Thinesh Thillainadarajah (Australia)
You Have Been Told a Lie

Thinesh is an Eelam Tamil Queer lawyer and creative, and co-producer of the podcast You Have Been Told a Lie

In 2019, Thinesh was published in Growing Up Queer in Australia, compiled by Benjamin Law, and was republished in 2021 in Growing Up in Australia amongst other notable writers including Tim Winton, Tara June Winch, and Carly Findlay. Thinesh is the creative producer of Hot Sauce, a roving dance party as well as art oriented gatherings that aim to create an intentional space to celebrate the lives of queer people of colour. Thinesh has also been involved as a Community Engagement Strategist by the Darlinghurst Theatre Company for the Malthouse Theatre Company’s production of Stay Woke, the Belvoir Theatre’s production of The Jungle and the Sea, and recently consulted on the Griffin Theatre Company’s production of Sex Magick.