Category: Film

Sexuali-Tea: V for Vendetta (2005)

Lloyd, Lysa. “19: V For Vendetta (2005) [Wolfram].” Sexuali-Tea, Queer As Media. Brisbane, 06 December 2019. This week on Sexuali-Tea: Lysa and I get down and nerdy over the pre-transition Wachowski film V for Vendetta (2005), as well as the implications of reading V as a trans character. We picked this baby because it isn’t considered a queer film, yet…

Mean Girls

Look. I almost said no when they said we’d be dissecting Mean Girls, because nobody I ever knew thought it was queer enough for a queer film club. Ever. Sure it had its queer aspects and sure it was quotable as heck. And sure every generation of twink since has idolised that toxic, teen girl mentality. But was that enough?…

Here and Queer (Aug 17-24)

Oh hey, friend. So this fortnight was a pleasure to write about. Not only is there a variety of events on for the queerly inclined, but many of these events celebrate our queer cultural history. From symphonic musicals to garage bands, drag acts to dance theatre, there’s literally something happening this fortnight for every walk of life. Also, with Brisbane…

Pink Flamingos

Oh hey, friend. So tonight I introduced a very old and dear friend of mine to John Waters through the test of Pink Flamingos (1972). After seeing this baby a bazillion times there are still parts that shock and repulse me, so it’s the perfect movie to temper people for the worst of Waters. And yet… my friend loved it! They…