How Notions of Gender and Race Constrain Us

This is a writing I previously posted on an adult social media site (sad that education is needed there isn’t it?) I was going through posts on another media site where I noticed a friend had posted this article: Navigating Masculinity as a Black Transman: “I will never straighten out my wrist.”. Maleness and Femaleness are inadequate descriptors of a person’s sex. Biologists are proving that … Continue reading How Notions of Gender and Race Constrain Us

Official Results SSM postal survey

Below are are the important results presented as infographics and data tables. You can also watch Prime Minister Malcolm Turnball announce the results. Response map: Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry? Participation map Information graphics and data tables source: Australian Bureau of Statistics.   Continue reading Official Results SSM postal survey

Dedicated to my beloved friends: Australians say YES to Marriage Equality

“We asked them for their opinion and they have given it to us. It is unequivocal, it is overwhelming. It is our job now to get on with it … It is fair. The people have voted yes for marriage equality. Now it is our job to deliver it” – PM Malcolm Turnball Yesterday was an important day in Australian history: the 15th November 2017, … Continue reading Dedicated to my beloved friends: Australians say YES to Marriage Equality

2016 Gender workplace statistics at a glance

“Gender equality is a longer-term driver of competitiveness and equity that is even more important in an era of increasingly globalised economies. No country can afford to fall behind because it is failing to enable women and men to participate equally in the economy and society.”  World Bank Image sourced from Wikimedia Commons. The Australian Government’s Gender Workplace Equality Agency released some interesting statistics in August 2016 … Continue reading 2016 Gender workplace statistics at a glance