Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law
Benjamin Law is the author of The Family Law and the Quarterly Essay Moral Panic 101: Equality, Acceptance and the Safe Schools Scandal. He also co-hosts Stop Everything on ABC RN.

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The king and I


How the television adaptation of ‘Wolf Hall’ transcends the usual Tudor tale

When Asians attack


Behind the scenes of ‘Maximum Choppage’, a new kung-fu comedy

A light touch


‘James Turrell: A Retrospective’ at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

© Julian Kingma

Eddie Perfect unleashes the beast


Pigging out with the star of stage and screen

Lucas Stibbard in 'Boy Girl Wall'. © Al Caeiro

Boy Girl Roadie

Have play, will travel

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Redemption Lane


Nick D’Arcy

Eloise Mignon and Anthony Phelan in the Stone-directed 2011 Belvoir production of 'The Wild Duck'. © Heidrun Lohr

Hurtling Stone

Meeting theatre director Simon Stone

Members of the Sydney Convicts. © Sydney Convicts

Same-sex Union

Human rights

Sydney’s Champion Gay Rugby Team

'Outland' by Kevin Carlin (director), ABC1, 6-part series, from 8 February

’Outland’ by Kevin Carlin


On paper, the premise of the new ABC1 sitcom Outland seems too self-consciously quirky for its own good. Homosexuals and sci-fi nerds? While we’re at it, why not make a series about, say, Indigenous lesbians with physical disabilities? …