We can never underestimate the power of women and our influence on cultural transition through engagement with widespread education and setting precedent by defining boundaries and enforcing positive values that must occur at the start of every academic year.
To express the thoughts, emotions and cognitions we feel no other soul has ever known; to be able to capture a feeling in tangible language, place it before someone and have them say ‘that’s mine’, is a form of emotional empowerment few strangers can offer each other.
In that moment, I heard my daughter’s heartbeat for the first time, and even though I was afraid to admit it until later, I knew then that I was going to be someone’s mother. It was the right decision for me, even though it was difficult and even though it isn’t the right decision for everyone. So, I made it work.
CW: discussions of suicide, addiction, and mental illness.
In these interviews, I sat down with some women at the ANU and tried to explore the difficulties they face in navigating life as a woman and as a carer. I want to acknowledge that the positions these women occupy, often on the margins, can be incredibly hard and taxing, but also incredibly diverse. Gender, culture, language and class all influence the way in which we care.
My sleep schedule is all over the place. Do I just resign to staying up until 2am most nights and waking up late even though I feel like I’m missing most of the day, or try to shift my body clock?
Oh, my, my, my! There has never been a better time for queer* couples in our nation’s capital looking for romantic date spots. From the whole of Braddon to selective parts of Civic, Fyshwick and greater Canberra, queer* couples everywhere can now comfortably take their pick of almost all of Canberra’s favourite rendezvous hotspots.
Just a monogamous gal into a polyamorous guy……
On the 23rd of March, Stacy committed a cardinal sin and missed a friends 21st and now has been banished to the Highlands. I sat down with Stacy to set the record straight.
In August of last year, Bossy published ‘Gals? More Like ANU Skate PALS Am I Right?’ The article followed the early days of Canberra’s coolest skating collective; the ANU Skate Pals. A year later, I sat down with two skate pals, Sam and Lauren, to discuss the group’s evolution and all things skating.
Taylor Swift and Beyoncé are both self-confessed feminists. One has shamed women through her music. The other took her husband back after he cheated on her (also she got Solange to kick Jay in the elevator). So are these women giving feminism a bad name? Or is flawed feminism the norm and we should all accept it?