Stories

Different Voices

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Photograph of a multi-frame photo frame containing six photographs, one in colour and the others in black and white. The frame is hung on a light blue wall above a grey tabletop.
Francesca Martinez's photo frame, Benjamin Gilbert. Source: Wellcome Collection.

Francesca Martinez invited five female writers to share the powerful stories behind their activism. Their insightful, poetic and moving essays explore the events and ideas that not only changed their lives but led them to finding their voices and raising them on behalf of others. Discover through these deeply personal accounts how looking at society from a different perspective could change the world for the better.

About the editor

Photograph of Francesca Martinez

Francesca Martinez

Francesca Martinez's website

Francesca Martinez is a wobbly performer, writer and campaigner whose work is known for challenging preconceptions, questioning norms and passionately celebrating human diversity. Her first play, "All Of Us" explores the impacts of austerity and opens at the National Theatre's Dorfman space next March.