019
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is one of Russia’s most iconic cultural figures, but the country still denies he was gay. 125 years after his mysterious death, his magnificent symphonies, operas, and ballets – including all-time classics Swan Lake and The Nutcracker – are still performed, streamed and enjoyed by millions of people around the world. But behind Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous melodies and explosive orchestral climaxes lies the complicated story of a gay man. His sexuality brought him both...

Duration:00:27:53

Did you make all your Sims gay too? | A brief queer history of gaming

3/18/2019
Did you make all your Sims gay too? This week on #QueerAF, reporter Alice Taplin brings us along on a ride down the Rainbow Road, not on Mario Kart, but on a brief history of queer gaming. Video games were long considered the territory of straight boys and men, with COD, Fifa, and GTA being the first thing that sprung to people’s imaginations. But with representation across the board having made rapid improvements and the creation of Steam making way for indie games, now everybody and...

Duration:00:19:24

Do you 'act straight' to stay safe on public transport too?

3/11/2019
Do you 'act straight' to stay safe on public transport too? This week on #QueerAF we explore just how safe public transport is for LGBT+ people. Reporter Cassie Galpin hears three intersecting stories from Will, Nikki and Martyn, who have faced prejudice while traveling, but turned those hate crimes into three inspiring actions. Today’s show was produced by @CassieGalpin, executive production on this episode came from @Jamie_Wareham. Thanks to Martyn, Nikki and Will for sharing their...

Duration:00:24:15

Ian McKellen's advice to LGBT+ people everywhere | Live record with guest host Evan Davis

3/4/2019
National Student Pride's ambassador Evan Davis guest hosts the show and interviews LGBT+ Icon Ian McKellen on the #StudentPride podcast at National Student Pride 2019. 🦄 Subscribe: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/queeraf-by-national-student-pride/id1126301158?mt=2 🎧 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3wiN3JZBJ2uqcg3R0OQDqP Evan Davis interviewed Ian McKellen on the #QueerAF podcast at National Student Pride 2019 at the University of Westminster, discussing his lifetime...

Duration:00:41:44

What happened the night of the Stonewall Riots? We tell the story with Historical Homos

2/18/2019
June 1969. New York City. It’s illegal to serve gays alcohol. It’s illegal for gays to dance with one another. Bars and clubs are routinely raided. Including the now infamous, Stonewall Inn. The riots that ensued over a week on Christopher Street ignited and catapulted forward the modern LGBT+ rights movement today. But how much do you know about what happened that night? What does it mean for your queer people and their own activism today? This week Sebastian Hendra from @HistoricalHomos...

Duration:00:20:46

This episode has the sex education you wish you had at school

2/11/2019
The sex education you not only want – but deserve. With support from Penguin Books, we speak to Author of 'Jack of Hearts and Other Parts' Lev Rosen. This episode is NSFW, but it shouldn't be. Because the anal sex advice from Jack of Hearts we've got in the show is something all queers deserve. Indeed what anyone who wants to have good anal sex should be taught. This week we talk about how to have a good time, how often you should be having sex and we'll empower you to take control of your...

Duration:00:24:36

Girlfriends, Boyfriends and Theyfriends – Dating as a non-binary person

2/4/2019
Nonbinary people continue to face misconceptions from society, including from other LGBT+ people. For Jacob Edwards, after becoming comfortable with their gender identity they started to wonder about their sexuality, were they no longer ‘gay’ – did that make them Straight? Bi? Pan? And what does that mean for dating? This week Jacob Edward, presenter of Queer Culture on The University of Salford’s student radio station Shock Radio takes us into the world of dating, lovemaking, and...

Duration:00:22:55

I'm a gay dancer, but I'm not happy with my body

1/28/2019
This young gay guy is not happy about the way he looks, something that is not easy when you used to be a dancer. And he is not alone, body image issues are a big issue in the LGBT+ community. In today's episode, podcaster and former dancer Martin Joesph finds out if it's possible to overcome negative feelings about his body image, and talks about his eating disorder – and learns how to feel happy about his body. Speaking to non-binary podcaster Jacob, Shannon Power from Gay Star News and...

Duration:00:30:49