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Zackary Drucker: Histories of Survival
“Humour is the great unifier,” asserts multimedia artist, producer and advocate Zackary Drucker during our recent conversation in Melbourne. “I think it’s a common denominator—a way to reach people that maybe aren’t sympathetic to the cause.” ...READ MORE

Music for the Doom Generation
Whilst director Gregg Araki is fond of depicting sexual liberation and winking post-modernism, his most fervent love is for song ...READ MORE

Nakhane: Hymns for the Apostate
“Anal sex is really under-represented in hymns,” Nakhane Touré muses on stage between songs at his gig a day before our interview. The 32-year-old, London-based musician, actor and novelist should know ...READ MORE

Shakedown: An Interview with Leilah Weinraub
It’s March 2020, and discounted Pornhub Premium has, thus far, occupied your COVID-19 isolation; you clock Shakedown by Leilah Weinraub, the site’s first non-adult film. Suddenly you’re fingers deep in a noir art-doco, boxed inside the legendary L.A. black lesbian club night of the early 2000’s. ...READ MORE

The Carrot: Asis D'Orange
“I regard my performance as ritualistic, kind of like a shamanic performance” ...READ MORE

Double-Coded Villains: Representation at the Nexus Of Disability and Queerness
Art imitates life, and the queer-coding and cripping-up of baddies on screen is reflective of society’s longstanding propensity to be both homophobic and ableist ...READ MORE

Making a Monster: The Creation of Queer Horror
The construction of queerness and horror films as we understand them today are firmly grounded in tangled, coded roots tracing all the way back to the classic monsters in black and white. It’s a cobwebbed queer primordial soup that has generated both the Halloween costumes we wear and the sexual identities we live ...READ MORE