The Stella Prize in Conversation
In recent months, the stories of women – and with them, impediments to women’s media participation – have taken a pointed and particular prominence in mainstream culture, underpinning sustained social and political movements. One of many takeaways from those movements has been a widespread emphasis on how women might experience, and process, the world we all share.
Now in its sixth…
Jeez Louise: #MeToo
Jeez Louise began in Melbourne in 2002 out of a necessity in the comedy industry to hear more stories and laughs from the perspective of women. But we keep learning the same things and having the same discussions. It’s 2018, and we’re done with talking about whether women are as funny as men: we know the answer. For those who…
Corrective Memory: Writing Women Back into History
‘History is not the past,' Hilary Mantel has said. 'It's the record of what’s left on the record.’
So, what are the challenges for writers seeking to revive the stories of female historical figures? Women have not always featured prominently in the historical records. And the ways they do feature are often compromised by the prejudices of record writers and…
The F Word Address: Jane Gilmore
‘Here’s a list of things that don’t cause murder. Stiletto-heel shoes. Mothers. Selfies. Broken hearts. Romance. Sex romps ... Here’s a list of things that do cause murder: the decision to murder someone.’
Feminist journalist Jane Gilmore started her #FixedIt project in 2013 to hold the media to account in their portrayal of victims of rape and child abuse. For…
I Know You Are, I Said You Are: Gender Stereotypes and Kids
Sami Shah, Nelly Thomas, Ro Allen and Alyena Mohummadally discuss recent and potential changes in policy as well as day-to-day tips for avoiding the traps of gender expectation.
The question of school uniforms has featured heavily in the headlines but, in terms of gender expectations and kids, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. In what other ways are entrenched ideas around…
Beyond Binary: Nevo Zisin on Gender
Now a youth worker, activist, writer and speaker, Nevo Zisin has spoken widely about their experiences of confronting gender and sexuality within the queer and Jewish communities, as well as at home. They join host Fury for an unfiltered conversation about memoir, activism, fashion, self-expression and the view from beyond binary gender.
Zisin has experienced gender in ways most of…
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