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  • Marriage equality, capitalism, and gay identity


    This lecture was given to the GEND1001 class at the Australian National University in May 2017.  What I am going to do today is take a brief look at the history of homosexuality and the homosexual, or queer, movement in the modern era. In doing so I will be specifically focusing on gay identity as […]

  • Newsletter #10: Just keeping on moving on


    Check out my latest newsletter below. You can sign up to get my newsletter straight to your inbox here! Hello all! It’s been a couple of months, so it feels like time for another newsletter on everything that’s been happening in my world of writing and research. As Winter hits in Canberra I am thoroughly […]

  • Gay Sex is Fun


    This speech was presented as part of the Noted Festival Event on Thursday the 5th of May: ‘AIDS Action Council presents Gay Sex is Fun’. Thank you to Noted for inviting me to speak and for the AIDS Action Council of the ACT for putting on this excellent event. Speech Growing up as a man […]