Tag: feminism

  • A conversation with Mona Eltahawy: To be ‘savage and dangerous’

    A conversation with Mona Eltahawy: To be ‘savage and dangerous’

    Art: Anh Noel “International women’s day isn’t just one day; it should be every day.”  On International Women’s Day, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Senator, Mehreen Faruqi hosted a conversation with guest speaker Mona Eltahawy at UNSW: Global Feminism. A fierce advocate for women’s rights and one of the world’s most prominent feminists, Eltahawy was…

  • 007 Retrospective: Bond Girls Through the Ages

    007 Retrospective: Bond Girls Through the Ages

    By Kevin Ding Before shit hit the 2020 fan, the 25th James Bond film No Time to Die was scheduled to be released in April. Being a 007 fan who has never actually seen all the instalments, I decided to binge the longest-running movie series, from Dr. No to Spectre. As I powered through each…

  • Women in the Media

    Like many western countries, Australia went through its own sexual revolution in the late 1960s. Women spoke up and found their place in society, outside of family life. The taboo regarding sex and sexuality was shattered throughout the academy, arts and media with figures such as Germaine Greer and Wendy Bacon leading the way. Greer…

  • Out of the Cabinet, Into the Kitchen? Welcome to the Boys Club of Aussie Politics

    Prominent women in leadership positions mark today’s Australian political landscape. The first female Prime Minister was elected in 2010, and now serves alongside our female Governor General and several female Premiers. It is possible, however, that the few examples of women rising beyond the glass ceiling distracts from the overall decline of women in politics.…

  • If I Ruled the World: Kat Armstrong

    If I ruled the world every woman would have their human rights and differences respected to ensure her unique personhood was recognised and she could live safely. Every woman would feel secure in a responsive, non-judgmental community with access to education and training. This would entail women not being imprisoned for drug addiction, having a…

  • Virginia Republicans Probe Women’s Abortion Rights

    “If you’ve been listening to the Republican candidates in the primary you know that each and every one of them would criminalise abortion and outlaw quite a few forms of birth control. Whether or not women can determine when and whether to have children is the single biggest element in whether we’re healthy or not,…