Should Mardi Gras remain ‘Gay & Lesbian’?
This short opinion piece appeared alongside 4 other viewpoints in the Sydney Morning Herald, in response to the Sydney Mardi Gras name change, on December 3 2011 (incidentally, my 28th birthday). I am producing blackcat lounge, a month-long season of cabaret, as part of Mardi Gras 2012. I’ve spent months programming the season and was […]
The Battle for Fun: Queers & Straights
I recently posted this photo to the ‘this is oz’ website, an Australian initiative which basically involves people posting an anti-homophobia message in the form of a photo of themselves with a handwritten sign. The posts vary from playful, to political, to passionate pleas for equality, to more abstract statements. I have received mixed responses […]