Category Archives: Feminism

Fighting racism now is the time to take a stand

http://m.theage.com.au/executive-style/culture/blogs/all-men-are-liars/getting-real-about-racism-20130529-2nb9h.html Sam De Brito’s comments in today’s Age newspaper are spot on. The only reason Eddie McGuire is getting away with his comments is because he is in Australia. Eddie McGuire is not at a BBQ where although such comments … Continue reading

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Time to submit

The recent publication by the Sydney Diocese of the Anglican church of its proposed new marriage vows have caused a well justified stir in the Australian community. For those of you unaware, the proposed new prayer book “updates” the wedding … Continue reading

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Changing attitudes for family friendly work environments

I recently blogged about how I thought women should not hide the fact that family commitments had made them late for work commitments. This is based on the view that only by changing attitudes in the workplace towards family and … Continue reading

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Tip No. 535….How to become more “appealing” to men in the workplace

Another little gem from the corporate world, kindly “helping” women along who may have forgotten that it is actually the men that run the show! This time it regards a New York University Professor Anna Akbari who has put out … Continue reading

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Attachment parenting…for the 1%?

Attachment parenting has received a bit of press recently, with this now famous and controversial Time magazine cover featuring a young mother breastfeeding her 3 year old son .┬áThe controversy was no doubt courted by the magazine, with this unusual … Continue reading

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The Dad change

When social progress arrives at your doorstep, or at least at your local park! Those were my thoughts as, after nearly 8 years of being a mother and frequenting the local park, I went the other day with my youngest … Continue reading

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Stuck on the school run and late for a meeting? Don’t hide it, scream it out!!

Nicky Gemmell writes a sensitive and thought provoking column in the Weekend Australian Magazine each week, one that I have come to look forward to reading (after mourning the loss of one of my favourite columnists, Susan Maushart). Last week’s … Continue reading

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