Identity Politics

24 02, 2021

Is ‘Welcome to Country’ an Act of Colonisation?

By |2021-02-24T19:11:37+11:00February 24th, 2021|Australia, Fairness & Justice, Identity Politics, Indigenous, Sexual Integrity|0 Comments

Contrary to popular belief and practice, there is no evidence that the modern indigenous political protocols of “Welcome to Country” and “Acknowledgement of Country” ceremonies were ever a part of traditional Aboriginal culture. Instead, they were created as recently as the 1970’s by none other more

1 02, 2021

Open Letter to the Victorian Attorney-General RE: Conversion Practices Bill 2021

By |2021-01-31T23:53:31+11:00February 1st, 2021|Australia, Gender, Identity Politics, Sexual Integrity|0 Comments

National Association of Practising Psychiatrists 7 January 2021 Hon Jaclyn Symes MP Attorney-General Government of Victoria Dear Attorney, Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020 We are writing to you, as two of the most senior members of our respective professions, to urge you more

29 01, 2021

Biggest Threat to Our Democratic Freedoms in Australia’s Entire Legislative History

By |2021-01-31T23:55:38+11:00January 29th, 2021|Australia, Freedom, Gender, Identity Politics|6 Comments

When a previous deputy prime minister of 35 years’ political experience says, “The law before the Victorian parliament seeking to outlaw parental, therapeutic or religious discussions on issues of sexuality and gender is the biggest threat to our democratic freedoms in Australia's entire legislative history,” more

26 01, 2021

The Bill that Offers No Change, No Alternative, Only Suppression

By |2021-01-26T10:43:04+11:00January 26th, 2021|Australia, Children, Freedom, Identity Politics, Sexual Integrity, World|0 Comments

Once upon a time, if Former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson tweeted that a law before the Victorian parliament constituted the ‘biggest threat to our democratic freedoms in Australia’s entire legislative history’, someone may have heard. But the current modus operandi is not to hear more

26 01, 2021

Child Safety and Religious Freedom

By |2021-01-25T21:01:30+11:00January 26th, 2021|Australia, Children, Faith, Gender, Identity Politics, Safety & Security, Sexual Integrity|0 Comments

By Neil Foster. The NSW Government is currently inviting comment on draft legislation entitled the Children’s Guardian Amendment (Child Safe Scheme) Bill 2020. The legislation has been drawn up in response to the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and as well more

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