Category Archives: Politics

What Is To Be Done?

Ever since the election I’ve been struggling to find something useful to say about the future for the Australian LGBTI community, and consistently coming up empty. Fortunately, others have written…

Letter to Warren Entsch MP

Hi Warren,Well, I said I was going to do it, and I finally have. I have left Melbourne and taken up residence in our apartment in Clifton Beach. Which means…

Letter to Leader of the Opposition

Anthony.AlbaneseMP@aph.gov.au mark.dreyfus.mp@aph.gov.au Dear Mr Albanese,I have been a campaigner, writer, journalist and broadcaster on LGBTI rights for almost 50 years: one of the founders of Gay News in London in…

Letter to the Prime Minister

The LGBTI community needs to let government and opposition know that we are alarmed at the dangers posed by empowering religious organisations to discriminate against us. I have written to…

You’ve got to have hope

“The election result is a shocker. No two ways about it. I spent a day numb, in shock, sick to my stomach. But we have to go on. No doubt…

Justice Is Served

It doesn’t matter what they got him for, what matters is, they got him.

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Fight Not Flannel

‘Conversion therapy’ must be criminalised From reading the press, and posts on Facebook, I was alerted to an apparent contradiction between the attitude of Australian Equality towards Victorian Labor’s proposals…

Let LGBTI Kids Be Free & Equal

Religious schools must operate under the same laws as all others

Shelly Argent on Labor’s Conversion Therapy Proposals

Will religious extremists now consider this ‘therapy’ an act of religious freedom?

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Re: Sex Discrimination (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018

The Senate Legal & Constitutional Affairs Committee is currently taking submissions on the Sex Discrimination (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018. The Bill, introduced by Penny Wong, amends the Sex Discrimination Act…