Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake

May 15, 2017

…this heart to her inclin’d by every gentle tie that binds the tender heart…” -Charity Bryant, 1808

In today’s episode we’re talking about Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake. Charity and Sylvia were a same-sex couple who lived together in 19th century Weybridge, Vermont for over 40 years, recognised by members of their community as a married couple.

Transcript available here!

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Anne Lister

May 1, 2017

Today's episode is on Anne Lister, a landowner, prolific diarist, and same-sex attracted woman who lived in Yorkshire during the 19th century and journalled her life and her innumerable love affairs in intimate detail. Featuring: Secret Lesbian Code! Transcript available here.

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Julie D’Aubigny

April 15, 2017

In our second episode, we talk about the life of Julie D'Aubigny (1670/1673-1707), opera singer and duellist in seventeenth century France.

Transcript available here.

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Captain Moonlite - Part 2

April 1, 2017

Part two of our first full length episode. Part one is also out now, so listen to that first. In this episode, we discuss the life of the Australian bushranger Captain Moonlite (1845-1880). Starting as a respected man of the church, he is convicted of bank robbery, meets the love of his life, James Nesbitt, and breaks out of prison, becoming one of Australia's most famous bushrangers.

Transcript available here.

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Captain Moonlite - Part 1

April 1, 2017

Part one of our first full length episode. In this episode, we discuss the life of the Australian bushranger Captain Moonlite (1845-1880). Starting as a respected man of the church, he is convicted of bank robbery, meets the love of his life, James Nesbitt, and breaks out of prison, becoming one of Australia's most famous bushrangers.

Part two is also out now. Transcript available here.

 

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Introduction

April 1, 2017

A quick introduction on who we are and what our podcast is about. Our first episode, on the Australian bushranger Captain Moonlite, is also out.

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