So, I looked up the etymology of the word “normal”. In classical Latin “made according to a carpenter’s square, from norma – rule, pattern”. “Conforming to common standards or established order.”
Meaning “heterosexual” by 1914.
Next was “prejudice”. “Despite, contempt. Injury and physical harm. Judicial examination before trial”.
Bearfoot Theatre’s latest two act full length production DO YOUR PARENTS KNOW YOU’RE STRAIGHT written and directed by Riley McLean, with assistant director Harry Liddiard, thematically addresses both these words.
Initially produced and presented by Eclectic Productions in May 2017, non-binary Riley has reworked the original script, coming at it from a post marriage equality debate that was raging at the time of the original production. Continue reading DO YOUR PARENTS KNOW YOU’RE STRAIGHT BY BAREFOOT THEATRE