Before Matthew Thompson became the Green’s candidate for the Sydney electorate he was a scared queer youth living below the poverty line.
It was 2013...
Maria Gil is a Venezuela-born American living in Sydney, Australia who loves running away into lands of make-believe and chasing down stories. When she isn’t reading or playing Dungeons & Dragons she is working on making her dreams of becoming a novelist and a New York Times journalist a reality. Maria speaks English, Spanish and Japanese and has won several awards for news pieces she wrote while completing her bachelor’s degree in Miami, Florida.
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