Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law by Daniel Francisco Robles

Benjamin Law is the author of The Family Law, Gaysia and the Quarterly Essay:Moral Panic 101,and editor of Growing Up Queer in Australia. He’s the co-executive producer, co-creator and co-writer of the Netflix comedy-drama Wellmania;creator and co-writer of three seasons of the award-winning TV series The Family Law;and author of the play Torch the Place. He hosted ABC Radio National’s weekly national pop-culture show Stop Everything for six years. 

Photo credit Daniel Francisco Robles


Nothing ever lasts

Non-fictionBut I hate thinking of myself as the diversity hire. As I said, I’ve worked in the industry for over a decade. ‘I belong in this room,’ I told myself. I’m not a token – despite being called that so many times in my career that I’ve lost count. I’ve earned my place.


MemoirIn this special, festive edition of our summer-reading program, Griffith Review returns to 'Post-nuclear', Benjamin Law's brief and moving treatise on Christmas – what it means and how that meaning evolves as family changes – from Griffith Review 34:...

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