Just Listen - Race, Religion, Disability, Sexuality and Gender
DVD2004 35 Minutes
Stories about equality and diversity.
Interviews with people who come from groups which are prejudiced against. They talk frankly about their experiences and the problems they encounter. Also available separately.
1. Race and Religion: Ibraham and Clair: Tragic story of a refugee; a British Muslim describes her religion. Ibraham's story of personal tragedy dispels many of the myths that exist about refugees and asylum seekers. Clair is a Muslim and tells how lack of understanding leads to prejudice towards other religions, particularly Islam. Running time: 12 mins
2. Disability: Linda: How other people regard those with a disability. Linda is a wheelchair user and talks about how people treat her and other disabled people differently. We see examples from her perspectiv
e, giving viewers an insight into Linda's world and the difficulties disabled people have to face. Running time: 13 mins
3. Gender and Sexuality: Alice and Mick: A transgender person and a gay man talk about prejudice they have encountered. Alice describes how transgender people have to live with abuse and ridicule. Mick is gay and has been attacked because of "what he is". He talks about the stress that hiding your true identity brings. Running time: 10 mins
This programme can be rented on our Video on Demand system for £1.50 For this you can view as often as you like within a 48 hour period of your own choosing.