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Part of building reform is about broadening our movement
I was very happy last week to see Benn Dorrington’s, We Need Reform, Not Rainbows story in this newspaper. This is a debate worth having, and I’m glad to see Star Observer take it up. One of...
- Posted 2 days ago
Getting queer mental health on the national agenda
Friday is the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO). In one of my first columns this year I discussed some of my 2013 election priorities. I think IDAHO presents a great opportunity to get one of those issues...
- Posted 8 days ago
Collins’ coming out exposes the sexism within
Last week, NBA player Jason Collins made a splash when he became the first active male athlete in a major US team sport to come out. It was a courageous move that deserves respect. You may have...
- Posted 15 days ago
No sense in opposition to marriage equality vote
Monday saw an interesting uproar after independent MP Tony Windsor suggested a popular vote on marriage equality at the next election. Windsor suggested that a plebiscite could be held in conjunction with the vote to recognise local...
- Posted 22 days ago
An ANZAC reflection
This week we once again reflect on the sacrifices of those who have suffered through the terror of war as we gather on ANZAC Day. As we do so, I think it is also important that we...
- Posted 31 days ago
I don’t want to be normal
A lot of recent debate about queer rights (or probably more specifically, gay and lesbian rights) seems to be based on the idea that we deserve rights as we are ‘normal’ or ‘just like everyone else’. The...
- Posted 36 days ago
A wasted fight on the rainbow crossing
The last couple of weeks have seen a large campaign to save the Rainbow Crossing at Taylor Square in Sydney. The campaign has been spearheaded by Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore and independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich,...
- Posted 45 days ago
A real fight over sexual health
In the middle of the commotion over the ‘spill’ in the Labor Party a couple of weeks ago, the Queensland government made the announcement that they were going to close the Biala Sexual Health Clinic in Brisbane...
- Posted 51 days ago
The lack of substance in Julia v. Kevin
There are some days where I really wish I was an ALP member so I could call up their headquarters and resign in disgust. Last Thursday had to bring one of those strongest feelings. The ALP leadership...
- Posted 59 days ago
Who cares about the new Pope?
So we have a new pope. The pick of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now known as Pope Francis I, has caused outrage in some quarters. His election continues a conservative trend in the Church – he is anti-gay,...
- Posted 65 days ago