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Thursday 30 June 2016
Feminism Politics

in brief: vote 1 for women

Sarah Iuliano
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    Campaign 2016 closes up for Australia’s political hopefuls in just two days. Recent research based on Twitter users suggests young people and women are the group most undecided – or more aptly, weighing up their options – about how to exercise their democratic right. As the federal election’s vote grows nearer, sometimes a…
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Thursday 5 May 2016
Feminism Opinion Politics

icymi: budget 2016

Sarah Iuliano
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Winners and losers: it’s a dichotomy Treasurer Scott Morrison wants to ditch when Australians discuss the Turnbull Government’s Federal Budget for 2016-17. He’d prefer to talk about jobs and growth. But Scott Morrison has too much privilege to tell us how to speak about this Budget. The fact of the matter is, if you are…
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Thursday 24 March 2016
Featured Health Sexuality

contraception 101: choices, choices, choices

Sarah Iuliano
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  An introduction to contraceptive choices From the Ancient Egyptians’ use of crocodile dung to drinking hot mercury tea in Ancient China, people fearing an extra mouth to feed fretted over the best means to avoid bearing one. Contraception is a global, timeless issue which some big international players – most notably the United Nations –…
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Sunday 2 August 2015
Feminism News Politics World

feminist news roundup 2.8.15

Sarah Iuliano
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  Australian feminist news Female MPs in the Liberal Party are pushing for more female representation in the party, after Labor’s vote to achieve 50% representation by 2025 with an affirmative action quota, but Federal Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne says affirmative action quotas are not the ideal means to achieve this Labor Senator, Penny…
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Sunday 26 July 2015
Feminism News Politics World

feminist news roundup 26.7.15

Sarah Iuliano
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  On Lip this week Read the third and final instalment of Shonen Women, on Evangelion and Western Perceptions Check out Bridget Conway’s interview with Diana Antonijevic and Isabella Katan about Fashion unWINEd Or catch up on more news with our last news roundup   Australian feminist news Victoria’s Royal Commission into Family Violence has heard it can…
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Wednesday 22 July 2015
News Politics World

feminist news roundup 22.7.15

Sarah Iuliano
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On Lip (so far) this week Lauren Strickland muses over the ethics in reading Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman Eden Faithfull delves into the characterisation of women in erotic novels Looking for the lowdown on the David Bowie Is exhibit? Lip’s got you covered Bridget Conway interviews band Husky Gawenda And we’ve had a look at how Australian reproductive healthcare safeguards, i.e. Medicare and the PBS, fare…
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Sunday 19 July 2015
News Politics World

feminist news roundup 19.7.15

Sarah Iuliano
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On Lip this week Eleanor Danenberg explores consent in the context of male infants’ bodily autonomy and circumcision Read Part Two of Marie Davis’s series on women in shonen anime and manga Or catch up on more news with Wednesday’s Feminist News Roundup   Australian feminist news Royal Commission into family violence hears alcohol and drug-related incidents…
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Wednesday 15 July 2015
News Politics World

feminist news roundup 15.7.15

Sarah Iuliano
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On Lip (so far) this week Eyes on the Prize? Jay Ong looks at choices and feminism Arabella Close analyses government policies amid news almost three in four Australians consider domestic violence to be an equal or more threatening issue than terrorism Bridget Conway interviews White Ribbon Ambassador Laura Lydall about the new 3G Safety…
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Sunday 12 July 2015
News World

feminist news roundup 12.7.15

Sarah Iuliano
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News from around the world this week The UN released figures on the Millennium Development Goals for the eradication of global poverty with mixed results for its gender-based goals: Two thirds of developing nations have achieved gender parity in education and a number of occupations and public office positions have increased gender participation. However sovereign…
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Friday 10 July 2015
Column Featured Sexuality

back to ba(sex): msm and consent

Sarah Iuliano
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With LGBT Pride Month just passed in the United States, there have been some fantastic achievements acknowledging the rights of LGBT+* people in the Western world. The US Supreme Court decision finding marriage equality is a constitutional right has prompted increasing discussion of the matter in Australia. However, Aussie writers, including those at Lip, have highlighted an…
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Saturday 27 June 2015
News Politics Sexuality World

in brief: us supreme court finds marriage equality is constitutional right

Sarah Iuliano
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The United States Supreme Court has made a landmark decision to find same sex marriage is a constitutional right for all American citizens. The finding from the 5-4 vote in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges covers all 50 American states and the territory of Puerto Rico. The decision effectively overturns laws in the nation’s…
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Friday 26 June 2015
Feminism News

in brief: working mothers benefit daughters’ career prospects

Sarah Iuliano
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  Thanks Mum: a Harvard University study has found the daughters of mothers employed in paid work are themselves paid more and have better career opportunities. Researchers surveyed people from 24 countries, including Australia, to deliver the result smashing social stereotypes of paid work away from the home being detrimental to a child’s upbringing. ‘In…
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Friday 26 June 2015
Art Life News

in brief: ‘power of makeup’ trend shows makeup shaming has got to go

Sarah Iuliano
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Thousands of women have banded together to post selfies to debunk the myth women who wear makeup are ashamed of their everyday appearance. Posting images of themselves with half their face made up and the other portion bare, the hashtag ‘PowerOfMakeup’ has demonstrated defiance towards those alleging they are victims chained to the beauty industry….
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Saturday 20 June 2015
News

in brief: NSW woman’s breastfeeding ban overturned

Sarah Iuliano
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A 20-year-old New South Wales woman banned from breastfeeding has had the legal decision overturned. The ban emerged during a custody battle for her young son, with the injunction’s reason cited as a recent tattoo potentially exposing the child to blood borne illnesses, including HIV, through feeding. This ban was enforced despite the woman testing…
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