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Tuesday 6 September 2016
Featured

what is her name? : aurora

Anna Samson
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‘What is Her Name?’ is a series of short essays that explore the reality of what it means to be a woman living in a patriarchal world. Each essay takes the name of a woman whose place in history or in culture serves as a platform for examining different female experiences. The accumulative aim of…
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Monday 6 June 2016
Featured

what is her name? : cordelia

Anna Samson
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‘What is Her Name?’ is a series of short essays that explore the reality of what it means to be a woman living in a patriarchal world. Each essay takes the name of a woman whose place in history or in culture serves as a platform for examining different female experiences. The accumulative aim of…
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Wednesday 10 February 2016
Column Health Opinion

kill pill: part one

Madeleine Ryan
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Join Madeleine Ryan on her personal journey from hormone-controlled fembot to reclaiming who she is, Kill Pill, a new weekly series on Lip.     “See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. Just ingest it at the same time each day & don’t ask too many questions.”  I’m a 27-year-old woman living in rural Victoria….
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Thursday 10 July 2014
Column Life

love life: “We accept the love we think we deserve”

Camilla Patini
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Love Life is Lip’s new fortnightly column for all things love, relationships, and getting along, brought to you by Camilla Patini.  I’ve heard that love is a disease, an extreme of feeling very much like madness. It blows in from some distant, tropical climate (I’m sure) and is infected by a germ of so deadly…
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Wednesday 9 July 2014
Column Health

well…what? mental health: anxiety

Cin Peeler
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Throughout high school, I would become physically ill every term just before everything was due. Sometimes just before only one assignment was due which meant I’d get sick a few times a term. I went through high school with a myriad of doctor’s notes trailing behind me. There was always a polite letter to excuse…
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Tuesday 8 July 2014
Column Sexuality

back to ba(sex): a push for equality in sex education

Sarah Iuliano
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Join Sarah Iuliano for Lip’s new fortnightly column ‘Back to Ba(Sex)‘ for all things, sex, sexuality, sexual health, and more!  Sex education is one of the most important lessons in life. Unfortunately, for some of us it is a cringe-worthy experience in school (and for many, our first and last point of contact on the birds…
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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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Thursday 12 June 2014
Culture Life

love life: how to deal with breakups

Camilla Patini
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Welcome to Camilla Patini’s new fortnightly column on all things love, life and relationships! So it’s over. He’s taken back the jumper he gave you, returned the books you lent him. From now on he is only to be referred to among your friends as He Who Should Not Be Named. He is just somebody…
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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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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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Wednesday 7 May 2014
Featured Life Travel

on the run, on my own: “completely on your own?”

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If you’d asked me a fortnight ago where I’d be right now, sitting in a beautiful park overlooking Sydney’s Bondi Beach probably wouldn’t have been my answer. But it’s true – and I’ve got the sunburn to prove it. You may be asking yourself a few questions right now. 1)      Who are you? 2)      How…
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Wednesday 19 March 2014
Culture Film TV

screenshot: murder she wrote

Emma Nobel
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What do a wealthy Melbourne aristocrat, the adult child of a career criminal and a sheriff detective dealing in the supernatural have in common? They’re some of the newest protagonists leading the charge in television’s latest wave of hit crime dramas – a posse of plucky women signalling a renaissance in a genre that’s slowly…
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