REVIEW: The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

REVIEW: The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

i stand on the sacrifices of a million women before me thinking what can i do to make this mountain taller so the women after me can see further                                       -  legacy Every time I read a [...]

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TOO FAT, TOO SLUTTY, TOO LOUD by Anne Helen Petersen

TOO FAT, TOO SLUTTY, TOO LOUD by Anne Helen Petersen

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen, is an analytical study concerning the notion of what it means to be an ‘acceptable’ woman. Through the lens of female celebrities, Petersen emphasises the boundaries by which female behaviour is policed in both the public and private [...]

fuck you, we won’t fight in your wars #staywoke

i find myself exhausted. a bone-deep inescapable tiredness, an amalgamation of frustration, like cleaved nails scouring across a hard textured surface. indelicate obscene and overwhelmingly bloody fucking annoying. Malfunctioning dildos like the, Donald Trump’s Pauline Hanson’s and Mike Pence's of the world; stains on the very fabric of that which is the equality and humanity we [...]

#REVIEW of THE HATE YOU GIVE by Angie Thomas

5/5. Read it. Now. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas needs to be a compulsory novel read in secondary schools across the world. It is a modern classic, speaking from a perspective not quite heard in the book community; and that is from the perspective of people of colour. Even though there is a [...]

Say Yes, because if you don’t. Well, that’s just bloody un-Australian. 

Don't be a fucking dickhead. That's usually my go-to response when I hear people (usually white, middle-aged Australians) proselytise about the 'horrors' that same-sex marriage will bring to the 'righteousness' of Australian culture. (Seriously, what righteousness? We have Pauline Hanson sitting in our Parliament. Righteousness has left the building and is running away to Mexico). [...]