Facing Up: All About Women 2022

Facing Up: All About Women 2022

The kind of frank talk that we need to hear.
Roxane Gay and Nakkiah Lui
Presented at All About Women, 13 March 2022, 6:30pm AEST
This talk is recommended for age 15+.

Captioned/Auslan

Nothing is off-limits in this conversation between these two incredible writers whose work challenges us with the hard questions about racism and misogyny today.

One of the strongest voices of American feminism in recent years, Roxane Gay, returns to the Sydney Opera House and All About Women to engage with the Gamilaroi/Torres Strait Islander woman, playwright, actor and screenwriter Nakkiah Lui. Both known for speaking with radical authenticity about their own experiences of racism, misogyny, and trauma, expect razor-sharp commentary on issues such as young women's personal testimonies disclosing violence and sexual assault, the Black Lives Matter movement, and how these issues play out differently for Black women in the US and First Nations and other women of colour in Australia.

It's all up for discussion - even personal likes and grievances, and the life of writing and creativity - so don't miss this exclusive, intimate conversation.

First broadcast Sunday March 13 2022.
Duration: approx 60 minutes.
Rental period: 30 days

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Facing Up: All About Women 2022

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  • Facing Up: All About Women 2022

    The kind of frank talk that we need to hear.
    Roxane Gay and Nakkiah Lui
    Presented at All About Women, 13 March 2022, 6:30pm AEST
    This talk is recommended for age 15+
    Captioned and Auslan

    Nothing is off-limits in this conversation between these two incredible writers whose work challenges us with...