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.
Janelle Koh speaks with Nathan Tang for Right Now about workshopping big ideas with young people, and how creativity and philosophy can change the world.
Janelle Koh speaks with Prema Arasu about the Own Voices Storytelling Festival, and the importance of encouraging creative practices in pursuit of human rights.
Sarah Yeung reflects on the Quantum Words festival, investigating the ways in which science and language interact through colonial discourse and Indigenous knowledges.
Edited by Benjamin Law, Growing Up Queer in Australia brings together a diverse and moving array of voices that spans the identity spectrum.
Sharen Bart speaks to award-winning Noongar writer and scholar Kim Scott about Indigenous trauma, cultural recovery and what it means to be sustained by a pre-colonial heritage.
Through the lilting analogy of the orchestra, this piece examines the interwoven nature of relationships with family, mental health and music.
Do you believe in God? Why? Author Eli Glasman ruminates on the religious themes that have characterised his life.
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 […]
Anika Baset writes about confronting evidence of racial violence, modern slavery, and domestic servitude in Lebanon.
What are the consequences of help? A_tistic’s new performance Helping Hands explores the ways in which ‘help’ can leave scars on those with disabilities.
Engage with the highs and lows of the marriage equality survey in this compilation which amplifies the voices of those both in and out of the campaigns