I would like to take a moment and express how heartbreaking this is. Stephanie Scott was 26 years old, about to be married to her boyfriend of five years and was a popular teacher. Griffith Local Area Commander Michael Rowan explained it best when he said, “This is a tragedy.
The representation of gender is not a new concept, everyone has at one point recognised some form of inadequate gender representation in media or video games. Gender representation is a heated argument which is constantly talked about on social media and online forums, spawning the twitter movement known as #GamerGate..
WARNING: SPOILER ALERT! When a good friend of mine first introduced me to the TV series Pretty Little Liars, I was hooked. The combination of mystery, murder, and great fashion: what wasn’t to love? I spent many long days and nights agonising about the plot, drawn into the storyline as.
This last week or so has brought about both highs and lows for feminism. With popular music icons promoting gender stereotypes through film clips, to women taking a stance that clothing should not be a characteristic to be judged. It’s not hard to tell that the meaning Meghan Trainor’s Dear.
It’s International Women’s Day! Cue the selfies, the statuses, and the #HeForShe hashtags. Be stupefied by the Australian government, as they honoured the day by meeting at Tattersall’s in Brisbane – A men’s only club. And nurse your hangover if you were in Sydney for Mardi Gras last night –.
You may have seen the hash tag #BlackOutDay over March 6th, and if you didn’t think it was absolutely wonderful, then you were wrong. If you missed the hashtag all over your Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Instagram feeds, then let me fill you in. #BlackOutDay was a day dedicated to.
A fortnight ago a 20-year-old Turkish student was murdered after allegedly fighting off an attempted sexual assault by a mini bus driver. In response men in Turkey and Azerbaijan have taken to wearing miniskirts in protest against sexual violence. The hashtag #ozgecanicinminietekgiy, which translates to ‘wear a skirt for Ozgecan”,.
I can’t help but feel incredibly conflicted when writing about Fifty Shades of Grey. There’s obviously a lot of hate for the novel and the film; hate which I don’t think is entirely justified. Take Lisa Wilkinson’s scathing review, for example. She calls the film “domestic violence dressed up as.
Valentines Day can be a trying time for most of us. The pressure becomes too much for some couples. What could’ve been a regular Saturday becomes a black hole where your money and emotional energy get sucked away. Single people want to vomit at the sight of a red rose,.
The Red My Lips campaign is designed to raise awareness of sexual violence whilst trying to educate people on what it really means to be a survivor. The idea behind it is to wear red lipstick for the entire month of April in order to spread the message that rapists,.