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Car tyres slashed at performance of ‘Holding the Man’

Car tyres slashed at performance of ‘Holding the Man’

Patrons and cast members attending a performance of the play Holding The Man┬áhad their car tires slashed while they were inside a community theatre in Sydney. The Lane Cove Theatre’s production of is a sell out, but the show appears to have been targeted by people opposed to the play’s homosexual love story. On Saturday […]

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Remembering Timothy Conigrave 20 Years On

Twenty tears ago today, actor and writer Timothy Conigrave passed away from AIDS related illnesses just four months before his award-winning memoir, ‘Holding the Man’ was published. ‘Holding the Man’ became widely acclaimed as queer literature and a memoir in its own right since its publication in 1995. At its centre is the love story […]

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Holding the Man to Become a Feature Film

Holding the Man to Become a Feature Film

Screen Australia has announced funding to turn Tim Conigrave’s heartbreaking memoir ‘Holding the Man’ into a feature film. The autobiography written by Australian actor Tim Conigrave was first published in 1995. The book was released just a few months after Conigrave died of an AIDS related illness. The story recounts Conigrave’s youth in Melbourne and […]

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