LGBTI

International Transgender Day of Visibility: This is Sarah’s story

Once upon a time, in a suburb not so far away from where she now works, a little ‘girl’ was born. This little ‘girl’ was unlike many other girls, in that she looked like and was treated like a boy.

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Pride not prejudice drives LGBTI+ inclusion

Gay Pride is the celebration of life, human rights and ultimately the right to love whoever we want. That has to be worth celebrating.

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Wear it purple: questioning our own beliefs about diversity and inclusion

Friday, 26 August is Wear It Purple Day. Set up in 2010 by two Australian teenagers, Wear It Purple is a youth-run, not-for-profit organisation that wants young people everywhere to…

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Gay and Lesbian inclusion: It’s time we gave it a sporting chance

This weekend, Sydney will faire la fête with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, an event that began in 1978 when more than 500 people assembled at Taylor Square for a…

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My family…two boys with two girls

I had the opportunity this weekend to attend a parents’ symposium at my daughter’s school.  The event allowed me to immerse myself into the valuable insights and learnings from experienced…

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It’s time to stop avoiding the topic…

We had been avoiding the discussion for months. We thought that it was going to be stressful. We foresaw the need for painful compromise. But the clock was ticking, and…

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The two percenters

On December 10, International Human Rights Day, few Australians will focus attention on the persecution of left-handed people. Such persecution still exists, but not in mainstream Australian society. This is…

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