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A Truly Grand Mother: Lady Phyll on Motherhood, Chosen Families and Activism

In this international women’s day special Lotte and Stu are joined by the fabulous Lady Phyll to discuss, motherhood, chosen families, activism and UK Black Pride. Lady Phyll is one of the founders of UK Black Pride, she has previously been a trustee at Stonewall, worked for the Mayor of London and is now the exec-director of the human rights charity Kaleidoscope Trust (a charity that campaigns for the human rights of LGBTQ+ people in countries where they face discrimination).Lady Phyll became pregnant when she was 19 and talks about coming out while her daughter was a child and what that meant for their relationship. She has a chosen family within the black queer community. She discusses her passion for equality and rights for all minorities and how important it is to understand every point of view and generational experience. LINKS Families is a StoryHunter Production See for privacy and opt-out information.

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Some Families is a podcast dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ families. Hosts Lotte Jeffs and Stu Oakley share funny, emotional and true stories from a diverse range of families with the series exploring all routes to queer parenthood including adoption, IUI and IVF donor insemination, surrogacy and co-parenting. The series also explores many different topics such as transitioning gender as a parent, growing up with LGBTQ+ parents, fostering, raising disabled children and general day to day parenting highs and lows – all through a queer parenting lens.Some Families is a StoryHunter Production. See for privacy and opt-out information.