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Entertainment

Feminist Play Starring All Women Of Color Is Challenging Australia’s Dominant White Narrative

Feminist Play Starring All Women Of Color Is Challenging Australia’s Dominant White Narrative

We’re getting some serious girl squad envy reading up about this feminist play from down under. ‘Hot Brown Honey’ is an Australian production from the Black Honey Company, founded by […]

Politics

Oxfam Engaging Indigenous Australian Women In Policy-Making Process With National Forum

Oxfam Engaging Indigenous Australian Women In Policy-Making Process With National Forum

When more women have a seat at the decision-making table, change happens. That is precisely the goal of Oxfam Australia’s Straight Talk forum – to create change, led by Indigenous […]

Politics

Australia’s First Female Muslim MP, Anne Aly, Gives Powerful Feminist Speech In Parliament

Australia’s First Female Muslim MP, Anne Aly, Gives Powerful Feminist Speech In Parliament

When we look at global politics right now, it is easy to get disheartened about the uprising of hatred, fear, racism and strong sentiments that seek to divide people based […]

Working Women

Judge Susan Kiefel Becomes The First Female Chief Justice Of The Australian High Court

Judge Susan Kiefel Becomes The First Female Chief Justice Of The Australian High Court

Get ready Australia, justice has a new name AND gender! Judge Susan Kiefel was appointed as the first female Chief Justice of the High Court, the highest judicial level in […]

Sports

Women’s AFL League Set To Kick Off In Australia In 2017 But Will It Address The Pay Gap?

Women’s AFL League Set To Kick Off In Australia In 2017 But Will It Address The Pay Gap?

AFL fans in Australia, get ready because the 2017 season is going to be its biggest yet. Starting in February, the AFL is launching its first Women’s League which will […]

Causes

Australia’s Leading Science Agency, CSIRO, Launches Inaugural Indigenous STEM Awards

Australia’s Leading Science Agency, CSIRO, Launches Inaugural Indigenous STEM Awards

Australia’s largest science agency, CSIRO, has launched a wonderful initiative to engage Indigenous communities in STEM fields. The inaugural Indigenous STEM Awards winners will be announced in early December, and […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Australia’s 1st Female Aboriginal MP’s Historic Speech & ‘The Eagle Huntress’ Trailer

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Australia’s 1st Female Aboriginal MP’s Historic Speech & ‘The Eagle Huntress’ Trailer

YAS QUEENS! It’s that time of the week, where we end on a feminist high with another installment of our Feminist Friday series! In this edition, we are serving up […]

Entertainment

Aussie Feminist Film Festival Aims To Break Down Stigma Surrounding Feminism

Aussie Feminist Film Festival Aims To Break Down Stigma Surrounding Feminism

Feminism has had a bit of a shakeup globally. The ‘Women Against Feminism’ Tumblr page which caused a lot of controversy seemed for a second to give the movement a […]

Causes, Working Women

Australian High School Girls Campaign For Feminist Curriculum

Australian High School Girls Campaign For Feminist Curriculum

Typical high school girls don’t use their spare time to champion the cause of the greater good. Not because they aren’t able, it’s because it is normally a time of […]

Causes, Working Women

Body Image Forum Analyzes Social Media Impact On Teen Girls

Body Image Forum Analyzes Social Media Impact On Teen Girls

If you type in the hashtags #anorexia, #bulimia or #eatingdisorders on Instagram, you will literally see millions of posts. If you try to click on the top search result, a […]

Sports

Meet Peta Searle: The First Female Australian Football Coach

Meet Peta Searle: The First Female Australian Football Coach

Being a woman in a man’s world is a title reserved for an extra special breed of ladies. These are the women who have ultra thick skin and are determined […]

Fashion & Beauty

Australia’s 1st Indigenous Fashion Week Highlights Women Of Color

Australia’s 1st Indigenous Fashion Week Highlights Women Of Color

A survey by Australian women’s magazine Cleo in September 2013 claimed that Aussie consumers don’t want to see ethnic or Indigenous faces advertising their products, clothes or in the media. […]

Entertainment

This Ted Talk Breaks Down The Shocking Amount Of Time Women Spend On Their Appearance

This Ted Talk Breaks Down The Shocking Amount Of Time Women Spend On Their Appearance

Tracey Spicer is an Australian journalist and media personality. She can regularly be seen presenting the news, and has done so for a very long time. She has also just […]

Entertainment, Interviews

Surely There Are More Females In Hip Hop Than Just Nicki Minaj?

Surely There Are More Females In Hip Hop Than Just Nicki Minaj?

It’s a question we have been wondering lately. When you turn on the TV, scour the internet, and even look for new music to download on iTunes or any music-sharing […]