This is the eulogy I gave at my sister Andrea’s funeral. ___________________________________________________________________ When someone is dying in your life, your mind plays old recordings of things they have said to you, stories they repeated and sayings they relied on in their day to day dialogue.  The human brain is a funny thing, in that it…

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In August 1788 in a court in Essex, a 22-year-old woman named Mary Mullender was convicted of stealing some clothing including a “dowlas shift”, a working class woman’s kind of slip.  Mary was sentence to 7 years transportation and sailed to Australia with 245 other women on the Lady Juliana, the first “exclusively female convict…

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The following is an extract published in a local paper of a letter my grandfather sent back from his posting in Jerusalem in WW1 Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser Thursday 25 April 1918 JERUSALEM THE OLDER TROOPER W. H. L. WYATT’S DESCRIPTION Mr. arid Mrs. W. G. A. Wyatt, of  ‘Red Cliff.’ Apple Tree Creek have just received a very…

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A couple of blokes, one from the Guardian, the other an ABC contributor talk about how the erasure of women is a good thing and that gender critical feminists are actually bigots and should STFU A Guardian journalist and a PHD student school a lesbian and woman of colour about women’s rights and how they…

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I recently watched two documentaries back-to-back about two rugby greats, Dan Carter and the late Jonah Lomu.  Watching the documentaries left me sad, annoyed and a little bit angry. The final scenes of Lomu on the beach with his boys, were a tragic reminder of what was lost to his family and community in his…

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If this week has taught us anything it is that the confusion of gender and sex has had fundamental implications on the way we can address issues around women’s safety.  Women are being murdered, raped and sexually harassed, and mainstream feminism uses the opportunity to grab more power for itself and its intersectional allies. Conservatives…

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Hi, My name is Christine Edie Chehade, I blog and tweet under Edie Wyatt. I want to raise some concerns about Greg Jericho.   I graduated from Griffith University with a First Class Honours in Humanities in 1994 from the Institute of Cultural Policy Studies. My thesis “Policing Culture” took a then radical, and now…

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Them Before Us: Why We Need a Global Children’s Rights MovementKaty Faust & Stacy Manning I first saw to Katy Faust on Australian television during our same sex marriage debate. She was introduced by a commentator as the daughter of lesbian parents, who was against same sex marriage. Of course, this was a provocative embellishment…

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I recently heard that Contrapoints (Natalie Wynn), a transgender youtuber, has been schooling JK Rowling on womanhood. I tried to watch it, but this type of saccharine play-acting, packaged as political debate, is more than I can cope with.  Feminists I usually watch, rarely deliver opinion from a candle lit bath. She is more frequently…

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I am on a journey back to a form of feminism that I am not sure exists. Many women like myself, stopped identifying as a feminist when our suburban lives ceased bearing any semblance to the goals spouted by the angry weirdos at the forefront of western feminism. While I was busy running a grown…

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