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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Women And Men Must ‘Work Together’ To Heal #MeToo Scars

Women may be losing out in the aftermath of #MeToo, with many male managers expressing fear about interacting with women, according to a recent New York Times article (https:// ...

Breaking Down (Syndrome) Discrimination Is A Feminist Issue

There are several reasons why discrimination against children with Down syndrome via pre-natal screening and abortion is a feminist issue, and why women’s voices and lead ...

If We Really Care About Girls, We Must Start To Care About Gendercide

Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child (http://www.un.org/en/events/girlchild/), there is something missing. It’s 200 million girls (http://www.itsagirlmov ...

How To Be A Feminist

Feminism was once a movement that unified women; it empowered them to seek equality, to seek autonomy and to seek opportunity. The beauty and power of feminism has been lo ...

In The Fight For Equality, We Must Celebrate Difference

Today is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and a call for their equal treatment in so ...

Downs Screening And The Pressure Of Perfection

We are all for diversity these days, are we not? Identity is sacred and inclusiveness is the official word on people with disabilities. So why is every effort being made to eli ...

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