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OutStanding Short Story Competition 2022: Surprise Ending

Entries are now open for the OutStanding Short Story Competition 2022 with the theme Surprise Ending. NSW MP Alex Greenwich launched the competition earlier this week as part of the Sydney Pride Festival. Run by and for Australia’s LGBTQIA+ community, entries for the Outstanding Short Story Competition close on September 1, 2022. The competition invites …

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Dear Queensland, our powerful queer stories are now online at QAGOMA

QAGOMA have now released the first batch of beautiful stories from the QAGOMA project, Dear Queensland. The stories of GLBTQIA+ queenslanders have now been released online. And there are some beautiful and captivating stories of our lives. QAGOMA: Dear Queensland QAGOMA and artist Shannon Novak are leading the Dear Queensland Program. In conjunction with The …


Queer comedians to bring our stories centre stage in ‘Queerstories’

There’s more to being queer than coming out and getting married. As the media landscape evolves, we’re seeing more and more queer stories on our screens. But are they ours? That’s the question that’s being asked by stage production Queerstories, returning to Queensland next month as part of this year’s 10th anniversary Brisbane Comedy Festival. …

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REVIEW: Home-Grown ‘Queerstories’ Is Your New Podcast Obssession

The Queerstories podcast is a breath of fresh air in the saturated Australian market of podcast variety. Like its namesake – ABC’s Australian Story – Queerstories provides a platform for voices often unheard to express their life experiences. In doing so, the definition and diversity of community in LGBTIQ terms is explored (or Quiltbag as …

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LGBTIQ Comedians Open Up In ‘Queerstories’ Stage Show

As the modern media landscape evolves we see more and more queer stories on our screens. But are they our queer stories? Or are they simplified, reduced to digestible narratives for a mainstream audience? Sydney-based production Queerstories asks that question as it prepares to make its Brisbane debut. Maeve Marsden Maeve Marsden is the producer …