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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Passing

By Alex Linker   I first heard the term “passing” when I discovered other trans people. In the trans community, passing means being seen as the gender you identify as.   However, the idea of passing implies that being seen as cisgender (rather than transgender) is the goal for all …

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Spotlight On: Senthorun Raj

By Priya Gauchan and Brittney Rigby   Senthorun Raj is a queer academic focusing on the intersection of gender, sexuality and human rights. He loves Grindr, glitter and Twitter, and has written for The Guardian and the Sydney Morning Herald. Sen is a current law lecturer at England’s Keele University, …

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On Gaytriarchy

My Heartbreak Should Warrant Breaking a Promise

By Meriadoc Wilson A trend within LGBT+ spaces of late is to vilify cisgender gay men, especially white ones. Being agender and gay, I’ve seen this firsthand, and at times have been complicit. Occasionally, I have even been exposed to the sentiment that gay men are no longer oppressed, and …

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In Conversation With: Benjamin Law

In Conversation With: Benjamin Law

By Courtney Thompson   Just 45 minutes after the High Court’s ruling that the Postal Plebiscite on same-sex marriage would go ahead, I spoke to the ever-eloquent, intimidatingly-talented Benjamin Law to discuss his Quarterly Essay, “Moral Panic 101: Equality, Acceptance and the Safe Schools Scandal.” .   I’m a long-time …

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