We review five thought-provoking films from the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival that provide insight and commentary on human rights issues.
Right Now talks to writer Luke Bodley and photographer Matthew Vandeputte about their audio-visual poem BEND that explores socio-cultural and sexual inclusion.
Adolfo Aranjuez interrogates the pervasive but problematic essentialism of identity politics.
Ramisa Raya explores social perceptions of strength and weakness through her variation on the classic story a Little Mermaid.
We’ve reviewed three documentaries from the upcoming Melbourne Queer Film Festival that highlight important human rights issues.
We’ve reviewed a handful of must-see films from the Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival that provide insight into issues faced by the LGBTIQ community.
Adolfo Aranjuez dissects the complex ways in which privilege and disadvantage express themselves in our society.
A new poem by Sandra Renew calls for marriage equality and respect.
Melissa Broder, the poet behind Twitter account So Sad Today, delves into her most personal memories, fetishes, addictions and mental illness in the hilariously frank memoir So Sad Today.
Columnist Adolfo Aranjuez explains how cultural appropriation and rampant discrimination within gay communities have emerged from the phenomenon of homonormativity.
The Victorian Parliament is currently considering changes to birth certificate laws. Sally Goldner from Transgender Victoria explains the importance of these changes.
Writer James Robertson-Hirst reflects on what it meant to read his story about a same sex relationship for the Emerging Writers Festival.