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Some Families
Some Families

Some Families is a podcast dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ families. Hosts Lotte Jeffs and Stu Oakley share funny, emotional and true stories... more

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Questions From Our Straight Allies

In the final episode of Season 2, we turn the tables and have parenting allies ask Lotte and Stu questions... more

05 Jul 2021 · 36 minutes
The small gift that made this whole word possible: donors, IVF addiction and parenting as people

This week, in the penultimate episode of the series, Lotte and Stu are joined by Claire Lynch, author of the... more

28 Jun 2021 · 49 minutes
TV’s finest Kieron Richardson a proud parent to four year old twins

Actor, presenter and dad, Kieron Richardson joins the Some Families hosts, Lotte and Stu to talk about all things parenting... more

21 Jun 2021 · 29 minutes
Adopting Six Children with Complex Needs; The Single Dad who Started Adopting at 21

We meet Benjamin Carpenter in this week’s episode. Stu caught up with adoptive Dad to six children with additional and... more

14 Jun 2021 · 40 minutes
The Kids are Alright: Celebrating the stories of children in LGBTQ families

Gabriela Herman is a Brooklyn-based photographer. She is a Mum and a wife and her mum came out when she was... more

07 Jun 2021 · 33 minutes
A circular rainbow; with Paeton McGuire, a non-binary, sapphic, cisn't woman

In this week’s episode Lotte and Stu are joined by Paeton McGuire. Paeton identifies as non-binary, sapphic, cisn't woman and came out... more

31 May 2021 · 35 minutes
‘I found a baby on the subway.’ Danny and Pete; The Subway Dads from New York

In 2000, Danny Stewart was rushing to meet his partner Pete Mercurio for dinner, when he came across a new born... more

24 May 2021 · 44 minutes
Reciprocal IVF and LGBTQ+ Equality in Ireland with Ranae Von Meding

Ranae Von Meding joins Lotte and Stu from Ireland to talk about her two daughters, who she had via reciprocal... more

17 May 2021 · 41 minutes
Andrew Moffat MBE No Outsiders: the importance of visibility

In this week's episode Lotte and Stu are joined by the amazing Andrew Moffat MBE who wrote the educational resource... more

10 May 2021 · 33 minutes
Adoptive mums; Didi and Priscilla, advocates for adoption, representation and LGBT families.

Didi and Priscilla join as the first adoptive Mums on Some Families. They join the hosts, Lotte and Stu to... more

03 May 2021 · 34 minutes
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