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Voices of Pride:

Stories from Rural Scotland

(working title)

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"Voices of Pride" (working title) is an upcoming podcast documentary from The Grey Hill. It aims to showcase the life experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals residing in Scotland's rural, highland, and island areas.

About the podcast: The series will feature eight episodes, each presenting authentic stories from individuals 18 years old and over from rural, highland, or island communities who identify as LGBTQ+. The podcast seeks to delve into the distinct experiences of these individuals, highlighting both the triumphs and obstacles they encounter in Scotland's rural regions. It provides a platform for our podcast guests to convey their stories in their own words.

Our mission is to highlight the joys and struggles of being a member of the LGBTQ+ community living in Scotland's rural areas.

We invite you to share your story: Sharing genuine life stories from individuals aged 18 and older who are part of the LGBTQ+ community in Scotland's rural, highland, or island regions. Every story matters, and we embrace a diversity of experiences.

Examples include: 

Emerging Adults:

- Navigating the coming-out process within a small, close-knit community.
- Addressing bullying or discrimination at school related to sexual orientation or gender identity.
- Seeking support and connection via online LGBTQ+ youth groups or resources.
- Engaging in local pride events or activism as a young individual.
- Managing personal life and career goals as an LGBTQ+ person in a rural environment.
- Developing friendships and relationships in the local LGBTQ+ community.
- Utilizing healthcare and mental health services designed for LGBTQ+ individuals.
- Participating in sports, hobbies, or artistic activities that affirm LGBTQ+ identity.

Established Adults:

- Creating a family or adopting as an LGBTQ+ couple in a rural setting.
- Experiencing the happiness and challenges of long-term partnerships or marriage.
- Cultivating a network of supportive friends and chosen family in the community.
- Juggling work, family, and personal life as an LGBTQ+ person in a small town.

Legacy Advocates:

- Contemplating the progression of LGBTQ+ rights and acceptance over time in rural Scotland.
- Relaying tales of resilience, love, and pride from previous generations.
- Offering mentorship and advice to younger LGBTQ+ community members.
- Campaigning for inclusive policies and services for the ageing LGBTQ+ demographic.


Thank you for taking the time and consideration to take part in our podcast.

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