As a child, Vil throws open a dressing up box, taking delight in dressing up in princess gowns, with complete freedom of expression. But as her body begins to change with puberty, her dressing up box is replaced with a box society wants to put her in.

Click below to hear Vil'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.