PODCAST 12th February 2018

LGBTQ+ people and Scotland’s cultural sector

Culture Republic's Ashley Smith Hammond talks to Steven Thomson of Outspoken Arts Scotland, and performer Harry Giles about how to remove barriers for LGBTQ+ people's engagement in the arts.

They also discuss what LGBTQ+ actually means, and the difficulties in measuring and researching this demographic.


Thanks to our friends at Culture Republic for letting us share this podcast.

Thanks to the interviewees for taking the time to contribute their valuable opinions to this discussion. You can find out more about  guest’s projects and upcoming work through their channels below:

Theme music by Drew Hammond of Mesura Music. He’s on Twitter @DrYouHammond.

Info about Culture Republic staff members that had a hand in making this podcast can be found on their Team pages. Find Culture Republic on Twitter @culture_public use the hashtag #CRpodcast to let us know you’re listening.

  • Research by Neil Simpson, Culture Republic Researcher
  • Audio production by Jack Perry, Culture Republic Marketing Assistant
  • Writing and presenting by Ashley Smith Hammond, Culture Republic Content Producer

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