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An invitation to a Rising


When my youngest daughter the Little Chef stood up to an example of Everyday Sexism, she soon discovered she wasn’t alone. Sometimes all you need is an invitation. Continue reading

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Mussel flexing women destroy the joint


Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s speech in which she denounced the opposition leader’s sexism and misogyny made headlines around the world. But it followed an extraordinary period when the spotlight never shifted far from the treatment of women in our society. Continue reading

Sisters, sisters what are we fighting for?


Job opportunities and healthcare, that’s what. And we’re still fighting, after all these years… Continue reading

A shit storm in 140 characters


The Finnish word for pedant is pilkunnussija, literally ‘comma f*cker.’ But an Attack of the Pilkunnussija can be anything but funny. Continue reading

Panda-gate, the gender politics of shopping and exploding breasts


Like many hairy feminists, I’m concerned about the way wimmin are portrayed in the media. Continue reading

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