Black People Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Get Gay Married

The legislation being proposed by a "rebel group" of backbench Liberals is a travesty. While the bill would technically legalise marriage equality, it will also enshrine religious bigotry in law, guaranteeing that gay marriage can be seen as something less than the marriage between a man and a woman. Religious ministers and civil celebrants will … Continue reading Black People Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Get Gay Married

Political Journalism: You’re Doing It Wrong

Yellow journalism represents a corruption of journalistic integrity, sacrificing legitimate news for manufactured sensationalism. Rarely is it more evident than in the newsrooms of the Murdoch media empire, yet in this election a surprisingly large number of Australian media outlets have fallen prey to the clickbait tendencies of the yellow press. Last week, The Sydney … Continue reading Political Journalism: You’re Doing It Wrong

#FirstWorldProblems

In what is being called a world first, a young Australian woman has been hospitalised following a diagnosis of MPA. Emergency Departments and GPs have reported a sharp rise in people presenting with a range of issues, including: headaches, disturbed sleeping-patterns, inability to focus, restlessness, rash-like symptoms appearing on palms, severe depression, loss of recognisable … Continue reading #FirstWorldProblems