Gay rights and gay wrongs

In its coverage of gay law reform over the past fifty years, the Australian has charted a course from pacesetter to curmudgeon, writes Graham Willett in this talk from last week’s conference on the paper’s fiftieth anniversary

15 Jul 14 | Comments (0)

Gay rights and the glass ceiling

How much has changed over the past four decades, asks Dennis Altman in this extract from his new book, The End of the Homosexual?

29 Jul 13 | Comments (0)

From a drowning to a celebration

In this edited version of a recent Dunstan Foundation lecture, Dennis Altman looks at forty years of gay liberation and the work still to be done

11 Dec 12 | Comments (0)

William Chidley’s answer to the sex problem

Born to a free-thinking family in Melbourne around 1860, William Chidley became an energetic campaigner with some surprisingly respectable supporters, writes Frank Bongiorno in this extract from his new book

04 Jul 12 | Comments (0)

The Labor way

The Labor conference exposed the party’s – and the government’s – weaknesses, writes Frank Bongiorno

07 Dec 11 | Comments (0)