In the Media

This page attempts to capture some of my media appearances and quotes over the years (other than where I have written the articles, which are collated on the Published Elsewhere page). These links appear in chronological order (ie oldest first):

Asking Senator Brandis about the Liberal Party’s position on the Sex Discrimination (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill on ABC’s QandA, 24 June 2013.

Public submissions make the case for restoring gay civil unions in Queensland, in Star Observer

Snap Shot- The Shocking Truth About Being Gay on Nauru, in Star Observer

There are so many better ways we could spend the same-sex marriage plebiscite funding, in Mamamia

Vietam Vet Speaks Out Against ‘Homophobic’ Policy Stance, (quoted) in Mackay Daily Mercury

Meet 10 Young Australians who are Fighting for Marriage Equality, in Junkee

My partner Steve and I appeared on ABC’s The Drum, 15 November 2017 (ie the day the results of the same-sex marriage postal survey were announced).

The marriage equality movement had ordinary people doing the extraordinary, by Rodney Croome in Guardian Australia

Yes Yes No: Why the History of Marriage Equality must be Told Accurately, by Rodney Croome on New Matilda

What do we need from a national LGBTI human rights organisation?, by Sharon Dane, Brian Greig and Rodney Croome in Out in Perth

Act now for improved post-pandemic world, by Rodney Croome in QNews

Poland Prosecutes IKEA Manager for Firing Homophobic Employee, in Star Observer

Australia falls behind US on trans and intersex workplace rights, in Out in Perth

US Supreme Court exposes false in Australian workplace law, in Star Observer

Protest Organised Against Latham’s Education Amendment Bill, in Star Observer

Lessons from the Rainbow Isle: Rodney Croome on Advocacy, in QNews

Mark Latham’s Anti-Trans Bill Continues Its Dangerous March, in Star Observer

As Trans Visibility Rises, Australian Conservatives Are Taking Aim, in Sydney Criminal Lawyers

It’s 1000 days since Scott Morrison said he’d protect LGBTIQ+ kids, in Out in Perth

Broken promise by PM Morrison leaves LGBT kids at risk, advocates say, in Pink Advocate

Despite PM’s 2018 Promise, Religious Schools Can Still Expel LGBTQ Students, in Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Advocates say NSW anti-discrimination laws are failing vulnerable, in Guardian Australia (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Review NSW’s Anti-Discrimination Act, Community Groups Tell Attorney General, in Star Observer (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Mark Latham’s Proposals Would Simultaneously Erase Trans Kids & Out Them To Their Parents, in Pedestrian.TV

The contentious Religious Discrimination Bill has been released but will it override current anti-discrimination laws?, on ABC Radio National Drive with Patricia Karvelas (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Disability advocates worried religious discrimination bill will lead to more discrimination in Australia, not less on ABC online (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Latham’s anti-trans bills threaten to roll back hard-won rights, on Sydney Sentinel

Attorney-General defends religious schools’ right to sack teachers for views on sexuality, on Guardian Australia (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Labor offers conditional backing to Coalition’s religious discrimination bill, on Guardian Australia (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Guardian Live News – 4 February 2022, on Guardian Australia (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Moderate Liberals still concerned about religious freedom laws despite PM’s push, in Sydney Morning Herald (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Legal groups call for rejection of Religious Discrimination Bill in its entirety, in Lawyers Weekly (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Government’s religious discrimination bill under increasing pressure, on 3AW (as Policy Manager, Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Saturday Magazine Interview 12 February 2022, on Joy

Mark Latham’s Toxic Anti-Trans Kids Bill has been Shut Down Forever, on Junkee

How will LGBTQI+ communities be treated this election? on Pro Bono Australia

Concern over LGBTIQA+ omission for employment summit, on Out in Perth

Albanese Government must not snub LGBTIQA+ issues at Jobs Summit, on QNews

Jim Chalmers says LGBTIQA+ employment is on the agenda, on Out in Perth

I also appear from time to time on 3CR’s ‘In Ya Face’ radio program discussing LGBTI rights. You can find the podcasts here.