Real stories

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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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.

Composite image of three people with visible differences, in black and white

Our You’re Not Alone Men’s Campaign

Adam, Atholl and Jas reflect on why men with visible differences should have more conversations about how they feel and get support if they need it.

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Jude and Shankar on life during lockdown

Jude and Shankar chat about how lockdown has affected their wellbeing and share the different ways they’ve been taking care of their mental health.

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Natalie and Phil on life during lockdown

Natalie and Phil discuss the challenges of living with a visible difference during the pandemic and how they’ve stayed healthy, positive and connected.

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Rory and Adam on life during lockdown

Rory and Adam talk about their experiences during lockdown and how it recalls times when they were younger and experienced self-isolation.