Kerry Brown

In this podcast Kerry Brown talks about growing up in a small town and coming out. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith.


"When people hear that you're from a small town they assume that you've experienced a lot of homophobia. And I suppose I did, to a point, but because I wasn't out then I avoided a lot of that. In fact, the most disturbing experience, my most intense experience of homophobia, was in Wellington when a friend of mine was beaten up. And I guess that was because we were in a group and were out and proud, so we were a target, whereas in Waikuku or in Rangiora I was desperately trying to go under the radar. Wai: So... read full transcript

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Record date:11th June 2010
Interviewer:Wai Ho