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Hamida was raised in Liverpool within the Pathan community, one of the largest ethnic groups from Afghanistan. She is a feminist lesbian and activist,
Ravina was born in the UK and is of Indian descent. She identifies as a Sikh lesbian, having ended her marriage with a non-British man.
Phyll Opoku-Gyimah is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of UK Black Pride, and Head of Campaigns at the largest civil service trade union. Here
Alice (not real name) and her eleven-year old son came to the UK from Burundi in 2000. Shortly after, she was diagnosed with HIV.
Rachel is a postgraduate neuroscientist, and was the Vice President for Welfare and Community at King’s College London in 2015-16. She has a background
Sana was born in Pakistan and moved to Birmingham in 2005, after being forced into marriage with a British Pakistani man. She identifies as
Yvonne is a single lesbian mother who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia over two decades ago. She now works for charity Thames Reach, and
Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, known as Lady Phyll, is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of UK Black Pride, and Head of Campaigns at the largest civil
Sana was born in Pakistan and moved to Birmingham in 2005, after being forced into marriage. She identifies as a lesbian and is currently
Gaby grew up in Wales, but spent 17 years in Yemen after being sold into child marriage by her father at the age of