Choosing Love Over Family and Culture

What do you do when you're in love, but your family doesn't approve of your partner because of their background? It's a problem that author and journalist Sarah Ayoub had to deal with first-hand, complicated by the tensions between Lebanese and white Australians reaching a peak with the Cronulla Riots. Sarah chats to Cam and Ali about the importance of representation, the complicated nature of her identity, and her advice for people today who have to make the same choice.


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Hosts: Cameron Daddo and Alison Brahe-Daddo.

Guest: Sarah Ayoub.

Managing Producer: Elle Beattie.

Producer and Editor: Amy Kimball. 

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