Right Now previews Queer Screen’s 27th annual Mardi Gras Film Festival, focusing on belonging on a global scale and the struggles of LGBTQIA+ people.
Based on his original article, David Leser investigates the origins, perpetuation and consequences of male violence in his insightful and powerful new book.
Sarah Yeung reflects on the Quantum Words festival, investigating the ways in which science and language interact through colonial discourse and Indigenous knowledges.
Street artist Peter Drew writes about his life and work in this captivating memoir delving into contemporary Australian identity and art.
Edited by Benjamin Law, Growing Up Queer in Australia brings together a diverse and moving array of voices that spans the identity spectrum.
Tony Birch’s newest book is an insight into how the laws initiating and perpetuating the Stolen Generations affected families and towns in rural Australia.
Jess Hill’s engaging book is a call for us to rethink the structures enabling the continuing national crisis of domestic violence.
Dina Nayeri’s book, The Ungrateful Refugee, opens up a narrative of refugee experience, and what is it like to flee, hope, wait and start anew.
Choice words is a collection of timely writing highlighting and unmasking abortion and it’s stigma, because sometimes choice doesn’t really mean choice.
How did we get here? Judith Brett explores democracy in Australia, how we got the compulsory vote and our current political scene.
It’s Not About the Burqa Ed. Mariam Khan Pan Macmillan The burqa has been the centrepiece of polarising debates surrounding Islamophobia in the last two decades. In Australia, Pauline Hanson shocked the nation in 2017 by entering the Senate donned in a black burqa in a call to make the garment illegal. In Britain, Boris […]
Amanda Montell explores the intersection between language and feminism, and how minorites can wield power through language.