Lizl Morden discusses gender roles. "What If I don’t want to be ladylike? Or a lady? What if I just want to do things that make me happy? Things that aren’t harmful to anyone. Unless you define harm as making people uncomfortable about gender roles and I don’t."
An anonymous letter was sent to FeministsSA criticising John Jeffery for the offensive comments he made in the Parliamentary Budget vote on 11 June.
Jen Thorpe discusses Kenny Kunene's disastrous examples of ignorance regarding rape, and argues that his comments regarding his statutory rape of students require investigation by the police.
Lisa Bluett asks: Isn’t it time for us to reconsider the mould of what it means to be ‘female’ and to feel beautiful outside of the mainstream waves of femininity think we want or need in order to be empowered?
In an open letter to Jacob Zuma, Wendy is expressing her fear and despair that while our women are dying at the hands of our men, at least one man who should have stepped into the breach long ago and demonstrated his political will to break this never-ending cycle of violence, is in fact reinforcing a dangerous version of masculinity that, in its more extreme incarnations, exacts its brutal collateral damage across our country approximately every four minutes. Every day.