Benjamin Law: "It’s a huge responsibility."

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Jul 26 2019 19 mins   4
Growing Up Queer in Australia is an anthology compiled by celebrated author and journalist Benjamin Law. It assembles voices from across the spectrum of LGBTIQA+ identity. Olivia and Joel sat down to talk with Benjamin about the importance of this anthology, their choice to use the word ‘queer’, the responsibility of editing an anthology, his editing and structural process, race, sexuality and so much more. Books mentioned in this podcast: Growing Up Queer in Australia by Benjamin Law —> Growing Up Asian in Australia by Alice Pung —> Growing Up African in Australia by Maxine Beneba Clarke —> Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia by Anita Heiss —> Hosts: Joel Naoum and Olivia Fricot Guest: Benjamin Law