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60 Minutes LogoThe September 19, 2010 edition of Channel Nine’s 60 minute show: “Teenagers live in a world where just owning the wrong brand of sneakers can mean social suicide. So imagine what it’s like to discover you’re gay”

Ruby Rose, Mathew Mitcham, and JOY 94.9 all featured in one story.

JOY 94.9 celebrated GLBTIQ youth and diversity with a very special 4-hour outside broadcast at Princes Hill Secondary College on Thursday August 12, featuring live music performances, interviews and an in-depth look at what it’s like to be young and LGBTIQ in 2010.

Special Guests:

Ruby Rose – TV presenter, fashion designer, DJ, VJ and up and coming Aussie queer icon

James Mason – up and coming actor  who plays Chris Pappas, Neighbour’s first on-going openly gay character

Shelly Argent – PFLAG National Spokesperson

PLUS some very well known Melbourne community personalities

And exciting young Australian artist Am8er rocked the school yard with an “after school” live performance.

Check out the podcasts of all the interviews.


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