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I am a refugee. I don't speak of it freely.The word has not sat well with me, except when I was a young girl in Vietnam.
by Thu-Trang Tran - 29/07/2014 - 16 comments
In one large study comparing a thousand homosexual and heterosexual adults in the UK, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry in 2003, the researchers found no increase in bullying of gay men compared to heterosexual men.
by David van Gend - 29/07/2014 - 6 comments
It seems everything is illegal in Australia unless a bureaucrat gives permission. What's worse, you have to go to the trouble and expense of asking the bureaucrat for permission.
by David Leyonhjelm - 29/07/2014 - 6 comments
Criminal lawyers defend the worst members of our society for the same reason advocates of free speech defend the liberties of racists.
by Sukrit Sabhlok - 28/07/2014 - 8 comments
An email circulated from what looked like an atheists boot camp recommended that their supporters send fake requests for registrations for our WCF Event and not turn up, thus wasting precious seating.
by Babette Francis - 25/07/2014 - 53 comments
All consumers should be free to use solar energy in their own way at their own cost.
by Viv Forbes - 25/07/2014 - 34 comments
Abbott's stance on allowing same-sex couples to marry in foreign consulates in Australia is in stark contrast to the position adopted by former Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
by Paula Gerber - 24/07/2014 - 12 comments
Does this mean that a service provider or carer of someone with a disability has to balance the risk to the disabled person and the right of that person to pursue happiness for themselves?
by Peter Gibilisco - 24/07/2014 - 3 comments
The Racial Discrimination Act has more power to protect the powerful than the powerless, and that is a problem.
by Andrew Glover - 23/07/2014 - 22 comments
The idea that suicide can be somehow rational cannot change our total opposition to suicide.
by Paul Russell - 23/07/2014 - 67 comments
Good intentions do not necessarily make good public policy. It is very often the fear of suffering, not actual suffering itself, that is at the core of the debate about assisted dying.
by Mal Fletcher - 22/07/2014 - 14 comments
The claim that one compassionate good is achieved (stopping drownings) should not come at the cost other unjustified practices.
by Noel Preston - 21/07/2014 - 36 comments

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