Feminism, Philanthropy and Gina Rinehart (and other high-profile women)

The question brewing into a small cyclone in the feminist sphere at the moment is the question of whether Gina Rinehart is a feminist – prompted by Alecia Simmonds’ piece over at Daily Life. How can Rinehart possibly be a feminist, I hear everyone ask? She’s ‘obscenely’ rich, she’s mean, she hasn’t got a philanthropic … More Feminism, Philanthropy and Gina Rinehart (and other high-profile women)

An Open Letter (or: I am not sick and sexuality is not a choice)

Taking a page out of  SwankIvy‘s book. My response to a lovely message I got the other day, from someone who decided that they knew more about me than I did, and that I obviously need help. Hi there, family friend. Well, it’s always nice to know that you’ve got me all figured out in … More An Open Letter (or: I am not sick and sexuality is not a choice)

Look out, girly feminists: you’re doing it wrong!

Oh the wonderful things you find in the Sydney Morning Herald! So-called feminist Elizabeth Farrelly was shocked when someone accused her of misogyny a while ago. Just to prove how not-a-misogynist she is (besides, we all know women can’t be misogynists themselves!), she writes an article accusing all us feminists of doing it wrong. (Comments … More Look out, girly feminists: you’re doing it wrong!