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Friday 23 August 2019
Arts Theatre

helping hands: a powerful message about autism

Charlie Osborne
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Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to see the show Helping Hands. Held in the La Mama Courthouse black box space, it created a vivid picture of some aspects of living as an autistic person in an allistic—not autistic—society. Not only was it compelling and entertaining, but it was also incredibly informative on the…
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Tuesday 20 March 2012
Featured Opinion

Broadening Feminism[s]: Intersectionality 101

Erin Stewart

As a movement, and speaking in very general terms, feminism has been guilty of marginalising the voices of other people. While it has been rejected on ignorant grounds which rely on stereotypes (feminists are hairy, scary people who hate men and burn undergarments), it has also been quite fairly rejected on the grounds that it…
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Friday 27 May 2011

Trigger warnings

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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I’d like to discuss triggers and the importance of trigger warnings. I personally define a trigger as something that raises my blood pressure, upsets me, and makes me start to have a panic attack or ratchets up my anxiety to a high level. Other people define triggers and what triggers them in different ways. Shakesville…
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