It’s something that’s defining our generation, for better or worse. Same sex marriage. As of August 1st 2017, 22 countries allow same sex marriage – none of these countries include Australia; a country that prides itself on mateship and giving everyone a fair go. That is, unless, you’re in love with someone of the same… Continue reading Why same sex marriage isn’t getting the attention it deserves and is getting attention it doesn’t deserve.
Suffice to say, the internet is exploding following the release of Netflix’s 2017 hit show ’13 Reasons Why’ based on the book by Jay Asher. And I can totally understand why – the story is compelling, heartbreaking, captivating and frighteningly relatable. Each episode is confronting and uncomfortable to watch. As viewers, we watch on as… Continue reading 15 Hundred Words: Why ’13 Reasons Why’ is the best and worst show for raising awareness on teen suicide.
On International Women's Day, we wear pink In 1997 when I was eight years old, singing (terribly) the Spice Girls into my hairbrush like so many of us did (or still do - no judgement here!) I would chant the group's infamous catch phrase "girl power" and strike a diva-esque pose while the track faded… Continue reading International Women’s Day: Tokenism or a move in the right direction?