"A few months ago I didn’t even know this place existed, let alone the history that lay within its walls and in its song; a history which I now feel has been near-forgotten or overlooked."
"And so, I had reached a bit of a crossroads after years of fighting this, after years of feeling emotionally distressed. And the crossroads was, continue down this path and do nothing, or speak out and fight back. Speak out, fight back and reclaim my name."
In the wake of the postal survey on same sex marriage in Australia, we were privileged to sit down with Ben and Eduardo. Their story reminds us why we support same sex marriage, who will be impacted by the result, and what it means to same sex couples to have the right to get married.
Beyond Stigma was a storytelling evening in honour of R U OK? Day that featured stories about mental health. This evening would not have been possible without the funding and support of Ruah Community Services.
Tammy Bux is a strategist by day and storyteller by night. She is passionate about encouraging people to celebrate their challenges and triumphs through storytelling.