Robert Ball is a gay singer songwriter based in Toronto Canada whose career has spanned over 18 years and included performing on Royal Caribbean cruises, Pride circuits and more. Robert talks about his latest single ‘I Need A Man’, life performing on a cruise ship and Jamaica Pride. Robert’s family are from Jamaica a country which currently has no protections for LGBTQ people and still has colonial era anti-LGBTQ laws in place, but the country has seen an acceleration in campaigns for equality in recent years. This episode also features discussions on the legacy of the civil rights movement and the black LGBTQ heroes of history.