If Gillard is replaced, what does it mean to the rest of us?
It’s on again. And it’s been on multiple times this year: repeated attempts by the media and some parliamentary hotheads to convince us that the PM should be rolled and replaced by a bloke. If this was to happen before… Read More ›
New feminist science tumblr needs a logo
A couple of young Melbourne women are setting up a feminist tumblr, She Blinded Me With Science. Here’s the mission statement: “Welcome to She Blinded Me With Science! We are young women in science who want to see better conversations… Read More ›
Friday Hoyden: Nieceblogging – what’s she making?
Here she is bonding with her Dad over the Christmas break by doing a little gadget construction. Bonding with your daughters doing electronics, woodwork, mechanics or baking: A very feminist thing to do over the holidays and there should be a lot more of it.
Comedy: The boys’ club asserts itself, Feminist Killjoys destroy the vibe
Children’s Book Council of Australia Book Week: Books which shaped me
Here’s the brief: “Write some posts about my childhood reading, not only favourite books, but how I read them and why I still remember them.” (Seems I’ve missed the deadline already. Blogging Occupational hazard – sorry!) When I think of… Read More ›
Friday Hoyden, Olympic edition: Gillian Rolton
It’s Olympics time and again, we learn the names of athletes who we never hear of at other times. As a nation we’re obsessed with swimmers and runners and ball sports, but our equestrians kick serious butt. We see horse… Read More ›
Heroic women: Grans lock on
VicForests has been clearfelling coupes near Toolangi (Mt St Leonard) in the Central Highlands of Victoria. This cool temperate rainforest is part of the tiny remnant which remains to us in this, the most cleared State in Australia. It’s the… Read More ›
Ad Nauseam: Huggies
(Reposted from the Balcony) Ad transcript: (All scenes split screen) A boy toddler, dressed in bright blue, plays with a red truck. A girl, dressed in pale pink, plays with a baby doll. Boy, dressed in blue and… Read More ›