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…

The smell of woodsmoke

Is someone living in Deadman’s Gully?

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…


Une Nouvelle Dame

Look forwards, not back. Celebrate living humans, not dead gods and corrupt, decaying religious institutions. Create new glories: the old ones are gone.


Say Hello to Dementia

Looking over an old blog, I found some posts I made during a visit to London. This was after my father had died, while Mum was still living at home,…

The Sporting Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Male team sport has slowly, painfully, begun to address sexism and homophobia in sport without, I would argue, addressing the core issue: the endemic homosexuality of male team sport.


Yielding To Temptation

Star rugby player Israel Folau has again burst forth with his religious fervour: but not just online. A report in today’s SMH fills out the background to rugby’s troublesome Christian…

Justice Is Served

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