Released on: 20th May 2020.

Produced by Sonia Sandhu. Mixed by Debbie Sharp.

In our fifth episode, Joe tells E-J how volunteering with WYQS helped him find his own queer community in Leeds. He discusses what it means to be an activist, gaining empathy through learning by listening to local LGBTIQ+ histories, the importance of documenting Trans Pride, and the pertinence of advocating for trans rights.

Stories featured: World AIDS Day 1990: Action in Leeds (contributed by Gill Crawshaw); Leeds’ first Trans Pride (Kit Heyam); and AIDS and the deaf Community (Howard Beck).

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