Tony Robertson

In­vis­i­bil­ity cloak is off

TONY Robert­son re­calls the “cloak of si­lence” that en­gulfed Gee­long in the late 1960s. “Gay” — as a word or con­cept — sim­ply wasn’t in the lo­cal vo­cab­u­lary, he says, con­jur­ing the “fear and iso­la­tion” he felt as a con­fused, Catholic teen. The...

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  • Tony Robertson -

    Thanks to Courtney for this interview and the opportunit­y to reflect on my experience. I hope that readers will engage in a conversati­on with young people as peers and mentors around the issues I have raised.

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