Profile : Rebecca Jones

Rebecca Jones is a feminist animal studies researcher, advocate and activist based at the University of Strathclyde. Her PhD, Consuming Men: Masculinity, Meat and Myth in Literary Fictions from Mary Shelley to Ursula Le Guin, applies theoretical frameworks taken fromRead more…

Profile: Aurora Campbell

Aurora Campbell is a Melbourne-based artist who explores the link between technology and sex, relationships, self-esteem, sexuality and vulnerability. In an age where Tinder has become the main tool for courtship, she is interested in how the modern day smartRead more…

Sir

‘Hello ma’am,’ the charity woman called out to me, but then her face clouded. ‘I mean sir.’ Another flustered pause before she reversed again: ‘I mean ma’am.’ Years of practice enabled me to politely decline making a donation without laughing.Read more…

Profile: Magda Zenon

Magda Zenon is a life-long peace and human rights activist and now focuses on gender violence and women’s participation and the integration of the gender perspective in the peace process. She is a founding member of Hands Across the Divide,Read more…

The self-improvement myth

Many of us are driven towards self-improvement. We are living in an era that fully encourages, endorses, and promotes positive striving towards being a ‘better’ you. Advice is everywhere. From magazines, to television, books and (of course) social media. EntireRead more…