Critically engaged queer commentary.
Critically engaged queer commentary.
QueerContent Comix & Zines.
Frank and Emily interview Wolfram-Jaymes von Keesing of QueerContent Comix & Zines.
Protest audio: Invasion day, No right to discriminate and No to travel ban
We hear voices of dissent at three protests: the Invasion Day 2020 rally in Melbourne, organised by the Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance, with Sasha Edwards and Apryl Watson-Day; to the Sack Scomo - No right to discriminate rally held by Rainbow Rebellion. featuring Annette Xiberras, Roz Ward and Lucas; to the No to racism, lift the travel ban rally by Stand Together Against Racism featuring Yanni from Anti-Colonial Asian Alliance Kulin Nations / Melbourne.Mentioned:Pay the rent - Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance's post. Pay the rent grassroots collective: Facebook, Website.Red Pocket Press and AAA Present Queer Lunar New YearIRL Prisoner Letter WritingQueering the Air, No Pride in a Police State (2012). Songs:Miss Blanks - Skinny BitchesThelma Plum - Woke BlokesJune Jones - Look at You GoElectric Fields - Vision
HIV at the intersections and surprise guest
We hear some news items and shout outs: FPVFLS funding cuts (#SaveFVPLS) , CJ Palmer solidarity fundraiser, Power from the Margins, and 3CR awards. We hear audio from the HIV and Intersectionality Symposium (2019), from the panel 'Intersections of colonisation, racism and HIV', touching on issues around borders, migration and racism: featuring Christian Vega (LGBTIQA+ engagement and projects - Multicultural Health and Support Service at Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health), Peter Waples Crowe (Aboriginal health - Thorne Harbour Health) and Aashvin (Peer navigator - Living Positive Victoria) . Credit to Hope Mathumbu of Women on the Line for the recording. We then hear from surprise guest Sha Gaze. Finally, we hear about the Visability exhibition, Disrupting Artistic Terra Nullius curated by Paolo Balla, and shout-outs to DJ Abyss from Hip Sista Hop. TracksKaiit - Natural WomanThelma Plum - Woke BlokesElectric Fields - Shade AwayMiss Blanks - Skinny Bitches
Bretty Bobett Art & zine reviews
On this episode of Queering the Air, Frank and Emily interview artist Bretty Bobett and review some of the latest queer zines in Australia.
In conversation with queer Jews, Elsa and Kochava
Taz in conversation with Elsa and Kochava on their experiences being queer, Jewish and much more. Video mentioned on religious discrimination bill is here.
#JusticeForMhelody and Blockade IMARC
First, no justice, no peace: we briefly mention the Warlpiri people's struggle for justice after NT death in custody of a 19 year old man.Then we hear from the #JusticeForMhelody Polan Bruno vigil, remembering her name as a trans Filipina woman of colour, after being murdered by a man, and the broader struggles. We hear from Laura McClean, Alexia from Migrante Australia, Sharmane from Anakbayan Melbourne, Ness from Gabriela Australia, Rabi from Philippines Australia Solidarity Association - PASA, and Yani + Sophie from AntiColonial Asian Alliance. To support her family, donate to the PayPal, with a note that says 'Justice for Mhelody'.We play Papaphilia's, Endless copies distributed and distorted from their origin, from Peace Was Never An Option (Launch).We are joined by Marian, an organiser with Blockade IMARC fighting for climate justice, who talks about the blockade, tensions and systemic problems with the police. We briefly hear audio from the blockade that connects the two struggles: Justice for Tanya Day, and Djab wurrung sacred landscapes.Ending on upcoming events: Prisoner Letter Writing, Visability- exhibition opening, Queerstories curated by Nayuka Gorrie and Hip Sista Hop recruiting.