April 18, 2017
Tonight we're talking about the You Are Here Festival and QueerScreen Film Festival that happened in Canberra. We're also chatting about what a difference a good arts festival can make to a community.
(Note: We apologise for the interference present in this and recent episodes. There have been technical difficulties at our radio home, 2XX. We are assured they will be fixing them forthwith.)
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First broadcast: 7 April 2017
April 16, 2016
For our 50th episode we take you back to the 1950s. Patricia Highsmith's novel The Price of Salt was adapted into the 2015 film Carol, and a six-pack of Lipsters are here to talk all about it!
(Spoilers for the movie within. Caveat auscultator.)
March 30, 2016
On this week's show...
- Gem & Yen invite you to bring your life problems to them in our new advice segment, 'Dear Aunty Queer'.
- Nida talks with Jill Scalon from the Women's Centre for Health Matters about domestic violence in the queer community.
- Kat, Izzy, Lisa and Daria take another look at The Danish Girl and consider the casting controversy.
So have a listen, there's bound to be something for you!
Ask a question for Dear Aunty Queer at firstname.lastname@example.org
First broadcast: 25 March 2016
February 12, 2016
On Friday Night Lip Service this week, the team talk about recent controversial tale of love, art, gender and history The Danish Girl.
Tap the thoughts of Daria, Izzy, Kat and Lisa by playing this episode and listening in on their round-table about the film. Then you can join the discussion yourself by contacting us.
First broadcast: 12 February 2016
October 11, 2015
Friday Night Lip Readings returns as Daria, Gem and Yen explore the ideas of Popular Cinema and Lesbian Interpretative Strategies in a so-titled paper by Cheryl Dobinson and Kevin Young.
When lesbians can't see their own kind on the screen, what are we to do? Why, tell ourselves it was there all along, of course. Subtext, the lesbian gaze (gayze?) and strange tangential giggle-fits are the order of the day in this episode.
First broadcast: 9 October 2015
September 25, 2015
Daria fights off lesbian man-flu to bring you quickie reviews of three films about queer women: Boy Meets Girl, Anatomy of a Love Seen and But I'm a Cheerleader.
Boy Meets Girl
Anatomy of a Love Seen
But I'm a Cheerleader
First broadcast: 25 September 2015