Thanks to our LGBT+ elders

Today I'd like to give thanks - and there is so much to be thankful for. When a good friend of mine came out to his mother, she wept. She was devastated. Not because she loved him less, but because she saw a rough road ahead of him. "Life will be so hard for you", she explained. And... Continue Reading →

Diversity’s fork in the road

It's great to be back here. It's especially great to be back when so much has happened and there's so much to say. There's no doubt we've come a long way. Some of us have walked this road for decades and the results speak for themselves. We've taken so many great steps towards a world where homophobia,... Continue Reading →

How can the school or workplace be a homotopia?

Homotopia: A utopia for homosexuals. A place where queer people go to socialise, work, eat, shop, learn, pray, dance or date where they feel they can be completely themselves. Radio National has been exploring homotopias in all their forms: queer parties, a dance club, women's footy. But there are people working hard to make LGBTQI people feel safe... Continue Reading →

Where are all the women on screen?

Today I attended an eye-opening UQ BEL Alumni lunch with Tracey Vieira, the passionate CEO of Screen Queensland. The organisation she leads has been responsible for over $1.5b in film money to Queensland and perhaps more importantly, some great in-roads into locally produced, diverse content.   She took us through the sobering and surprising numbers of female... Continue Reading →

Bending time for the benefit of all

Recently I spoke with Lawyers Weekly about how to make time in a commercial law firm to both do your job and follow your passion.  You can read the full article on their website: Bending time for the benefit of all - Lawyers Weekly, 10 February 2017

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