Sean - Ballarat

Pridefinder: The Rainbow Road Trip Podcast

19-06-2023 • 26 mins

Sean (he/him) is an academic, who researches law and human rights and has been living in Ballarat for the past 5 years. ​

In this episode, Sean discusses what it's been like for him moving to Ballarat and beginning to volunteer as an LGBTQIA+ advocate for the community. He is a co-runner of the Victorian Pride Lobby's Rainbow Local Government campaign and has some great reflections about how progress has been happening incrementally over the past decade.​

Trigger Warnings: Homophobia​

If you find anything in the episode distressing, then please seek support from a loved one or one of the helplines listed at the bottom of this description.

This podcast is released every Tuesday and Friday and could not have been possible without the support of our local community partners, Midsumma and the Fairer Victoria portfolio of the Victorian State Government.​

Episode Credits

Wayfinder, Interviewer & Editing : Helene Thomas​

Episode Introduction: Danae Reid​

Pridefinder Midsumma Team

Ashlee Hints: Community Engagement Manager​

Bec Cooen: Project and Program Manager – Victoria's Pride​

Danae Reid: Regional Community Engagement Coordinator​

Felicity McIntosh: Marketing & Communications Manager​

Martin Broadley: Programming Administrator​

Want to know more about Pridefinder?

www.midsumma.org.au/victorias-pride/pridefinder-podcast/

Want to know more about Helene Thomas & The Wayfinder?

www.thewayfinder.com.au/

Want to be a part of the Pridefinder Podcast?

We hope to continue collecting stories from regional LGBTQIA+ folk as part of the Pridefinder project each year.​

If you’d like to have the Pridefinder visit your community, then please email engagement.coord@midsumma.org.au to register your interest!​

Music Credits

Intro/Outro “10c Coffee” by Clamshell

“Lo-fi music guitar (loop)” by Migfus20

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