Lia Incognita looks at Melbourne-made queer theory with Jackie Wykes, a PhD candidate writing on fat embodiment and sexual subjectivity, and Dion Kagan, a lecturer at Melbourne Uni. Also Gala Vanting tells us about bringing Cinekink film festival to Australia.
In Part 2 of our refugee special, we talk to PNG gay and transgender advocate Nick Morea Evera (Kapul Champions); Sanmati, a Melbourne-based migration lawyer; and Shinen Wong, a RISE volunteer with a background in GLBTIQ community development.
- Kapul Champions :: Papua New Guinea organisation for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people (TG).
- RISE :: Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees
- Asylum seekers either too gay, or not gay enough :: article by Senthorun Raj
In the first of our two-part special on GLBTIQ refugees, Lia Incognita talks to Senthorun Raj, NSW President of Amnesty International Australia, about claiming asylum on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex persecution.
- Amnesty International Australia – refugees ::
- Organisation Intersex International – refugees and asylum ::
- Rally to protest the PNG deal :: Saturday 24 August, State Library of Victoria, 1pm
- Spoken Out for Refugees :: spoken word fundraiser, Sunday 18 August, Trades Hall
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Thanks to our amazing transcription team! Transcribed by Wren and proofread by Kim.
Lia Incognita chats to OutBlack convenor Bryan Andy about how Victoria can better support and service its Koorie GLBTIQ and Sistergirl community, and Shinen Wong (Sexual Racism Sux) and Budi Sudarto (Vic AIDS Council, Gay Asian Proud) about race and relationships.
- OutBlack :: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander GLBTIQ & Sistergirls support group in Victoria
- Sexual Racism Sux ::
- Gay Asian Proud ::
- Birdz :: Hip hop artist signed to Impossible Odds Records.
- Idle No More mixtape ::
This week, William chats with John; June’s word SLAM spoken word competition winner. Later in the program, Arjun presents an interview he held with Yotam, a queer Israeli as they talk about queers in contemporary Israel’s media landscape and society.
- July word SLAM Event Page :: Details for this Thursday's word SLAM event at Hares and Hyenas
- The Church of Hysteria FB Page ::