These are the most-read articles I have published on this blog, as at 9 January 2021:
About the One Nation Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020 in NSW, which is the worst legislative attack on LGBTI rights, and especially the rights of trans and gender diverse children, in Australia this century.
Explaining the threat posed by the Commonwealth Government’s proposed Religious Discrimination Bill, including the fact it would undermine the rights of women, LGBTI people, single parents, divorced people and those in de facto relationships, people with disability and even people of minority faiths.
Outlining what the Religious Discrimination Bill could mean for ‘rainbow tourism’.
Highlighting the reasons why the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017 did not deliver marriage equality.
Chronicling my experiences at a homophobic religious boarding school in Queensland in the early 1990s.
Arguing against proposals by Liberal/National MPs and Senators to add more discrimination to Dean Smith’s already-flawed Bill, even after the postal survey.
About the wastefulness of the proposed marriage equality plebiscite.
Asking the then-Opposition Leader to vote against any amendments that didn’t deliver genuine marriage equality.
Written before the final week of the parliamentary debate on LGBTI marriage legislation in Australia.