Michael Cashman talks Stonewall, '80s homophobia and making EastEnders history

In episode seven, editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to former actor, activist and now member of the House of Lords, Michael Cashman. Michael discusses his role in co-founding LGBT+ rights charity Stonewall and his work to improve gay rights across the EU during his time as an MEP.

He also chats about playing the first gay character in EastEnders, his involvement in the first gay kiss in British soap history, and the homophobia this unleashed from the media in the 1980s.

Michael’s interview is fascinating and insightful. You won’t want to miss it!

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