This will have a knock-on effect regarding discussions of rape online…
making a difference
Me and my suspicious mind
I just really hope that the film producers planning to turn a profit by telling of the horrors visited on one group of disadvantaged children had the grace to pass on those very robust film set buildings that they were so very proud of to people who could turn them to good use for other disadvantaged children.
Feminism – we’re doin it rong #1568454876
Feminists deserting the Prime Minister?
Slutwalk: why can’t it be better than this?
The sentiment that whatever we wear and wherever we go, yes means yes and no means no is what got me Slutwalking earlier this year. Those campaigning to “reclaim” the word “slut”? I didn’t totally hate the idea, but it wasn’t one that particularly inspired me, because I’m skeptical regarding reclamation of marginalising slurs in concept and feel it’s of limited utility compared to actively challenging prejudices more radically.
It’s called the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it
Final 2005 Words To The World…sounding hugely relevant right now.
TW for rape analogy
The new ‘I Do’ ad for marriage equality
Remember how I wrote a post about the experiences of filming an ad advocating marriage equality the other day? Well, it’s out now from the good people at the I Do campaign. It features Mim, her family, and me, if you can spot us!
Hoydens About Town Hall
Mim, her daughter, her mother, and I spent a very, very, very long afternoon filming a new ad advocating same-sex marriage with Australian Marriage Equality and GetUp!. Let me tell you all about it. The organisers had kept the specifics… Read More ›
Quicklink: #OccupyWallStreet, #TakeWallStreet, #Sep17
Reportedly plenty of riot police, very few journalists so far.
Friday Hoyden: Ram Rati
I love this picture – go read her story.
Obstetrician/MP fighting for home birth rights
I didn’t have a home birth, one of my children was born in a birth centre and the other one in a mainstream hospital but I absolutely support the right for other women to choose home birth if they so… Read More ›