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Real people. Unique Stories. Coming Out Stories will take you to one the most important moments in many people’s lives. It will perch you on sofas in suburban sitting rooms, stand you in front of officials' desks, put you at the centre of a crowd in a noisy classroom, everywhere where these conversations have happened. It doesn’t even matter if you haven’t had a conversation like this yourself, or indeed ever plan to. Everyone can recognise the innate human desire to love and be loved, and that’s what these stories are about.

Real people. Unique Stories. Coming Out Stories will take you to one the most important moments in many people’s lives. It will perch you on sofas in suburban sitting rooms, stand you in front of officials' desks, put you at the centre of a crowd in a noisy classroom, everywhere where these conversations have happened. It doesn’t even matter if you haven’t had a conversation like this yourself, or indeed ever plan to. Everyone can recognise the innate human desire to love and be loved, and that’s what these stories are about.
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United Kingdom

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Real people. Unique Stories. Coming Out Stories will take you to one the most important moments in many people’s lives. It will perch you on sofas in suburban sitting rooms, stand you in front of officials' desks, put you at the centre of a crowd in a noisy classroom, everywhere where these conversations have happened. It doesn’t even matter if you haven’t had a conversation like this yourself, or indeed ever plan to. Everyone can recognise the innate human desire to love and be loved, and that’s what these stories are about.

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English


Episodes

Lucas Rush

1/21/2019
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Musical theatre star Lucas discusses coming out .... to close friend Newton Faulkner, whilst in a Green Day covers band....!

Duration:00:21:34

Daisy

1/13/2019
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Star of the first ever bisexual dating show on UK TV, The BiLife, Daisy had no concern about coming out to her family, but struggled as her brother was bullied becuase of her sexuality.

Duration:00:13:15

Enoch

1/6/2019
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Enoch's story is one which should have no place in the 21st century. It's a story which involves gay conversion therapy. It's also the story of a man who overcame intense prejudice and found his own family.

Duration:00:12:39

Liran

12/16/2018
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Liran is originally from Israel and grew up knowing just one other lesbian who was seen as the 'outcast' at school. When she finally did come out - so did her sister!

Duration:00:16:23

Morgan McMichaels

12/9/2018
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Recorded backstage at Mickey's in West Hollywood, hear from the inimitable Morgan McMichaels, star of Rupaul's Drag Race Season 2 and AllStars! THE QUEEN OF SCOTLAND! Warning: Contains VERY strong language!

Duration:00:10:19

Mikey

12/2/2018
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Mikey Worrall, the wonderful host of our brilliant sister podcast Backstage With... shares his heartfelt coming out story and some great advice too.

Duration:00:24:45

Angela

11/26/2018
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Featuring possibly the greatest excuse ever when you're caught in bed with another woman. Funny, heartfelt and honest, nurse Angela's story of coming out as a lesbian to her family and friends.

Duration:00:11:56

JP

11/18/2018
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Born and raised in a traditional Latino household in LA, JP shares his often hilarious stories of coming out to himself, his friends and his family.

Duration:00:16:26

Richard

11/11/2018
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In an ultimately uplifting and positive story, black British muslim Richard shares his experience of how his sexuality seriously challenged his relationship with both his parents and God.

Duration:00:21:04

Kerry

11/4/2018
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Imagine being in heterosexual relationships your whole life before realising you were actually gay. How will friends and family react when you tell them?

Duration:00:11:06

Mzz Kimberley

10/28/2018
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Sometimes, you have to come out more than once to the people you love, sometimes you may chose not to come out at all. The amazing Kim Tatum aka Miss Kimberley has done both.

Duration:00:14:02

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil

10/21/2018
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We were thrilled to talk to the ONLY out gay Prince in the world! Listen to the astonishing story of Prince Manvendra as he discusses growing up in a country where it was illegal to be gay, the public riots that ensued when he came out and gay deities! Prince Manvendra runs the amazing Lakshya Trust, which works with the LGBT community.

Duration:00:13:23

Angela and Luchia

10/14/2018
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Two absolutely incredible women tell their coming out stories and also stories of being lesbian activists in Manchester in the 1970s and how the Gay Liberation Front changed the lives of LGBT people across the country.

Duration:00:14:47

Carl Austin-Behan

10/10/2018
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It's a delight to brind a special extra episode this week as we celebrate International Coming Out Day 2018! From being dismissed from the Air Force for his "incompatible homosexuality" to becoming Lord Mayor of his home city! Carl's journey is hugely inspiring and filled with joy.

Duration:00:31:35

Alfie

10/8/2018
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Alfie shares his experiences of telling his girlfriend, his friends and his family that he is trans and talks honesty about the physical and mental aspects of his transition.

Duration:00:13:33

Matt Cain

9/30/2018
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The briliant writer, broadcaster and "Madonna of Bolton" author Matt Cain talks about growing up in the 80s and his parents fear of what being a gay man meant for their son's future.

Duration:00:16:24

Ellen

9/23/2018
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Radio producer Ellen talks frankly about coming out (or not!) as a bisexual and the challenges she faces, due to society's preconceptions about bisexuals.

Duration:00:12:33

Olivia

9/23/2018
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The wonderful presenter Olivia Jones talks about her experiences of guilt, fear and pride.

Duration:00:16:38

Dean

9/23/2018
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In epsiode two, actor and presenter Dean McCullough talks about growing up as "Gay Dean" in Belfast in the 90s and 00s

Duration:00:15:32

Emma

9/23/2018
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A terrific start to a brand new series! Hear the hilarious and poignant coming out story of your fantastic host Emma Goswell.

Duration:00:16:12