The survey might be over, but the jury is still out and the battle for equality is far from won. No sooner did the polls close than the debate on what the legislation might look like began. What should be merely the abolishing of the Marriage Amendment Act 2004 is becoming an over-complicated shemozzle as […]Read More NO EXEMPTIONS IN MARRIAGE LAW, THANKS: WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT
Actually, today was a great day. I’m having trouble finding the words, but I know that I need to write this while things are still fresh in my mind and I’m riding the wave of euphoria that has basically carried me through the last twelve hours. You see, for the first time ever I participated […]Read More TODAY WAS A VERY GOOD DAY: WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT
The no campaign, in a seemingly desperate attempt to change the narrative, are now claiming to be the victims of bullying by the advocates of equality, with Member for Canning, Andrew Hastie, even going so far as to say that no campaigners are ‘living in fear’. It is direct to Mr Hastie that I target […]Read More DEAR MR HASTIE: WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT?
One of the arguments I keep seeing on the news and through social media is that the marriage equality debate is going to be hard on the mental health of LGBT+ Australians, and I agree – at least when it comes to our LGBT+ youth who may be unfamiliar with adult cruelty. For many of […]Read More I’M NOT A VICTIM: WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT?
The public marriage equality debate is now in full swing, and I can tell you the last few days have been equal parts depressing and illuminating. I’ve managed to get a real sense of many of the issues raised by those who are concerned or outright opposed to marriage equality. So, in the interests of […]Read More GET OFF THE FENCE: WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT?
I should have known better than to hope. Today I am kicking myself for being so naive as to think that, behind closed doors, the Liberal Party might wake up to themselves and realise what they have been told time and time again: that the plebiscite is damaging, expensive and ultimately pointless – and to […]Read More THE PLEBISCITE COMETH: WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT?
A look at the real motivation behind the anti-equality faction and why we deserve the right to participate in the same celebration of love and commitment as our ‘straight’ counterparts.Read More THE ANTI-EQUALITY FACTION: WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT?