Australian Traditions Are Stupid And So Are You

In Australia, the first Sunday in September is recognised as "Father's Day". While some may claim it has religious traditions dating back to the 14th and 15th centuries, deep down, they would know this claim is horseshit, as that particular reference is strictly related to the feast of Saint Joseph on March 19. No, the … Continue reading Australian Traditions Are Stupid And So Are You

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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