I don’t know whether to be intensely irritated, that he is telling me the reality I don’t want to hear, or profoundly grateful that I can tell him my darkest thoughts and he responds with love.
Stephenie Lau returns to her roots to witness the pro-democracy movement and to experience this defining moment in Hong Kong’s history.
Do you believe in God? Why? Author Eli Glasman ruminates on the religious themes that have characterised his life.
The impacts of war on those who reside in conflict zones go beyond immediate threats to one’s life. Nadia Kaunein considers the impacts of the Israel-Palestine conflict on Palestinian peoples’ access to the right to health.
Adolfo Aranjuez interrogates the pervasive but problematic essentialism of identity politics.
The meaning of freedom is being distorted by privileged ideologues. Fatima Measham writes on why it is time to reclaim freedom.
The number of older women who are rental tenants in Australia is growing, and so is housing insecurity.
Advancing human rights protections should be a more central component of Australian foreign policy.
Mobile social networking app Grindr illuminates not just sexual possibility, but also debates around sexual justice.
Extraordinary professions can have extraordinary costs.
Robin de Crespigny looks at our boat towback policies through the eyes of Yaser Naseri, an Iranian asylum seeker who narrowly escaped death at sea.