Feminist. Mother. Woman.

A poem, of sorts, in that it rhymes, addressing gender concerns, identity and rights.
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Maternal Feminism in the Brave New World

Vanessa Olorenshaw’s Liberating Motherhood was published last year, launching the ‘purple stocking movement’. The book raises the issue of the absence of mothers in feminism and politics.  It is not enough to simply have women in leadership.  Not all women are mothers and not all mothers mother the same.  Society encourages us to return to paid … More Maternal Feminism in the Brave New World

Poetic Politics

What a year it has been, ‘best PM’ we’ve eva seen, Women valued in varied roles over things like mining coals, And inspiring words from Joe, would have been nice to know, But alas, poor Aussies, that is not our lot, For women have been left to rot, and mines and Big Business will fly, … More Poetic Politics