Imagine being stared out and whispered about everywhere you go, this is the life of someone who is transgender. Melissa Griffiths is a Transgender and Gender Equality Authority and Advocate, Speaker and Media Commentator. She shares with us her story of being transgender and opens our eyes to some of the struggles that sh has to face everyday.
Sarifa Altona Younes shares her stories of being an immigrant and a Muslim in Australia. As she wears a head scarf, her faith is on view for all to see. How does this effect the way she is treated?
In this episode I speak with Dipak Saha. I was reminded that Prejudice and intolerance crosses boarders beyond race, colour and culture. It is also evident in any areas of difference, such as mental health. An important reminder that all people from all walks of life need to be treated with love and acceptance.
The Spirit of Chocolate and Coffee Breaks is all about being able to see the other as equal and treating them as such. Oksana Samkova has had a life time of experience of doing this and benefiting from the richness of life this has brought her way. She has lived on 4 continents and found herself is some really diverse cultures. In this podcast Oksana shares with else her stories of a true world citizen.
Dilhara Silvalingam had an upbringing that spanned 3 continents. This has given her an unique experience of the world and how we treat each other. Her stories and questioning style will open your mind and your hearts to how we respond to those who may appear to be different to us.
Grab yourself a chocolate and coffee and enjoy this episode.