The future of pill testing in NSW
With the upcoming election, will NSW have a chance to perhaps see this program rolled out across our state? And so, what might the major political parties have to say on this issue leading up to the election?
Opinion: You’ve missed Keating’s point
Since the interview we have been told it is best to ignore Keating because he’s like an annoying ex-husband according to SMH journalist Malcolm Knox, he’s a crazy old uncle according to opposition leader Peter Dutton, the world has changed since the 1990s according to Prime Minister Albanese and that he’s a defender of a genocidal dictatorship according to Andrew Bolt.
Qtopia: the queer utopia we’d love to see
The day I undertook my first shift as a volunteer at the QTopia pop-up exhibitions, the muggy air proved to be an oppressive adversary the whole walk to Green Park. Not only that, but it was also the day of the much-anticipated Mardi Gras Fair. Needless to say, I was expecting to go the entire […]
Opinion: Senator Lidia Thorpe – politicians as activists?
During the 2023 Mardi Gras parade on February 26th, Independent Senator Lidia Thorpe protested police inclusion in a march that originated as a day of grassroots queer resistance against police brutality in 1978. Much media interest regarding Senator Thorpe’s actions has centred around whether it was “right” for Senator Thorpe to disrupt the festivities, with […]
Advertise with Pride: a deep dive into rainbow capitalism
Standfirst: Stand with Pride! Ride with Pride! Be bold. Be proud. Be you. Let love shine! If you’ve noticed an absolute deluge of rainbow or pride-themed advertising during Sydney World Pride, you’re not alone. During a pride event of international significance that is estimated to have brought over 78,000 tourists to Sydney, it’s understandable that […]
Marriage for Money: The Youth Allowance Loophole
Students are no strangers to being kicked in the guts by successive governments who offer underwhelming changes to what little income support they are entitled to. The latest increase of 6% to Youth Allowance may look good at a glance, until you consider the fact that inflation has breached 7%. There is, however, an additional […]