Here, the team at BWF list five queer-related events worth heading along to while it's on.
Growing Up Queer in Australia. Four creatives, including BWF favourite Benjamin Law, share their experiences and thoughts on what it means to grow up queer in Australia. Expect both tears and laughter.
Kindred. Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories is a delightful read for any teen, and for queer young people it represents an invitation to own their identity and be proud of who they are. Five of the contributors will discuss identity and community.
Story Time With Sophie Beer. Sophie Beer's gorgeous picture book 'Love Makes A Family' is a celebration of love and affirmation of all kinds of families. Bring the family and warm your hearts!
Solid Air: Spoken Word. This event features a huge line-up of performance artists and slam poets in BWF's bespoke venue, the Tirra Lirra lounge. Bring your friends, grab a drink, and soak in poetic mastery.
Jack Charles: A Born Again Black Fella. Uncle Jack Charles is an awarded actor, respected Aboriginal Elder, and treasure of the LGBTIQ community. Fascinating, witty, charming.
What do you do in your day-to-day life?I work in retail at Lovisa, I’ve ranged from a casual all the way up to assistant manager, but now I’m settled part-time. Besides that, I’m always planning performances for the future, and also supporting my fellow performers. And eating. Ooft!Read more: