Explores LGBTIQA+ issues with interviews, music and commentary.
Religious Discrimination Bill, Rodney Croome, Just Equal; LGBTIQA+ Community Attitudes to Police, Devina Potter, Victorian Pride Lobby; Religious Discrimination Bill Protest in Sydney, April Holcombe, Community Action For Rainbow Rights
Interviews with activists Rodney Croome, Devina Potter, April Holcombe. The Religious Discrimination Bill has been sent to Parliament's Joint Human Rights Committee for an inquiry. Rodney Croome from Just Equal discusses the Bill's contents and politics. LGBTIQA+ Advocacy & Action | Just.Equal Australia Victorian Pride Lobby co-convenor Devina Potter discusses the Lobby's survey and report about LGBTIQA+ Community attitudes to the Police. Home - Victorian Pride Lobby (vicpridelobby.org) April Holcombe from Community Action For Rainbow Rights discusses the December 5 Sydney protest about the Religious Discrimination Bill and how the Queer Community is also under attack by One Nation's proposed Education and Religious Freedom Bills in the New South Wales Parliament. Community Action for Rainbow Rights | Facebook 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded. Friday, 3 December is Disability Day. 3CR presents 12 hours of Grounding Disability Justice programming led by Blak and Indigenous people with disabilities. Schedule: Disability Day 2021 | 3CR Community Radio
Lujayn Hourani, Pinkwashing and The Melbourne Queer Film Festival; Simona Castricum, Sink
Interviews with Lujayn Hourani and Simona Castricum. Lujayn Hourani is a member of a group of Queer Palestinian activists from Naarm and Meanjin who have demanded the Melbourne Queer Film Festival remove Israel-made film The Swimmer from its programme and implement a boycott of Israel-made films. Lujayn discusses their reasons and their contexts, including pinkwashing. The Festival has declined their demands. Our interview with Lujayn was recorded Tuesday, 16 November. MEDIA STATEMENT: RESPONSE TO THE SCREENING OF AN ISRAELI FILM - Melbourne Queer Film Festival (mqff.com.au) Musician Simona Castricum discusses Sink, her co-production with Carla Zimbler at Arts House in North Melbourne from December 1 to 4. SINK - Arts House 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded. In Ya Face is currently pre-recorded and produced remotely. QLife
Religious Discrimination Bill, Anna Brown, Equality Australia; Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Spiro Economopoulos
Interviews with Anna Brown and Spiro Economopoulos. Equality Australia CEO Anna Brown discusses the Religious Discrimination Bill and the recent meeting between LGBTIQ community groups and Attorney General Michaelia Cash. Supporting LGBTIQ+ people - Equality Australia Melbourne Queer Film Festival Program Director Spiro Economopoulos discusses films screening in cinemas and online at the Festival from November 18 to 29. Melbourne Queer Film Festival (mqff.com.au) 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded. QLife
Jack Vidgen and Hating Peter Tatchell Director Christopher Amos
Interviews with Jack Vidgen and Christopher Amos. Jack Vidgen chats candidly about the personal journey that inspired his new single Goodbye and shares some of his queer performance plans. Hating Peter Tatchell writer and director Christopher Amos discusses his documentary about the extraordinary activism and life of global queer rights campaigner Peter Tatchell. Hating Peter Tatchell was funded by Screen Australia, Screen Queensland, Melbourne International Film Festival and WildBear Entertainment. Available to stream on Netflix. 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded. QLife
Dane Blacklock and Brigitte Bardini
Music and interviews with Dane Blacklock and Brigitte Bardini. 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded. Recorded remotely and originally broadcast on In Ya Face during August and September 2021. Dane Blacklock and the Preacher's Daughter | Facebook Brigitte Bardini | Facebook
Queer Policy Advocate Alastair Lawrie; Inclusion Activist Ricki Spencer, Victorian Commissioner for LGBTIQ+ Communities Todd Fernando
3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded. Interviews with Alastair Lawrie, Ricki Spencer and Todd Fernando. Alastair Lawrie discusses the Australian Government's broken promise to legislate to protect LGBTIQ students in religious schools, religious privilege and the Religious Discrimination Bill and One Nation's Education [Parental Rights] Bill in New South Wales. Ricki Spencer discusses the multitude of project work, advocacy and activism they are undertaking to achieve systemic and inclusive social change for gender diverse people and people living with disabilities. Commissioner Todd Fernando gives a broad ranging interview about the Fab Jab campaign to get queer folks vaccinated, their work as Victorian Commissioner for LGBTIQ Communities and intersections with queerness and Aboriginality.