Growing up on the Isle of Man and in the shadow of Section 28, John struggled to find himself represented in the media or local community, until the show Queer As Folk aired in the 90s. The show transforms his life in more ways than his teenage self could’ve ever imagined.

Click below to hear John's story. 

Brought to you by Manchester BID, created by Heard Storytelling, proudly supporting Manchester Pride.

Proud, an audio-visual exhibition, created by Heard Storytelling, to celebrate Manchester’s LGBTQIA+ community.