We Were Always Here
TW: This episode contains multiple discussions between survivors. There will be discussion of sexual violence, child abuse and domestic abuse.
In this episode, Ruby speaks to two other survivors, Lilly and Andreena, as well as Amy Roch from Galop, a charity supporting LGBT+ people who have experienced abuse and violence. They’ll be unpacking the realities of processing abuse, as well as how we move forwards in their lives, work, relationships and sex lives. These are just a few stories out of millions from across history and the world. All of our experiences differ, but we are all united.
Host: Ruby Rare
Producer, Editor and Sound Design: Bea Duncan
Executive Producer: Hana Walker-Brown
Production Assistants: Rory Boyle and Mars West
Social Assets: /Forward Slash
This is a Broccoli Production
Full transcript available here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VpewsOnp2jvXvuPswXbNGzRVCRqlGUx1/view
Hate crime, domestic abuse and sexual violence support service for LGBT+ people
Helpline: 0800 999 5428 (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm / Wednesday & Thursday, 10am-8pm)
The National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Refuge
Free and confidential helpline.
Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24 hours a day)
Survivors UK – Male Rape and Sexual Abuse Support
A range of support options to help those who identify as men recover from experiences of sexual abuse or rape.
National Helpline: 0845 122 1201
Webchat available Monday-Sunday 12:00 - 20:00
Offering support to adult survivors of childhood abuse and training for those who support them.
Support line: 0808 801 0331 (10am-9pm Mon-Thurs, 10am-6pm Fri)
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