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By Lauredhel on October 12, 2013
A couple of things have caught my eye lately, so I thought I’d share! Firstly, the Disability in Kidlit blog. This blog embraces a broad definition of disability, and discusses its representation in middle grade and YA literature from a wide variety of perspectives – and ALL the bloggers identify as disabled themselves. So you [...]
By Orlando on October 10, 2013
The Eastern suburbs’ community radio station, Eastside Radio, which also happens to be a great jazz-specialist station, will soon be hosting their own World Music Festival right near Central Station. Saturday 19 October, 1-8pm, Prince Alfred Park, Surry Hills, FREE.
By tigtog on February 18, 2013
One person’s adorable quirk is the next person’s pet peeve.
By shonias on January 2, 2013
[Cross posted at Ariane's Little World] The global coverage of the horrific death of a woman from Delhi has certainly shone the light on the difficulties of navigating universal women’s rights in a world where cultures are not all the same, and are certainly not equal in power. As usual the Oz has lead the [...]
By tigtog on August 16, 2012
We don’t want to simply start conversations; we want to proactively connect activists from all over the globe and unite them in their struggle to affect a better future.
By tigtog on November 23, 2011
This is why I personally care about diversity: it’s the canary in the coal mine for meritocracy. When we see extremely skewed demographics, we have very good reason to suspect that something is wrong with our selection process, that it’s not actually as meritocratic as it could be.
By tigtog on June 7, 2011
The persistent belief that childhood is a rosy, happy time where nothing bad ever happens is directly damaging to children who are, in fact, not having a rosy and happy time.
By tigtog on March 4, 2011
I love how the exactly the same objections from some sectors come out every single year.
By Guest Hoyden on February 25, 2011
This guest post is from Jonathan Williams, a member of the MQFF trans selection panel, a body which did NOT select one particular trans-themed film which has been included in the festival program.