Welcome to Monday! ~ 8th December 2014

Bp_fXA3CQAI8ma8It is with great sadness that feminaust recognises the passing of Stella Young, a passionate, eloquent, sexy, opinionated, femininist, badass. For those of you who met, heard, read or experienced Stella you will understand the inspiration that she provoked. For those of you who missed the chance while she lived, please take some time to get to know her through the extensive public record. We have included a few choice bits below.

If you consume nothing else, let it be this TED talk “I am not your inspiration”

Don’t call me “a person with a disability”

I wanted to feel like a rainbow paddlepop

Disability disent silenced by the cancelling of the ABCs Ramp Up

An interview from 2012

Inspiration Porn

The Wheel Perspective

And in other feminaust news;

A treaty is the only way forward for First Australians.

Nina Simone doco coming to Netflix in 2015

The career advice you’re probably not getting but really need.

CEOs failing to take gender parity seriously.

Shadow Minister for Women Claire Moore takes the She Speaks survey to Canberra.

Where are we at on the paid parental leave scheme?

There’s no denying the deeply rooted sexism and misogyny in the Grand Theft Auto gaming series.

 

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About MsElouise

MsElouise is a community programs worker and feminist from Melbourne Australia. She likes to travel, write, rant and make people feel uncomfortable about their assumptions. She hopes to one day be remembered for changing the world just a little bit. Right now she does this by proving that teenage girls are a higher order of beings.

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