You can preview the full text online with a Subscription

Mrs Haiken

Female | Age unspecified | Under 3 minutes
Starts on page 28

EXTRACT: Why should I be so worried about how other people are going to receive me if this is what I feel is the right thing to do. It just gradually got stronger until I was able to do it. And thankfully I had good friends who support me. My mother only started wearing a scarf after she got married. Like in my family in Indonesia it comes from understanding and you feeling like you yourself are ready to do it. Because I feel that there would be no point in doing something if you don't know why you're doing it.


Natalie

Female | Age unspecified | Under 3 minutes
Starts on page 45

EXTRACT: God, I'm telling you a prayer about the people around us who block the talents that you've given to us. And I'm telling you a prayer about the ways that I block up my own gifts and talents and stuff./ And I'm telling you a prayer about the people who go, 'That's not good enough or you're not clever enough.' Cause I hear that, a lot./And I'm telling you a prayer about not getting so angry when people do that to me, you know, that thing where they go, you fit into this mould this way or I'm not gonna..