Magda Szubanski came out last night on Channel 10's the Project, talking about proposed changes to
's laws to permit same sex marriage. It was possibly Australia ’s worst kept secret, but she felt it was time to make a public stand. Australia
Some of us who are older may or may not feel coming out was more difficult 30 or 40 years ago than it is today, but as Mazda points out, young teenagers are still committing suicide because of the problems they face in dealing with their sexuality.
The following [rather dated] sketch shows just how subtle some anti gay messages can be, especially at home where most of us assume there might be unconditional love, or at least hope for a little tolerance.