Benjamin Riley is a Sydney-based journalist writing mostly about queer politics and culture, HIV and mental health. His work has appeared in publications including The Lifted Brow, Junkee, SBS and Archer. He has previously worked as Victorian Editor for national LGBTI newspaper Star Observer and coordinated The Under Age, Express Media and The Age’s journalism program for high-school students. In 2014 he received the prestigious Victorian AIDS Council Media Award for his coverage of HIV and LGBTI health, and in 2015 he was a finalist in the 2015 Victorian LGBTI Community Awards. Benjamin also co-hosts Queers, a podcast about critical queer politics.