Category Archives: Feminism

Stopping Home Grown Terrorists: Domestic Violence Re-defined

Yesterday, Prime Minister Tony Abbott addressed the National Press Club. Predictably his speech contained warnings of ‘Islamic death cult”, terrorism, downed planes and the ongoing need for increased surveillance. Scare & fear politics at its best. There were many important … Continue reading

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Another Woman Died To-day

    Remembering women who have lost their lives to domestic violence.     Another Woman  Today another woman died and not on a foreign field and not with a rifle strapped to her backand not with a large defense … Continue reading

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I’m All Right Jill or Stuff The Sisterhood

Are women’s voices, once powerful and united (I am woman hear me roar) becoming quieter, quieted, singular and self focused. There has been much discussion of late on who is and who isn’t a feminist. While some (self included) have … Continue reading

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Language of Exclusion

I was dismayed to read a blog by Kate Galloway referring to moves by the Queensland Government to revert to gender specific language within the Crime and Misconduct and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014. Apart from structural legislative changes to … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott A Feminist …Delusional Thinking

Delusional: Having false or unrealistic beliefs or opinions I have to wonder if the public announcement by Prime Minister Tony Abbott that he is a “feminist” was a ploy to win over women or a ‘stuff you’ moment to the … Continue reading

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Excuse Me: Can I Have My Feminism Back!

I have started writing this as a response to “Feminism & White Privilege” by Robyn Oyeniyi   http://teamoyeniyi.com/2013/12/27/feminism-and-white-privilege/ This thought provoking blog led me to think about my own understanding of feminism and how it has evolved and shaped my own … Continue reading

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