Skip to main content
LamQ+ Podcast: Queer POC Voices from Lockdown

LamQ+ Podcast: Queer POC Voices from Lockdown

By LamQ+
LamQ+ Podcast presents the experiences of Black, Asian and/or other minoritised LGBTQI+ communities during the Covid-19 Lockdown.

The podcast series is part of the wider London Metropolitan University funded research project which looked at LGBTQI+ experiences of lockdown within London Borough of Lambeth through a trailblazing method called Photovoice, a survey, a focus group and telephone interviews. The final outcome of the research was a Photographic Exhibition "Our Collective Voice '' which took place between October - November 2021, London Metropolitan University, Aldgate Campus.
Ep6 - Cultural Inside/Outside
Episode 6  Cultural Inside/Outside Donna Jones and Co-Researchers, Nicole and Ahmad, talk about how culture and place of origin shape experiences of being part of the LGBTQI+ community in the UK. This episode explores the sense of belonging, discussing how cross-cutting identities - identifying as queer, immigrant and person of colour - impacts on negotiating overwhelmingly white queer spaces.  This Episode is part of the LamQ+ Podcast: Queer POC Voices from Lockdown. The podcast series is part of the wider London Metropolitan University funded LamQ+ research project which looked at LGBTQI+ experiences of lockdown within London Borough of Lambeth through a trailblazing method called Photovoice, a survey, a focus group and telephone interviews. The final outcome of the research was a Photographic Exhibition "Our Collective Voice '' which took place between October - November 2021, London Metropolitan University, Aldgate Campus. In each conversation Co-Researchers of Photovoice workshops share their thoughts, feelings and stories to develop deeper understandings of the experiences and needs of Queer POC. Each episode in this podcast series focuses on one of the key themes emerging from the Photovoice workshops. Co-Researchers were supported in the development of the podcast by the Photovoice Research Lead, Donna Jones, Co-Researcher and Queer Faith Activist, Elsa Da Silva and Research Assistant, Anna Jakobczak. Donna Jones is Principal Lecturer, Head of Social Work at London Metropolitan University. Her pronouns are she/her/hers and she identifies as a Black Lesbian Feminist Scholar Activist. If you are interested in finding out more about Photovoice or the Photovoice element of this research project, please get in touch - d.jones1@londonment.ac.uk Full information about the project and the report of the findings can be found here: londonmet.ac.uk/lamq
29:22
November 15, 2021
Ep5 - Are You Sick Enough?
Episode 5 Are you Sick Enough? There is evidence that LBGTQI+ people from Black, Asian and/or other minoritised communities experience greater challenges to their mental health. In this episode, Donna Jones and Co-Researcher Sonny discuss experiences of anxiety and low self-esteem during lockdown. This Episode is part of the LamQ+ Podcast: Queer POC Voices from Lockdown. The podcast series is part of the wider London Metropolitan University funded LamQ+ research project which looked at LGBTQI+ experiences of lockdown within London Borough of Lambeth through a trailblazing method called Photovoice, a survey, a focus group and telephone interviews. The final outcome of the research was a Photographic Exhibition "Our Collective Voice '' which took place between October - November 2021, London Metropolitan University, Aldgate Campus.  In each conversation Co-Researchers of Photovoice workshops share their thoughts, feelings and stories to develop deeper understandings of the experiences and needs of Queer POC. Each episode in this podcast series focuses on one of the key themes emerging from the Photovoice workshops. Co-Researchers were supported in the development of the podcast by the Photovoice Research Lead, Donna Jones, Co-Researcher and Queer Faith Activist, Elsa Da Silva and Research Assistant, Anna Jakobczak. Donna Jones is Principal Lecturer, Head of Social Work at London Metropolitan University. Her pronouns are she/her/hers and she identifies as a Black Lesbian Feminist Scholar Activist. If you are interested in finding out more about Photovoice or the Photovoice element of this research project, please get in touch - d.jones1@londonment.ac.uk Full information about the project and the report of the findings can be found here: londonmet.ac.uk/lamq
19:29
November 15, 2021
Ep4 - Shame
Episode 4 Shame  In this conversation, Donna Jones and two Co-Researchers, Eileen and Karun, share their experiences with the stigma associated with being LGBTQI+ within Black, Asian and/or minoritised communities. They discuss the importance of being able to connect with people you can relate to and the acceptance of being yourself within wider society generally and queer spaces specifically. This Episode is part of the LamQ+ Podcast: Queer POC Voices from Lockdown. The podcast series is part of the wider London Metropolitan University funded LamQ+ research project which looked at LGBTQI+ experiences of lockdown within London Borough of Lambeth through a trailblazing method called Photovoice, a survey, a focus group and telephone interviews. The final outcome of the research was a Photographic Exhibition "Our Collective Voice '' which took place between October - November 2021, London Metropolitan University, Aldgate Campus. In each conversation Co-Researchers of Photovoice workshops share their thoughts, feelings and stories to develop deeper understandings of the experiences and needs of Queer POC. Each episode in this podcast series focuses on one of the key themes emerging from the Photovoice workshops. Co-Researchers were supported in the development of the podcast by the Photovoice Research Lead, Donna Jones, Co-Researcher and Queer Faith Activist, Elsa Da Silva and Research Assistant, Anna Jakobczak. Donna Jones is Principal Lecturer, Head of Social Work at London Metropolitan University. Her pronouns are she/her/hers and she identifies as a Black Lesbian Feminist Scholar Activist. If you are interested in finding out more about Photovoice or the Photovoice element of this research project, please get in touch - d.jones1@londonment.ac.uk Full information about the project and the report of the findings can be found here: londonmet.ac.uk/lamq
31:32
November 15, 2021
Ep3 - To Be Seen
Episode 3  To Be Seen  Why do so many queer people of colour feel lonely and underrepresented? Donna Jones and Co-researchers Lokesh and Sonny explore experiences of loneliness over lockdown and how complicated it is to find people who acknowledge your difficulties and disadvantages in relation to the intersection of ‘race’ and sexuality. This Episode is part of the LamQ+ Podcast: Queer POC Voices from Lockdown. The podcast series is part of the wider London Metropolitan University funded LamQ+ research project which looked at LGBTQI+ experiences of lockdown within London Borough of Lambeth through a trailblazing method called Photovoice, a survey, a focus group and telephone interviews. The final outcome of the research was a Photographic Exhibition "Our Collective Voice '' which took place between October - November 2021, London Metropolitan University, Aldgate Campus. In each conversation Co-Researchers of Photovoice workshops share their thoughts, feelings and stories to develop deeper understandings of the experiences and needs of Queer POC. Each episode in this podcast series focuses on one of the key themes emerging from the Photovoice workshops. Co-Researchers were supported in the development of the podcast by the Photovoice Research Lead, Donna Jones, Co-Researcher and Queer Faith Activist, Elsa Da Silva and Research Assistant, Anna Jakobczak. Donna Jones is Principal Lecturer, Head of Social Work at London Metropolitan University. Her pronouns are she/her/hers and she identifies as a Black Lesbian Feminist Scholar Activist. If you are interested in finding out more about Photovoice or the Photovoice element of this research project, please get in touch - d.jones1@londonment.ac.uk Full information about the project and the report of the findings can be found here: londonmet.ac.uk/lamq
36:40
November 15, 2021
Ep2 - Identity
Episode 2  Identity  In this episode, Donna and two Co-Researchers, Lokesh and Elsa, discuss the complexity of sexuality and identity. They share their struggle with ideas around their own feelings and definitions of masculinity/femininity, how they are perceived by others and how they perceive themselves. This Episode is part of the LamQ+ Podcast: Queer POC Voices from Lockdown. The podcast series is part of the wider London Metropolitan University funded LamQ+ research project which looked at LGBTQI+ experiences of lockdown within London Borough of Lambeth through a trailblazing method called Photovoice, a survey, a focus group and telephone interviews. The final outcome of the research was a Photographic Exhibition "Our Collective Voice '' which took place between October - November 2021, London Metropolitan University, Aldgate Campus. In each conversation Co-Researchers of Photovoice workshops share their thoughts, feelings and stories to develop deeper understandings of the experiences and needs of Queer POC. Each episode in this podcast series focuses on one of the key themes emerging from the Photovoice workshops. Co-Researchers were supported in the development of the podcast by the Photovoice Research Lead, Donna Jones, Co-Researcher and Queer Faith Activist, Elsa Da Silva and Research Assistant, Anna Jakobczak. Donna Jones is Principal Lecturer, Head of Social Work at London Metropolitan University. Her pronouns are she/her/hers and she identifies as a Black Lesbian Feminist Scholar Activist. If you are interested in finding out more about Photovoice or the Photovoice element of this research project, please get in touch - d.jones1@londonment.ac.uk Full information about the project and the report of the findings can be found here: londonmet.ac.uk/lamq
24:45
November 15, 2021
Ep1 - Our Beauty
Episode 1  Our Beauty  In this conversation, Donna Jones and Co-Researchers Nicole and Elsa talk about how important it is to celebrate and recognize the beauty of the diversity within LGBTQI+ communities. They reflect on both the differences and commonalities that queer people of colour share. This episode highlights strength and resilience, both individual and collective of marginalized communities. This Episode is part of the LamQ+ Podcast: Queer POC Voices from Lockdown. The podcast series is part of the wider London Metropolitan University funded LamQ+ research project which looked at LGBTQI+ experiences of lockdown within London Borough of Lambeth through a trailblazing method called Photovoice, a survey, a focus group and telephone interviews. The final outcome of the research was a Photographic Exhibition "Our Collective Voice '' which took place between October - November 2021, London Metropolitan University, Aldgate Campus. In each conversation Co-Researchers of Photovoice workshops share their thoughts, feelings and stories to develop deeper understandings of the experiences and needs of Queer POC. Each episode in this podcast series focuses on one of the key themes emerging from the Photovoice workshops. Co-Researchers were supported in the development of the podcast by the Photovoice Research Lead, Donna Jones, Co-Researcher and Queer Faith Activist, Elsa Da Silva and Research Assistant, Anna Jakobczak.  Donna Jones is Principal Lecturer, Head of Social Work at London Metropolitan University. Her pronouns are she/her/hers and she identifies as a Black Lesbian Feminist Scholar Activist. If you are interested in finding out more about Photovoice or the Photovoice element of this research project, please get in touch - d.jones1@londonment.ac.uk Full information about the project and the report of the findings can be found here: londonmet.ac.uk/lamq
44:03
November 15, 2021