On June 16, 1983, young socialist feminist Alison Thorne put a question to an auditorium full of dispirited gay activists: “What are we going to do about this, and how can we do it?”
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Having been roundly trounced in the postal survey on same-sex marriage equality, the right wing has a new angle to pursue its reactionary social agenda: demands for religious freedom and a hysterical campaign of gender policing, especially in schools. The Ruddock review into religious freedom was established as a concession to the ultra-conservative faction in… Read more »
A callout to unite forces against fascists and the far right.
A speech by Alison Thorne, a recognized leader in the enduring fight for queer rights and for people with HIV/AIDS in Australia.
The good, the bad, and the meh.
April first was a great day for the prevention of HIV in Australia.
Transgender militants and supporters lead an aggressive fightback against Trump-era bigotry.
The movement won the victory, but the federal government took credit.
A foremother of the LGBTQ movement, Tamara Turner graduated from the anti-gay 1950s school of hard knocks. She played a crucial role in shaping the Freedom Socialist Party’s (FSP) groundbreaking program for queer liberation. She was a historian of the gay movement, an ardent bibliophile, and a brilliant satirist who filled her 77 years with… Read more »
A socialist feminist take on the Australian Marriage Law postal survey.