Every action is born of experience. The QUO curate stories that will help broaden our understanding of what is happening around us, and inspire action. Based on the lived experiences of our contributors, the stories here cover issues that are at the heart of our development as a community.
"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.
We all know that STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) fields remain dominated by men, particularly in the higher levels of academia. Kelly Wong, an online producer at Australia's Science Channel, talks all things science communication in plain English.
“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.