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Thursday 13 September 2007
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no wonder they treat us as sex objects…

Bree Roberts
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Considering our recent discussions about lad’s mags, I found this article in The Guardian particularly interesting. “…It is no wonder a lot of men now genuinely believe that women want to be treated as sex objects. Who could blame them when so many of us have internalised an exhibitionistic ideal of our own objectification?” -…
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Monday 3 September 2007
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Outrage and Olive branches

Bree Roberts
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Mens magazine, Zoo Weekly, is at it again. Now they’ve launched a competition to find Australia’s ‘sexiest feminist’. There’s so many things wrong with this I don’t know where to start… Search on for Australia’s ‘sexiest feminist’ By Alyssa Braithwaite September 03, 2007 THE men’s magazine which sparked outrage when it offered a $10,000 boob…
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Saturday 3 December 2005
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sickos on the web

Bree Roberts
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Since it seems to be ‘angry feminist week’ on the lip mag blog, I thought I would share this little gem. I don’t believe I am the kind to be easily ‘outraged,’ but when I stumbled across this website, I felt physically ill. The website claims to be mens’ answer to The Rules “and other…
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Monday 6 June 2005
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Pictures from Zine Fair Day

Bree Roberts
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An interesting day as usual at the Zine Fair. At first it was quiet at our little stall. Some people were confused by the directions and could not find us downstairs.Until… … mysteriously the arrows changed direction. cheesy..!

Thursday 2 June 2005
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Zine Fair Day

Bree Roberts
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Just a quick reminder for Melbournians… There is a Zine Fair Day happening this Saturday 4th June at the Hawthorn Town Hall between 12pm – 6pm. I will be there with the lovely ladies Erin and Kelly. I will have many, so I’m told, many copies of lip mag and other goodies for sale. Should…
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Thursday 19 May 2005
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Interview with Susanne Gervay

Bree Roberts
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I just got off the phone to Susanne Gervay, the childrens/young adult author. Just wanted to publicly pass on some praise to Dave for his music reviews. Susanne said, “I really liked the music reviews. At the moment I’m writing a young adult novel about youth culture and music, and I was reading all the…
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Monday 7 March 2005
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International Women’s Day Fair

Bree Roberts
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The day was a great success. It was great to see such a variety of people turn up. Entertainment ranged from artists to activists, including speakers, poets, tribal music and dancing and an all girl hip-hop collective called ladies love hip-hop. There was also a charity art auction, with proceeds going to the tsunami appeal….
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Saturday 5 March 2005
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It’s raining on my parade

Bree Roberts
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Melbourne weather is being obnoxious as always. I’m hoping it dies down a bit in time for the International Women’s Day fair tomorrow. I really hope it all goes to plan as I’m looking forward to helping out with the stall and also looking meeting some of the faces behind the ‘pretty ugly’ zine. (I…
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Saturday 19 February 2005
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C’est Moi

Bree Roberts
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As a new addition to the lip team and possibly the only correspondent in Melbourne, I think I should formally introduce myself. I’m Brianna (or Bree to any one who can’t be bothered with all three syllables). I’m an 18-year-old Journalism student starting my first year at Monash Uni in two weeks. I am a…
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