"In an increasingly polarised world, our poos and wees are becoming progressively politicised by partisan politicians." Keegan explores how the gender neutral bathroom debate impacts upon non-binary and gender queer people.
“It felt selfish because we are made to believe it is selfish. It made me so angry – a man politicising something they will never have to endure themselves.” Women share their lived experience of exercising their right to choose, despite abortion still being in NSW's criminal code.
Australian media personality and LGBTQIA+ advocate Julie McCrossin reminds us that we must be aware of the prejudices and discriminatory attitudes that exist amongst all of us; no matter how we identify ourselves.
"The reality is that I never know if a guy has swiped right on Tinder because he has read my bio and is genuinely interested because of what I’ve written, or because he’s seen an Asian girl and lights have either consciously or unconsciously gone off in his head." Yen-Rong explores how sexual racism affects her experience of online dating.
"I think for me the purpose of art is not only to reveal our own truths, but to do it in a way that helps others find something in theirs." Creative and disability advocate Emily Dash tackles the themes of identity and public perception in PACT Salon 2: Skeletons and Self-Portraits.