Australian play Lost Boys explores same-sex marriage and history of gay hate attacks

Australian play Lost Boys explores same-sex marriage and history of gay hate attacks

Posted May 18, 2018 05:03:01 Same-sex marriage might be legal now, but the ‘yes’ vote did not bury Australia’s grim history of anti-gay violence. The issue is the focus of a new play, Lost Boys, by award-winning writer Lachlan Philpott. It juxtaposes the national plebiscite on same-sex marriage in 2017 …

Evelyn Ida Morris, former punk drummer, explores gender identity through piano music

Evelyn Ida Morris, former punk drummer, explores gender identity through piano music

Posted May 03, 2018 11:26:11 Photo: Evelyn Ida Morris’s new record explores their gender identity. (Double J: Paul Donoughue) Music can have emotional power before words are ever put to it. Take Chopin’s Nocturn in E-Flat Major, or the Charles Mingus Quintet’s Serenade in Blue. People compare Dirty Three concerts …

Four Corners explores social media data scandal

Four Corners explores social media data scandal

FACEBOOK is currently embroiled in the biggest scandal of its time. As CEO Mark Zuckerberg continues to face intense scrutiny, users around the world don’t know whether or not they can trust the social media giant with their data again. As many as 87 million Facebook users — including 300,000 …

From swapped babies to psychosis: author explores harrowing side of motherhood | Books

Babies being swapped at birth is a persistent urban legend, and like the best horror stories it has roots in fact. There’s the Austrian woman who discovered, at 22 years old, that her mother and father were not her biological parents. The two families in Assam, India, whose newborns were …

Ready Player One: Spielberg’s retro blockbuster explores a tech-heavy future

Ready Player One: Spielberg’s retro blockbuster explores a tech-heavy future

Posted March 29, 2018 05:57:16 External Link: Ready Player One trailer Related Story: We’ve hit peak 1980s nostalgia and it’s downhill from here Humans have always looked for escape, Steven Spielberg says. Before the director was born, it was radio. Television was invented when he was a kid. “I watch …