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A Further Political Conversation

Having sent emails to Government representatives, I thought it time to see how the opposition felt about the issues I was raising.  So I sent the following email to Mr Andrews:


Dear Mr Andrews

I am writing to you as Shadow Minister for Families, Housing and Human Services as I believe the issue I am raising with you would fit within the purview of your portfolio.

On the 17th of May this year, the world observed the International Day Against…


Added by Andre Stoffels on June 11, 2011 at 11:10 — 2 Comments

A political conversation

I'm still finding my feet in my new world having only been out for a relatively short period of about 10 months.  But I have emailed a few politicians (a new thing for me) on homophobia and equal love.  One of them is my local Federal MP, Mr Nick Champion. Here's the correspondence so far - nothing brilliant but just me having my first go supporting an issue that is important to me.


On the 12th of May 2011, I sent an email to Nick Champion, Member for Wakefield.  The…


Added by Andre Stoffels on May 30, 2011 at 21:45 — 3 Comments

A conversation

Hi. My name is Andre and I’m new to this site. I joined a couple of days ago and answered the questions for the profile page which you can obviously check out if you want to. Within hours of joining, I received the following message:

“Hi Andre... thanks for joining us here! I'm really interested in what you have to say about listening... after the weekend rally (see blogpost) I'm left wondering how to help the homophobes listen... and how can we listen better to whatever is going on… Continue

Added by Andre Stoffels on May 17, 2011 at 20:43 — 3 Comments

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