It wasn’t a leatherman, a naked man, or a man in a polyester suit that was the subject Robert Mapplethorpe’s first photograph — it was his oldest sister Nancy posing elegantly outside the family home in Floral Park, New York. Many more women would sit for Mapplethorpe — a subject that would not be his most infamous but arguablyContinue reading “Robert Mapplethorpe: look at the women”
Organiser for women. Spreading dignity. Wanting you to understand the humans. Donna Stolzenberg was the right woman to hear the right idea at the right time. She is the co-founder of the Melbourne and Sydney Period Projects – an organisation that coordinates sanitary items (and support) for women experiencing homelessness. Tell us a little bit about theContinue reading “Not so ordinary: Donna Stolzenberg”
This is the full transcript of journalist, and current Australian Nine Network TV presenter, Lisa Wilkinson, who delivered the annual Andrew Olle Lecture at the Australian Technology Park, Redfern, Sydney on Friday 25 October 2013. This transcript was originally published online by the Australian ABC.
After years of advertising sanitary products in a way that was, well, too sanitary and not real, a young girl has come along and said (literally) everything that has needed to be said for a long time. The Camp Gyno campaign is for ‘Hello Flo‘, a mail order business designed to send ‘care packages’ ofContinue reading “Camp Gyno rules”
“At Birdee we believe that every girl’s opinion matters, and if given the opportunity, girls today will change the world” — Hayley Gleeson, Editor. ‘Born on the fourth of July’, as the song goes, Birdee is a newborn Australian web magazine for teenage girls and this 1990s teenager thinks it is fantastic. Birdee joins aContinue reading “The Birdee has landed”