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USE YOUR VOICE this Mardi Gras AGM.

Over the past decade I’ve lost count of the number of times people say Mardi Gras isn’t relevant for them or how it doesn’t represent them. At times the noise has been deafening however here is your chance to have … Continue reading

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Jodie Foster and Toaster Ovens

I remember seeing a Cosmo when I was about 16, where two models (whom I now realise were straight) had their arms entwined with each other. I didn’t understand the reaction that was spurned in me, it was all very … Continue reading

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15 Minutes with Peter Madden

I have thought long and hard about whether I was even going to blog about this. I think the likes of Peter Madden and Bob Katter get too much airtime for their bigotry and discriminative antics as it is. And … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Logo Schmogo – in or out?.

For years now people have been telling me “that they feel that Mardi Gras does not represent them.” That it is a flawed corporate beast that cares only about parties, tourism dollars and funding and our community was much bigger … Continue reading

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Farewell, adieu, so long….

Later this week, nominations for Board positions will close at the Mardi Gras office. At 5pm on Friday, when the envelopes are opened, there will not be a nomination from me in the bunch. Last year, around this time, I … Continue reading

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It’s time to Combine US and THEM for a huge Hen’s and Buck’s night.

I was never sure if I believed in marriage. It’s not that I don’t believe in love or commitment, but I was never sure if a dress, a ring and a piece of paper really changed the extent of feeling … 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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