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By Jo Tamar on January 15, 2012
Jo Tamar’s second review for the 2012 Australian Women Writer’s Challenge – Cargo by Jessica Au.
By Jo Tamar on January 14, 2012
Jo Tamar’s first review for the 2012 Australian Women Writer’s Challenge – Carpentaria by Alexis Wright.
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By Mary on January 13, 2012
There’s something about women cricketers… they just can’t confine themselves to one sport, dammit!
By tigtog on January 12, 2012
It is hard that they can voice their opinions but I am not allowed to voice my opinion. says Margaret Court, freely sharing her opinion on the pages of The Australian.
By Mindy on January 12, 2012
Who are you calling feminist?
By Chally on January 11, 2012
I knitted a TARDIS dishcloth, and you can do it, too! Adventures in time and space and washing up.
By Mindy on January 8, 2012
Diet promoter suggests grading students based on their BMI.
By blue milk on January 8, 2012
OK, this one is Violeta Parra, an incredibly haunting Chilean folk singer who saw folk music as a “weapon against oppression”. Yeah which revolutionary didn’t? She and her children became the song-writers of the left-wing political movement of her country. Not only that, Parra went to huge lengths to archive and legitimise Chilean folk music […]
By Mary on January 8, 2012
In my years on the ‘net, I’ve seen any number of people want to interview others or get them to take surveys for everything from a short high school or undergraduate paper through to graduate research projects and books. And they so seldom manage to meet basic ethical guidelines for making sure they aren’t wasting their participants’ time at best or endangering them at worst.
By Mindy on January 3, 2012
New study shows it is not as easy as calories in =/= calories out for people trying to maintain long term weight loss.
By Chally on January 2, 2012
So here’s some unnecessary and unkind rubbish in a new ad from Libra, a company selling tampons, pads and liners in New Zealand and Australia. Poking fun at trans women is very much not how to get the tampon-buying public on your side.
By tigtog on January 2, 2012
In 1968, some activists demonstrated against the Miss America beauty pageant and threw objects of “female oppression” – bras, high-heeled shoes, girdles, curlers – into a trash can. They were arguing about liberation – there was never any bra-burning – but the myth of the feminist as a bra-burner was created by the western media. There was also a crucial word missed in the description of the trashed bras.
By Lauredhel on January 2, 2012
Book one of my Australian Women Writers Challenge.
Does Mim sound like a goody two-shoes? She isn’t.
Does she know everything? She doesn’t. But she does know you don’t walk too close to the Tarrant house.