Explores LGBTIQA+ issues with interviews, music and commentary.
Rick Spencer, Maribyrnong Residents for LGBTQIA+ Equality and Sam Biondo, Victorian Alcohol And Drug Association, Embracing Equality Charter
Interviews with Rick Spencer and Sam Biondo. Rick Spencer from Maribyrnong Residents for LGBTQIA+ Equality in Melbourne's West talks about their vision and ideas to make the municipality more inclusive and safer for LGBTQIA folks and how Maribyrnong Council can help. Maribyrnong Residents for Lgbtqia+ Equality | Facebook Sam Biondo from the Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association [VAADA] discusses the Embracing Equality Charter, an initiative supported by a diversity of peak bodies in Victoria to address inequalities experienced by LGBTIQ people. VAADA is one of the signatories to the Charter. 'Australian first' – Victoria’s social peaks pledge to support LGBTIQ+ communities with Embracing Equality Charter - Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (cfecfw.asn.au) 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded.
Michael Butera, Space Alien and Kristen Smyth, The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven
Interviews with Michael Butera and Kristen Smyth. Michael Butera chats about his music and songwriting and we feature his new single Space Alien. Michael Butera - Home | Facebook Actor Kristen Smyth discusses Midsumma play The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen of Heaven and her personal journey. Midsumma Festival - The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded.
Goddesses of Jazz, Ruth Katerelos; Pride in Defence and Transgender History, Dr Noah Riseman
Interviews with Ruth Katerelos and Dr Noah Riseman. Ruth Katerelos chats about Goddesses of Jazz, a Midsumma cabaret show she will perform with Maude Davey on May 2nd. Midsumma Festival - Goddesses of Jazz @ Chapel off Chapel Dr Noah Riseman chats about Pride in Defence, a book he co-authored with Shirleene Robinson about the history of LGBTI people in Australia's Defence Force. He also discusses transgender history in Australia. Pride in Defence, Noah Riseman, Shirleene Robinson — Melbourne University Publishing (mup.com.au) QLife 1800 184 527 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded.
Dean Arcuri, To Sir With Glove, Midsumma; Nevena Spirovska, Victorian Pride Lobby
Interviews with Dean Arcuri & Nevena Spirovska. Dean Arcuri chats about his Midsumma kinky cabaret show To Sir With Glove and reflects on his career and life as a queer performer in Melbourne. Midsumma Festival - To Sir with Glove Nevena Spirovska from the Victorian Pride Lobby talks about their Chechnya campaign and petition, the LGBTIQ inclusion controversy at the City of Port Phillip, equal opportunity and anti-vilification reforms, and the needs of queer community organisations as we approach the Victorian state budget. Update: the City of Port Phillip passed a motion on April 21st to introduce rainbow reforms, including the establishment of a LGBTIQA+ advisory committee and action plan. Home - Victorian Pride Lobby (vicpridelobby.org) Petition · The Australian Government must help end LGBTQ+ human rights abuses in Chechnya · Change.org 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded.
Victoria's Conversion Practices Legislation, Brave Network
Nathan, Nicole & Patrick from Brave Network discuss Victoria's new Conversion Practices law, their journeys with the Brave Network and the work that still needs to be done as the legislation is fully enacted by 17 February 2022. Thank you so much, Nathan, Nicole & Patrick for so generously sharing your insights and experiences with us. Trigger warning: includes discussions around trauma. Brave Network | Brave Network Melbourne is a network of Christians wanting to promote and explore LGBTI inclusion, theology and faith in a safe and informed environment. (thebravenetwork.org) QLife 1800 184 527 Lifeline Australia - 13 11 14 - Crisis Support. Suicide Prevention. Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act 2021 (legislation.vic.gov.au) 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded.
Before It's A Sin: HIV/AIDS Reporting In The Early Years, Adam Carr; Visual Art and The Leather Community, Ben Youdan
Interviews with pioneer HIV/AIDS journalist Adam Carr and visual artist Ben Youdan. Journalist and activist Adam Carr discusses co-founding Melbourne's gay and lesbian press in 1979 and reporting on HIV/AIDS during the early years of the epidemic. He also discusses co-founding the Victorian AIDS Council/Gay Men's Health Centre, now called Thorne Harbour Health. Thorne Harbour Health - supporting LGBTI communities and people living with HIV | Thorne Harbour Health UK artist Ben Youdan discusses his visual art, Tom of Finland and the influences the Leather Community has on his work and identity. http://benyoudanart.com/ 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded. Originally broadcast 4 September 2020.