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Julie Bishop doesn’t need feminism

Apparently Julie Bishop isn’t a “feminist”. Well of course not, Julie Bishop doesn’t really need feminism. It’s a bit like being well off and saying that you don’t believe in income support (hmm, sounds like someone else’s political line). Julie, … Continue reading

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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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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 . The controversy was no doubt courted by the magazine, with this unusual … Continue reading

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