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Spend some time with the real family Law

Spend some time with the real family Law

Over three seasons of The Family Law we got to visit the fictional version of Benjamin Law’s family and his separated parents. Now a new documentary series will let you spend some time with the real Benjamin law and both his Mum and Dad. The ABC have just announced they’re making a new documentary project that […]

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One last time for The Family Law: Trystan Go talks Season 3

One last time for The Family Law: Trystan Go talks Season 3

The final season of The Family Law comes to SBS this month and once again we get to see teenage Benjamin Law tackle the challenges of adolescent life including bullying, siblings, puberty, camping and discovering who you really are. OUTinPerth chatted to actor Trystan Go who plays the fictional version of Benjamin Law in the […]

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‘The Family Law’ returns for third season in January

The SBS series The Family Law will be back on screens in January for its third and final season, and the show’s creators are promising it will continuing to break new ground as it explores Benjamin Law’s journey into adulthood. Everyone’s favourite Chinese-Australian family, The Laws, are back for one final spin, this time with added […]

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Sunday Telegraph slammed for using transphobic slur in headline

Sunday Telegraph slammed for using transphobic slur in headline

Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph has been hit by a wave of criticism and complaints after they published a transphobic slur in a headline. The newspaper was sharing the news that actor Scarlett Johansson had decided to withdraw from the film Rub & Tug, following negative publicity around her decision to accept a part where she would portray a […]

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Shortlist revealed for 2018 Australian LGBTI Awards

Shortlist revealed for 2018 Australian LGBTI Awards

The Australian LGBTI Awards have released their short list of nominees ahead of the red carpet gala next year. This year over 6,000 Australian LGBTI+ people and allies were nominated across 16 categories, including Inspirational Role Model, Sports Personality of the Year and Community Initiative/Charity. Nominees include marriage equality activist Sally Rugg, author Benjamin Law, […]

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Don’t Panic! Benjamin Law investigates the Safe Schools scandal

Don’t Panic! Benjamin Law investigates the Safe Schools scandal

“Invigorating and borderline arousing” is how Benjamin Law described the last 24 hours of his life when he chatted to OUTinPerth. On the eve of the release of his Quarterly Essay, Moral Panic 101, which examines the controversy around the Safe Schools Coalition and its treatment in the media, The Australian published a story highlighting […]

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Author Benjamin Law criticised over Twitter comments

Author Benjamin Law criticised over Twitter comments

On the day his quarterly essay is released, author Benjamin Law has been criticised over a tweet he made late last month. Law, best known for his autobiographical book The Family Law, which inspired the popular SBS sitcom, is the author of the latest Quarterly Essay which focuses on the Safe Schools program. Titled Moral Panic 101: Equality, […]

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Benjamin Law’s ‘The Family Law’ returns for a second season

Benjamin Law’s ‘The Family Law’ returns for a second season

Comedy series The Family Law returns to SBS for a second season this month. The dysfunctional family returns and kicks things off with a double episode. With the holidays over the Laws are turning a new leaf. Danny – having sold Happy Dragon – opens ‘Asian Alley’, an Asian grocery store and his first entrée […]

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Eric Abetz, Terri Butler & Benjamin Law on tonights ‘Q&A’

Eric Abetz, Terri Butler & Benjamin Law on tonights ‘Q&A’

Tonight’s episode of ABC’s Q&A, the final episode of the year, is set to feature a panel of guests – many of whom have been outspoken on the issue of marriage equality and LGBTIQ+ rights in Australia. Conservative Tasmanian Senator Eric Abetz, Labor’s Equality spokesperson Terri Butler and out author Benjamin Law will all be seated on […]

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Take a look at ‘The Family Law’

Take a look at ‘The Family Law’

SBS have released a trailer to the forthcoming series ‘The Family Law’. The new series, which is based on Benjamin Law’s best selling autobiography of the same name, will air on SBS in 2016. The show will follow 14 year old Benjamin as he navigates his way in the world, deals with all is different […]

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