Honi Soit writing competiton. Entries close July 29

What being queer means to us

On marriage equality, resistance, and love.

Graphics by Michael Sun.

We’ve won. The ‘yes’ vote has won. This fuck-off plebiscite has seen the absolute dredges of homophobia unearthed in public, but it’s also seen unreserved expressions of queerness, and a community bound together in the struggle for civil rights. There are still fights to fight, and battles to battle, but for now: let’s commemorate the beauty of queerness in 2017. 

We asked our reporters to submit exactly 10 words — no more and no less — on what being queer means to them.

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