Best Day Worst Day - Paul Kidd
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
9M ago
Paul Kidd is an activist and advocate who has been living with HIV for more than 30 years. He is a passionate advocate for the rights of people with HIV and was instrumental in the successful campaign to repeal Victoria’s HIV criminal statute, section 19A. He holds a first-class honours degree in law and works at Fitzroy Legal Service.  ..read more
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Best Day Worst Day - Nikki Viveca
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
9M ago
In this episode I interview Nikki Viveca, who is a multidisciplinary artist. Nicki's practice encompasses standup, performance poetry, dance, theatre and improv and in any genre is reliably queer AF.  She has been seen recently in her solo show Wasp Movie and in the cabaret spectacular Gender Euphoria.  Please note that this episode contains references to poor mental health, difficult family experiences and suicidality. If you need support, please contact QLife on 1800 184 527 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.  ..read more
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Best Day Worst Day - Kathleen Williams
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
9M ago
In this episode, I talk to Dr Kathleen Williams. Kathleen is a researcher of media and technology, memory and materiality at the University of Tasmania. She is currently working on a history of broadcast failures, or silences, in order to speculate what the future of broadcast may look like ..read more
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Best Day Worst Day - Bastian Fox Phelan
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
9M ago
Bastian Fox Phelan is a writer, musician and zinemaker living in Mulubinba Newcastle, Australia on the land of the Awabakal people. Bastian is currently writing a memoir about female facial hair, which will be published later this year by Giramondo. They are part of dream pop duo Moonsign ..read more
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Best Day Worst Day - Susan Maco Forrester
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
9M ago
Susan Maco Forrester is a Queer Somali -Australian sound and visual artist. As a child Susan migrated from London to Australia with her family and lives and works on the lands of the people of the Kulin Nations, in Melbourne Victoria Australia. As an accomplished digital artist and creative producer, Susan specialises in community based, contemporary arts and cultural projects. Song Credit: Jenny Morris - I've Had You ..read more
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Best Day Worst Day - Tony Briffa
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
9M ago
In Episode 3 I interview Tony Briffa. Tony is a world leading intersex human rights activist. Tony was raised as a girl named Antoinette and struggled with being lied to, mistreated and abused by doctors, being infertile and the stigma of being different growing up.  Tony lived exclusively as a woman until the age of 30 when she took testosterone for several years and tried living as a man.  By the age of 34 Tony realized that it was ok to have an intersex body and to celebrate being naturally mostly biologically female with a few masculine traits ..read more
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Best Day Worst Day - Joe Ball
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
9M ago
Welcome to Best Day Worst Day. This is a podcast where I take the time to have a chat with a different LGBTIQA+ activist, artists, creatives and rebel and ask them to tell me about a good day they’ve had and a bad day they’ve had. On today’s episode Sam spoke with Joe Ball. Joe Ball is a longstanding LGBTIQA+ activist and CEO of Switchboard Victoria. Joe identifies as trans. Best Day Worst Day is supported by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network, VicHealth and Creative Brimbank’s Work for Victoria project. This episode contains references to experiences of poor mental health, lack of ..read more
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Best Day Worst Day - Creatrix Tiara
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
9M ago
On today’s episode Sam interviews Creatrix Tiara.  Creatrix Tiara is a creative producer, writer and performance artist who is interested in exploring liminality, community, and identity through the perspective of a queer genderqueer immigrant disabled femme of colour. They discuss experiencing the global COVID-19 pandemic, quarantines and lockdowns, and the difficulties they experienced accessing mental health support in Melbourne during the 112 day lockdown.  They also tell us about a great time they had organising a surprise party for a beloved friend.  Best Day Worst Day is ..read more
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Best Day Worst Day - Paul Kidd
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
2y ago
Paul Kidd is an activist and advocate who has been living with HIV for more than 30 years. He is a passionate advocate for the rights of people with HIV and was instrumental in the successful campaign to repeal Victoria’s HIV criminal statute, section 19A. He holds a first-class honours degree in law and works at Fitzroy Legal Service.  ..read more
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Best Day Worst Day - Nikki Viveca
Best Day Worst Day
by Sam Elkin
2y ago
In this episode I interview Nikki Viveca, who is a multidisciplinary artist. Nicki's practice encompasses standup, performance poetry, dance, theatre and improv and in any genre is reliably queer AF.  She has been seen recently in her solo show Wasp Movie and in the cabaret spectacular Gender Euphoria.  Please note that this episode contains references to poor mental health, difficult family experiences and suicidality. If you need support, please contact QLife on 1800 184 527 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.  ..read more
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