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A fortress besieged (Those who want in, those who want out; same sex marriage and beyond)

A fortress besieged (Those who want in, those who want out; same sex marriage and beyond)

Marriage is like a fortress besieged. Those who are outside want to get in, and those who are inside want to get out. — French proverb . Alright, this post goes on for a bit. Don’t say I didn’t say. Or come back soon, when we’ll be movie-mulching about Inception and The Hedgehog. (The image […]

The real meaning of same sex marriage (A theory, featuring a guest appearance by Kyle Sandilands)

The real meaning of same sex marriage (A theory, featuring a guest appearance by Kyle Sandilands)

Life, the poet Joseph Brodsky proposed, is not about life. It’s about the meaning of life. (I’ve always like that, something about its circularity, its ouroborosity.) Or, as the writer Russell Hoban put it, there’s a moment under the moment. And John Donne: “No man is an island … Each is a piece of the […]

Is Julia Gillard homophobic? Or just whistling? (On same-sex marriage)

Is Julia Gillard homophobic? Or just whistling? (On same-sex marriage)

Is Julia maybe a teensy bit homophobic? Or just par-for-the-course, predictably, utterly cynical? I’ve been wondering and the result, alas, is this rather long post — but I figured we needed the facts, ma’am, just the facts. However it does have a conclusion, thank Google. This either/or has arisen several times now, in prominent spots, […]