Episode 23: Fisting Against Homophobia

A new (and very sexually explicit) music video has a lot of queers asking: does this represent me? Benjamin and Simon respond with cries of "respectability politics", and dig into why marriage equality—what else—seems to bring out some pretty awful homophobia in gays everywhere.

'House of Air', by Brendan Maclean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2uZyTm_w0M

'Queer art pushes boundaries: why I made my explicit gay porn music video', by Brendan Maclean: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/feb/07/queer-art-pushes-boundaries-why-i-made-my-explicit-gay-porn-music-video

'It's Time', by GetUp! Australia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TBd-UCwVAY