Sebastian Sharp

Sebastian Sharp

Sebastian Sharp is a Melbourne-based writer who completed a PhD in English at the University of Western Australia, exploring camp in contemporary culture.

Sebastian Sharp reviews 'Unrequited Love: Diary of an accidental activist' by Dennis Altman

January–February 2020, no. 418 16 December 2019
Sebastian Sharp reviews 'Unrequited Love: Diary of an accidental activist' by Dennis Altman
The fortieth anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras might have been an occasion for unbridled elation. Held in March of 2018, the celebration came soon after the bitterly fought battle to legalise same-sex marriage in Australia. Dennis Altman, a pre-eminent figure in Gay Liberation, paints a different picture of the Mardi Gras. His new book, Unrequited Love: Diary of an acc ... (read more)