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Things People Told Us

About five years ago they shut down MASH—Moree Aboriginal Sobriety House, no warning. It helped peoeple, I worked there for eight years as a councillor, black fellas used to come from all over the area for help. Now we have Ice, we need it more than ever. – Leah, Moree I work as a highschool…

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Cheeky Colli Bastard: Rapping in Walgett

Halfway through our interview Michael Graham stops me mid-question. “We might just see what these kids want,” he says, grinning slightly. I juggle phones and cameras as five young boys climb all over him, posing for photos and shaking his hand. In the background of each snap is the Walgett Showground and a stage where…

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Lesbians are the new black

In the pilot of Ilene Chaiken’s seminal series The L Word, one can view almost every lesbian stereotype known to woman. Androgynous womaniser Shane parties all night on the lesbian scene, sports dyke Dana is struggling with coming out to her parents, Alice fends off biphobic comments from her lesbian friends while navigating her extensive…