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Tuesday 2 May 2017
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review: recreation and leisure

Charlie Osborne
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On Saturday, the 22nd of April, I left the house to see my first real comedy show. I took a friend who is a seasoned comedy show watcher along with me, and headed out for a night of unexpected pleasures. PO PO MO CO, shortened from Post Post Modern Comedy, is a queer acting troupe….
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Saturday 25 March 2017
Music Uncategorised

lip mix: women of 2017 (so far)

Samantha Armatys
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2017 so far has certainly had its highs and lows. This weekend we are seeing the first ever women’s AFL grand final on free to air TV (high) while a few weeks ago a bill to decriminalise abortion failed to pass through parliament in my home state of QLD (low). It seems if you are…
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Tuesday 26 July 2016
Film Uncategorised

film review: maggie’s plan

Rosie Hunt
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The inimitable Greta Gerwig stars in Maggie’s Plan, a colourful comedy about a woman who is always in control. Gerwig is great at playing characters that have no idea what they’re doing (like the titular character in Frances Ha), but in this film, she proves she can also play the opposite. Maggie, a university graduate…
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Thursday 26 November 2015
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interview with julia denes: founder of woodfolk

Bridget Conway
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Thanks to people like Julia Denes, founder of Woodfolk, it’s becoming easier and easier to be an ethical shopper. A virtually unknown phrase up until recent times, ethical shopping is more important than ever in the constantly expanding and shifting world of fashion and design. I sat down with Julia and asked her a few…
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Saturday 19 September 2015
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news round-up 19.9.15

Kaylia Payne
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  On Lip this week Bridget Conway interviews playwright Laura Jackson and artist Antony Makhlouf, and reviews the non-fiction book Not Just Black and White: a conversation between a mother and a daughter. Loani Arman receives a letter from her period. Cheyne Anderson discusses the the Liberal leadership spill. Could chastity save the 21st century?…
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Thursday 17 September 2015
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new UK Labour leader reshuffles shadow cabinet, more women than men for the first time in history

Danielle Croci
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The new leader of the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has announced Labour’s revamped shadow cabinet, which contains no women in the most senior positions but more women than men overall. Corbyn was elected as Labour leader in a landslide victory last Saturday, with widespread support from Labour and union members. However, the party establishment…
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Sunday 6 September 2015
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news round-up 6.9.15

Kaylia Payne
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On Lip this week Jessica Oliver interviews Melbourne-based photographer Elly Freer A poem a day keeps the doctor away: Bridget Conway reveals how poetry has helped her to live with a mental illness Loani Arman teaches us how to make a pad out of toilet paper Clara Borg discusses female masturbation Australia’s ‘stop the boats’…
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Sunday 16 August 2015
News Uncategorised

news round-up 16.8.15

Kaylia Payne
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  On Lip this week Danielle Croci discusses the new VicHealth initiative aimed at increasing women’s participation in sports Jessica Oliver reviews Of Mice and Men, A Sport for Jove Theatre Company production Loani Arman talks about breaking up with tampons in the first instalment of her hilarious new series for Lip New research finds that the…
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Saturday 8 August 2015
Featured Feminism Uncategorised

blueprints: the future of women in architecture

Eden Faithfull
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On Wednesday, a panel of four women in architecture came together to discuss the plausible future of their professions, which featured Sydney architects Stephanie Smith, Rachel Neeson, Camilla Block and Imogen Howe. All graduates of the University of Sydney, the speakers collectively had extensive experience working for large Australian and international architects, infrastructure companies and…
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Sunday 14 June 2015
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feminist news round-up 14.6.15

Kaylia Payne
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  On Lip this week: Bridget Conway interviews comedian Urzila Carlson about her new show Poise Control Made Stuchbery writes about the gender imbalance in her ‘Fictional Dinner Party’ Refusing to choose between traditional femininity and radical feminism: Isobella Cornell interviews anonymous artist Ambivalently Yours Screening bisexuality: Clara Borg on bisexual representation in the media   Elsewhere on the Interwebs: Nobel prize winner, Tim Hunt, goes…
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Friday 29 May 2015
News Politics Uncategorised World

news roundup: may 29, 2015

Kaylia Payne
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Tampon tax protest outside Parliament House On Thursday, approximately 50 people (including five dressed as tampons) gathered on the lawns outside Parliament House to lobby against the tampon tax. National debate about the tampon tax was reignited last Monday after campaigner Subeta Vimalarajah confronted Joe Hockey on Q&A, resulting in Mr Hockey pledging to push…
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Monday 4 May 2015
Featured Film Uncategorised

welcome to the dollhouse collective: a new all-female production company

Lauren Strickland
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  Australian actress Rose Byrne recently announced the formation of a new local production company, endearingly named The Dollhouse Collective. The group, made up of  Byrne, actress/director Gracie Otto, actress/writer Krew Boylan, director Shannon Murphy, and publicist/producer Jessica Carrera, has been put together with one aim in mind: to redress the film industry’s gender imbalance….
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Tuesday 28 April 2015
Featured Life Opinion Uncategorised

sexism in retail: a tale of creepy old men and men’s magazines

Sarah Randall
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In my experiences of working in retail, I’ve been pretty fortunate in regards to sexism. Apart from a few stand-out occurrences, most of my working retail life has been sexism-free, at least on the surface. However, the few times when I have been made to feel uncomfortable – because I happen to identify as female…
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Thursday 5 March 2015
TV Uncategorised

you beautiful, rule-breaking moth: the top 10 moments of parks and recreation

Hollie Pich
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YOU BEAUTIFUL, RULE-BREAKING MOTH:  The Top 10 Moments of Parks and Recreation   After seven seasons of adventures, laughter, and warm-hearted storylines, Parks and Recreation left our television screens last week. The show was, in words of Leslie Knope, a ‘beautiful, rule-breaking moth.’ Not only was Parks and Recreation hilarious, it was unrelentingly positive: driven…
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