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Thursday 19 November 2015
News Politics World

feminist news round-up 19.11.15

Danielle Croci
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Government appoints women to the ABC board The Turnbull government has appointed two new women to the ABC board. The two businesswomen, Dr Kirsten Ferguson and Donny Walford, bring the total of women on the board to four, who sit alongside five men. They will assist in making the decision on a successor to current…
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Thursday 12 November 2015
News

feminist news round-up 12.11.15

Danielle Croci
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  Breast Cancer Patient Warns of Private Health Insurance Brisbane woman Michelle Hennessy contracted breast cancer after having top-level private health insurance with extras for 20 years, and was still forced to pay over $20,000 for her treatment. She is now warning unsuspecting Australians to check the fine print of their plans for coverage levels….
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Friday 6 November 2015
News

feminist news round-up 6.11.15

Danielle Croci
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Jessica Mauboy backed out of singing national anthem due to panic attack Australian singer Jessica Mauboy has broken her silence on why she backed out of singing the national anthem at the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday at the last minute. She revealed that she had panic attack moments before the performance as a result of…
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Thursday 29 October 2015
News

feminist news round-up 29.10.15

Danielle Croci
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pregnant refugee Abyan to return to Australian for ‘medical advice’ It has been confirmed by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton that the pregnant Somali refugee known as Abyan will return to Australia to receive medical advice. Earlier this month, Abyan was flown to Australia for an abortion, alleging that she had been raped on the island…
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Tuesday 27 October 2015
News

feminist news round-up 27.10.15

Amy McKenna
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Here’s what’s on our news radar today. * call to stop abusers from cross-examining their victims in family court Domestic violence groups and lawyers groups are pressing the Turnbull government to end cross-examination of victims by abusers in court. The Family Court’s Chief Justice, Diana Bryant says victims are less likely to proceed to trial…
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Wednesday 14 October 2015
News

news round-up 14.10.15

Cheyne Anderson
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  In celebrity news… Jennifer Lawrence continues to lead the way, penning an open letter titled Why do I make less than my male co-stars? in which she nails the double standard of bossy women/strong men at the Hollywood negotiating table. The letter was written in light of the Sony Hack that revealed how just…
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Tuesday 13 October 2015
News

news round-up 13.10.15

Amy Mckenna
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  In Australia Doctors at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Victoria are refusing to send asylum seeker children back to detention centres post-treatment, as they believe it would be detrimental to the children’s health. A 23-year-old rape victim from the Nauru detention center has been transferred to Australia to receive an abortion, following Malcom Turnbull’s…
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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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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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Sunday 21 June 2015
News

feminist news round-up 21.6.15

Kaylia Payne
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    On Lip this week: Edie-Louise Diemar on why the phrase ‘walk of shame’ has got to go Google takes important step in tackling revenge porn Miley Cyrus launches transgender awareness campaign NSW woman’s breastfeeding ban overturned Sophia Flo Dacy-Cole reviews ballet performance The Dream Sunrise apologises for post victim blaming women affected by…
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Sunday 14 June 2015
News Uncategorised

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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Sunday 7 June 2015
News

feminist news round-up 7.6.15

Kaylia Payne
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  On Lip this week:  The tampon tax: where are we now  Diversity on television  Feminists on film: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon  GPS trackers being considered for domestic violence offenders   Elsewhere on the Interwebs:  First ever TED talk on abortion  Ana Tijoux, a Chilean rapper, releases ‘Antipatriarca’ music video (and it’s pretty catchy)  A Californian teen…
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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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Sunday 28 September 2014
News

feminist news round-up 28.09.14

Bridget Conway
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Catch up on all the feminist news from all around the world this week on Lip! Emma Watson created quite a media buzz with her UN speech promoting the #HeForShe campaign Oxford dining hall turns feminine Legislation to support testing of backlogged rape gets handed into Barack Obama Brody Dalle says pop stars feelthat their…
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