Episode 27: Kids

The recent arrest of a journalist charged with offences relating to child pornography gets Benjamin and Simon thinking about the long-standing association made in public debate between queers and pedophilia. Are we as past this sort of fear mongering as we'd like to imagine, or has the moral panic never really gone away?

News story about Ben McCormack's arrest: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/a-current-affair-reporter-ben-mccormack-charged-over-child-porn-allegations-20170406-gvf2rx.html

Daily Mail coverage: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4396550/Dating-profile-Grindr-Current-Affair-s-Ben-McCormack-emerges.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4388528/ACA-s-Ben-McCormack-directed-father-son-incest-film.html

Sarah Schulman Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/sarah.schulman.56/posts/10158279914035188