Word for Word https://joy.org.au/wordforword Australia's best interviews from a queer perspective Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:02:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-admin/images/w-logo-blue.png Word for Word https://joy.org.au/wordforword 32 32 Australia's best interviews from a queer perspective JOY 94.9 clean JOY 94.9 webmaster@joy.org.au webmaster@joy.org.au (JOY 94.9) JOY Melbourne Inc. Australia's best interviews from a queer perspective Word for Word http://joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/powerpress/2018-WordforWord.png https://joy.org.au/wordforword Melbourne, Australia Weekly Jacob Thomas https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/12/jacob-thomas/ Sat, 08 Dec 2018 03:08:15 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1992 This week Benjamin is joined by Queen’s Young Leaders Award winner Jacob Thomas, discussing their work with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA) community, their royal engagement, and friendship with Prince Harry […]

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This week Benjamin is joined by Queen’s Young Leaders Award winner Jacob Thomas, discussing their work with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA) community, their royal engagement, and friendship with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, plus their childhood which involved horrendous bullying.

Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) Saturdays on JOY 94.9 in Melbourne, streaming live at JOY.org.au, on the JOY App or iHeartRadio, and available via podcast from iTunes or your favourite podcast provider.

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This week Benjamin is joined by Queen’s Young Leaders Award winner Jacob Thomas, discussing their work with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA) community, their royal engagement, This week Benjamin is joined by Queen’s Young Leaders Award winner Jacob Thomas, discussing their work with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA) community, their royal engagement, and friendship with Prince Harry […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/12/2018-12-08-WordForWord-JacobThomas-CRN.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:55 — 25.1MB) Andy clean 54:55
Karl Schmid https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/12/karl-schmid/ Sat, 01 Dec 2018 03:06:43 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1986 On a special Word For Word for World AIDS Day 2018, Benjamin speaks to ABC red carpet reporter Karl Schmid, who came out this year as HIV+, a fact he had hidden from his professional […]

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On a special Word For Word for World AIDS Day 2018, Benjamin speaks to ABC red carpet reporter Karl Schmid, who came out this year as HIV+, a fact he had hidden from his professional career for ten years.

Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) Saturdays on JOY 94.9 in Melbourne, streaming live at JOY.org.au, on the JOY App or iHeartRadio, and available via podcast from iTunes or your favourite podcast provider.

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On a special Word For Word for World AIDS Day 2018, Benjamin speaks to ABC red carpet reporter Karl Schmid, who came out this year as HIV+, a fact he had hidden from his professional […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org. On a special Word For Word for World AIDS Day 2018, Benjamin speaks to ABC red carpet reporter Karl Schmid, who came out this year as HIV+, a fact he had hidden from his professional […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/12/2018-12-01-WordForWord-KarlSchmid.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:03 — 25.7MB) Andy clean 56:03
Tom Ballard https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/11/tom-ballard/ Sat, 24 Nov 2018 01:56:43 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1982 This week, star of stand-up, radio and television, Tom Ballard joins Benjamin to discuss life, family, love, comedy and politics. Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) Saturdays on JOY 94.9 in Melbourne, streaming live at […]

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This week, star of stand-up, radio and television, Tom Ballard joins Benjamin to discuss life, family, love, comedy and politics.

Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) Saturdays on JOY 94.9 in Melbourne, streaming live at JOY.org.au, on the JOY App or iHeartRadio, and available via podcast from iTunes or your favourite podcast provider.

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This week, star of stand-up, radio and television, Tom Ballard joins Benjamin to discuss life, family, love, comedy and politics. Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) Saturdays on JOY 94.9 in Melbourne, streaming live at […]http://media.rawvoice. This week, star of stand-up, radio and television, Tom Ballard joins Benjamin to discuss life, family, love, comedy and politics. Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) Saturdays on JOY 94.9 in Melbourne, streaming live at […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/11/2018-11-24-WordForWord-TomBallard.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:31 — 25.4MB) Andy clean 55:31
Ro Allen https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/11/ro-allen/ Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:56:33 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1977 Ro Allen, Victoria’s first Gender and Sexuality Commissioner has over 20 years’ experience in community services, governance, social justice and LGBTI advocacy. She joins Benjamin this week to look back at the last year of […]

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Ro Allen, Victoria’s first Gender and Sexuality Commissioner has over 20 years’ experience in community services, governance, social justice and LGBTI advocacy. She joins Benjamin this week to look back at the last year of marriage equality, as well as talking about their up bringing, family and career.

Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) Saturdays on JOY 94.9 in Melbourne, streaming live at JOY.org.au, on the JOY App or iHeartRadio, and available via podcast from iTunes or your favourite podcast provider.

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Ro Allen, Victoria’s first Gender and Sexuality Commissioner has over 20 years’ experience in community services, governance, social justice and LGBTI advocacy. She joins Benjamin this week to look back at the last year of […]http://media.rawvoice. Ro Allen, Victoria’s first Gender and Sexuality Commissioner has over 20 years’ experience in community services, governance, social justice and LGBTI advocacy. She joins Benjamin this week to look back at the last year of […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/11/2018-11-17-WordForWord-RoAllen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:50 — 25.6MB) Andy clean 55:50
Tony Ayres https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/11/tony-ayres/ Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:56:14 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1972 Australian show-runner, screenwriter and director in television and feature film, Tony Ayres joins Benjamin this week.  Most notable for his films, ‘Walking on Water’ and ‘The Home Song Stories,’ as well his work in television, […]

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Australian show-runner, screenwriter and director in television and feature film, Tony Ayres joins Benjamin this week.  Most notable for his films, ‘Walking on Water’ and ‘The Home Song Stories,’ as well his work in television, including, ‘The Slap,’ ‘Glitch,’ ‘Barracuda’ and the teen adventure series ‘Nowhere Boys.’ We talk about his upbringing, his brilliant career and how a boy from China has made a huge name for himself creating stories about diversity and high drama.

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Australian show-runner, screenwriter and director in television and feature film, Tony Ayres joins Benjamin this week.  Most notable for his films, ‘Walking on Water’ and ‘The Home Song Stories,’ as well his work in television, […]http://media. Australian show-runner, screenwriter and director in television and feature film, Tony Ayres joins Benjamin this week.  Most notable for his films, ‘Walking on Water’ and ‘The Home Song Stories,’ as well his work in television, […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/11/2018-11-10-WordForWord-TonyAyres.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:51 — 25.6MB) Andy clean 55:51
Jason Ball https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/11/jason-ball/ Sat, 03 Nov 2018 01:55:40 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1968 This week, Australia’s first out and proud footballer, LGBTI and mental health activist, and Australian Greens candidate, Jason Ball, joins Benjamin to talk about his growing up, coming out and establishing of the Pride Cup, […]

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This week, Australia’s first out and proud footballer, LGBTI and mental health activist, and Australian Greens candidate, Jason Ball, joins Benjamin to talk about his growing up, coming out and establishing of the Pride Cup, a framework for sporting codes to run gender and sexuality inclusive matches to break down barriers in sport.

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This week, Australia’s first out and proud footballer, LGBTI and mental health activist, and Australian Greens candidate, Jason Ball, joins Benjamin to talk about his growing up, coming out and establishing of the Pride Cup, […]http://media.rawvoice. This week, Australia’s first out and proud footballer, LGBTI and mental health activist, and Australian Greens candidate, Jason Ball, joins Benjamin to talk about his growing up, coming out and establishing of the Pride Cup, […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/11/2018-11-03-WordForWord-JasonBall.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:50 — 25.6MB) Andy clean 55:50
Janet Rice & Penny Whetton https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/10/janet-rice-penny-whetton/ Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:59:13 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1960 Australian Greens Senator Janet Rice and her wife Penny Whetton join Benjamin this week to discuss their childhoods, careers, and coming out as transgender and transitioning during their relationship. Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) […]

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Australian Greens Senator Janet Rice and her wife Penny Whetton join Benjamin this week to discuss their childhoods, careers, and coming out as transgender and transitioning during their relationship.

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Australian Greens Senator Janet Rice and her wife Penny Whetton join Benjamin this week to discuss their childhoods, careers, and coming out as transgender and transitioning during their relationship. Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) […]http://media. Australian Greens Senator Janet Rice and her wife Penny Whetton join Benjamin this week to discuss their childhoods, careers, and coming out as transgender and transitioning during their relationship. Word For Word airs midday (AEDT) […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/10/2018-10-27-WordForWord-JanetRicePennyWhetton.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:50 — 25.6MB) Andy clean 55:50
Matthew Wade https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/10/matthew-wade/ Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:50:30 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1954 In this week’s episode, Benjamin is joined by Matthew Wade, who has just won the 2018 GLOBE Award for Media Excellence.  He chats about his school years, being bullied for being gay, his determination to […]

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In this week’s episode, Benjamin is joined by Matthew Wade, who has just won the 2018 GLOBE Award for Media Excellence.  He chats about his school years, being bullied for being gay, his determination to stay true to himself, and how he has been able to navigate diverse stories each month as editor of the Star Observer.

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In this week’s episode, Benjamin is joined by Matthew Wade, who has just won the 2018 GLOBE Award for Media Excellence.  He chats about his school years, being bullied for being gay, his determination to […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy. In this week’s episode, Benjamin is joined by Matthew Wade, who has just won the 2018 GLOBE Award for Media Excellence.  He chats about his school years, being bullied for being gay, his determination to […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/10/2018-10-18-WordForWord-MatthewWade.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:56 — 25.6MB) Andy clean 55:56
Jo Hirst https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/10/jo-hirst/ Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:55:10 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1952 This week Benjamin speaks with Jo Hirst, a former primary school teacher who wrote the Australian picture book for transgender children, The Gender Fairy, followed up by A House For Everyone.  He explores her story and […]

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This week Benjamin speaks with Jo Hirst, a former primary school teacher who wrote the Australian picture book for transgender children, The Gender Fairy, followed up by A House For Everyone.  He explores her story and her views on raising transgender children.

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This week Benjamin speaks with Jo Hirst, a former primary school teacher who wrote the Australian picture book for transgender children, The Gender Fairy, followed up by A House For Everyone.  He explores her story and […]http://media.rawvoice. This week Benjamin speaks with Jo Hirst, a former primary school teacher who wrote the Australian picture book for transgender children, The Gender Fairy, followed up by A House For Everyone.  He explores her story and […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/10/2018-10-13-WordForWord-JoHirst.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:40 — 25.5MB) Andy clean 55:40
Tom Walsh https://joy.org.au/wordforword/2018/10/tom-walsh/ Sat, 06 Oct 2018 02:55:57 +0000 http://joy.org.au/wordforword/?p=1945 In this week’s episode Benjamin invites Gogglebox’s Tom Walsh for a chat about his amazing road from a single dad of three living in a caravan to one of Australia’s favourite TV families. If you’ve […]

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In this week’s episode Benjamin invites Gogglebox’s Tom Walsh for a chat about his amazing road from a single dad of three living in a caravan to one of Australia’s favourite TV families. If you’ve been shocked by his sharp tongue, just wait til you find the heart of gold.

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In this week’s episode Benjamin invites Gogglebox’s Tom Walsh for a chat about his amazing road from a single dad of three living in a caravan to one of Australia’s favourite TV families. If you’ve […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org. In this week’s episode Benjamin invites Gogglebox’s Tom Walsh for a chat about his amazing road from a single dad of three living in a caravan to one of Australia’s favourite TV families. If you’ve […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_word/p/joy.org.au/wordforword/wp-content/uploads/sites/135/2018/10/2018-10-06-WordForWord-TomWalsh.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:50 — 25.6MB) Andy clean 55:50