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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

We Need To Address Questions Of Gender In Assisted Dying

One of the principal motivations behind current efforts to legalise assisted suicide in Victoria and New South Wales (and most jurisdictions) is patient autonomy. However, rese ...

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 ...

Abortion Reform In Queensland: Rob Pyne's Loss Is A Win For Women

Whether you're pro-choice or pro-life, Rob Pyne's withdrawal of his two ill-conceived abortion bills in Queensland (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-28/abortion-decriminalisa ...

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