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Why aren’t lesbian couples taken seriously?

The particular struggles faced by gay women.

After Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend Chris were attacked on a London bus last week they chose to share the photo of the aftermath of the attack, and their story, with the world. They wanted people to understand something about what they and other lesbian couples face, not just violence but also the subtle ways in which their relationships are undermined and laughed about by men. On today’s episode Melania explains why she chose to go public about the horrific incident. And couple Bex Wilson and Becky Priest talk about what it’s like for their relationship to be fetishised and misunderstood.

Producers: Duncan Barber and Harriet Noble
Mixed by Nicolas Raufast
Editor: John Shields

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