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By tigtog on November 22, 2011
This is the illustration from her article, and the article is Even Better.
By tigtog on November 20, 2011
…the courageous Merida confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts.
By Orlando on November 18, 2011
Camila Vallejo, despite being twenty-three, an age at which I thought being organised and active meant getting friends to come with me to a gig instead of going on my own, is the most prominent activist in the Chilean movement to force the government to enact free public education for all, right up to tertiary level.
By tigtog on November 13, 2011
We love Cyndi!
By tigtog on October 14, 2011
We lost a great Australian on October 1st, 2011.
By Mary on October 7, 2011
Mahananda Dasgupta is a professor in the Department of Nuclear Physics at the Australian National University. Dasgupta’s research takes place at the heavy-ion accelerator facility and investigates quantum tunnelling when heavy nuclei collide. Her Pawsey Medal award in 2006 cites
cutting-edge contributions includ[ing] precision measurements of unprecedented accuracy.
By Guest Hoyden on September 30, 2011
In Othello, it is Emilia, unfortunate wife of the villainous Iago, who delivers the woman’s equivalent of Shylock’s more famous “Has not a Jew eyes?” speech.
Such is the focus on the central couple that it is easy to forget that two husbands kill their wives in this play.
By tigtog on September 16, 2011
I love this picture – go read her story.
By tigtog on August 17, 2011
This news made me squeal like David Tennant being offered cake – last week Sensei Keiko Fukuda became the first ever woman to earn a 10th degree black belt in judo.
By Lauredhel on July 29, 2011
I suspect some of you know about Galactic Suburbia already (Hi!), but do you all?
Galactic Suburbia is an Australia feminist speculative fiction podcast, hosted by three switched-on, outspoken, insightful women:
By tigtog on July 15, 2011
Saffire was an acoustic trio of uppity blues women who performed together for 25 years from 1984-2009.
By blue milk on May 20, 2011
Before we realised this ‘yummy mummy’ thing was engulfing us; before a whole host of experts came out and made a theory of the intensification and idealisation of motherhood and the damage it is doing to us; before smart women writers got together and wrote an angry anthology about motherhood, marriage and work, called The [...]