Growing Up Queer in Australia

Growing Up Queer in Australia

‘No amount of YouTube videos and queer think pieces prepared me for this moment.’ ‘The mantle of “queer migrant” compelled me to keep going – to go further.’ ‘I never “came out” to my parents. I felt I owed them no explanation.’ ‘All I heard from the pulpit were grim hints.’ ‘I became acutely aware of the parts of myself that were unpalatable to queers who grew up in the city.’ ‘My queerness was born in a hot dry land that was never ceded.’ ‘Even now, I sometimes think that I don’t know my own desire.’ Compiled by celebrated author and journalist Benjamin Law, Growing Up Queer in Australia assembles voices from across the spectrum of LGBTIQA+ identity. Spanning diverse places, eras, ethnicities and experiences, these are the stories of growing up queer in Australia. ‘For better or worse, sooner or later, life conspires to reveal you to yourself, and this is growing up.’ With contributions from David Marr, Fiona Wright, Nayuka Gorrie, Steve Dow, Holly Throsby, Sally Rugg, Tony Ayres, Nic Holas, Rebecca Shaw and many more.


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ISBN 1743821085
Pages 352 pages
Growing Up Queer in Australia
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Benjamin Law
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-06 - Publisher: Black Inc.

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Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Black Inc.
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: Black Inc.

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Pages: 320
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Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-29 - Publisher: Black Inc.

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Pages: 260
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Categories: Social Science
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Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Jón Ingvar Kjaran
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-08 - Publisher: Routledge

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Pages: 200
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Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-01 - Publisher: Kill Your Darlings

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Pages: 226
Authors: Motmans Joz
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-15 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Black Inc.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Eliza Hull
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-01 - Publisher: Black Inc.

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Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Kerry Robinson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-16 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

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