Yenn Purkis is an inspirational autistic and non-binary author, advocate, public speaker and community leader from Canberra in Australia. In our conversation we talk about coming to terms with an autism diagnosis, mental health, how writing their story turned their life around, gender diversity, transphobia, and the crossover of autism and queer identities.
Squarepeg podcast episodes
11 Sep, 2021
Becky Beasley is an award winning visual artist, receiving the highest UK award for Visual Arts in the country, a Paul Hamlyn Artists Award, in 2018, and also teaches Fine Art part time at Goldsmiths College. But alongside her career success she has battled with...
4 Sep, 2021
Daisy Shearer is a PhD candidate in experimental condensed matter physics at the University of Surrey in the UK. She is a passionate researcher, science communicator, and educator with a drive to make STEM more accessible and inclusive, focusing on disabled and...
28 Aug, 2021
It was only after being diagnosed autistic herself at 39 that award-winning Geek Girl author Holly Smale realised that her character Harriet is also autistic – and that she had actually been writing about neurodivergence for a decade.