Actress Ellen Page (Juno, Inception) and her best friend, Ian Daniel, set off on a journey to explore LGBTQI cultures around the world. From Japan to Brazil, they discover the multiplicity of LGBTQI experiences through amazing people and their stories of struggle and triumph in this Emmy-nominated program. Ellen and Ian are in Japan, on a journey which includes getting friend-married at a Buddhist temple, working at a rent-a-friend agency and partying in the world's smallest gay bar.
Superheroines botch up a battle, girly chit chat in a Ladies Room, a blogger films at a local park, Australia's first male police officer suffers sexism on his first day at work and a hard-hitting rap song all about 'That Flow'.
With unprecedented access to three public high schools across Victoria, Western Australia and Northern Territory, Testing Teachers follows six first-time teachers over the course of 12 months as they start their new careers as teachers. With a second term under way, the reality of the job ahead is setting in for the six first-time teachers. Now that they're starting to get through to their students, they must come up with inventive ways to bring out the best in them.
Children growing up amongst poverty, drug addiction or chronic unemployment have the odds stacked against them. But with strength and resilience, some kids can break the cycle and disadvantage. Marc Fennell profiles three such young people and asks what it takes to survive growing up tough?