Markus (he/him) is a trans man and peer support worker who grew up in Ballarat.
In this episode, Markus shares his experience of growing up, exploring gender and transitioning in Ballarat. He has such a humble and warm tone while expressing empathy for all people, even though he's been through his fair share of struggles. Markus has also experienced homelessness and shares how being gender diverse can make this difficult time even more tricky, as there wasn't a neat box to put him in. He is passionate about now giving support to others as his own lived experience arms him with a unique understanding and empathy.
Trigger warnings: Homelessness, mentions: self-harm & suicide
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