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Wednesday 9 September 2015
Column Feminism Health Life

period pieces: 10 things i do during my period that i probably shouldn’t

Loani Arman

Period Pieces is upcoming Melbourne Fringe Festival comedian Loani Arman’s hilarious series on menstruation. Be sure to check Lip for new instalments every Wednesday.   1. Flush tampons We all know it’s not the right thing to do environmentally, but we’ve all done it. And we all know that when the work toilet blocks up and the plumber…
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Wednesday 24 April 2013
Featured Life Opinion

mothers under the microscope: to work, or not to work

Sarah Iuliano
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Mothers: whether we like it or not, the majority of us have lived in them, lived with them and learnt from them. But one thing we daughters may be learning all too readily from mum is a sense of guilt as she makes her choice to be a working mother, or not to be. You’d…
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Thursday 19 January 2012

combating body negativity during the holiday season

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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It’s that time of the year again. Holiday celebrations have just come and gone, and whatever you celebrate, it generally involves lots of food and drink and seeing relatives you might not ordinarily choose to see. For a lot of people, it also involves the inevitable questions. “When are you getting married?” “Are you seeing…
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Wednesday 21 December 2011

lip lit: marika cobbold, drowning rose

Freya Dumas
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Drowning Rose by Marika Cobbold (Aphrodite’s Workshop for Reluctant Lovers) is a novel about guilt, grief and the heart-wrenching effects of schoolgirl manipulation. It centres around Eliza Cummings, whose estranged Godfather makes contact with her, asking her to visit him in Sweden. She hasn’t been in contact with him since the tragic death of his…
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