Coming Out Stories
Between tales of brotherly acceptance and incredulous parental outbursts, our speakers also question the personal and communal value of being ‘out’.
How might we become further compartmentalised once we exit the closet? Is it possible to be both ‘out’ and ‘in’?
Virginia Lovett is general manager of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Richard Watts is a writer, broadcaster and critic, and the host of 3RRR’s flagship arts program, SmartArts.
Tom Cho’s stories have appeared in magazines, journals and anthologies in Australia and internationally.
Acclaimed writer/director Ana Kokkinos’ career spans film and TV.
Truly unique, Tina Del Twist is Australia’s much-loved nightingale, known for her ‘beautiful voice and wicked sense of comic timing’ (the Age). With a voice as smooth as honey, a comedic wit that could shred brie, and backed by a guitar maestro Stephen Weir, you’ll have a ball enjoying the talents of Tina Del Twist.