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All-Natural Please, Except For Birth Control

Organic produce. Free-range eggs. Essential oils. We’re all about the natural and non-processed these days for anything that goes into, on, or in the vicinity of our bodi ...

We Need To Have The Hard Conversations About Gender Identity Laws And The Rights And Welfare Of Women And Girls

I seem to miss all the fun these days. Meghan Murphy, the outspoken gender-critical feminist was in New Zealand recently (https://speakupforwomen.nz/events/feminism-2020-wellin ...

A Tale of Two Babies

Sofia woke me at 4am, kicking and stretching, making my belly contort. “Good girl”, I thought, reassured. I’d been on bed rest for four weeks in hospital afte ...

Mums, Here’s How To Help Your Daughter’s Self-Image

Call me biased but I think my daughters are the most beautiful girls in the world. And in a world that serves us up unrealistic standards and expectations when it comes to beau ...

Growing Up In A Digital World: Plug In Or Press Pause?

In the same way that the Renaissance period is recalled as a moment of artistic endeavour, our current era will be remembered for the many incredible advances that are being ma ...

Abortion Reform At Odds With Authentic Feminism

Today, the NSW Legislative Council resumed debate on the controversial abortion bill. As a woman, a feminist, a disability advocate, and a health professional, I wholeheartedly ...

NSW Abortion Campaign Not About Women's Health

A new campaign (https://www.smh.com.au/politics/nsw/sixty-groups-fighting-to-overturn-nsw-s-archaic-abortion-laws-20190501-p51j23.html)to 'decriminalise' and modernise' aborti ...

The Most Draining Part Of Motherhood

So here I am, two kids in, one aged three and the other aged one. And I think it’s the most drained I’ve ever felt on this journey that is motherhood. Don’t m ...

Australia Must Better Protect The Rights And Dignity Of Women With Disabilities

A controversial ‘best interest’ ruling (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/23/world/europe/abortion-mentally-disabled-uk.html) handed down by the Court of Protection i ...

To The Birth Strikers: Have Hope, Not Fear!

I was sceptical and concerned when I first came across a recent article (https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/mar/12/birthstrikers-meet-the-women-who-refuse-to-have-ch ...
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