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Jarad McLoughlin is a 33 year old aspiring, self-motivated and outspoken radio broadcaster, producer, DJ, political activist and freelance journalist who lives in Oaklands Park, South Australia. At 5 years old, he was diagnosed with Autism and has other cognitive and sensory impairments/disabilities including Ayme-Gripp Syndrome. In April last year, McLoughlin graduated with a Bachelor of Media degree, majoring in Journalism at the University of Adelaide and has since then involved himself with Radio Adelaide 101.5 FM focusing on producing high quality content centred on current affairs and socio-political issues. McLoughlin spoke to William Brougham about being exposed to naked male bodies via a CLEO Magazine centrefold at 14, getting ghosted on Grindr and Tinder, his dream ambition to work at the ABC and why he thinks that Australia’s LGBTIQ+ community needs to address ableism.

*Interview by William Brougham

 

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