Episode 3

How Do You Know When You Know?

In the second instalment of The Lipsticks Podcast, Sarah and Jess weigh in on the million dollar question - how do you know when you’re gay?

We talk about our experiences of how we came to the realisation that we were women who are attracted to other women, and how this played a part in how we chose to label ourselves.

This week the news topic up for discussion is that BBC staff are allowed to attend Pride parades, after previously being told that staff shouldn't attend marches about "controversial issues".

Stick around to the end of the pod to find out which made-up word will be joining our Gay Glossary this week. Stick the kettle on, kick back and get ready for some feel-good, gay chat!

Spoiler alert! This podcast may contact traces of giggling, northern accents, sarcasm and gay references.

Links to resources discussed in the podcast:

BBC coverage on staff attending Pride events - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-54749024

Lipsticks Podcast Spotify Playlist - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/68fPuoYOxaPqr71ZLiWrbE?si=PxaBx0yfTHaXOASzLnvB7g

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Jess Peace

Ey up 👋

My name is Jess and I co-host The Lipsticks podcast. Incase you were wondering, I am attracted to men and women. Bi-five, anyone?

I'm a proud Yorkshire lass who loves the countryside and a brew. I'm also fond of books, music, pasta, travelling, whiskey and writing (not necessarily in that order!)

Thanks to my background in Journalism, I'm used to being the one who gets to ask the questions, not answer them! So this should be interesting...
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Sarah McDowell

Hello! What do I say about myself? Never know what to write on these things, here goes nothing...

So, my name is Sarah and I am one of the co-hosts of this podcast! I also co host another podcast, called SEO SAS - for anyone who enjoys SEO?

Anyway, I would identify myself as a lesbian and I suppose would say I was late to the 'gay game' - so to speak. I didn't realise I was gay until I was around 23, wasted time at Uni I know!

I enjoy discussing all things LGBTQ+ and just chatting in general to be honest. Apart from that I enjoy all the normal things like coffee, gin, travel, live music, going on walks... sounding like my Tinder profile, so I am gonna stop!