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Read or listen to real stories from people affected by visible difference, their parents and families, as well as Changing Faces staff and volunteers. Inspired to share your story? We’d love to hear it – share your story now.

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Peter, a white man in his 20s/30s. who has short blond hair and a port wine birthmark covering his face and body. He's wearing glasses and a blue hoodie and smiling at the camera.

Peter on dating and relationships

Our campaigner Peter discusses dating as a person with a visible difference and his hopes for more open conversations on the topic.

A collage of Ella, a 20 something year old white woman who has a blonde mohawk and a cranio-facial condition, Shankar, a 20 something year old man of colour, who has medium-length black hair and the skin condition vitiligo; and Hannah, a 20 something year old white woman who has long brown hair and is wearing glasses.

Ella, Hannah and Shankar on dating

In this edition of our podcast, Ella, Hannah & Shankar reflect on what it's like to date someone when you have a visible difference.

A close up shot of Hannah, a young white woman with blonde shoulder length hair and a visible difference, wearing a grey jumper.

Hannah on TV show Malory Towers

Young media champion Hannah discusses her views about representation on TV and how Malory Towers is getting it right.

A woman with short brown hair, wearing a black jacket and green jumper, stands in front of a wall and flower bed

Gill thanks our volunteer campaigners

Our Head of Campaigns and Communications, Gill, reflects on the successes of the first campaigners group as their time on the programme comes to an end.