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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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Feminist Allyship to Sex Workers: Part One

By Gala Vanting This is the first in a two part series on sex work, feminism and activism. Australian sex workers breathed a collective sigh of relief a few years ago when Sheila Jeffreys picked up her bottomless carpetbag of … Continue reading

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5 things we can learn from Dr Constance Stone, Queen Victoria Hospital founder

Dr Constance Stone by Amy Gray As we threw open the doors for Melbourne Open House on the weekend, we took the opportunity to throw open the history books and learn more about this building’s amazing history and how feminism … Continue reading

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Dr Cathy Kezelman – The Blue Knot Foundation

by Nicole Smith Tragedy struck Dr. Cathy Kezelman almost twenty years ago when her niece Angie died in a car accident. Working as a General Practitioner in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, Cathy thought she had a comprehensive understanding of grief. However this … Continue reading

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Feminism’s Rituals

We have to plant the seeds or tomorrow’s harvest will never come.   By Amy Gray History is crowded with forgotten rituals. When times were unpredictable, communities would conduct elaborate affairs to bring a good harvest. These were big events … Continue reading

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