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FABORIGINAL: Steven Oliver On Being Black, Gay, Sad And Fabulous

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Recently, Aboriginal writer and performer Steven Oliver delivered a speech to staff from the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet to mark Wear It Purple Day. Quite a few people laughed, then cried. Then laughed again. And then there was more crying.

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Fight Marriage Equality Hate With Goats Doing Parkour… And Then Enrol To Vote

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If you’re a supporter of marriage equality, and you’ve accepted that you may have to participate in the upcoming postal plebiscite, whether you like it or not, then you may be a bit anxious about whether or not the untapped voting power of the ‘millennials’ will be realized.

Well, one grassroots Australian organisation – Democracy in Colour – has taken steps to tackle that issue head on, launching a website where younger voters can watch goats doing parkour, before heading on over to the Australian Electoral Commission to join the roll, or update their details. And by the way… there’s now less than 24 hours to do that before the rolls close. Chop chop.

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WATCH: Hilarious 2-Minute Monkey Video Explaining Capitalism, Why The Gender Pay Gap Makes Women Angry, And Why Politicians Abuse Their Allowances

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Humans are supposed to be the ‘higher primate’. As climate change and capitalism slowly strangle our planet, that’s obviously going to be a matter of ongoing debate, but one thing that beyond arguing is that other primates share many of our emotions and world views.

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