I am a daughter, a sister, a niece, a nana, an aunty, a friend, a colleague, a scholar, Aboriginal, a mentor and a woman. I love being the woman I am and because of her I can.
In recent weeks a strange phenomenon has swept over Canberra causing widespread trepidation amongst the local population – multiple organisations have reported a record decline in the use of ‘sorry’ amongst local women.
An anonymous money diary.
Is dating getting you down? Is your choice of heeled shoes inexplicably limited by out-dated ideas of male physiological superiority? Well, have I got a solution for you – tall guys!
TW: MENTAL HEALTH, DEPRESSION
Dealing with depressive episodes can be incredibly difficult. When you search for images of “depression” you’ll likely see an attractive white person crying or sitting with their head in their hands in an elegant black and white photo. In reality, depression isn’t elegant…So, how do you come back from that?
While some of my peers may argue that Beyoncé and Malala Yousafzi are the true faces of Fourth Wave Feminism, I’d argue that, actually, the true champions of today’s feminist movement are the viral cats of the internet.
Microaggressions are comparable to papercuts that on their own, have little physical impact, but as they stack upon one another, very real consequences start to emerge, and research into microaggressions supports this.
The ANU Straight Department (ANUSD) gave notice of a Special General Meeting yesterday, where they intend to pass a motion requiring a queer student to renounce her bisexuality. This was prompted by recent findings that the student’s first semester Thursday night hook-up ratio was 60:40, in favour of men.
“Every time a man cums in me / He leaves a part of his soul.”
Dr Skye Saunders is Australia’s foremost expert on sexual harassment in rural communities.