The Yungblud Podcast

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20210422Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.
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21/01/20212021012820210121 (R1)Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.
Amy2021021820210225 (R1)Since she was a child Amy has suffered from anxiety attacks, but when she started having difficulty breathing in February last year she knew something was different. It took months and multiple hospitalisations for her to be diagnosed with long COVID.

Yungblud speaks to Amy about her difficult journey getting diagnosed with long COVID, and how it has shaped her outlook on life since.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud speaks to Amy about her difficult journey getting diagnosed with long COVID.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Anaefs Gallagher20210114As the daughter of the Oasis frontman, photographer Anaïs has struggled to carve her own path in the world. She first met Dom in LA when she photographed him, and they've since become best mates. Yungblud and Anaïs chat about perception and photography, plus some of their most memorable parties, including the time Anaïs insulted an Oasis tribute band.

Yungblud gets his best mate Ana\u00efs on to talk perception, photography and parties.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Ashley20210204Ashley spent years trying to get a job in live music, finally getting her big break in 2019. But less than a year later the venue she worked at shut down due to Covid. She's since been shielding for her flatmate and misses the identity that live music gave her.

Yungblud and Ashley chat about chasing their dreams of working in music, how live music is a fundamental part of their identities, and the hole that's been left since live venues shut down due to Covid.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud and Ashley chat about chasing their musical dreams and the live venue shut down.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Dominic2021012820210121 (R1)Dom (another Dom!) struggles with how feels about sex. He only enjoys it when he's in love or has an emotional connection to the other person. His mates want causal sex all the time, but he doesn't feel the same way and isn't sure he can talk to them about this.

Yungblud and Dom chat about the million different ways people relate to sex, whether it's full of emotion or purely physical. And Yungblud busts out his favourite karaoke song.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud chats to Dom about sex... emotional sex, casual sex, and sex vs karaoke!

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Eve20210408Eve is 17 and has lived her teenage years with a rare condition that causes tumours to grow in her head. The doctors say she's a spontaneous genetic mutation but she likes to call herself a 'Ninja Turtle'!

Yungblud chats to Eve about feeling like a freak but finding connection with people through that, and learning empathy and to accept others as they are.

Details of organisations offering information and support on mental health and a range of issues discussed in this podcast are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline

Yungblud chats to Eve about her rare genetic mutation that makes her a 'Ninja Turtle'!

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Faaris2021020420210128 (R1)Faaris grew up witnessing his mum be the victim of domestic abuse, something that Yungblud can relate to. Faaris has become a successful digital animator for artists like Stormzy, AJ Tracey and Dave, and they discuss how their childhood has impacted their mental health and shaped them as creatives.

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by domestic abuse or violence, the organisations listed at the link below may be able to help: http://bbc.in/39asodt

Yungblud and Faaris talk about their experiences with domestic abuse.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Georgia20210311Last October Georgia was diagnosed with ADHD. After years of mental health struggles, the diagnosis and treatment have allowed her to finally think and feel clearly.

Yungblud and Georgia discuss how ADHD impacts their lives, and dispel some of the misconceptions about the disorder.

Details of organisations offering information and support on mental health and a range of issues discussed in this podcast are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline

Yungblud and Georgia discuss having ADHD and how it impacts their lives.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Jack Saunders20210211Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.
Kay20210325Kay was three years into a medical degree when she decided to change majors to follow her passion for film making. It was a difficult decision as her family imagined a traditional career for her, but she's loving the change and is writing her own projects during lockdown.

Yungblud and Kay discuss how art can help people heal, and why black female representation is so important in the film industry.

Details of organisations offering information and support on mental health and a range of issues discussed in this podcast are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline

Yungblud chats to film student Kay about black female representation in the industry.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Martina20210121Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

When Martina gained weight as a child she lost her confidence. As a teenager she felt fat and ugly, and would avoid going to parties or shopping with friends. But in the last year she's learned to love herself again, and is speaking out against the beauty standards that exist in our world.

Yungblud and Martina chat about body image, the role tv and the media play on our self-worth and how to learn to love ourselves.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud chats to Martina about body image, beauty standards and loving yourself.

Mary2021021820210225 (R1)As an 18-year-old biracial black woman growing up in a small town in Virginia, Mary has to fight for racial equality. Last year she campaigned to have the name of a local school changed and won, removing a name that fueled racial tension. She is also campaigning for an LGBTQIA+ sexual education programme, in an area where abstinence is taught.

Yungblud finds out from Mary what drives her activism and what keeps her fighting for what she believes in.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues discussed in this podcast are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline

Yungblud speaks to Mary about her activism for racial and LGBTQIA+ equality.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Olly Alexander20210318Yungblud chats to Olly about being an activist, It's A Sin and new Years & Years music.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Phil20210304Over a couple of weeks in March 2020 Phil lost his job, home, and car. He found himself in serious debt for the first time, and his mental health hit rock bottom. But he got a furry companion, KJ the cat, who gave him a new purpose in life.

Yungblud and Phil chat about the important little things that help you through the darkness.

Details of organisations offering information and support on debt, mental health and a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud chats to Phil about how debt has affected his mental health during lockdown.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Saryna20210107Saryna is 19 and has Ehlers Danlos syndrome, which affects her entire body, causing chronic pain and chronic fatigue. She loves drag performance and was inspired by Ru Paul's Drag Race. Now she performs drag as Peachy Ray and has found herself through it.

Yungblud chats to Saryna about finding your passion in life and the people who support it.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud chats to Saryna about finding herself by performing drag with a disability.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Travis20210401Travis has been caring for his mum who is disabled for the last few years, which has meant he sometimes forgets to take care of himself. He also had a difficult time at school being bullied for his sexuality, but last year he met his boyfriend, who gives him love and support.

Details of organisations offering information and support on mental health and a range of issues discussed in this podcast are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline

Yungblud chats to Travis about finding love and support from his boyfriend.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

01Ashley20201022At age 14, Ashley realised she was lesbian, telling her friends and family at the time. But as she’s grown older, her sexuality has evolved, and at 21 she began being attracted to men as well. Today she doesn’t identify with any label.

Yungblud and Ashley chat about their fluid and evolving sexualities and fighting against the boxes that society tries to put them in.

Yungblud and Ashley chat about their fluid and evolving sexualities.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

02Ben20201029Ben started experiencing anxiety and depression at 12 but had no idea what they were. Only 2 years ago did he recognise his mental health and told his family. During lockdown he's started a men’s mental health vlog.

Yungblud and Ben chat about their experiences with anxiety and depression, sharing some of their triggers as well as practical things that help them.

Yungblud and Ben chat about their experiences with anxiety and depression.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

03Molly20201105Molly was 18 and training to be a gig security guard when she was diagnosed with a brain tumour. She only found out about the tumour after taking a ride on a roller coaster. After life-saving brain surgery, she was left disabled, and now campaigns for better disability access at gigs. Yungblud and Molly chat about their love of live music and what it's like to go to gigs with a disability.

Yungblud and Molly chat about going to gigs with a disability and love of live music.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

04Adam20201112Yungblud and his guitarist Adam share unheard and unruly stories from the early years.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

05Marlowe20201119Marlowe discovered Yungblud's music and a trans community through Star Trek. He's recently asked his mum to use he/him pronouns and brought five dresses out of retirement, describing himself as a boy in a dress.

Yungblud and Marlowe chat about transitioning and gender identity, and they share their love of wearing dresses!

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Yungblud chats to Marlowe about transitioning, gender identity and being a boy in a dress.

06Billie-jo20201126Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Billie-Jo has had to care for her family since the age of 5. But she didn't actually realise she was a young carer until she was a teenager. Now she wants to raise awareness, as it can be isolating and stressful.

Yungblud and Billie-Jo chat about what it was like growing up as a young carer and how she balances it while training to become a car mechanic (and being the only girl on her course!)

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud chats to Billie-Jo about being a young carer and becoming a car mechanic!

07Rosie20201203At 19, Rosie was told she would never dance again after dancing on broken feet at the world championships. But two years of struggling to recover mentally and physically has taught her that life is for enjoying, not enduring.

Yungblud reveals how painfully close to his heart her story is as they chat about finding hope and new beginnings.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud and Rosie share how painful it was to have their dancing dreams taken away.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

08Yoshi20201210Each morning Yoshi wakes up not knowing what gender they will identify as, switching between she/he/they pronouns.

Yungblud chats to Yoshi about how they discovered they are genderfluid, how friends and family react, what relationships are like, and the trouble with toilets.

Details of organisations offering information and support on a range of issues are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Yungblud chats to Yoshi about being genderfluid.

09Ksi20201217Yungblud talks to friends and fans about the big stuff going on in their lives.

Yungblud and KSI chat about fighting stigma in the music industry.