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Homo Sapiens

Alan Cumming and Christopher Sweeney

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Homo Sapiens

Homo Sapiens

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.

Latest Episodes

Murray Hill | Season 4

Mayoral Candidate, Drag King and compère for Dita Von Teese…. We are dee-lighted to be joined by comedian Murray Hill. We talk about fighting for the underrepresented, a new look at pronouns and Chris shares his very funny coming out story. Plus, is Timothée Chalamet in the house? And why is Lala in trouble? 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52 min6 d ago
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Murray Hill | Season 4

Jake Shears - we read your emails and feedback

We're getting a bit extra this week! We hear an anecdote about Joanna Lumley, ask why Chris is buying used sports pants off the internet and deliver our agony uncle-ing with full force. You know how we feel about deadnaming! 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

48 min1 w ago
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Jake Shears - we read your emails and feedback

Jake Shears | Season 4

What is it like working with Elton John? What hilarious thing did Jake Shears’s mum say when he came out? Will the Scissor Sisters release more music? We are joined by the utterly fabulous Jake Shears aka Jason Sellards who answers all of our burning questions. Plus Alan ponders the price of milk, and Chris tells us about a dating flip flop! We have all done it… surely? 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

49 min2 w ago
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Jake Shears | Season 4

Armistead Maupin - we read your emails and feedback

Guys... Alan’s got a confession to make. All we can say is - please forgive him. Plus a listener is stranded in the Italian Alps, we’re discussing how to ask a friend at work if they’re gay and why is a hetero kiss on tv portrayed as love, but a gay kiss is portrayed as sexual. It’s all go people! 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 min3 w ago
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Armistead Maupin - we read your emails and feedback

Armistead Maupin | Season 4

What do you do when Sir Ian McKellen comes to you for life advice? What was it like spending time with Rock Hudson? Why was Chris’s date climbing up a building? This week we are joined by dear friend and icon Armistead Maupin. Armistead is the creator of San Francisco chronicle Tales of The City that changed the face of Queer Literature. He sat down with Chris to talk about the latest adaptation of Tales on Netflix starring Ellen Page and a whole lot more - the boy has lived!! 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52 minAUG 20
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Armistead Maupin | Season 4

Laurie Anderson - we read your emails and feedback

Uh oh! This week on Homo Sapiens Linda the Lawyer is not happy with Alan, something's up with Chris and we take a deep dive into the hidden transgender themes in The Matrix. Enjoy! X 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43 minAUG 13
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Laurie Anderson - we read your emails and feedback

Laurie Anderson | Season 4

Jesus was Gay? Can meditation make you high? What thing has Alan alwayssecretly wanted?We catch up with avant-garde artist, composer, director and Pop Icon Laurie Anderson for a wonderful episode full of Laurie’s wisdom, warmth and zen wit. Enjoy. 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58 minAUG 6
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Laurie Anderson | Season 4

Patti Smith - we read your emails and feedback

How did the Spice Girls get Alan in trouble?What did Julia Roberts do that made everyone crazy?What totally inappropriate clothing did Alan wear to a Film premiere? Plus Alexa interrupts, we reflect on Patti Smith and read your messages and feedback. 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

45 minJUL 30
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Patti Smith - we read your emails and feedback

Patti Smith | Season 4

Icon, Legend, Artist, Author, Poet and Musician. These titles can only describe the divine PATTI SMITH! How did Patti pay the rent at the Chelsea Hotel? What performance left her in tears? Plus Patti reflects on her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe and we question if Alan is back to his old tricks? 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

56 minJUL 23
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Patti Smith | Season 4

Sadiq Khan - we read your emails and feedback

SO much to catch up on this week! Who did Kylie Minogue take to court? Why is Chris waiting for an explosion? And the juice mystery is finally solved. Plus a wonderful and heartwarming letter from Texas. 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46 minJUL 16
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Sadiq Khan - we read your emails and feedback

Latest Episodes

Murray Hill | Season 4

Mayoral Candidate, Drag King and compère for Dita Von Teese…. We are dee-lighted to be joined by comedian Murray Hill. We talk about fighting for the underrepresented, a new look at pronouns and Chris shares his very funny coming out story. Plus, is Timothée Chalamet in the house? And why is Lala in trouble? 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52 min6 d ago
Comments
Murray Hill | Season 4

Jake Shears - we read your emails and feedback

We're getting a bit extra this week! We hear an anecdote about Joanna Lumley, ask why Chris is buying used sports pants off the internet and deliver our agony uncle-ing with full force. You know how we feel about deadnaming! 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

48 min1 w ago
Comments
Jake Shears - we read your emails and feedback

Jake Shears | Season 4

What is it like working with Elton John? What hilarious thing did Jake Shears’s mum say when he came out? Will the Scissor Sisters release more music? We are joined by the utterly fabulous Jake Shears aka Jason Sellards who answers all of our burning questions. Plus Alan ponders the price of milk, and Chris tells us about a dating flip flop! We have all done it… surely? 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

49 min2 w ago
Comments
Jake Shears | Season 4

Armistead Maupin - we read your emails and feedback

Guys... Alan’s got a confession to make. All we can say is - please forgive him. Plus a listener is stranded in the Italian Alps, we’re discussing how to ask a friend at work if they’re gay and why is a hetero kiss on tv portrayed as love, but a gay kiss is portrayed as sexual. It’s all go people! 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 min3 w ago
Comments
Armistead Maupin - we read your emails and feedback

Armistead Maupin | Season 4

What do you do when Sir Ian McKellen comes to you for life advice? What was it like spending time with Rock Hudson? Why was Chris’s date climbing up a building? This week we are joined by dear friend and icon Armistead Maupin. Armistead is the creator of San Francisco chronicle Tales of The City that changed the face of Queer Literature. He sat down with Chris to talk about the latest adaptation of Tales on Netflix starring Ellen Page and a whole lot more - the boy has lived!! 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52 minAUG 20
Comments
Armistead Maupin | Season 4

Laurie Anderson - we read your emails and feedback

Uh oh! This week on Homo Sapiens Linda the Lawyer is not happy with Alan, something's up with Chris and we take a deep dive into the hidden transgender themes in The Matrix. Enjoy! X 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43 minAUG 13
Comments
Laurie Anderson - we read your emails and feedback

Laurie Anderson | Season 4

Jesus was Gay? Can meditation make you high? What thing has Alan alwayssecretly wanted?We catch up with avant-garde artist, composer, director and Pop Icon Laurie Anderson for a wonderful episode full of Laurie’s wisdom, warmth and zen wit. Enjoy. 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58 minAUG 6
Comments
Laurie Anderson | Season 4

Patti Smith - we read your emails and feedback

How did the Spice Girls get Alan in trouble?What did Julia Roberts do that made everyone crazy?What totally inappropriate clothing did Alan wear to a Film premiere? Plus Alexa interrupts, we reflect on Patti Smith and read your messages and feedback. 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

45 minJUL 30
Comments
Patti Smith - we read your emails and feedback

Patti Smith | Season 4

Icon, Legend, Artist, Author, Poet and Musician. These titles can only describe the divine PATTI SMITH! How did Patti pay the rent at the Chelsea Hotel? What performance left her in tears? Plus Patti reflects on her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe and we question if Alan is back to his old tricks? 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

56 minJUL 23
Comments
Patti Smith | Season 4

Sadiq Khan - we read your emails and feedback

SO much to catch up on this week! Who did Kylie Minogue take to court? Why is Chris waiting for an explosion? And the juice mystery is finally solved. Plus a wonderful and heartwarming letter from Texas. 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@homosapienspodcast.com Podcast Host: Acast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46 minJUL 16
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Sadiq Khan - we read your emails and feedback
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