Sunday, May 26, 2024

Julie McCrossin


Music, liturgy and ritual for Rainbow people too

An edited transcript of a speech given by Julie McCrossin, who emceed Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite, at City Recital Hall (co-presented with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras) on February 21.

Change the heart – a call to action

In the week leading up to Australia Day on January 26, Aboriginal Christian leaders Aunty Jean Phillips and Brooke Prentis hosted 17 prayer meetings in every state and territory across Australia.

Love is patient, love is kind

Full equality is almost here.

Married with children

"Coming out" can help decision-makers include us in every aspect of community life, rather than exclude us.

Why we still need the Mardi Gras

I remember the first Mardi Gras. It was 1978, and it was a different world back then.

Expatriate, not ex-patriot

Geoffrey Robertson QC is founder and head of the Doughty Street Chambers, the UK’s leading human rights practice. He is a prolific writer and he works as a judge and academic. His trademark Hypotheticals, broadcast on television, have made his distinctive style familiar to a general audience.

Law and peace

For the first time in its 150-year history the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appointed a woman, Dr Helen Durham, as the Director for International Law and Policy to its headquarters in Geneva.

Images of startling intimacy

A remarkable new, large-format book of photography and text, FRANS Families, offers a rare insight into the hidden daily lives of people with disabilities and their families.

Australian of the Year – Adam Goodes

Adam Goodes has long been engaged in various good causes. In what follows he talks with Julie McCrossin about his role as a Qantas...

First all-Aboriginal team for Coastrek

On February 28 the first all-Aboriginal team will walk 50km as part of Coastrek 2014, a fundraiser for The Fred Hollows Foundation. The Foundation has an extensive Indigenous program which goes beyond primary eye health and works to address the underlying issues that contribute to poor health in general.

Book Review: Take Back the Economy

On Thursday October 7, 2013, over 100 people gathered at Gleebooks in Glebe for the Australian launch of a handbook for activists called Take...

The people behind the SSH

Dorothy McRae-McMahon is a minister-in-association at the church and the features editor. “When we began the paper around a decade ago, we felt that...