Attitude Heroes

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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. Attitude Heroes is sponsored by the GREAT Britain campaign, which welcomes the world to visit, do business, invest and study in the UK. And Jaguar. For more product information please visit jaguar.co.uk Dont forget to subscribe, rate and review the show!

Episodios

  • Attitude Heroes: The Greatest Hits

    Attitude Heroes: The Greatest Hits

    31/12/2017 Duración: 42min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus ep: Get ready for the Attitude Heroes Greatest Hits podcast!

    Bonus ep: Get ready for the Attitude Heroes Greatest Hits podcast!

    18/12/2017 Duración: 02min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black talk love, relationship struggles and the reality of Toms sexuality

    Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black talk love, relationship struggles and the reality of Tom's sexuality

    04/12/2017 Duración: 01h09min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus ep: Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black reveal who did the chasing when they first started dating

    Bonus ep: Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black reveal who did the chasing when they first started dating

    20/11/2017 Duración: 06min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Gok Wan talks sexuality, masculinity and his battle against gay racial stereotypes

    Gok Wan talks sexuality, masculinity and his battle against gay racial stereotypes

    06/11/2017 Duración: 01h07min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus ep: Gok Wan reveals how he came out to his parents with the help of an unsuspecting boyfriend

    Bonus ep: Gok Wan reveals how he came out to his parents with the help of an unsuspecting boyfriend

    23/10/2017 Duración: 03min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Marc Almond discusses growing up gay, schoolboy sexual experiences, and X-rated Soft Cell work

    Marc Almond discusses growing up gay, schoolboy sexual experiences, and X-rated Soft Cell work

    08/10/2017 Duración: 59min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Our next guest reveals the childhood trauma that preceded his global musical superstardom

    Our next guest reveals the childhood trauma that preceded his global musical superstardom

    25/09/2017 Duración: 04min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Rugby star Gareth Thomas talks growing up as a closeted gay man, the first time he had sex and how he came to accept himself

    Rugby star Gareth Thomas talks growing up as a closeted gay man, the first time he had sex and how he came to accept himself

    10/09/2017 Duración: 01h07min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus episode: Our next guest talks about coming out in sport

    Bonus episode: Our next guest talks about coming out in sport

    27/08/2017 Duración: 06min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Mark Gatiss talks coming out, LGBT history, and political correctness in the gay community

    Mark Gatiss talks coming out, LGBT history, and political correctness in the gay community

    13/08/2017 Duración: 01h05min

    In episode eight, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to writer, comedian and actor Mark Gatiss. He discusses growing up gay in County Durham in the 1970s, his long-standing love of Doctor Who, and his earliest sexual experiences with both men and women. He also reveals his initial discomfort on the gay scene and how he met his husband on an early gay dating website. Mark’s interview is both entertaining and insightful. Don’t 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus ep: Mark Gatiss recalls how he came out to his family

    Bonus ep: Mark Gatiss recalls how he came out to his family

    07/08/2017 Duración: 03min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Michael Cashman talks Stonewall, 80s homophobia and making EastEnders history

    Michael Cashman talks Stonewall, '80s homophobia and making EastEnders history

    16/07/2017 Duración: 01h03min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus ep: Michael Cashman on the trauma of his partner being outed by the press

    Bonus ep: Michael Cashman on the trauma of his partner being outed by the press

    06/07/2017 Duración: 04min

    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!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Julian Clary talks camp, comedy and living through the Aids crisis

    Julian Clary talks camp, comedy and living through the Aids crisis

    18/06/2017 Duración: 49min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus Episode: Our next guest talks longevity and controversial comedy

    Bonus Episode: Our next guest talks longevity and controversial comedy

    04/06/2017 Duración: 03min

    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!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Erasures Andy Bell talks bullying, bathhouses, and gay 80s superstardom

    Erasure's Andy Bell talks bullying, bathhouses, and gay '80s superstardom

    21/05/2017 Duración: 59min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus episode: Erasures Andy Bell reveals why he was jealous of George Michael

    Bonus episode: Erasure's Andy Bell reveals why he was jealous of George Michael

    08/05/2017 Duración: 04min

    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!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Stephen K Amos talks race, sexuality and equality in the world of comedy

    Stephen K Amos talks race, sexuality and equality in the world of comedy

    23/04/2017 Duración: 01h01min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus episode: Stephen K Amos is asked a question by Russell T Davies

    Bonus episode: Stephen K Amos is asked a question by Russell T Davies

    10/04/2017 Duración: 02min

    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!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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