“Ideally, I would’ve indulged in careful thought before letting words flow onto this screen, but maybe, for once, I wanted this to be as spontaneous, reckless, with no ends or meanings attached, as you always wanted life to be …”
“Many viewers found it hard to reconcile what seemed to be two incompatible notions: being on The Bachelor … and being in a relationship with a woman.”
Why aren’t there more women in Parliament?
“Disability” is not a condition but the way society is structured to oppress certain individuals.
Sexual harassment, assault and misogyny are not shocking for me as they are for Professor Schmidt.
“I first became interested in Aunty Dusty’s feminist story when I discovered she wore a pantsuit to her own wedding, instead of a gown. This one action is what inspired me to conduct this interview, in an attempt to learn more about her life experiences, and the moments that shaped her into the powerful woman she is.”
How should we raise awareness about the prevalence of sexual assault?
“Am I the ‘bad feminist’, or is my mum?”
“I watch the unethical commercialisation of feminist movements with disappointment.”
“I simply cannot shake the feeling that the event … has become another target of capitalist exploitation.”