“Interested and willing” | Episode 8
In the 90s more and more lesbians called Switchboard to ask where they could get hold of sperm. All sorts of LGBTQI+ people in the period sought to make families outside of conventional methods and constraints. In this episode, Tash and Adam hear stories from the people who pioneered queer family-making. We also catch-up with some folks who have their own experiences and opinions on what queer family means to them today.
Content warning: homophobia
The Log Books — stories from Britain’s LGBTQI+ history and conversations about being queer today. Produced by Shivani Dave, Tash Walker and Adam Zmith, in partnership with Switchboard - the LGBT+ helpline. With thanks to the Bishopsgate Institute. Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
For more information about the themes in this episode, take a look at:
NHS info: having a baby if you’re LGBT+
COTS: Childlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy
PACT: Parents and Children Together
Music by Tom Foskett-Barnes
Artwork by Natalie Doto
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