Podcast 10: Trans Community & Disability with Sarah Stephenson-Hunter
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This week we welcome Sarah Stephenson-Hunter,  Staff Disability Advisor and Trans Lead at University of Oxford.  Sarah is a disabled person who also identifies as lesbian and is a trans woman.


ETUK are proud that this podcast provides a fantastic opportunity for us to hear Sarah’s deeply honest account of her life journey, becoming part of the Trans Disabled Community. A section of society that doesn’t get much representation on other platforms.

 

Sarah’s story is so interesting and multi layered with challenges of disability as well as  identity.  

  • Becoming blind when she identified as male
  • An injury leading to complete sight loss
  • Marrying a female to try and ‘cure’ her uncertainty about her gender identity
  • The transition to becoming female.  

Sarah and Jennie discuss this process, the feelings it incurred and the painful road to acceptance. 


To contact Sarah, find her on instagram @simplyequalityuk

or Twitter @sarahshequality

 

Or join our Undressing Disability Hub where you can connect with her and other professionals in the field of sex and disability. https://undressing.enhancetheuk.org/

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