Interview: Benjamin Law

Simon is joined by the writer and author Benjamin Law to discuss his Quarterly Essay 'Moral Panic 101: Equality, Acceptance and the Safe Schools Scandal'. They discuss the causes of the scandal, the dangers of framing queer people as 'vulnerable', and what queers should do after the marriage equality postal survey.

Moral Panic 101: Equality, Acceptance and the Safe Schools Scandal: https://www.quarterlyessay.com.au/essay/2017/09/moral-panic-101

That could have been me: Benjamin Law on the suicide of gay schoolboy Tyrone Unsworth: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/12/that-could-have-been-me-benjamin-law-on-the-suicide-of-gay-schoolboy-tyrone-unsworth