347 Joshua Whitehead - Shoot, Shovel, Shut-Up
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4M ago
Joshua shares a poetic narrative about being Indigenous and queer in Canada. Joshua Whitehead is an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary and he is the author of Making Love with the Land, full-metal indigiqueer and Jonny Appleseed all of which have received a litany of accolades and awards. He is also the editor of Love after the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction, which won the Lambda Award in 2021. He performed this story at Sydney Writers Festival. Queerstories an award-winning LGBTQI+ storytelling project directed by Maeve Marsden, with regula ..read more
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346 Leanne Yong - Failing at Failing
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5M ago
Leanne shares her greatest failures for your entertainment and edification, and as a terribly public method of therapy, one might suppose. Leanne Yong started her career as an IT business analyst and is now an escape room creator who has designed internationally recognised games with her partner that weave unique puzzle mechanics with narrative. Two Can Play That Game is her debut novel. She performed this story at Sydney Writers Festival. Queerstories an award-winning LGBTQI+ storytelling project directed by Maeve Marsden, with regular events around Australia. For more information, visit ww ..read more
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345 Sophie Cunningham - Getting Old is A Real Trip
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5M ago
Approaching 60, and reckoning with family histories, physical stuff, and the world at large, Sophie makes a list. Sophie Cunningham is the author of nine books, including the novel This Devastating Fever and the essay collection City of Trees. She is also a teacher, mentor, climate change activist and every day she posts an image of a tree on her Instagram @sophtreeofday. Sophie is the Chair of the Australian Society of Authors and an executive director of the Copyright Agency. She performed this story at Sydney Writers Festival. Queerstories an award-winning LGBTQI+ storytelling project dir ..read more
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344 Daniel Lavery - Dangers, Toils and Snare Drums
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5M ago
Daniel recounts the meaningful form of lying. Daniel Lavery is the cofounder of The Toast, served as Slate's Dear Prudence from 2016–2021, and the author of Something That May Shock and Discredit You. He performed this story at Sydney Writers Festival. Queerstories an award-winning LGBTQI+ storytelling project directed by Maeve Marsden, with regular events around Australia. For more information, visit www.queerstories.com.au and follow Queerstories on Facebook. The Queerstories book is published by Hachette Australia, and can be purchased from your favourite independent bookseller ..read more
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343 Bernie Hobbs - Ghostly Encounters
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5M ago
Bernie shares her experiences with the supernatural. Best known as a judge from The New Inventors and her many years with ABC Science, Bernie Hobbs is an award-winning science writer and broadcaster. She performed this story at the World Science Festival in Brisbane. Queerstories an award-winning LGBTQI+ storytelling project directed by Maeve Marsden, with regular events around Australia. For more information, visit www.queerstories.com.au and follow Queerstories on Facebook. The Queerstories book is published by Hachette Australia, and can be purchased from your favourite independent ..read more
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342 Alison Wright - There and Back Again
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6M ago
Alison is plagued by indecision when choosing between two seemingly perfect job opportunities in Germany. Dr Alison Wright is a Scientist at Griffith University working in the Office for Research. Her research specialised in Spinal Cord Injury stem cell treatments, and chemical tissue clearing microscopy techniques. As a prominent transgender scientist, she has been involved in outreach and advocacy to highlight LGBT individuals in STEM. Queerstories an award-winning LGBTQI+ storytelling project directed by Maeve Marsden, with regular events around Australia. For more information, visit www ..read more
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341 Joni Sytsma - Rocket Proctology
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6M ago
Joni attempts to launch a rocket while discreetly transitioning; or she attempts to discreetly transition while launching a rocket. Dr Joni Sytsma is an aerospace engineer who began her career at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory before moving to Australia to join the Hypersonic International Flight Research Experiment program with Defence Science and Technology group. Today, Dr Sytsma is the Chief Technology Officer of the Innovative Launch, Automation, Novel Materials, Communications and Hypersonics program, a collaboration between Universities and Industry to develop Australi ..read more
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339 Malaika Mfalme - Handsome
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7M ago
Malaika rides the rollercoaster of grief and new beginnings. Malaika Mfalme {Angel King} is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and event producer creating on Gadigal Land. Malaika is here to create a safe space focused on healing with a powerful message of kindness, acceptance and reflection vibrating through every one of their sonic outputs. They’re a producer for community event Queers of Joy, and they produce the podcast Womb For Improvement with their twin sister. Queerstories an award-winning LGBTQI+ storytelling project directed by Maeve Marsden, with regular events around Australia. For ..read more
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338 C.Moore Hardy - Life is Short
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7M ago
C.Moore shares snapshots of her life. Along with an outstanding career as a queer social documentary photographer & exhibiting artist and curator, C.Moore Hardy was also a Director of PRIDE, (lesbian & gay community centre) in the 1980s. She was born in Darlinghurst and trained at National Art School, College of Fine Arts, and Sydney College of the Arts, and she has successfully left the corporate and community commercial photography world with her life intact. She performed this story at the State Library of NSW. Queerstories an award-winning LGBTQI+ storytelling project directed by ..read more
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337 Lisa Salmon - The G.O.D. Gang
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7M ago
Lisa shares her retrospective recognition Lisa Salmon is a queer artist and writer from Naarm/Melbourne who debuted as a writer and publisher in 1989 when she and her then partner launched Australia’s first lesbian erotic zine Wicked Women. Lisa is currently writing a memoir and I cannot wait to read it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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