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Boldly Go: great storytelling in just five and a half minutes

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Special Season 2

Looking for something Special to watch? Look no further. ‘Special’ is the unexpected queer comedy that appeared for a ‘blink-and-you’ll-miss-it’ season in 2019. Based on the memoir “I’m Special: And other lies we tell ourselves” by Ryan O’Connell the show has dropped its second and final season. Starring O’Connell, this Netflix hit tells the story …

Boldly Go

Five minutes and thirty-three seconds doesn’t seem much time in which to tell a story. However, Christopher Cosgrove shows how to pack a lot into a few minutes in his short film Boldly Go. Boldly Go showed earlier this year at the 21st Brisbane Queer Film Festival after a screening at the 72nd Festival de …

cody skinner gay man disability royal commission

A gay Brisbane man who lives with deafness and autism spectrum disorder has told a Royal Commission of the challenges he’s had coming out and facing discrimination at work. The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is currently underway. This week, seventeen witnesses are speaking about their experiences in …

thomas banks quest for love stan documentary disability gay

Award-winning local documentary Thomas Banks’ Quest For Love, following a gay man with a disability, is streaming soon on Stan. The documentary follows Thomas himself – a charismatic Melbourne writer and professional speaker who has cerebral palsy – on his years-long search for a man to fall in love with. Created over six years, the …