Word For Word
No Sex Please I’m a Slut – Janet Hardy01/24/15
Internationally renowned sex educator and co-author of The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships & Other Adventures joins Dean Beck for a look at the way we interrelate today. Coming to Melbourne […]
Richard Avedon: People
Featuring photographs from 1949 to 2002, Richard Avedon: People provides an in-depth overview of Avedon’s achievements inthe art of black and white portraiture. Known for his exquisitely simple compositions, Avedon’s images express theessence of his...
Intimacy & Liberty – Dino Hodge tells Don Dunstan’s story
Don Dunstan championed the rights of homosexuals at a time when they were treated as criminals, classified as insane, and regarded as outcasts. He was also bisexual. As Premier of South Australia in the late […]
Keeping Rhinos Horny – Damien Mander, CEO and Founder of IAPF
This program is dedicated in memory of the man who saved the White Rhino’s from extinction – Dr Ian Player, who died on November 30, 2014 – he was 87 years old. By the time […]
What’s at the Heart of HIV Treatment as Prevention (TsSP)? – Dr Manu...
Dr Manu Platt is an internationally renowned bio-medical engineer and he was recently invited by theAustralian Society for Medical Research to speak at their 2014 National Scientific Conference. Globally, antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has transformed...
Silk Road – Eileen Ormsby
WARNING: This podcast contains conversations about drugs and their procurement. It was the ‘eBay of drugs’, a billion dollar empire. Behind it was the FBI’s Most Wanted Man, a mysterious crime czar dubbed ‘Dread Pirate […]
The Best Bottom In The Business – Conal Coad
Born in Feilding,New Zealand,Conal Coad trained in the NSW Conservatorium of music Opera School before joining Opera Australia. He made his European debut with the Opera de Wallonie and has sung with all the major […]
Prahran Votes – Labor’s Neil Pharaoh and Sam Hibbins from the Greens
The Liberal Party’s Clem Newton-Brown won the seat of Prahran in the last State Election. On the 29th of November 2014, Victoria goes to the polls again and today’s guests are determined to ensure the […]
The Upside of Down – Susan Biggar
Susan Biggar fell in love with a New Zealander. Maybe asan American, she saw Darryl as a ticket to an exhilarating,global life. When her first son arrived, he came with fierceblue eyes, a curly toe […]
GLOBE Melbourne’s Meet The Politicians
With Victorian’s preparing for a state election on the 29th of November 2014, Melbourne’s Gay and Lesbian Organisation for Business and Enterprise, GLOBE, arranged an evening to connect politicians from the three major parties to […]
The Agitator – Mark S. King
As Australia’s only Gay & Lesbian radio station JOY 94.9 prepares to cross live to 20th International AIDS Conference AIDS 2014, we are joined in the studio by international HIV agitator, AIDS activist and award […]
Victoria’s HIV Law: Section 19A and the necessity for its abolition
Victoria is the only State in Australia to have a specific law criminalising the transference of HIV. Section 19A of the Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) establishes the criminal offence of ‘intentionally causing a very serious […]
The BIGGEST one EVER! Bringing AIDS 2014 to Melbourne.
AIDS 2014 is the largest conference ever to be staged in Australia and it’s coming to Melbourne, July 20-25. Today on Word For Word, Dean Beck speaks to the CEO of the Melbourne Convention Bureau […]
Ending HIV Stigma – ENUF SPECIAL EPISODE
At the close of business last Friday 27th of June, Victoria’s Department of Health listed somewhere on their web site, how many Victorian’s received an HIV positive diagnosis last year. 303 Victorians were diagnosed HIV […]
The Multi-Culture Man – David Chong ….(PLUS: A Preview of AIDS 2014)
David Chongwas born in Australia, the son of Chinese acrobats who were touring Australia at the time. They settled in Brazil when David was 6 years old. David returned to Australia at the age 25 […]
From Protestor to Organiser – Mohammed Barry
Mohammed Barry is a 22-year-old Gambian, studying in Canada. He co-founded Aid for Smiles, an organisation which empowers socially disadvantaged young people in order to bolster their confidence and allow them to become important and […]
The Perfect Storm – Drug use and HIV with Dr Marcus Day
WARNING: This podcast contains coarse language, sexual references and discussions about drug use. Listener discretion is advised. Today’s guest is a leading expert on the sexual transmission of HIV associated with non-injecting crack cocaine use […]
Dirty Dancing – Poofs, Protests, Politics, Policies, Parents and...
From Left: Roz Ward from Safe Schools Coalition Victoria, Imogene (Best Friend), Justin (Father), Kiana (Daughter), Clem Newton-Brown MLA for Prahran and Parliamentary Secretary for Education. The mere thought of a Debutant Ball would send […]
Meet the Woman who discovered HIV – Nobel Laureate Professor Françoise...
Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, AIDS 2014 International Chair and International AIDS Society (IAS) President Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, PhD, is the Director of the “Regulation of Retroviral Infections” Unit, at the Institut Pasteur in...
Thanks Kate! – we say farewell to beyondblue’s CEO, The Hon. Kate...
It’s difficult to quantify how far Australia’s national depression and anxiety initiative, beyondblue, has come in its acceptance and understanding of LGBTI communities, resulting in actions and programs tailored specifically to their needs. It’s fair...
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