#495 Finding Community

When you finally find your people, it can feel like a collective hug. Easy, warm, even life affirming. This week, stories of people finding their community. 

Danny’s Story

Danny shares their experience of gender exploration. And finding support and safety at Jets, a youth arts facility in Bundoora. 

CW: This story has a mention of gender dysphoria. 

Producer: Duncan Stephen

Sound Design: Persephone Waxman


Punk Rock in a Bottle 

Rosie Wu experienced severe culture shock when she moved from the Northern Beaches to a boarding school in China. She still travels to China regularly but feels like she doesn’t have much in common with her family. But then she found her tribe.

Producer: Mike Williams 

Music: Cultural Revolution Ballet music, Cui Juin – Nothing to my Name, Midnight Oil – Surf’s Up Tonight, Tand Dynasty – The Sun, Chinese National Anthem, Zhou Yung Peng – Child of China (protest song), Boring Army – Long Live Punk, Backstreet Boys – Everybody, Yung Fang de Zhao Huan – A Call from Afar, The Beatles – Help, Bob Dylan – The Hurricane, The Police – Message in a Bottle, Mongolian Nine Treasures – Fable of Mangus, Shanren – Three Decades (Yunnan folk rock), Xu Wei – Unknown, Ajinai – Grass

All The Best credits

Production Manager & Host: Danni Stewart

Editorial Manager: Mell Chun

Episode Mix and Compile: Donny Janks

Social Media Producer: Emma Pham

Community and Events coordinator Lidiya Josifova