Part of what underlies this debate is that the Yes campaign for marriage equality in 2017, in its most formal organised form (under the banner The Equality Campaign), emphasised LGBTIQ equality in private family life, rather than broader public life. The campaign quite explicitly decided not to defend Safe Schools, gender diversity, or to confront the homophobia and transphobia stirred up by the No campaign.
The past is always with us and carried over into the future, and this was evident in all submissions to the Mildura Indigenous Writers Award. The writing was diverse, engaging and overall very moving. History as ‘past-present-future’ was a strong theme.
Eyes wide and clear,
stare back at me.
She is so young,
think about large fonts and small fonts next to them think about what this means and the space in between think about two clouds in bed
it’s wednesday night I’m walking down King Street past the Dendy outside a man sitting with a typewriter