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Wednesday 25 June 2014
Column Health

well…what? iron deficiency and anaemia

Cin Peeler
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  When I was a kid, there were these strange cereal ads where a woman would be trying to buy her groceries and the male grocer would pick up her box of cereal and say ‘Hey, nice choice!’ and list off all these random facts about this wonder cereal. ‘And it’s high in iron,’ he’d…
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Tuesday 24 June 2014
Column Sexuality

back to ba(sex): more money, more orgasms and vice versa

Sarah Iuliano
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Join Lip’s Sarah Iuliano for her new fortnightly column on all things, sex, sexuality, sexual health, and more!   Earn more money than your partner and you’ll have better sex: sounds too good to be true, right? A study by Time Money magazine of married couples aged 25 and over has found women who earn…
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Tuesday 17 June 2014
Column Sport

chicks with balls: the state of women’s tennis

Ally Van Schilt
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Join Ally Van Schilt for Lip’s new fortnightly women’s sport column: Chicks With Balls! Recently, Maria Sharapova defeated Simona Halep in the women’s singles final at the French Open, defending her title from 2012 and taking her total number of grand slam championships up to five, and her current ranking to fifth in the world….
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Friday 13 June 2014
Arts Books Column Opinion

the bookshelf diaries: krissy kneen

Lou Heinrich
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The Bookshelf Diaries takes a peek into the reading life of writers, readers and book lovers. Today, Brisbane bookseller and writer Krissy Kneen draws back the veil on her bookshelf. What are you reading right now? I am currently on a writing retreat, first in Melbourne and then I will head to Tasmania to do…
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Wednesday 11 June 2014
Column Health

well…what?: hormonal contraception part II

Cin Peeler
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  Join Lip’s Cin Peeler for her all new fortnightly column on all things medicine, health and wellbeing! Last fortnight on Lip, Cin ran us through some types of hormonal contraception, their benefits and side effects. Here are a few more options … Intra Uterine Device (IUD) Mirena™ is the only available brand of hormonal IUD…
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Tuesday 10 June 2014
Column Sexuality

back to ba(sex): masturbation is healthy, mmkay?

Sarah Iuliano
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Join Lip’s Sarah Iuliano for her new fortnightly column on all things, sex, sexuality, sexual health, and more! Now men can add jacking off to their list of healthy habits, with Hot Octopuss’s Pulse ‘guy-brator’. Hot Octopuss is seeking to penetrate the market by honing in on the health benefits of its masturbation aid for…
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Sunday 8 June 2014
Column Film

kickass feminists on film: katniss everdeen of the hunger games

Jade Bate
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Everyone knows that complex and empowering female characters are difficult to find in mainstream films. But there are some who have stood out and become the changing faces of feminism in cinema. In this monthly column, Jade Bate looks at her favourite film heroines who are strong, empowering and kickass. When I first told my…
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Tuesday 3 June 2014
Column Sport

chicks with balls: the matildas

Ally Van Schilt
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  Join Lip’s Ally Van Schilt for her new fortnightly column for all things women’s sport! Every four years, sporting mad Australians go into a frenzy about the FIFA World Cup, the Australian team’s chances, the green and gold gear comes on in force, and sporting channels tend to be watched in all hours of…
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Wednesday 28 May 2014
Column Health

well…what?: hormonal contraception part I

Cin Peeler
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Join Lip’s Cin Peeler for her all new fortnightly column on all things medicine, health and wellbeing! I was not quite 14 when I was prescribed the oral combination pill, the hormonal contraceptive more commonly known as ‘the Pill’ that’s been around since the 1960s. I had had terrible acne since I was 11, and…
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Tuesday 27 May 2014
Column Sexuality

back to ba(sex): online surveys and consent

Sarah Iuliano
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  Join Lip’s Sarah Iuliano for her new fortnightly column on all things, sex, sexuality, sexual health, and more! From texting to sexting, the advent of digital media has allowed relationships to blossom and wilt. It has also brought the couples’ survey into the 21st Century. I speak not of the ‘Are you and your…
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