Ethical porn: The socially conscious pervert Ethical porn: The socially conscious pervert

Ethical porn: The socially conscious pervert

Ethical porn: The socially conscious pervert

I feel a tingle down there. I could do with a break. I deserve a break.

Ethical porn: The socially conscious pervert

Ethical porn: The socially conscious pervert

I feel a tingle down there. I could do with a break. I deserve a break.

Violence and queer solidarity: Before it touches you Violence and queer solidarity: Before it touches you

Violence and queer solidarity: Before it touches you

Violence and queer solidarity: Before it touches you

Content warning: This piece contains discussion of intimate partner violence. There’s a myth of queer solidarity – an idea that here, in this community that values alliance and acceptance above everything, people have got your back. But a few years ago, when I found myself on the receiving end of vi …

Violence and queer solidarity: Before it touches you

Violence and queer solidarity: Before it touches you

Content warning: This piece contains discussion of intimate partner violence. There’s a myth of queer solidarity – an idea that here, in this community that values alliance and acceptance above everything, people have got your back. But a few years ago, when I found myself on the receiving end of vi …

Intimacy and being alone in Ronnie Scott’s ‘The Adversary’ Intimacy and being alone in Ronnie Scott’s ‘The Adversary’

Intimacy and being alone in Ronnie Scott's 'The Adversary'

Intimacy and being alone in Ronnie Scott's 'The Adversary'

We’ve never met before, sharing only an affection for Melbourne, where Scott’s new book The Adversary takes place.

Intimacy and being alone in Ronnie Scott's 'The Adversary'

Intimacy and being alone in Ronnie Scott's 'The Adversary'

We’ve never met before, sharing only an affection for Melbourne, where Scott’s new book The Adversary takes place.

Archer Magazine issue #13 – the FIRST NATIONS issue Archer Magazine issue #13 – the FIRST NATIONS issue

Archer Magazine issue #13 - the FIRST NATIONS issue

Archer Magazine issue #13 - the FIRST NATIONS issue

Now out – Archer Magazine: the FIRST NATIONS issue featuring words by Andrew Farrell, Indiah Money, Kai Clancy, Laniyuk, Rose Chalks, SJ Norman, Timmah Ball, Tré Turner, William Cooper.

Archer Magazine issue #13 - the FIRST NATIONS issue

Archer Magazine issue #13 - the FIRST NATIONS issue

Now out – Archer Magazine: the FIRST NATIONS issue featuring words by Andrew Farrell, Indiah Money, Kai Clancy, Laniyuk, Rose Chalks, SJ Norman, Timmah Ball, Tré Turner, William Cooper.

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It’s one o’clock. There’s a pile of work in front of me that only seems to be getting bigger. My Spotify playlist has just come to an end. I feel a tingle down there. I could do with a break. I deserve a break. I disconnect my phone from the Bluetooth speaker and head into …

Content warning: This piece contains discussion of intimate partner violence. There’s a myth of queer solidarity – an idea that here, in this community that values alliance and acceptance above everything, people have got your back. But a few years ago, when I found myself on the receiving end of violence, I realised that the …

Ronnie Scott and I sit in our respective homes, connected over Skype. He’s clean-shaven, his hair thrown back. Outside it’s overcast with a faint bloom of sunlight and the suggestion of rain later. When our video stream loads, he launches into a thought about the impacts of the pandemic. “It just hits you, how the …

Content warning: This story contains details of sexual assault. As a young teenager, I knew my queerness. It was as real to me as the floor beneath my feet, and the freckles spotted across my face. I knew who I was despite my homophobic school, despite very few people around me detecting anything about my …

February, 2019 The Rural Fire Service pager beeped soon after my partner Jen and I returned to the farm – after the long drive from Sydney with the truck loaded with my late mother’s books, rugs and writings, after we’d pulled a cow who’d got stuck in the mud of the bottom dam. We were …

Dramageddon is a genre-bending choose-your-own-adventure podcast set in the year 2050. Created by Jean Tong (playwright) and Lou Wall (comedian), each episode pits two queer women or non-binary guests against the climate apocalypse. We were lucky enough to chat with Jean and Lou. Tell us about yourselves and Dramageddon – how did it come about? Jean is a writer, …

I’ve had grown men try to convince me that it’s fine for the plumbing if they flush their used condom down the toilet, nervously asking me what I do with the cum-filled bins at the end of my shift. As if the brothel in which I work is running an underground sperm bank for all …

Franz Kafka’s seminal literary work, The Metamorphosis, has crept into my world at three crucial points. It’s tangled with my psyche and influenced the course of my life as an observer, a performer and a writer. I was a naïve and impressionable thirteen-year-old student at an all-boys high school on Sydney’s Northern Beaches when first …

I had my first crush on a woman when I was 20 years old. That was the first time I knew I was bisexual+. It took me several more years to act on that knowledge. I was waiting for some concrete proof, not so much for my own benefit but to show others I wasn’t …

A highlight of my adolescent diary was the lead-up to my birthday, when Mum and I would go clothes shopping together. I’d look forward to it as much for the quality time as for the fashion, and I was lucky to have a solid, strong mother-daughter relationship and a middle-class budget, both of which could …

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