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Sunday 26 February 2017
News Politics World

Feminist News Round-Up 26.02.17

Eden Faithfull
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  Brazilian Carnivale Addresses Political Issues The Brazilian festival ‘Carnivale’ has taken a turn for the political this year, with the raucous celebration usually turning a blind eye to current and international events. Organisers of the festival and revelers alike tackled big topics of sexism, homophobia, Donald Trump and the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff. Some…
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Wednesday 21 October 2015
News

news round-up 21.10.15

Cheyne Anderson
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  In future news…It’s Back to the Future Day! Today is the day Marty McFly and Doc travelled to from 1989. While we’re lacking in hover boards and double-ties, check out this piece from the BBC on how close we’ve come to some of the predictions from the film. In Australia…Our woeful human rights record…
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Tuesday 20 October 2015
News

news round-up 20.10.15

Amy Mckenna
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  In Australia Former Bulldogs player, Hazem El-Masri, has been charged with appalling domestic violence offences involving his 25-year-old wife. Medical marijuana might finally become legal in Australia, following Greens minster Shane Rattenbury’s introduction of a legislation to establish an ACT scheme for the cultivation and supply of medical cannabis. Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull met…
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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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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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Monday 8 June 2015
Feminism News

feminist news roundup 8.6.15

Sarah Iuliano
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Recently on Lip: Read our Q&A with 2015 Text Prize shortlistee and Lip book reviewer, Margot McGovern on her novel, Read about what Senators have to say regarding Sarah Hanson-Young’s win against Zoo Magazine, Or catch up on more news with yesterday’s feminist news roundup!   Making headlines: Nepali women receive self-defence lessons in wake of post-earthquake…
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Saturday 26 July 2014
News

feminist news round-up 26.07.14

Bridget Conway
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Here’s what’s been on our feminist news radar this week! New wave feminist anatomical underwear is here: what do you think? Questioning Beyonce’s feminism again Check out Cards Against Harassment if you’re sick of guys harassing you A feminist perspective on Israeli aggression If prostitution were legalized then HIV would not be spread as easily…
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Sunday 13 May 2012
Culture Featured

feminist news round-up 13.05.12

Josephine Mandarano
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barack obama says same-sex couples should marry In a mammoth political move, US President Barack Obama has declared his personal support for gay marriage.  He said: “I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about members of my…
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