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An LGBTQ+ community with a scouse twist. Coming to you from Liverpool, England, join John Bird in conversation with various members of the LGBTQ+ community in the North West of England - important issues, links with different organisations, and generally an easy listening journey for everyone.

An LGBTQ+ community with a scouse twist. Coming to you from Liverpool, England, join John Bird in conversation with various members of the LGBTQ+ community in the North West of England - important issues, links with different organisations, and generally an easy listening journey for everyone.
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United Kingdom

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An LGBTQ+ community with a scouse twist. Coming to you from Liverpool, England, join John Bird in conversation with various members of the LGBTQ+ community in the North West of England - important issues, links with different organisations, and generally an easy listening journey for everyone.

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English


Episodes

"When I didn't have eyebrows on, I felt like a mole rat..." feat. Dean Taylor

12/7/2019
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John is joined by make up artist, Dean Taylor, known for his incredible make up talents - regularly applying out there artistry onto his own face, as well as many others. Dean talks about his journey with make up, and experiences as a boy wearing make up in public.

Duration:00:33:46

Reflections

12/4/2019
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John is flying solo in this episode, from back in 2016, and has a little look back at the topics discussed in our earlier recordings, Hilsborough, and a few other topics. Originally recorded April 2016.

Duration:00:27:59

"I had to throw flumps at the audience..." feat. Joe McEvoy

11/30/2019
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Liverpool Media Academy (LMA) graduate, Joe McEvoy, who has performed on cruise liners across the Mediterranean, Caribbean, amongst others, talks Musical Theatre - is it a stereotype for the LGBTQ+ community to enjoy theatre, why do we love it so? As well as his experiences in Panto.

Duration:00:29:02

"Your Spirit Animal is a 70 Year Old Tree..." feat. Eddie Masih

11/27/2019
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Recorded on Google Hangout, Liverpool's John Bird is joined by Birmingham's Eddie Masih. Touching upon a lot of spirituality and the differences between different communities, it is an interesting conversation demonstrating two very different corners of the UK (kind of). Content originally produced April 2016.

Duration:00:30:30

Douching with Gatorade feat. Mickey Taylor

11/23/2019
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Adult entertainer, Mickey Taylor, tackles a conversation many wish not to... sex! As a professional porn actor, Mickey knows a thing or too about gay sex, and would like to educate the children... or talk about his career, y'know.

Duration:00:33:47

Storm ICE feat. Ross Adams

11/20/2019
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Hollyoaks' Ross Adams joins John to talk about homosexuality on TV, as well as personal experiences as an out gay actor and whether that has had an affect on the jobs he has taken. Also learn about how Ross beat out John to the role of Scott Drinkwell in Hollyoaks! Content originally produced in February 2016.

Duration:00:29:14

"Who is she...?" feat. Jasmine Jade

11/16/2019
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Former drag queen, going by the name BabyJay (play on 'baby gay'), Jasmine Jade, at time of recording, is in early stages of transition. She tells us about the process involved with legally transitioning changer, as well as societal, and personal, viewpoints that affect the trans community. Original content produced in February 2016.

Duration:00:31:07

Living with HIV (Part 2) feat. David & Martin

11/13/2019
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Part 2! Identities kept to first names only out of respect, David and Martin discuss their very different circumstances with learning of their HIV+ status, the reactions from their peers, and the environment at the time of their diagnosis. Content produced in January 2016

Duration:00:24:34

Living with HIV (Part 1) feat. David & Martin

11/9/2019
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Identities kept to first names only out of respect, David and Martin discuss their very different circumstances with learning of their HIV+ status, the reactions from their peers, and the environment at the time of their diagnosis. Tune in for Part 2 next time! Content produced in January 2016

Duration:00:24:59

Labels feat. Holly Wood

11/6/2019
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Local PR, Holly Wood, reached out to talk about labels - their necessity, if are they problematic, how they support identity, etc, and leads to some very interesting conversation. Content produced January 2016

Duration:00:30:02

The art of Drag feat. The Vivienne

11/2/2019
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RuPaul's Drag Race UK's The Vivienne joins us to talk about her journey as a drag artist, as well as her opinion on the art of drag, its evolution and its place within queer culture. This podcast was recorded in January 2016, pre Drag Race!

Duration:00:44:48

LGBT+ Musicians and Queer themes in Music feat. Fyval

10/30/2019
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Local singer / songwriter, Fyval, has a major following within Swan Queen circles - the fan made idea that Elizabeth Swan and the Evil Queen, Regina, are an item - as she has produced music that has been widely endorsed by the groups; and joins us to talk about Queer artistry in music, as well as queer themes. Content originally produced in January 2016

Duration:00:30:32

The Scene feat. Lady Sian

10/26/2019
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Local Liverpool drag legend, Lady Sian, talks about her time growing up on Liverpool's LGBT+ scene; why she started drag and how she has seen the 'scene' develop of the years! It's a fantastic story! Content originally produced in January 2016

Duration:00:31:15