Tag: Safe Schools

Guy under pressure to allow gay ‘conversion’ therapy for kids

Other motions to be debated at state council include:

Calls for the Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Act to re-insert “man” and “woman” in the place of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity”. The aim is that a person will define their gender as either male or female, according to their biological and reproductive function.
Calls to ban the Safe Schools program from Victorian schools and any other curriculum teaching a person’s gender may be different from their biological sex or that people can transition.

Guy under pressure to allow gay ‘conversion’ therapy for kids

The Case For Safe Schools, In Picture Form – New Matilda

We need safe schools because internalised homophobia starts at a young age, writes Carrie Hou. When Mike Baird slinks onto radio with a reasonable man suit, announcing in his very reasonable man tone that Safe Schools will not be supported because icky things like sexuality (it has the word sex in it!) should not beMore

Source: The Case For Safe Schools, In Picture Form – New Matilda

Not good enough, PM | The Monthly

Most people with a passing interest in politics have heard about the idea of “taking out the trash”. The most notorious example is that of the British media adviser who suggested on 11 September, 2001, that “It’s now a very good day to get out anything we want to bury.”

Source: Not good enough, PM | The Monthly

The rise and fall of Malcolm Turnbull – » The Australian Independent Media Network

On my first day of high school, I was looking around at all the new people with whom I would be spending the next six years of my life.  One of the toughest looking girls wandered over to me, shoved me, and said “Wadda ya think you’re looking at?”  I immediately responded “Dunno.  I didn’t…

Source: The rise and fall of Malcolm Turnbull – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Forty years later and we are going backwards – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Sydney University in the late 1970s was an exhilarating place to be.  There were feminists, gays, environmentalists, socialists and hippies all challenging the traditional patriarchal elite.  There was always a protest about something going on and the graffiti was witty and thought provoking. The lunchtime concerts were fantastic, if not conducive to making afternoon lectures…

Source: Forty years later and we are going backwards – » The Australian Independent Media Network