Love of the macabre hasn’t always been isolated to your local goth population.
The Secret History of Eurocentrism in Aesthetics
Every individual has their own aesthetic, and this dictates the aura or environment that they try to cultivate around themselves. Yet, there seems to be a ‘mini-aesthetics’ movement developing and taking social media by storm.
The Pressure to Optimise: Why A Room of One’s Own is Still Relevant
Woolf identifies money and space as the two things that women have been denied, but both are a means to the same end: attention. Undivided attention is required for any great work to be made.
The Histories of Our Tomorrow
The historical narratives that we are typically fed in educational and mainstream spaces often prioritise white history and white culture. Where is the ‘other’ side of history?
Antiquity, the Ancient Past and the History of the Silenced Woman of Elizabeth I
In the 21st Century, pre-conceived understandings of society often lie embedded within ancient and Hellenistic civilisations, such as the great Roman, Greek and Persian Empires. The female deities which emerged from such civilisations often epitomise traditional femininity.
Stand Up, But Stand Behind — Why Non-Indigenous Australian Feminists Need To Stand Behind Their Indigenous Sisters
“Aboriginal women have always known our place in our communities, in societies and in activism. It is time for non-Indigenous activists, and feminists especially, to understand not only our struggle, but also our persistent survival.”
Classics, Race and Me
“Recently, an article penned by Sarah E Bond caused vitriolic stir when she noted that white marble statues were originally painted and may indicate that people from different races had some impact on the Ancient Greek and Roman world.”
Milestones in Intersectional Feminism
A listicle of significant events which occurred from 1848 to 1992.
“And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man.”
Reading The Second Sex for the Fifth Time
“When it feels like I can’t change anything in the outside world, it is sometimes easier to sit down with … some familiar feminist writing.”