February 21st, 2015
Episode 150 of 929 episodes
Emma Holten tells us why she chose to post MORE naked pictures of herself online after her email had been hacked and intimate images of her published all around the world. We discuss if there is ever a right time to have a baby? Fifteen year old author Helena Coggan on how she’s juggling writing and studying for her GCSE’s alongside her three book deal. We hear from a young woman bought up in care about the difficulties she faced when she had to leave her care home at the age of 18. The former diplomat Jean Harrod describes her work as a British consul in Geneva and how real life experiences of those she helped influenced her first novel. Viv Grant was a successful head teacher who turned a failing primary school around. But her success came at a cost and she describes why she believes head teachers’ need more support . And we hear from Mercury Music Prize nominee Beth Orton about an all women musical course she's been running in Manchester.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay