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A Feminine Touch In Recent Politics

Something I’ve noticed lately has been the impact of a feminine touch in politics - if I can put it that way. Whether or not I agree with all of their policies, both NSW  ...

Cultural Change Is Everyone’s Challenge

When the term ‘toxic masculinity’ went to air in the controversial Gillette ad (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koPmuEyP3a0) earlier this year, it prompted yet anot ...

Should Taking Harmful Drugs While Pregnant Be A Crime?

After a horror car crash that killed a young woman heavily pregnant with twins last year in NSW,[i] (#_edn1) an attempt was made to re-enliven debate on ‘Zoe’s Law& ...

To Turn The Tide On Sexual Harassment, We Must Address Our Pornographic Culture

In the documentary Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTClhVvqoR8), released in 2017 by Magic Lantern Pictures (http://magiclanternpictures.o ...

Take The Glamorised ‘Bad Mum’ With A Grain Of Salt

Has anyone else noticed the emergence of the glamorised ‘bad mum’? I first really noticed it with the 2016 film Bad Moms, whose protagonist was an overworked mum wh ...

Labor Believes “Women Deserve Better” When It Comes To Abortion. So Do We.

Last week, Labor announced a new $9.3 million policy (http://www.tanyaplibersek.com/media_release_labor_s_plan_to_support_women_s_reproductive_rights_wednesday_6_march_2019?fbc ...

International Women’s Day: Celebrating Progress And Championing Change

International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrations are set for Friday 8 March and coincidentally Australia’s national theme, ‘More Powerful Together’, echoes  ...

Women Are Paving The Way In Ethical Fashion

Almost one year ago, in March 2018, Vogue Australia released the Designing the Future (https://www.vogue.com.au/fashion/news/emma-watson-introduces-the-march-2018-issue-of-vogu ...

New York’s Historic Abortion Law Demands Further Ethical Consideration

On January 22, 2019, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo passed the Reproductive Health Act which has brought the most significant change to New York abortion laws since the h ...

Movie ‘Instant Family’ encourages couples to foster

Honestly, there aren’t too many instances where I leave the movie theatre with a warm and fuzzy feeling. But that is exactly how I felt a couple of weeks ago when I saw t ...
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