Wednesday, November 15 2017, Northbridge Plaza, Perth, 7.00am:
“Yes responses, 7,817,247, representing 61.6% …” read the chief statistician of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, David Kalisch, on the big screen. The huge crowd erupted. Hugging, crying, comfort, joy.
That was one of the happiest moments of my life, along with December 7 2017, when marriage equality legislation passed the federal parliament.
For younger generations, this was the moment one of our defin...