Gay Australian Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham, who came out last month, doesn’t appreciate Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s exclusive marital politics:
[Mitcham] certainly bears the markings of a good gay role model: heâ€™s successful, attractive and heâ€™s not shy about speaking up on queer issues. When asked for his view on same-sex marriage, for instance, he has no compunction slamming Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
â€œIâ€™m not happy with Kevin Rudd,â€ he says, bluntly. â€œKevin Ruddâ€™s opinion of marriage as something thatâ€™s only between a man and a woman is quite narrow-minded. During the election campaign he was all about appearing young and cool, but his views on gay marriage make him look quite old-fashioned.â€
That’s because he is…