It’s time for gay people to stop playing victim
- Published: 31 May 2012
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The right to marry is only the first step
- Published: 24 May 2012
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Marriage equality is important, but it is certainly not where the debate needs to end. Erin Stewart reports on ‘Why get married when you could be happy?’, a discussion panel presented at the Sydney Writers’ Festival last week featuring Jeanette Winterson, Dennis Altman, Benjamin Law, Masha Gessen, and chair Annette Shun Wah.
Queerly Beloved: From lesbian couple to husband and wife
- Published: 13 May 2014
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Twenty-three years ago, a lesbian couple – Diane and Suzy – fell in love and made their mark in queer publishing and journalism. Fifteen years into their relationship Suzy transitioned to become Jacob. Unlike many couples who split up in these situations, Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall are still going strong. They share their story – no holds-barred – in a new memoir, Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders. In this interview with Katrina Fox, the pair discuss identity politics, how disability impacts on gender expression, the challenges to their relationship, careers and lives and how they got through it.
Calling out sexual abuse on the BDSM scene
- Published: 13 August 2011
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The BDSM community must step up and hold to account people who commit sexual assault. There's a difference between blaming the community and not the attacker, and holding the community accountable for enabling the attacker to be there, writes Kitty Stryker.