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Doug Pollard is a veteran gay journalist, columnist, commentator, and broadcaster specialising in GLBTI issues, based in Melbourne Australia. He often works with Rob Mitchell of the RJM Trust, "We are separate independent and unaffiliated guerilla campaigners and advocates, and the best of mates: nimble, fast-moving, unconventional and above all aiming to drive rapid change", he says.

Freshly Doug June 17

Addam Stobbs
Addam Stobbs - photo by Michael Barnett


A sad day today as we remember our friend, colleague and mentor Addam Stobbs, who passed away suddenly on Tuesday night. Weíll be devoting the last half hour of the show to pay tribute to the enormous contribution he made here at Joy and in the lives of so many people.


TALES FROM THE ISA

But first weíll kick off with a report from Daniel Witthaus as he continues his 38 week tour, challenging homophobia around Australia. This week Ė tales from The Isa.

MEN'S HEALTH

Itís Menís Health Week, and author Greg Millan has launched his new book Menís health & wellbeing: an a-z guide, the first comprehensive Australian book to address menís health in the context of menís lives: their physical, emotional, social, psychological, spiritual and cultural environments. We shall see.

GAY BOMBAY

India has become one of the new global powerhouses, and as the country emerges into the front ranks, gay Indians are also becoming more visible and prominent. Parmesh Shahani wrote the book Gay Bombay.

TONY LUPTON

My special guest on Digging Deeper today is Victorian Labor MP Tony Lupton, member for Prahran and Secretary to the state cabinet He joins me at 10.

NEWS & LEGALS

Our Legal Eagle Kristina Antoniades, from Nicholes Family Law will be here in the studio, and Sydney Star Observer and Southern Star journalist Andrew Potts will be calling in with the latest from the Emerald City.


ADDAM STOBBS - A FOND FAREWELL

And to close todayís show, Will Conyers joins me as we say remember a good friend and colleague, Addam Stobbs, presenter of Allegro Non Troppo, and a pillar of this radio station, who passed away suddenly Tuesday night. His sharp tongue and even sharper insight will be sorely missed.

JOIN US

To share your memories of Addam: SMS 0427 JOY 949 (0427 569 949) email onair@joy.org.au, or Twitter @freshlydoug.

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