Mode Black's Nativoji project and indigenous protocol; Kirsti Miller's trans* experience as an elite athlete

Friday, 25 January 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Images: Mode Black / 'sports perpetuates gender binaries'

James hosts a panel discussion with the creators of Mode Black, William Ainger, Donisha Duff, Tracey Edwards, and Dan McAullay, about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural, protocol, health, and community engagement, and their new project Nativoji. The project features stickers for smartphones designed to create community engagement and discussion about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures online.

Learn more via Mode Black's Facebook page.


James speaks with elite pentathlete, footballer, transitioned woman*, sports diversity and inclusion educator and former prison governor Kirsti Miller. Kirsti speaks about her life pre and post-transition and gender dysphoria, working in a Broken Hill prison, living in the local community, her sporting career and experiences playing for the AFL, and her sports inclusion and diversity work.

*Kirsti describes herself as a transitioned female

Content/ trigger warning: Please be aware that this interview contains some strong language and descriptions of verbal violence toward trans women, that may be distressing to some listeners. If this interview raises questions or causes distress to you, contact Lifeline (13 11 14) or Switchboard Victoria (1800 184 527).