Tag: women

  • Actually Autistic: All About Women

    Actually Autistic: All About Women

    Chloé Hayden is an actor, influencer, published author and disability advocate, best known for portraying the beloved autistic character Quinni in the 2022 Heartbreak High reboot, while Grace Tame won Australian of the Year in 2021 and is an advocate for survivors on sexual assault and Dr. Jac Den Houting is a research psychologist who…

  • Any different from 1943? The toxic boys club at the heart of Australia’s Parliament

    Any different from 1943? The toxic boys club at the heart of Australia’s Parliament

    Women have been in the Australian Federal Parliament for 80 years. In this time, the culture of Parliament house has changed but has it caught up with modern workplace culture standards? 

  • Let’s Throw In The Towel With Gender-Segregated Gym Spaces

    Let’s Throw In The Towel With Gender-Segregated Gym Spaces

    By Deanna Ruseska “Tilt your hips up more like when you fuck a chick,” says the gym worker. The remark is repeated as he stands behind a 16-year-old boy whilst ‘explaining’ how to correct his squat technique. I stare ahead and pretend not to hear the remark through my Airpods whilst I squat 70 kilos…

  • UNSW Women Sign Open Letter to Pru Goward

    UNSW Women Sign Open Letter to Pru Goward

    By Alicia D’Arcy, Features Sub-Editor Yesterday, university students met with Pru Goward, Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, at NSW Parliament House for a consultation session regarding the sexual assault strategy the NSW government is currently developing. At the meeting, at which there were approximately fifty attendees, students delivered and read aloud…

  • Girls Like Me Say Goodbye To “Girls” With Sadness And Thanks

    Girls Like Me Say Goodbye To “Girls” With Sadness And Thanks

    By Hannah Wootton Recently, Girls filled our screens in all its bold and honest glory for the last time. I saw it go with some sadness; as a young woman in my 20s, I identified with and was empowered by Girls for a hundred different reasons. Here are the main three: Its Honesty About Bodies…

  • The Stella Prize Helps More Women Than Just Its Winner

    The Stella Prize Helps More Women Than Just Its Winner

    By Hannah Wootton Heather Rose won the 2017 Stella Prize for her intricate and thought-provoking novel, The Museum of Modern Love. Established in 2013, the Stella aims to encourage and celebrate the writing of women. In reality, it does this and much more. Women Who Write Firstly, it provides tangible and much-needed funds to female…