Yes

What a day. I am so, so relieved for my LGBTI friends right now.  I am so glad that after all the nastiness of the last few months, we got a Yes.  I hope that Turnbull is able to live up to his promise of getting marriage equality legislated by Christmas. I am also deeply,…

Yeah, we’re being terrible to people again

OK, then.  I’ve been sick for weeks and weeks, and haven’t had the brains or the energy to write about politics, not even the enduring delight that is the ongoing citizenship drama surrounding our elected leaders.  Also, being sick for so long is making me depressed, so apologies if this post is rather more cynical…

Marriage Equality: Why I am voting yes

I’ve written a fair few pieces recently talking about why I don’t think people should vote against marriage equality. That’s all very well, but to my mind talking about why one shouldn’t vote no is less compelling than talking about why one should vote yes.

Marriage Equality: What this survey isn’t about

Lots of people seem to be afraid right now. My friends who are gay or lesbian are afraid of being attacked for who they are.  They are afraid for their children, for their friends, for young people who are LTBGIQ who are watching this debate and seeing it as a referendum on their humanity. My…