December 2011

Gay Marriage is a human right, not a wrong

(This article appeared in MX on Dec 8th) Those against gay marriage say it’s unnatural. Well there’s scientific evidence that over 1500 animal species express homosexual behaviour. Then there’s only one species that persecutes anyone for that behaviour, and that’s us. We’re also the only animals who pick up dog poo, eat tiger penises for Read More

Beware the Cult of Do-It Yourself

(Appeared in the MX on Nov 29) Last week I had a spare VIP ticket to a comedy night. Included were food and drinks, and on the bill were some of Australia’s best acts. I ended up going alone. It was short notice, and most of my friends had a good reason for being unavailable, Read More