Hate crime justice & is LGBTI+ equality going backwards?

We’re back! Healthy as a horse, fit as a fiddle and the hottest mess of unmet expectations you ever did see. But somebody better get Ally McBeal on Zoom coz this week we’re serving legal realness. Firstly, we chat to queer lawyer Nicholas Stewart about finally receiving justice for the 1988 death of Scott Johnson in NSW. He also dissects how minority hate crimes are dealt with and the importance of seeing members of our community in senior AFP positions. Back home, we chew over the ways in which LGBTI+ equality has halted (and in many ways regressed) in the face of a global pandemic, and whether true equality is merely an unachievable far-off pipe dream. Depressing, no? Just another day for The Gays!


And in this week’s after show we discuss the legacy of iconique queer artist Tom of Finland, in celebration of what would have been his 100th birthday.


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