Federal Politics

Mark Kenny

Mark Kenny is Fairfax Media's chief political correspondent. A director of the National Press Club, he regularly appears on the ABC's Insiders, Sky News Agenda, and Ten's Meet the Press. He has reported from Canberra under three prime ministers and several opposition leaders.

In the backlash, sex and sexual orientation became weapons wielded in furious anger.

When equality for all is none of your business

Minsplaining: 1. (verb informal) the process by which minority groups delegitimise anything but uncritical obedience to their agreed line, positioning critics, ipso facto, as "external" enemies. 2. the dualistic way the dominant power grouping maintains internal discipline by transmitting a message externally, making alternative views synonymous with betrayal and thus unfit for consideration.