Published Elsewhere / In the News

I am a contributor to the Australian LGBTIQA+ Policy Guide 2020, led by Nathan Despott and published by The Equality Project, Australia.

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

The following are links to other articles which I have written that have been published in other publications. Most have been written in a personal capacity, but I will note where it was written on behalf of other organisations or my employer, respectively. Most recent articles listed first:

Religious discrimination bill will create an unholy mess in the Sydney Morning Herald (online and print).

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Religious Discrimination Bill on Croakey.

The Wrong Religious Discrimination Bill on Community Legal Centres NSW website. * NB Written as Senior Policy Officer at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre

The Religious Discrimination Bill is worse than you’ve heard on OUTinPerth website. * NB Written as Senior Policy Officer at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Religious Exceptions: An Explainer guest blog on Rainbow Families NSW website

Anti-Discrimination Law in NSW is Arguably the Worst LGBTI Law of its Kind in Star Observer. * NB Written as Senior Policy Officer at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Facing up to Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Verbal Abuse in Australia, on 

We’ve been engaged for 7 years. When can we marry?, on

Saving our history while fighting in the here and now for our future, in SX/Gay News Network

Don’t Sell the T2 Building – Create an LGBTI Museum Instead, on

It’s Time to Bind (the speech I would have given to ALP National Conference if I had been elected as a delegate), published on Gay News Network (online only)

Hey Labor, It’s time to bind on marriage equality, on

Where’s the LGBTI equivalent of section 18C, in Star Observer

To be out or not out in sport, in Star Observer (online only)

No Homophobia, No Exceptions, in Star Observer * NB Written on behalf of the NSW GLRL

Why are LGBTI voices absent from the chamber, on

Same-sex marriage illegal again, High Court Decides, in Archer magazine (online only)

Speaking out, on the 2nd anniversary of the O’Farrell Liberal-National Government of NSW, in Star Observer * NB Written on behalf of the NSW GLRL

[NB The articles on samesame and SX/Gay News Network may no longer be available due to the actions of publishers]


This blog is also featured in FeedSpot’s Top 100 LGBT Blogs and Websites for the LGBT Community and NomadicBoys’ Top Gay Blogs around the world to inspire your life.


I will also attempt to provide a link to stories or articles where I have been quoted in, or been responsible for generating, ‘the news’, including:

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

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

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