In June 2016, I was interviewed by Scottish Makar, poet and novelist, Jackie Kay at BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour, alongside dermatologist, Dr Sunil Chopra, speaking about my experiences with vitiligo and the potential causes behind the condition….
Radio & TV
Last month I took part in a recording for the long running BBC 3 series ‘What Not To Say’. The 6 minute recording featured six of us, all with Vitiligo, tackling and responding to all those crazy questions and statements we often get asked about our skin.
I was paired with Bashir, and we had an absolute blast! The entire hour in which we recorded it was endless humour, with hints of sarcasm as we openly discussed what it felt like to be asked some pretty eye rolling type questions like “is it because you have one white parent and one black parent” to assuming a way to cure Vitiligo is through simply bleaching the skin!
We wanted to shut down all those often unanswered questions that normally arise through curiosity and share with viewers exactly why some questions just shouldn’t be asked……