What the hell is queer theory? Who gets to identify as queer? Does it mean anything to call yourself a “queer ally”?

These are the kinds of questions writers Benjamin Riley and Simon Copland ask on Queers, a discussion and interview podcast about critical queer politics and culture.

Simon Copland is a PhD Student in Sociology at the ANU. He is a freelance writer with a focus on gender, sexuality and politics. In his spare time he does powerlifting, loves rugby union and is a David Bowie fanatic.

Benjamin Riley is a freelance writer and journalist, writing about queer politics and culture, sex and gender, and mental health. His work has appeared in publications including ArcherThe Lifted BrowOverland, Junkee and Star Observer.