Attitude Heroes Podcast

Attitude Heroes

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Celebrate the end of 2017 with a special Greatest Hits episode featuring all your favourite moments from the series! From Ian McKellen and Paul O'Grady to Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black, we relive the best bits of the year as listeners reveal how the heroes' stories have inspired them.Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
TV host and fashion guru Gok Wan recalls the "horrific" first meal his family shared together after he brought a boy home. Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In episode six, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to comedian and author Julian Clary. Julian discusses the homophobic bullying he experienced as a child and how he played up his campness in his early performances as a form of fighting back. He also explains how he avoided becoming infected with HIV in the 1980s and how he coped with the death of his partner from an Aids-related illness. Julian’s interview is both moving and fascinating. You won’t want to miss it. Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
After 12 months of podcasts, we're celebrating the end of the year with a special Greatest Hits episode featuring all your favourite moments from the year. Whether it's Ian McKellen setting up Stonewall, Paul O'Grady having sex with sailors at Liverpool docks or Tom Daley and Dustin's plans to start a family, we want to hear from you about the stories you've enjoyed the most. Simply email podcast@attitude.co.uk with your name, comments and location to get involved and stay tuned for our Greatest Hits episode, coming soon!Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in England and Wales, Attitude magazine interviews 12 of its all-time heroes for a landmark series of podcasts. In episode 1, Editor-in-Chief Matt Cain chats to actor Ian McKellen in a world exclusive at his home in East London. The star of 'X-Men' and 'The Lord of the Rings' talks about growing up gay before legalisation, his sexual awakening in the theatre and how his political awakening led him to become a co-founder of LGBT+ rights organization Stonewall and a global activist. This is Ian’s most intimate and revealing interview ever! Attitude Heroes is sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, welcoming the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, Attitude magazine interviews 12 of its all-time heroes for a landmark series of podcasts. In episode 1, Editor-in-Chief Matt Cain chats to actor Ian McKellen in a world exclusive at his home in East London. The star of X-Men and The Lord of the Rings talks about growing up gay before legalisation, his sexual awakening in the theatre and how his political awakening led him to become a co-founder of LGBT+ rights organisation Stonewall and a global activist. This is Ian’s most intimate and revealing interview ever! Attitude Heroes is sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, welcoming the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, Attitude is interviewing some of its heroes for a landmark podcast series. In episode nine, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to former Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas. He discusses growing up gay in rural Wales, his long struggle to accept his attraction to men, and the pressure he experienced when he publicly came out as gay. He also reveals new details about his first sexual experiences and his early adventures on the gay scene. You may think you’ve heard Gareth’s story before but he’s never spoken about it so intimately. Don’t miss our most explosive podcast yet! Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Our next guest has been a musician for almost 40 years , has sold 30 million records worldwide and released more than 20 albums as a solo artist. Here, one of the most iconic stars of the late 20th century reveals how childhood trauma at home and at school shaped all that was to come. Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In episode seven, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to former actor, activist and now member of the House of Lords, Michael Cashman. Michael discusses his role in co-founding LGBT+ rights charity Stonewall and his work to improve gay rights across the EU during his time as an MEP. He also chats about playing the first gay character in EastEnders, his involvement in the first gay kiss in British soap history, and the homophobia this unleashed from the media in the 1980s. Michael’s interview is fascinating and insightful. You won’t want to miss it! Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In this exclusive bonus episode of Attitude Heroes, one hero hands the baton to the next. Look out for our full podcast with Russell T Davies, coming soon! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Olympic diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin LanceBlack discuss growing up gay in very different worlds, coming out to their families, and how they first met and fell in love. The also reveal details about their wedding, chat about the political role of their visibility as a gay couple, and debate the challenges currently facing the gay community around the world.Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Olympic diver Tom Daley and his husband Dustin Lance Black open up for the first time about how their fairytale love story began.Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In episode four, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to comedian Stephen K Amos backstage before his latest stand-up show in London. Stephen talks about growing up in a Nigerian family in the 1980s, coming out as gay in the straight world of stand-up, and performing in countries known for being anti-gay. He also discusses challenging prejudice in his work, some of the most commonly-held stereotypes about black men, the racism he’s experienced from within the gay community, and his love of camp '80s soap Dynasty. Stephen’s interview isn’t just funny, it’s also surprisingly revealing. Don’t miss it! Attitude Heroes is sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In episode five, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to musician and Erasure frontman Andy Bell at his home in London. Andy talks about growing up as an effeminate boy on a council estate in Peterborough, his earliest sexual experiences, and the pressures of being one of very few openly gay celebrities in the 80s. He also discusses the death of his long-term partner and the reality of being a gay man living with HIV. Andy’s interview is insightful and sometimes startlingly frank. You won’t want to miss it! Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In this exclusive bonus episode, actor, comedian and novelist Mark Gatiss recalls how he came out to his family in his 20s - and reveals how they reacted to the news. Look out for our full podcast with the League of Gentlemen and Sherlock star coming soon! Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, Attitude is interviewing some of its heroes for a landmark podcast series. In episode three, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to screenwriter Russell T Davies at his home in Manchester. Russell talks about Queer as Folk, Doctor Who and the representation of gay men on TV. He also discusses his accidental drug overdose and the glory days of Manchester’s Canal Street. Russell’s stories are just as good as anything he’s written for TV. You won’t want to miss them! Russell’s stories are just as good as anything he’s written for TV. You won’t want to miss them! Attitude Heroes is sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, Attitude magazine is interviewing some of its heroes for a landmark series of podcasts. In episode two, Editor-in-Chief Matt Cain chats to comedian and broadcaster Paul O’Grady at his home in central London. Paul talks about exploring his sexuality on the gay scene in 1970s Liverpool, his experience of the AIDS epidemic of the '80s, and the anger that continues to drive him today. He also discusses his most memorable creation, the bold-as-brass drag queen Lily Savage. Paul’s stories are candid, hilarious and illuminating. You’ll be gripped! Attitude Heroes is sponsored by GREAT Britain campaign, welcoming the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In this exclusive bonus episode of Attitude Heroes, one hero hands the baton to the next. Look out for our full podcast with Paul O’Grady, coming soon! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The next guest on that Attitude Heroes podcast is on fine form: candid, passionate, and perfectly happy to talk dirty. In this clip, he talks about his first sexual experience with a man. Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In episode 10, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to musician Marc Almond. A former winner of Attitude’s Icon Award, Marc discusses growing up gay in northern England, his sexual experiences as a schoolboy, and the X-rated work of his early career in Soft Cell. He also shares his experience as the victim of slut shaming, and comments on the state of the gay community today. Marc’s story is riveting and his opinions insightful. You won’t want to miss them! Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In this exclusive bonus episode of Attitude Heroes, an '80s icon recalls the perils of visiting a gay bathhouse at the height of your fame. Look out for our full podcast with Andy Bell coming soon! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In episode 11, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to TV fashion guru Gok Wan. He talks about being persecuted as a mixed-race, overweight child, how he learned to use his camp as a shield, and his sexual and psychological awakening as a gay man. He also shares his thoughts on masculinity and the prejudice he’s encountered as a Chinese gay man who publicly embraces his femininity.Attitude Heroes is produced by Wisebuddah and sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK, and also Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In this exclusive bonus episode of Attitude Heroes, our next guest reflects on a particularly difficult point in his life - but who is it? Look out for our full podcast with our next guest coming soon! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In this exclusive bonus episode of Attitude Heroes, one hero hands the baton to the next. Look out for our full podcast with Stephen K Amos coming soon! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In this exclusive bonus episode of Attitude Heroes, the British Labour politician and former actor discusses the trauma his late partner Colin suffered after being outed to his own family by the press. Look out for our full podcast with Michael Cashman coming soon! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Podcast Details
Started
Jan 27th, 2017
Latest Episode
Dec 31st, 2017
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
26
Avg. Episode Length
33 minutes
Explicit
No

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