As the postal plebiscite is being shuttled to letterboxes around the country to define who I can marry, I thought I’d take this opportunity to not let a label define me. I’m a person, just like you. So here I am.
Steph Sands was born and raised in Leeton, NSW and is the former Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. She is a Lifetime Achievement recipient from the organisation. She founded the event and movement Women Say Something in 2011 and was awarded the ACON Community Hero Honour Award in 2015. She is an out and proud lesbian and works in digital transformation for a top tier consulting firm. She lives in Sydney with her partner and their cat.