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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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In Conversation With: Rosie Waterland

In Conversation With: Rosie Waterland

By Brittney Rigby, Managing Editor CW: mental health   Rosie Waterland’s second memoir, Every Lie I’ve Ever Told is about all of her dreams coming true, until the night she found herself in the emergency ward, on a drip, just months after her best friend, Antonio, had died suddenly and …

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In Conversation With: Jamila Rizvi

In Conversation With: Jamila Rizvi

By Brittney Rigby, Managing Editor   Jamila Rizvi is a host, interviewer and commentator. She’s been a Kevin Rudd staffer, policy advisor to Minister Kate Ellis, and Editor-in-Chief of Mamamia. And in June, she added author to her already-impressive LinkedIn profile when her debut book, Not Just Lucky, hit stands. …

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How People With Disability Reclaim Online Spaces

By Alex Linker Over the last few years, there’s been a trend towards the use of hashtags prefaced with the word “actually” in online disability spaces and discussions, particularly on Twitter and Tumblr. This trend originated with #actuallyautistic, as a way for autistic people to connect with each other without …

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