It seems the Liberals’ desire for Australian women to have more babies only applies to some women! During the last Federal election campaign, Prime Minister John Howard announced plans to… Read more »
World AIDS care movement wins concessions
Credit goes to the international movement, fighting to win affordable access to HIV medications, for making the biggest dent in the World Trade Organisation’s 2001 agenda. The movement scored three… Read more »
An enjoyable radical read I really enjoyed reading Freedom Socialist Bulletin # 24 — some great articles. I particularly enjoyed “I don’t want to let go of my rage” by… Read more »
Victory for same-sex domestic partnerships: Queers now need economic independence NOT equal dependency
On May 1, the bitter debate in the Victorian Parliament over whether same-sex relationships should have the enjoyed by heterosexuals finally concluded with an overwhelming “yes” vote. Thanks to enormous… Read more »
New chance to get it right: S11 revives the spirit of Stonewall
There’s a new political mood among young queers. It’s militant and activist! The global anti-corporate movement is rapidly moving beyond protesting the ravages of neoliberalism to opposing capitalism itself. And… Read more »
Satellite nosedive shows queer workers must organise!
The collapse of The Satellite Group — the first publicly listed “pink dollar” company in the world — highlights the sharp class divisions in the gay and lesbian community. In… Read more »
Solving the problem of HIV/AIDS
Melbourne — World AIDS Day, 1 December 2000 was marked by a resurgence of militancy. A Speak Out organised by Queers United to Eradicate Economic Rationalism (QUEER), which put forward… Read more »
Living Out Loud: Loud, Proud and Effective!
While reading Living Out Loud: A History of Gay and Lesbian Activism in Australia, an item on the TV news caught my attention — the Gay Games are coming to… Read more »
Russell Savage: Hands Off Our Gender Identity!
The minority Bracks ALP Government in Victoria has caved in to demands made by conservative independent MP, Russell Savage, and withdrawn the Equal Opportunity (Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation) Bill… Read more »
Stop Homophobic Holocaust Denial by RSL
The simple suggestion that gays and lesbians be protected from acts of genocide has provoked a hate-filled diatribe from the rightwing mob who run the Returned and Services League of… Read more »