Monthly Archives: February 2013

On Hilary Mantel and royal incubators

It’s rather that I saw Kate becoming a jointed doll on which certain rags are hung. In those days she was a shop-window mannequin, with no personality of her own, entirely defined by what she wore. These days she is … Continue reading

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The Chrissie Swan story and Women’s media…..responsibility to women?

Many of you this week would have read about the Chrissie Swan story, the Australian radio presenter and public personality who was caught (and then subsequently confessed) to smoking whilst pregnant. The follow up story then quickly became news of … Continue reading

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Being a young person in modern day Australia, and more to the point, a young male, I have found my interest in feminism has been somewhat tempered over time. During my schooling days I learnt about the suffragette struggle of Susan B Anthony and…

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Originally posted on sosuburbanmama's Blog:
‘For me feminism is just fucking obvious. It is not an ideological or a political thing. We’re half the population. I don’t even see it as a cause: it’s just fucking obvious!’

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This brought tears to my eyes….what shame

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-08/fernandez-why-i-didnt-give-up-my-seat/4508686 Have a look at this account of a racist encounter which an ABC newsreader just had (with his 2yr old daughter). Where does this hate come from?

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Times are changing…go dads!!

2013, summer holidays end and school starts. Playground with the youngest and I am the minority. 2 dads and myself. Go dads!!

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