As children, we are often exposed to and taught the idea that the default of a person is; straight, white and cisgender. It’s not until we are much older that we begin to challenge this assumption. This assumption is damaging, however, and causes LGBTQIA teens to become two to three.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare recently put out a call for mittens to help koalas injured by bushfires in South Australia, Victoria, and New South Wales. The call has since gone viral, with the Fund receiving mittens from all around the world, from places as far away as Russia. Josey.
Famous funnywomen and firm friends Amy Poehler and Tina Fey hosted the Golden Globes for the final time last night and were immediately credited with making the awards show “feminist”. This is a questionable achievement considering their 10 minute opening speech was pretty much their only official appearance. The two.
In the wake of the Sydney siege, Charlie Hebdo massacre, and more recently, the Paris terror attacks, islamaphobic and speculative headlines appear to be rife within mainstream media outlets. Only hours into the December 15 Martin Place siege, the Daily Telegraph published a rushed 2pm edition which read ‘Death Cult.
Kevin Norris, a 38 year old roof tiler, has died in police custody after being tasered by police officers at Mittagong McDonald’s. Police arrived at the fast-food restaurant around 8.50pm on Sunday, after calls from staff complaining of a man acting in a “troublesome” and “disruptive” manner, stated Assistant Commissioner.
It has been revealed that Martin Place Siege victim Katrina Dawson was struck by a deflected police bullet fired at gunman Man Haron Monis, during the 2am police raid of the Lindt Café. Fairfax media reported these details of Dawson’s death on Saturday 10th January, along with claims that the gunman.
Boko Haram had faded slightly from the headlines after the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria back in April of 2014. Their voice wasn’t at the forefront of the media, until now. Dakar, Senegal, on Monday the 4th of January as many as 20 people were killed.
Wednesday 7th 11.20 am Brothers Chérif and Saïd Kouachi storm satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s Paris office, killing 12. 10 of the slain were journalists and cartoonists including the magazine’s Editor, Deputy Chief Editor, and a guest Editor. Two police officers were also killed, one of which, Ahmed Merabet; also of.
“I anticipated some ‘pedophilia!!!’ Cries for this video,” tweeted Australian pop-sensation Sia, not even twenty-four hours after the music video for her single ‘Elastic Heart’ premiered on Thursday. The controversial yet compelling clip features dancer Maddie Ziegler, 12, in a beige leotard as she wrestles with the bearded and lycra-clad actor.
On the 7th of January, 12 were shot dead by Islamic gunmen in a brutal attack on magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. The incident has sparked global outrage and sorrow. The phrase “Je Suis Charlie”, as popularized by the same hashtag on social media, has come to represent.