Rodney Croome

01/02/2012 NEWS: Human and gay rights activist Rodney Croome, 47, has embarked on his last campaign, Rodney in Salamanca Place

Rodney Croome is a spokesperson for the Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group, national convener of Australian Marriage Equality and a former editor of Island magazine.

He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2003 for his gay rights advocacy.


The promise of belonging

EssayMARDI GRAS IS a time of high emotion. When a Tasmanian contingent marched in the parade for the first time in the mid-1990s, a Sydney reporter wrote that the crowd's reception 'was like thunder rolling up Oxford Street'. Tasmania...

Churning the mud

EssayPREJUDICE, IGNORANCE AND shallowness characterise the current national debate on Tasmania and its future. On the political right the island is portrayed as the kind of poor, tree-hugging, gay-loving, welfare-dependent, enterprise-free society Green-dominated Labor governments inevitably create. These images...

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