Shirleene Robinson AM is Senior Curator of Oral History at the National Library of Australia and Honorary Associate Professor of Modern History at Macquarie University. She has published extensively on LGBTIQ history and HIV and AIDS history. Recent works include the co-authored books Serving in Silence?: Australian LGBT servicemen and women (2018) and Pride in Defence: The Australian Military and Australian LGBTI Service Since 1945 (2020). Shirleene was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia in 2022 for significant service to the LGBTIQ community to marriage equality, and to history.