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The Cobbler and the Diamond

I recently worked as the Production Designer on Jake Hoyson’s graduate thesis, The Cobbler and the Diamond. It’s a bit of a slap stick modern-day film noir, and largely centers thematically around iconic foods. 52 more words

Production Design

Giving Punks Free Rein

News: A federal judge ruled the U.S. “no-fly” list unconstitutional. The judge said those travelers would also have to be told why they were put on the list in the first place. 119 more words

GT News & Comment

Time to right historical wrongs

First published Thursday, 20 February 2014 by Gay News Network

Written by Anna Brown,  Co-Convenor of the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby

In January this year we welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement that it will legislate to “expunge” or erase the criminal records of men convicted of homosexual offences in the past. 580 more words

Convener's Viewpoint

The results are in!

Originally published 3 Sept 2013 by Gay News Network

Written by Anna Brown, Co-Convener of the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby

Being queer doesn’t define who I am or how I vote, but as members of the LGBTI community we have a strong interest in knowing where the major parties stand on issues affecting us. 531 more words

Convener's Viewpoint

Do we have your word?

First published on 1 Aug 2013 by Gay News Network

Written by Anna Brown, Co-Convener of the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby

What do Olympian Lauren Jackson, footballer Brock McLean, singer Natalie Bassingthwaite, TV personality Chrissie Swan and actor Matt Day all have in common?  480 more words

Convener's Viewpoint

Two steps forward, one step back for LGBTI rights

Originally published on 30 July 2013 by Gay News Network

Written by Anna Brown, Co-Convenor of the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby

In the lead-up to Prime Minister Rudd’s announcement of the government’s disastrous Papua New Guinea refugee ‘solution’, an event took place that understandably escaped much public attention. 688 more words

Anna Brown

Federal LGBTI Anti-Discrimination Protections, At Last

This week, there was a major legal development which will have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Australians. 860 more words

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