“if it’s not figure-headed by someone who looks and sounds like you, it’s easy to understand why people don’t feel policies are representing them or why they aren’t being reflected in the making of policies.”
“I’m from a small town in an area, lots of pockets of wee villages with small town mentalities, the way people think about things are not very open. At school we didn’t learn about sexual identities or anything like that.”
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