In San Francisco four refugees arrive fleeing harassment and violence, only to find that their freedom in the US is still uncertain. In the age of Trump’s anti-immigration, seeking asylum can take years and too often they find themselves struggling with basic human rights and needs.
For They Know Not What They Do shines a light on love, gender, sexuality and faith. Focusing on gay and transgender Americans and their devout families, it gives an insight into the mechanics and struggles of acceptance.
The story of a terrifying period in modern history, 5B chronicles how one ward became a standard of genuine human care in a realm of fear mongering and paranoia.
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.
Edited by Benjamin Law, Growing Up Queer in Australia brings together a diverse and moving array of voices that spans the identity spectrum.
In light of the voluntary assisted dying bill currently before the Western Australian parliament, Janelle Koh considers voluntary assisted dying from a critical rights perspective, and queries whether a right to a good death may operate with unequal effect upon minority populations.
This story follows Luke, whose legal name is Leila, as he navigates what it means to be trans as a young person in the school yard and at the gender diverse clinic. We see the prejudice and pressures that can exist in both places.
Daryl Yang considers the criminalisation of non-disclosure of HIV in Singapore, and the implications of a recent legal development for LGBTQ+ Singaporeans.
Through the lilting analogy of the orchestra, Tilly Houghton examines the interwoven nature of her relationships with family, mental health and music.
Laurie Halse Anderson’s autobiographical collection of poetry is a story of survival more than it is a story about rape.
Claire Hansen’s poem ‘Eurydice on Wangetti Beach’ considers the intersections of Greek mythology and contemporary sexual violence, as they play out on a Queensland beach.