Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, the first lesbian in Britain to publicly admit that she had conceived by artificial insemination tells Matthew Bannister about the storm of protest which followed - and her son Nick describes what it was like growing up in the media spotlight.

Also, we hear from a Syrian human rights lawyer who's been forced into hiding after highlighting government abuses, and we catch a ride with the New York taxi driver who's a chief in his native Ghana.

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Tue 11 Oct 2011 10:05 GMT

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