Results tagged “Australia” from Last Word

  "I am a white heterosexual male. This trifecta of privilege means that I'm not routinely subjected to prejudice. But for a few minutes I got to walk in the shoes of a gay person in a public place.... I was degraded. I was shamed. I was humiliated."   An anonymous passenger, writing on his personal blog, after Jetstar ... [Read]

"Let's talk about gay marriage. Yeah, buddy, that's right. Love is equal." Pop star Katy Perry to Tony Abbott, a conservative Australian politician who strongly opposes same-sex marriage, during an interview on an Australian radio show. Abbott, currently in the lead to become the country's next prime minister, phoned into the show to ask when Perry would perform in ... [Read]