Videos tagged with discrimination

Challenges faced by the non-hetero community in Guyana

Challenges faced by the non-hetero community in Guyana

Interview with Anton Rocke, from the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD), who discusses the persecution faced by the LGBT community in his native Guyana.

Moving from the Seychelles to London in the 1960s and how the Seychelles has changed in the past 50 years

Moving from the Seychelles to London in the 1960s and how the Seychelles has changed in the past 50 years

In the second part of her interview, Elise Johnson tells us the story of why she moved from The Seychelles in the early 1960s to come to London. She recalls what it was like moving from one culture to another so dramatically different, and what circumstances she was faced with when she arrived. Elise also talks about what it is like for her now going back to The Seychelles after having adapted to London life, and how the environment and its people have changed so dramatically in the past 50 years.

Moving from Jamaica to London in the 1960s

Moving from Jamaica to London in the 1960s

In part two of her interview, Esme Holder recounts the experience of moving from Jamaica to London in the 1960s. She speaks of the differences between London and Jamaica, how she began working as an auxiliary nurse and racial discrimination in those times.

Moving from Ireland to London in the 1950s

Moving from Ireland to London in the 1950s

Bill McCourt recounts his experience moving from Monaghan, Ireland to London in 1952. He talks about the process of finding work after he arrived and discrimination within the Irish community in London during those times.

Valerie Williams coming out

Valerie Williams coming out

Valerie talks about being gay from an elder in the 21st century. She talks about coming out and how her friends and family took it.