I’m excited to share this project in which I played a small role.
This beautiful podcast sensitively explores the largely untold story of the experience of children of LGBTIQ parents. It’s a lovely interview of the now adult child of a lesbian mother who navigated raising her family in a conservative community. The marriage equality plebiscite in Australia last year often aired concerns about the effect on children of being raised by queer parents. While there’s excellent research that shows these families are just as safe and nurturing, it’s also helpful to hear personal experiences and accounts.
Produced by Suzanne Reece who conceived the idea, conducted the interviews, edited, and created the sound scape.
I provided a voice over for Suzanne’s poem, some of the background chatter, and the illustration.
First aired on Radio Adelaide, you can find ‘Keeping Mum’ here. Please feel welcome to share it.