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Queerstories in the House

Hosted by Maeve Marsden featuring Steven Oliver, Ian Roberts and Liz Jackson

Enter the raucous, radical, wildly funny world of Queerstories and be moved by an unexpected tale or two from a diverse line-up of stars and strangers.

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“It's not a platform for campaigning or 'inspirational speeches' or proving our worth. It's about celebrating our community.”

Maeve Marsden


A night of subversive storytelling

Queerstories is going glam! Fast becoming a Sydney institution, this critically acclaimed sell-out LGBTQIA storytelling night is taking over the Opera House and breaking out the ballgowns and glitter.

The LGBTQIA community has been sharing stories for centuries, creating histories, disrupting conventional ideas about family, love and community. Queerstories is a place for storytelling away from the expectations and gaze of a hetero-centric society.

This special event invites an incredible lineup of six storytellers to reflect on moments of reinvention and new beginnings, in their own lives and in their community: political, personal, public or private. The night will also launch the new Queerstories book, edited by host and curator Maeve Marsden.

More about Queerstories...

Queerstories is a monthly storytelling night held at Sydney comedy venue, Giant Dwarf, produced and hosted by Maeve Marsden. Featuring a diverse line-up of LGBTQIA Australians, Queerstories grew out of a desire to hear the stories LGBTQIA people want to tell.

Maeve Marsden is a writer, producer and theatremaker. As an opinion writer, her work has appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, Junkee, ABC Online, SBS Online, ArtsHub, Daily Review, Archer Magazine and Audrey Journal. In 2018, she edited at the ABC’s Sydney Mardi Gras 40th Anniversary Magazine. Maeve produces, directs and performs in comedy, cabaret, live music and storytelling events.

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