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Colouring the rainbow : blak queer and trans perspectives, life stories and essays by First Nations People of Australia / edited by Dino Hodge.

Contributor(s): Hodge, Dino, 1957-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCopyright date: ©2015Publisher: Mile End, South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2015Description: xix, 311 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781743053935 (paperback).Other title: Coloring the rainbow.Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians -- Anecdotes | Aboriginal Australians -- Biography | Gays -- Australia -- Anecdotes | Gays, Black -- Australia -- AnecdotesDDC classification: 305.89915 Summary: Colouring the Rainbow uncovers the often hidden world of Queer and Trans Blak Australia and tells it like it is.Twenty-two First Nations people reveal their inner reflections and outlooks on family and culture, identity and respect, homophobia, transphobia, racism and decolonisation, activism, art, performance and more, through life stories and essays. The contributors to this ground-breaking book not only record the continuing relevance of traditional culture and practices, they also explain the emergence of homonormativity within the context of contemporary settler colonialism.Colouring the Rainbow is a real, searing and celebratory exploration of modern culture in post-apology Australia.
List(s) this item appears in: Queer Culture Books and DVD's August 2019
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Default Sydenham Library
People, Law & Management
Non-fiction 305.89 COLO Available IA0796949
Default Sunshine Library (DIY)
People, Law & Management
Non-fiction 305.89 COLO Issued 26/11/2019 IA0796925
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Colouring the Rainbow uncovers the often hidden world of Queer and Trans Blak Australia and tells it like it is.Twenty-two First Nations people reveal their inner reflections and outlooks on family and culture, identity and respect, homophobia, transphobia, racism and decolonisation, activism, art, performance and more, through life stories and essays. The contributors to this ground-breaking book not only record the continuing relevance of traditional culture and practices, they also explain the emergence of homonormativity within the context of contemporary settler colonialism.Colouring the Rainbow is a real, searing and celebratory exploration of modern culture in post-apology Australia.

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