Close Up 2: June Smith

Teacher June Smith chats to Tessa Padden about life over the years. [Note: this programme mentions rape.]

28m 1s

Chat show (2016). The second series of Close Up, the BSL Zone's in-depth interviews with well-known Deaf people. In this episode, June Smith, a BSL teacher and Deaf LGBT community leader, tells Tessa Padden about how the Deaf community reacted when she came out as a lesbian in the 1970s. She also talks about her life changing educational experiences at school and university. Produced by Bob Duncan and Dawn Marshall at Becoming Visible.

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