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Monday 17 February 2014
Culture Featured Feminism Get Involved Health Life

lip-readings : the weight-loss resolution

Shalailah Medhora
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At our recent Lip-readings event in Canberra on January 24, SBS Press Gallery Producer/Reporter Shalailah Medhora gave the following speech on the complex issue of weight loss and women. Told with her unique voice, her talk painted a frighteningly realistic picture of the body image issues that plague so many women – and we’re excited…
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Tuesday 11 February 2014
Culture Feminism Life

lip-readings : the need for resolution on same-sex marriage

Judy Aulich
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At our recent Lip-readings event in Canberra on January 24, Celebrant and writer Judy Aulich gave the following speech. Judy married 11 same-sex couples during the five-days in which it was legal in the ACT. Her talk was moving and powerful, and we’re excited to share it with you here. During New Year I was…
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Monday 31 December 2012
Opinion

Resolutions & Reflections : What does New Year’s Eve mean to you?

Zoya Patel
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Of all the holidays that riddle this time of the year, New Year’s Eve is by far my favourite. Not just because my family never celebrated Christmas, or because I like a good excuse to watch fireworks and have a party, but because the idea of starting fresh is one that appeals to me. A…
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Monday 16 January 2012
Culture Featured

fireworks, midnight and new years resolutions – where did they come from?

Jessica Barlow
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Every year we celebrate the introduction of the New Year without understanding precisely why. Cities all around the world spend millions of dollars on extravagant firework displays and thousands of New Years parties are organized amongst friends. Movies are themed around New Years – the night hailed by all as the biggest night of the…
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