Post Tagged with: "australia"

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 […]

Celebrities

Bindi Irwin Urging Young Women To “Dress Their Age”

Bindi Irwin Urging Young Women To “Dress Their Age”

She’s a wildlife warrior and daughter of the real life Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, who tragically died in 2006 while “on the job”, swimming with stingrays, one of which fatally […]

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. […]

Boys We Like

Paraplegic Woman Becomes A Surfer Thanks To An Unlikely Miracle

Paraplegic Woman Becomes A Surfer Thanks To An Unlikely Miracle

Pascale Honore is a 50 year-old mom from Australia who was rendered paraplegic after a car accident 18 years ago. One of her favorite things to do was watch her […]

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 […]

Politics

Aussie Female Politician Beefing Up Gender Equality & Prioritizing Women’s Rights

Aussie Female Politician Beefing Up Gender Equality & Prioritizing Women’s Rights

If you aren’t from Australia there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of Natasha Stott Despoja. She is the former leader of the Australian Democrats political party, but since retiring […]

Entertainment

Today Show Host Becomes Whistleblower For Sexism In The Media

Today Show Host Becomes Whistleblower For Sexism In The Media

Host of the Australian version of The Today Show recently gave an important speech at an annual media industry event. It is called the Andrew Olle Media Lecture, named after […]

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 […]

Sports

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

A wonderful TED talk from Australian Cross Country Skier Janine ‘The Machine’ Shepherd. She had Olympic dreams, but after a tragic accident was declared a paraplegic by doctors. But her […]