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Sunday, June 7, 2020

Ryan Perdio

Lofty ambitions

By Ryan Perdio I’ve always imagined that by the time I reach my 30s that I’d be living in a crystal palace amongst the clouds somewhere in the middle of the city. Well, that milestone age has been and gone...

Mark

By Ryan Perdio I attended a birthday party. Selena turned 21. At first her colleague, I became her friend. And not long after, I was adopted into her circle of friends as one of their own. I’m the oldest in...

Lapped it up

By Ryan Perdio It would have been funny if it weren’t so ludicrous. Derek and I met up for lunch at a quaint little cafe located in one of Melbourne’s busier laneways. He was already seated at a table outside when...

First love

By Ryan Perdio Adam was my first love. We met online during our late teens. It was a simple ‘hi and hello’ but over several weeks, it turned into hours of chatting and countless phone calls. Adam was my first love....

Double serve

QUEER LIFE By Ryan Perdio “Good luck with everything.” A relatively inoffensive phrase, it’s a great goodbye line one can use when in need to impart sentiments that could otherwise be upsetting to those on the receiving end. I’ve used it many a...

Sudden break

QUEER LIFE By Ryan Perdio After a quick and seemingly fleeting six months, it’s time for me to say goodbye to Tristan. And strangely, I feel quite sad to do so. But before you think that it’s only natural to be...

David and Big Brother

QUEER LIFE By Ryan Perdio So, Big Brother, that quintessential of all reality shows, is once again back on Australian TV screens. I would be the last person in this country to ever admit to being a fan of the questionable series...

An over-examined life of a celebrity

A QUEER LIFE Ryan Perdio This month marks the third anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death. A television tribute might be shown or a benefit concert performed, but for many, the occasion will pass by quietly. When the news broke, however, of Michael’s passing...
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