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Kirby calls for Gay, Lesbian, Trans Museum near Taylor Square

By ALLISON HORE In the lead up to World Pride 2023 there is a renewed effort to set up a permanent pride museum in Sydney. And it’s already gaining momentum. Former High Court justice Michael Kirby, a patron of the Victorian Pride Centre, has written a letter to a number of prominent members of the […]

Screw Loose by Peter Blazey

First published 20 years ago, Peter Blazey’s audacious, irresistible autobiography Screw Loose is now available in a revised edition with a foreword by Michael Kirby. Candid and at times provocative, these self styled ‘uncalled for memoirs’ encompass five decades in the life of the controversial Australian journalist, biographer and gay activist. Blazey got the scoop on […]

Young voters must enrol for same-sex marriage postal poll

BY ALEX EUGENE Young and first-time voters must urgently enrol to vote if they want to have their say on same-sex marriage. All Australians need to have their postal vote in the mail by August 24. The fight for equality is on again, this time in the form of a survey which will cost taxpayers […]

Kirby tells of North Korea atrocities

Retired High Court justice Michael Kirby has told a Sydney University audience of his personal shock at the revelations made by North Korean defectors during a commission of inquiry he headed into crimes against humanity committed by the outcast regime. The year-long investigation released its report in February and found evidence of crimes including abduction […]