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Protecting misogynists

  By Clementine Ford Australian politics continues to reveal  its inherent problem with women, with a Nationals staffer being placed on “indefinite leave” after he “accidentally” sent a misogynistic, abusive rant to the female journalist his words were targeting. The … Continue reading

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Feminist new year resolutions for 2019

By Amy Gray Two things become more certain with age: the years seem to fly by quicker and each year can feel a little bit harder. But for all its challenges, 2018 has taught us one thing: women are rising … Continue reading

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A Handmaid’s Documentary

By Amy Gray It shouldn’t be surprising that Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel to the Handmaid’s Tale. Not just because her book has renewed interest with the tv series, but because real life feels like an express ticket to … Continue reading

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The women who led me to my writing space

By Karen Wyld  I mostly write non-fiction pieces. I’ve published one novel, and have been clawing back time to finish another. Women are writing across all genres and subject matters. Works of fiction by women can be powerful. From books … Continue reading

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My solution for feminist fatigue: make men do it

  By Amy Gray  I’m not tired of feminism, but man, feminism can be tiring. When you’re a feminist, especially one whose work is centered around the protection and elevation of women, the world can feel battering. Every viral moment … Continue reading

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Women Get It Worse In The Healthcare System

Photo by November Jing Is your doctor a dickhead? Well, now there’s a hashtag for you. Asher Wolf explores the #DoctorsAreDickheads hashtag… If we cry, we’re labelled hysterical. If we’re stoic, we’re tarred as pretenders. If we ask for pain … Continue reading

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No, Jacinda Ardern won’t save us so stop the feminist fangirling

By Amy Gray “I just think she’s so inspiring…holding her baby with her like that, I just think it’s going to change things” – this was how a friend recently described her admiration for New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. … Continue reading

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Feminist Allyship to Sex Workers: Part Two

  By Gala Vanting This is the second in a two part series on sex work, feminism and activism.   We’ve talked the theory - now let’s talk the how to be an ally to sex workers. Being an ally to sex … Continue reading

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India & #MeToo

Content warning: this transcript includes descriptions of sexual violence.  By Deepanjana Pal     I acknowledge that I meet you on the land of the Kulin nations and that sovereignty was never ceded. I pay my respects to the Elders past … Continue reading

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Can men be feminists?

Amy Gray Who gets to call themselves a feminist? It’s a question that despite its simplicity wrenches open questions of gender, power and participation and forces us to consider our motives. It’s also something that provokes a lot of emotions … Continue reading

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