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.
As a politics junkie, the lack of Fairfax insight on Budget night is genuinely troubling. It means most of the country will be getting their in-depth analysis from News Corp media or other conservative sources like Channel Nine. The Ministry of Truth will have unchecked access for the first time in years. ABC and Guardian … Continue reading Budget Night 2017 (And I Feel Fine)
Bill Shorten has doubled-down on his Australia First rhetoric, with an ad that can only be described as 'whiter than the cast of a Channel Nine show'.
In the realm of reality television, morality is a myth. As such, it should come as no surprise that the present season of Married at First Sight has gradually normalised emotional abuse, gaslighting, and antiquated gender roles in relationships. In the last few episodes, tension built between one couple, Andrew and Cheryl, after Andrew spent a … Continue reading Reality Bites
Yeah righto, Bill Leak's dead then. For those who knew him, he was smart, funny, a biting satirist with a wit as sharp as his pen. For the rest of the population, he was sexist, hateful, a bigoted racist with a chip on his shoulder the size of his ego. Right-wing nutjobs adored him and … Continue reading 18C You in Hell
Can we talk about the Beauty and the Beast live-action remake? A few days ago, Disney released a short promotional clip from the film, featuring Josh Gad as LeFou singing Gaston. Teen Vogue described Gad as "an absolute star" for his performance in the clip; according to Screen Rant, Gad's voice "really shines through. However, as … Continue reading Cliché As Old As Time
Tiny finger on the button, Often acting the buffoon, And behaving like a glutton Or perhaps a shaved baboon. With a face of dried out mutton, Wears a rug, or dead racoon. Golden showers, prostitution, His salacious, shrivelled worm. Active proof of devolution, Can make any woman squirm. A new Russian revolution May occur in … Continue reading Not Quite Hitler, Part I
Spewing hatred from his vulgar sump. There’s a man in the House we should dump. Ranting and raving while on the stump, A new life in the House; Forrest Gump. Weak, sad, little loser; rather plump. Smallest man in the House; tufted clump. Incestuous Orwellian chump. Predator of the House; gormless lump. With six bankruptcies filed, … Continue reading Little Donald
A batch of emails leaked overnight directly implicate Donald Trump in a Russian plot to prevent Hillary Clinton from winning the election. According to emails obtained by The Washington Post, Donald Trump reached out to The Kremlin in June, requesting assistance in finding damaging material to use against the Clinton campaign. WaPo notes that this … Continue reading New Leak: Trump Emails Prove Campaign Worked With Russia Against Clinton
There are dozens of guides floating around social media today, giving advice on how best to ask R U OK? What to do if someone says "no". How to follow up on the question in the future. The problem is, that achieves very little for someone with depression. Someone actively contemplating suicide isn't about to … Continue reading R U OK? Not Even A Little Bit