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‘Gayby Baby’ team reunite to create ‘Wrestle!’, a new children’s book

‘Gayby Baby’ team reunite to create ‘Wrestle!’, a new children’s book

When Gayby Baby, a feature documentary from director Maya Newell and producer Charlotte Mars came out in 2015 it got a lot of attention. In the midst of the debates about marriage equality and the Safe Schools program the film showed the very normal lives of same-sex couples and their children – and took on the critics […]

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Director Maya Newell talks about ‘Gayby Baby’

‘Gayby Baby’ is probably a phrase you have been hearing a lot these past few weeks. An Australian documentary with a focus on children of same-sex parents has made international news when NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli banned the film from being screened at a Sydney high school. Director Maya Newell, the daughter of two […]

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Protesters install rainbow road outside Daily Telegraph offices

Protesters install rainbow road outside Daily Telegraph offices

Protesters in Sydney have rallied outside the offices of the Daily Telegraph in response to last week’s controversial ‘Gayby Baby’ cover spread. An organisation known as Community Action Against Homophobes sent a call to arms through Facebook urging concerned citizens to congregate outside of the offices of the Murdoch-owned newspaper. Protestors took to the streets, […]

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Gayby Baby school screening stirs debate

Gayby Baby school screening stirs debate

A New South Wales high school has been instructed to delay a screening of a same-sex parenting documentary amidst reports of community backlash. Burwood Girls High School were scheduled to watch Australian documentary Gayby Baby this Friday until the Department of Education handed down orders from the NSW Government to screen the film outside of […]

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Growing Up Gayby

Growing Up Gayby

Often in the debate around same sex marriage is the argument that if gay people are allowed to marry, they’ll start raising children. Religious arguments often follow the logic that marriage is primarily about creating families, and raising children. But while gay couples are not currently allowed to get married, we’ve been raising children for […]

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