About the Author Justin Koonin

Justin Koonin is the convenor of the NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby. He has served on the GLRL management committee since 2008, and as co-convenor since 2011. He has worked extensively within the LGBTI community, and is the founder of the Australian arm of a worldwide initiative to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in South Africa.


Let’s get it done

Thanks to the surge in momentum that followed the introduction of same-sex marriage in Ireland and the US recently, Australia is now the closest it has ever been to achieving marriage equality. In the latest Hotseat segment inside the Star Observer’s August edition, Justin Koonin gets to the bottom of what needs to be done in order for it to soon become a reality.

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