Posts tagged compilation
Seeking refuge: Stories of refugee women

Seeking asylum is a human right. No matter our differences, all people deserve to live safely, free from violence and harm. In Australian media, and disappointingly from the mouths of politicians, language and certain words are used to dehumanise refugees. In response to this, her words shares the rarely heard perspectives of four women - Ayan Shirwa, Fadak Alfayadh, Akuol Garang and Nayran Tabiei.

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Let's talk about sex.

There are endless stereotypes and labels that women face when it comes to sex and sexuality. We spoke to Vanessa Muradian (founder of Mia Muse), Jax Jacki Brown (disability and LGBTI/queer rights activist), Celeste Mountjoy (artist - filthyratbag) and Koraly Dimitriadis (poet and writer) about their experiences with sex and sexuality to try and unpack these labels and learn how to own our sexuality and our whole, imperfect selves.

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Everyday Sexism: 'You're too aggressive, too passionate, too blunt, too emotional'

Everyday sexism and gender inequality shapes the lives of women and girls in Australia. We spoke to four women - Sasha Sarago, Matilda Ridgway, Nabila Farhat and Sonya Krzywoszyja - about their experiences as women growing up and living in Australia. They share their stories facing hypocritical labels, dealing with sexism and how they've found their voice despite the backlash.

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Social Media & Online Trolling: How to speak up and practise self-care while doing so.

‘Being a woman on the internet is a bad time generally… One person said my face should come with a content warning… 3000 people telling me I’m fat in an hour… Google scholars who apparently are so informed about me and my community… The problem with that bitch on Sky, she’s obviously never had a root… Oh my god, feminists ruining everything. It’s just a joke…’ It goes on.

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Feminism

What does feminism mean to you? We asked four women - Carissa Lee, Jessamy Gleeson, Michele Lee and Emma Fulu - exactly that and they shared their thoughts, wisdom and stories on feminism and being a woman in Australia.

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Self-love

In a world where women are constantly told they’re not enough, self-love can be a rebellious act. Tariro Mavondo, Brigid Canny, Michelle Roger and Frances Cannon talk self-love and how it’s the foundation for self-acceptance and acceptance of others.

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