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Queer Mental Health Trailer

Queer Mental Health Trailer

November 2, 2018


On next Wednesday's show Cheryl will be talking to queer performer, La JohnJoseph, about a mental health workshop they will be running at Hydra Books that same evening. Here's a quick taster of what they will be talking about. For details of how to book for the event, see here.

Sharifa Whitney James - LGBT+ Ageing

Sharifa Whitney James - LGBT+ Ageing

August 10, 2018


Getting old is hard enough, but for LGBT+ people ageing comes with additional terrors of facing discrimination from people you have to rely upon for support. Bristol Ageing Better has appointed Sharifa Whitney James as their development worker for the LGBT+ community. In this interview she tells Cheryl what her job entails, and what she thinks she can do for Bristol's LGBT+ community. You can find out more about her role from the BAB website.

Cheryl and Sharifa also talked about Bristol's BME LGBT+ community who recently celebrated their first ever black pride event. You can find out more from the Kiki Bristol Facebook page. And there was mention of this event coming up soon at the Arnolofini featuring the legendary Travis Alabanza.

Nik Jovčić-Sas - Folk Violinist

Nik Jovčić-Sas - Folk Violinist

August 4, 2018


Nik Jovčić-Sas is Serbian by birth but brought up in Somerset. He and his band, Ninotchka, play a mixture of Gypsy, Klezmer & Irish folk music. In this interview Nik joined Cheryl to talk about his music and play live in the studio.

Along the way Cheryl also asked Nik about his role in founding Midsomer Norton Pride, and his work promoting LGBT rights in Serbia via his YouTube channel, Orthodox Provocateur.

This interview was originally broadcast on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018.

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