Coming out of the Deep Blue


‘Coming out of the Deep Blue’ is a feature piece in which Laura reflects on the experience of coming out, the physiological toll of hiding from yourself, and the psychological journey of finding out who you are. In a deeply personal conversation with her mother, Laura begins to learn of the freedom that comes from abandoning expectations and finding peace in acceptance.


Laura Collins is a second-year Arts and Advanced Studies student majoring in Media and Communications at the University of Sydney. With a passion for writing and storytelling, Laura has thoroughly enjoyed exploring the world of podcasting with her first major audio production, ‘Coming out of the Deep Blue’.