Monthly Archives: May 2015

Determined by our gene pool

I’ve just finished reading Extra Credit by Jeff Black, a gay novel published in 1985, set in a school near Chicago, where two gay teachers are bullied by their bosses, and one of the guys has a relationship with a … Continue reading

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The sex drive of paedophile priests

This week the Australian national royal commission into institutional sex abuse of children was in Ballarat, Victoria, hearing from abuse survivors. The commission also heard from convicted and imprisoned catholic priest Risdale, hoping to extract an admission that he had … Continue reading

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Gender Conversion Therapy

Oregon governor signs bill banning conversion therapy for LGBT youth We should be stunned at the announcement. Except for the fact that we have already been anesthetised by the rubbish sprouted by the US tea party extreme rightists describing the … Continue reading

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Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust

In the 1970’s when this album came out we were practising gay liberation. Before, we had been meek & mild. Now, we were the kids our parents had warned us against. But David Bowie’s first song: Five Years, a dirge … Continue reading

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It’s Time

http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/watch-gay-acrobat-proposes-boyfriend-live-italy-tv080515 Trust Italians to do it stylishly. Even though their country does not yet allow same sex marriage a segment of Italy’s Got Talent managed to include a hunky couple exchanging marriage vows.In the art world one says: “do it … Continue reading

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same sex marriage

This weekend was marked by a dispute between the ALP leader & deputy over a conscience vote on the issue of same sex marriage. Shorten, it seems, is influenced by an extreme right wing union leader whom Whitlam once called … Continue reading

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