Schools' Program

Growing Up Queer in Australia

Tue 3 Sep, 10am
Village Roadshow Theatrette

Sharing stories is how we get to know each other better – to respect and celebrate our differences. Benjamin Law talks to Nayuka Gorrie and Nic Holas, contributors to Growing Up Queer in Australia, an anthology of some of those stories.

Duration

45 minutes

Session code

2501

Accessibility

Year Level

Year 9Year 10

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Session Artists

Nayuka Gorrie is a Gunai/Kurnia, Gunditjmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta writer. They wrote and performed in season three of Black Comedy. They are a recipient of the 2018 Wheeler Centre Next Chapter program. They are writing a book of essays.

Nic Holas is an activist, writer, and co-founder of The Institute of Many (TIM). Nic has contributed to a number of anthologies, including Growing Up Queer in Australia, Queertstories, and The Best of the Lifted Brow Volume Two. His writing has also appeared in Archer, The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald, ABC, SBS, and Junkee.

Benjamin Law is author of The Family Law, Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East , and Quarterly Essay 67: Moral Panic 101. He is the co-host of Stop Everything on ABC RN and columnist for Good Weekend. The Family Law is an award-winning TV series for SBS which he created and co-wrote for three seasons.

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