Finding Power in Words

The Joint-Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG)* will be hosting the “Aiyoh… Wat Lah?! Awards” today, aimed at highlighting sexist, misogynistic, homophobic and/or transphobic statements made by those in authority and published in the media. Yeah so, big deal right? Politicians have been saying silly things for years now, why should we pay attention now, […]

Undoing Damage

There are conversations you have with people that you can’t ever forget, even if you are no longer in their lives, or you in theirs. In 2009, I took on the role of editor for the Women’s Edition of Metior, Murdoch Guild’s student magazine. Part of my job constituted of commissioning articles, which is really […]