Critically engaged queer commentary.
Cerulean | No Pride in Police | Intersex Human Rights
We hear from glorious, vivacious drag queen Cerulean; Ellen from No Pride in Police Brisbane / Meanjin; and an interview from Monday Breakfast with Cody Smith from Intersex Human Rights Australia.TracksSimona Castricum - TriumphPapaphilia - All are syllables of the great tongue
Queer & Trans Embodiment Practices
This week on the show Em speaks with Sumarlinah and Daisy about their experiences working as different embodiment practitioners with queer and trans people. More info on Transomatics can be found hereMore info on Feel Free Yoga can be found here Songs featured on the show today were Shawty by BVT, Shadows by Pillow Pro, 4AM by Nitefruit ft Fairy Boy, The name of the sun is slowly spoken by Papaphilia
Justice for Fella, Ban Spit Hoods & Abolition
We hear from Latoya Aroha Rule speaking on the Justice for Fella campaign, including the campaign nationally to legislate a ban on dangerous spit hoods, and on abolition politics—as well as news and tunes. Latoya is an Aboriginal & Maori, Takatāpui researcher, undertaking their PhD at UTS on Gadigal Land. Wiradjuri, Kokatha and Wirangu man, Wayne Fella Morrison, their brother, was a father, fisherman and artist. Wayne Fella Morrison died nearly 5 years ago in hospital after being restrained by prison guards on remand in Yatala prison, Kaurna country in South Australia. Find the #BanSpitHoods. Stop Black Deaths in Custody petition here. Follow the Justice for Fella campaign on Facebook, and support the Gofundme. NewsSupport for Wilcannia donations information hereBobuq Sayed writing in Junkee, and the Action for Afghanistan petition TracksWe sing until sunrise - The MerindasOur Lives Matter - BarkaaWurega Djalin - Alice SkyeMotorcycle - June Jones and Geryon
Rainbow Rights and Emergency Covid Relief Indonesia
We hear from members of Rainbow Rights: Cameron, Greg, Mitchell, Cam, Colin and John, who speak on Rainbow Rights, a self-advocacy group for LGBTQIA+ people with intellectual disabilities, and more.Watch the Rainbow Rights Anthem. Other tracks played: Bronski Beats - Tell me why, Jason Donovan - Too Many Broken Hearts, LBGTI - Matt Fehati and ABBA - Waterloo.Second (from 48:34), we hear from Didin (Harapian Fian) and Alex about the urgent Covid-19 crisis in Indonesia, with LGBT and marginalised communities supporting each other amidst government abandonment. Donate to the gofundme here.
Radiothon, Sex work in Space, local films and highlights
Support Queering the Air's radiothon at our crowdraiser! Shout outs to support Wuurn of Kanak and Love for Crystal Love. We hear from Gala Vanting speaking on the Emerging Writers' Festival and The Intro Room's event, Sex work in Space, who speaks about her practices, sex worker advocacy and community.We then hear from Leilani who speaks on local films: Skate Bitches, Atong Atem's Banksia, My First Summer, and HTMLFlower's SickoVision twitch channel. We air excerpt from highlights featuring The Food Angels (Podcast here), and Laniyuk (Podcast here).We finish with shout-outs to upcoming Palestine rally on July 3rd, and letter writing to people inside prison at the Emerging Writers' Festival. SongsEdith Lane - Kings of PlinthJune Jones - EchoKee'Ahn - Man on the MoonJune Jones - EchoAlice Skye - Party tricks [Music Video]Tracy Chapman - Talkin' bout a revolution
Protests and solidarity: Harm reduction, Palestine to Gunnai Kurnai country
First, we shout out to the Justice for Wayne Fella Morrison campaign, including the petition to #BanSpitHoods to Stop Black Deaths in Custody. Also, check out the campaign's Gofundme. We then hear from part of the Rally for Harm Reduction in the Inner West, chaired by Phoebe McDonald and Liz Walsh (Vic Socialists). Speakers include: Sione Crawford, Harm Reduction Victoria; Yasemin Jensen-Solyom, Flat Out; Rei Alphonso, Flat Out; and James Dunne, Harm Reduction Researcher.We then hear from Jeanine Hourani speaking at the Free Palestine rally in mid May (follow Free Palestine Melbourne).Finally, we hear from Lidia Thorpe speaking at the Gunnai Kurnai Country needs urgent protecting snap action on 28th April.Support our radiothon here, or on the 3CR website and mention us for the June radiothon!MusicAlice Skye - Stay in BedThelma Plum - Don't let a good girl downElectric Fields - 2000 and Whatever