Be who you are. Wherever you are.

“I didn’t want to put labels on myself because it was more on who I loved, who I liked, and not what society says I should like.”

– Tiah

The Film

Queer Rural Connections explores what being queer in a rural place means to Lauren, Tiah, Adria, Ali, and Zelly. Narrated by Tim Allsop. Directed by Tim Allsop, Kira Allmann, and Suzy Shepherd.

The Play

“The Stars are Brighter Here” is an original play written by Tim Allsop, adapted from oral history interviews with LGBTQIA+ people in/from rural areas.

Thanks to

The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities Humanities Cultural Programme & Arts Council England for funding this project.

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