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Homo Sapiens

Author: Alan Cumming and Christopher Sweeney

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Alan Cumming and Christopher Sweeney talk to inspirational people over tea and biscuits. Each week they'll bring you intelligent, informative and fun conversations that represent the interests of LGBTQ+ people around the world. New episodes every Thursday. Subscribe now so you don't miss a thing.
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Happy Pride Month! This week we react to a scathing review, find out if Alan has joined the Freemasons, debate vegan Birkenstocks and discover how Alan made Barack Obama chuckle. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney  📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Icon that is Justin Vivian Bond is our guest this week. 🌈 Viv is a true icon - inventor of the gender-neutral ‘Mx’ title that is now officially accepted in the UK, one half of incredible cabaret duo Kiki And Herb, and a wise head on some very glamorous shoulders. You’re gonna love our chat. Plus Chris and Alan give some advice to a shy drag queen. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney  📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week we hear about a digital clear out gone wrong, give away a t-shirt and Alan makes a solemn promise. Plus we applaud Daniel Radcliffe, go down a Robin Williams wormhole and offer some advice. Did we miss anything? @14poems on instagram Club Cummings Community Chest https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co Homo Sapiens T-Shirts Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney  📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jeremy O.Harris | Season 4

Jeremy O.Harris | Season 4

2020-06-1101:09:01

Superstar Playwright Jeremy O.Harris, creator of Slave Play comes by to talk about his incredible work that has rocked American theatre, the objectification of queer black bodies, and what makes him tick. This episode was recorded before lockdown, but it feels particularly poignant today, compounded by #PrideMonth. https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney  📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's a sombre week this week at HS Towers. We reflect on the weeks events, share some important educational content and talk about how we can do better not just now but in the long term. We also celebrate Pride Month, read your emails, and dive down a wormhole https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney  📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week comedian, actor and ICON Hannah Gadsby joins us to chat about her new incredible show “Douglas”, while also opening up about Autism, Homelessness and turning down Warner Brothers. Plus, Why does Hannah have a charred dog in her freezer?!? Listen to find out. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney 📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week we hear a heartwarming story from a mother of a trans kid, get trapped in a wormhole with Princess Margaret, and why is Jennifer Lopez making a beeline for Alan? 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney 📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Cynthia Nixon | Season 4

Cynthia Nixon | Season 4

2020-05-1448:001

Politician, Actor, Activist, personal hero and ICON CYNTHIA NIXON joins us for this week's show. We hear the reality behind enacting political change, dashing between broadway performances and some advice for parents of trans kids. Get ready to feel empowered for change. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney 📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dearest Listeners, following on from our Stephen Fry interview, we have our first Lockdown Edition of ‘Homo Sapiens Extra’ where we find out how everyone is getting on in lockdown, plus we read your emails and messages, and give away a t-shirt to our favourite review on Apple Podcasts. Also, be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney 📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Stephen Fry | Season 4

Stephen Fry | Season 4

2020-04-3057:443

Dearest Listener, We have an ICONIC treat for you. We launch Season FOUR with the legend that needs no introduction, Mr Stephen Fry! We chat about slinking around the London Gay Clubs in the 90’s, examining ones mind and LOVE. It’s a hoot! Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney 📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WELCOME Darling Listeners to Season FOUR! We welcome NEW co-host Alan Cumming, who will join Chris Sweeney for a season on the theme of icons. Starting with mega icon Stephen Fry! You can hear Episode 1 on Thursday, April 30th. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. 📍H O M O S A P I E N S P O D C A S T is Hosted By: Alan Cumming and Chris Sweeney 📍NEW EPISODE Every Thursday 📍Come play with us on socials Facebook & Instagram @Homosapiens 📍Email us: Hello@homosapienspodast.com 📍Podcast Host: Acast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In a new section of Homo Sapiens (season 4 coming soon!) Chris and Alan will answer your problems of life and love. So we need your questions - send them to hello@homosapienspodcast.com now!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
John Amaechi

John Amaechi

2019-04-1101:02:53

From taxi drivers to NBA basketball players, this last episode of the series has it all. Along the way Chris & Will find the time to ponder the Brunei boycott, discover your break-up (and make-up) songs and just how great sex is.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Amid the complaints about eating, tea trolleys and burrito blankets, the boys plan the first Homo Sapiens wedding and discuss Chris' forthcoming TV show.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Lady Phyll

Lady Phyll

2019-04-0401:01:55

The cofounder of UK Black Pride joins Will & Chris to tell the story of how they came to be, racism on Grindr and how over 200 black lesbians ended up in Southend-On-Sea. Plus: an update from our man on the frontline of No Outsiders, and we discover more of Will's most questionable fashion choices.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ahoy! In this water-themed bonus episode, Will & Chris receive an email from a sailor, share a drink with the co-founder of The Gay Happiness Project and plan a narrowboat holiday.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Freckle

Freckle

2019-03-2850:19

Freckle the gender-fluid American actress and instagram star Freckle chats to Will & Chris about shocking the American Idol judges, how life is changing for gender-fluid people in America and she also takes the time to ask Chris and Will if they shower together...?   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Will & Chris recall their highlights from the past seven days, including a strong defence from LA-based Mel, how the podcast is an enabler for good hygiene habits, and a good olde history lesson in Wormhole Of The Week.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project

2019-03-2147:17

Warning: references to suicide    The tables are turned as Chris and Will answer YOUR questions, revealing much of the inner workings of their relationship... including why they never argue, tips for a good marriage, and a life-changing moment when Chris was saved from a wave machine gone rogue.   Plus, the boys head to the Trevor Project, LGBTQ+ America's answer to The Samaritans, as part of their US tour.   In the UK and Ireland, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org. In the US, Trevor Project is on 1-866-488-7386. and trevorproject.org. In Australia, the crisis support service Lifeline is 13 11 14. Other international suicide helplines can be found at www.befrienders.org  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's our theatre special, with a review of the new Cher musical AND a chat with listener Libby about identity on the London fringe circuit. Plus: Will & Chris take a trip down the wormhole to revisit Eva Cassidy and Jenifer Lopez's finest work.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Georgia House

faa .

Jun 13th
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Mel Fleming

Queer Beyonce is Janelle Monáe guys!!

Jan 29th
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Shaun Monkman

Please, please can you guys record a new series?

Dec 8th
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Michaela Borcher

Come baaaaack!

Oct 24th
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standy

loved hearing the multiple viewpoints from this journey.

May 2nd
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John McKellar

Funny and personal blog focusing on LGBTQ issues with the lovely Will Young and his pal, Chris.

Jul 27th
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