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January 14, 2017

Top 10 books about wild women

I first came across 17th-century writer Margaret Cavendish in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own: “What a vision of loneliness and riot the thought of Margaret Cavendish brings to mind! As if some giant cucumber…
November 17, 2016

The political act of Silencing “Others”

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to the Art Gallery of NSW to talk about feminism, multiculturalism and art and the way artworks embody global politics in 2016. This was in relation to an…
November 3, 2016

Star Trek’s Feminist Statement: Believe Women

Star Trek is no stranger to making radical statements — this is the show that had the first black woman as a regular cast member, that featured the first interracial kiss, that puts a woman on the bridge…