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He had “F.a.g” carved into his back

Today I read* a story from a young man who was brutally scarred and beaten for being gay. “I had fag cut into my back in three places then fuck here with an arrow pointing to arsehole across my but … Continue reading

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Letters from my Home Town

Over the past week I was made aware of some rumblings regarding homophobia in my home town: Leeton. In a nutshell, Leeton High School (incidentally the high school I attended for 6 years) is doing a production called “gLeeton: don’t … Continue reading

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Living Your Truth

With Mardi Gras approaching at the rate of knots and after spending some time recently with Kelly Lynch, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to “live your truth”. It wasn’t that long ago, when the decision of … Continue reading

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The agony of the “EX”tacy this Mardi Gras Season.

Let’s face it, we all love falling in love. The way birds suddenly appear every time they are near. The feeling when love takes over, you defy gravity, trust your instincts and leap! You go out, meet friends, get on … Continue reading

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I’m saying something about the past year!

It’s about this time of year, that we all start reflecting on the year past and make some resolutions for the coming one. For me, this year was different for some reason. Lots happened! Good things, Bad things, Things I … Continue reading

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A 20 year reflection

I spent some time reflecting this week, predominately around World Aids and how far we have come as a community in fighting not only this disease, but also in our fight for equality. In particular I remember when I came … Continue reading

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The fat lady is singing….

Well…. I have put off writing this blog for as long as I can. They say that it ain’t over till the fat lady sings, and some can say since the introduction of the Bilton into my life, I’m not … Continue reading

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