On the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey

This month we will transform journal club into a safe space to chat about the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey and its impact on the La Trobe community with some readings to help us support our students and colleagues during this time and beyond it.

Why Social Justice in the Library? by? Margo Gustina and Eli Guinnee
o http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2017/06/library-services/why-social-justice-in-the-library-outreach-inreach/
NCis a no-go: bathrooms, libraries, and the limits of welcoming by Chris Bourg
o https://chrisbourg.wordpress.com/2017/07/28/nc-is-a-no-go-bathrooms-libraries-and-the-limits-of-welcoming/
ALIA Next Generation Advisory Committee (NGAC) Response to the Australia Marriage Law Postal Survey
o https://alianewgrads.wordpress.com/2017/08/17/ngac-response-to-the-australia-marriage-law-postal-survey/

Complementary reflections and research by a few La Trobe academics:
•My first time at Equal Love By Carolyn D’Cruz https://overland.org.au/2017/08/my-first-time-at-equal-love-2/
•I can’t stop crying… by Quinn Eades https://www.theliftedbrow.com/liftedbrow/2017/9/7/i-cant-stop-crying-by-quinn-eades
•The postal survey is both bizarre and typical in the history of Western marriage by Timothy Jones https://theconversation.com/the-postal-survey-is-both-bizarre-and-typical-in-the-history-of-western-marriage-83572
•A non-binding poll: how bizarre by Dennis Altman https://overland.org.au/2017/08/a-non-binding-poll-how-bizarre
•Queers against gay marriage: What to do in this postal vote? By Jess Ison http://archermagazine.com.au/2017/09/queers-gay-marriage-postal-vote

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