William Yang shares his experiences being gay and Australian Born Chinese.
William Yang moved to Sydney from North Queensland in 1969 and worked as a freelance photographer documenting Sydney’s social life which included the glamorous, celebrity set and the hedonistic, sub-cultural, gay community. In 1989 he integrated his skills as a writer and a visual artist and began to perform monologues with slide projection in theatres. He has done eleven full-length works and toured the world. “Sadness”, his most successful piece, was made into an award winning film in 1999. William continues to work across theatre, photography and film, and he also teaches story telling workshops.