Trans Awareness Week: Monica Mulholland
OUTcast Podcast
by Rosie Pentreath
7M ago
Marking Transgender Awareness Week, we reshare Rotary Club chair Monica Mulholland's story. Monica Mulholland was the first trans chair person of Rotary New Zealand's Inner Wheel Club. Monica grew up in 1960s Catholic Ireland and came out as trans in her fifties after decades of hiding her true identity. Topics discussed: Being transgender and growing up in 1960s Catholic Ireland Coming out as trans later in life Leading the way in LGBTQ+ rights and representation in the conservative Rotary Club community Links mentioned in this episode: http://outcastpod.com https://www.mindfood.com/articl ..read more
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Trans Awareness Week: AJ Clementine
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by Rosie Pentreath
7M ago
Marking Transgender Awareness Week, we reshare Australian influencer AJ Clementine's story. AJ tells Rosie her coming out story and discusses why positive trans representation on screen and elsewhere in the media is so crucial. Topics discussed: Coming out as transgender. Gender dismorphia. Gender confirmation surgery. Trans representation on screen. Social media and activism. Links mentioned in this episode: https://outcastpod.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu2P3v6-gW5aMDGQA2EOFXQ https://www.minus18.org.au/ https://www.murdochbooks.com.au/browse/books/biography-memoir/memoirs/Girl ..read more
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Trans Awareness Week: Sarah Jones
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by Rosie Pentreath
7M ago
Marking Transgender Awareness Week, we reshare transgender priest Sarah Jones's coming out story, in which she discusses the Anglican church’s approach to LGBTQ+ rights, and shares the issues facing the trans community today. Topics discussed: Experiencing life as a trans person from the 60s to now Being outed as trans after ordination in the Church of England The concept of God as non-binary Links mentioned in this episode: https://outcastpod.com/ https://attitude.co.uk/article/god-is-beautifully-non-binary-the-transgender-church-of-england-priest-outed-by-a-national-newspaper-1/25157/ Th ..read more
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Chrissy Flanagan
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by Rosie Pentreath
1y ago
Rosie has a fascinating conversation with Sydney’s ‘chaotic socialite’, Chrissy Flanagan, who discusses coming out on TikTok in her 40s, being diagnosed with autism and ADHD around the same time, her new life as a baby queer and how’s she’s tackling the last taboo – saying you want to make some new friends. Topics discussed: Coming out after two long term relationships with people of the opposite sex. Navigating life under the "baby queer" label (and do we even like the label?). Being diagnosed with autism and ADHD later in life, and how that intersects with the queer experience. Chrissy's "a ..read more
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Lesbian Visibility Week: Libby Pentreath
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by Rosie Pentreath
1y ago
BONUS EPISODE: Special re-release of retired singer-songwriter, charity worker and radio presenter Libby Pentreath – AKA Rosie's second cousin's – coming out story. Rosie catches up with her distant cousin, singer-songwriter, charity worker and radio presenter Libby Pentreath, and they disciuss Libby’s experience of being a gay in 1980s Surrey and starting a family. Topics discussed: Loving guys and girls in the 1980s onwards Coming out in a religious family Having a child as part of a same-sex couple in the 1990s Links mentioned in this episode: https://sites.google.com/site/oneandallaid/ho ..read more
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Lesbian Visibility Week: Deborah Cheetham Fraillon AO
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by Rosie Pentreath
1y ago
Special re-release of opera singer, composer, playwright and educator Deborah Cheetham Fraillon AO's coming out story. Opera singer, composer, playwright and educator Deborah Cheetham Fraillon AO describes herself as a 21st-century urban woman who is Yorta Yorta by birth, stolen generation by government policy, soprano by diligence, composer by necessity, and lesbian by practice. She shares her story of discovering her true identity as a member of Australian's 'Stolen Generation' of indigenous people taken from their families, and discusses how that intersects with her experience of being a le ..read more
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Lesbian Visibility Week: Zara Cooper
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by Rosie Pentreath
1y ago
Special re-release of Australian entrepreneur Zara Cooper's coming out story. In this episode, Rosie meets Zara Cooper, an entrepreneur from Melbourne who came out as gay after the birth of her third child, and finds out how she navigated coming out amidst family life, her Jewish community and as part of juggling a busy career. Topics discussed: Coming out as gay after being in a heterosexual marriage for 20+ years Coming out in the Jewish community Sydney World Pride How Zara's shoe business connected her with the love of her life Links mentioned in this episode: https://outcastpod.com http ..read more
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Lesbian Visibility Week: Rosie Wilby
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by Rosie Pentreath
1y ago
Special re-release of British comedian and writer Rosie Wilby's coming out story. British stand up comedian, writer and podcaster Rosie Wilby tells her coming out story. Off the back of her podcast and new book, ‘The Breakup Monologues’, she discusses monogamy, the paradox of progress, and navigating long-term relationships as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Topics discussed: Coming out in Thatcher's Britain under Section 28 Monogamy and navigating long-terms relationships in the LGBTQ+ ommunity The paradox of progress Links mentioned in this episode: https://outcastpod.com/ https://www.in ..read more
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Lesbian Visibility Week: Jessie Grimes
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by Rosie Pentreath
1y ago
Special re-release of clarinettist, music teacher and BBC contributor Jessie Grimes's coming out story. Jessie Grimes is an Irish clarinettist and BBC contributor, who’s currently on the journey to becoming a mother with her wife. She talks about being queer in classical music, and the challenges of having children with a same-sex partner. This week, Irish clarinettist Jessie Grimes reveals what it’s like being gay growing up in Ireland, how the classical music industry approaches LGBTQ+ representation, and what it’s like for same-sex couples starting a family. Topics discussed: Coming out in ..read more
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Lesbian Visibility Week: Tilly Lawless
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by Rosie Pentreath
1y ago
Special re-release of Australian novelist and queer sex worker Tilly Lawless's coming out story. Tilly Lawless is a Sydney-based novelist and queer sex worker who uses her platform to speak up for sex worker, LGBTQ+ and women’s rights. She shares her coming out story with Rosie Pentreath, and discusses what it's like being gay in her industry. Topics discussed: Coming out as gay LGBTQ+ experiences and rights Queer sex workers Debut novel, ‘Nothing But My Body’ Links mentioned in this episode: https://outcastpod.com/ https://archermagazine.com.au/2018/01/tilly-lawless-making-space/ This podca ..read more
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