I, like many men, have felt unfairly targeted and thought #NotAllMen. However, now that I’ve learned the meaning behind it, guys, we need to have a chat.
As a long time devotee to the AFL, I’ve experienced abuse in many forms. It is so entwined in the experience, removing it could be harmful. But that doesn’t make it right. Or does it?
George Pell, Harvey Weinstein, Michael Jackson. We remember the names of those who sicken us, but we give the institutions that enabled them a free pass. Why?
While parliament has agreed to the royal commission into the abuse of the disabled, we still do not have a date. We do, however, know what we require from it.
Reading today’s headlines has pushed me to write this. Addiction is much more than what we use, it’s the world that swirls around it.