“Any time wasted on arguing with a hard-core opponent will cost us votes. Every minute spent urging a supporter to return their form delivers us much needed YES votes”
“Let’s make our generation known for its activism and compassion”
The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival is more than just a party and parade. It’s an annual celebration of Australian LGBTI community pride and diversity, and one of the biggest celebrations of its kind in the world. In the March edition of the Star Observer, political leaders who represent the areas where the iconic parade takes place have their say about issues that face the community in the year ahead. Here’s Sydney state independent MP Alex Greenwich.
Alex Greenwich, the former national director of Australian Marriage Equality, has been the Sydney state MP since July 2012. Here, he lists what he has achieved in that short time, as well as explaining why NSW’s LGBTI community would benefit from having an MP such as him who is not only openly-gay, but independent, too.
THE LGBTI community has again shown our resilience and capacity for collective action to get reform. Less than 12 months ago, we saw distressing footage of …