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Calling All Teen Writers – We Want You!

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Puberty is Hard Enough Without Added Sexism

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#GRLPWR: Ur New Motto or Bubblegum Feminism?

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There’s more to Women’s AFL than Footy

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التقويم الإقتصادي للفوركس These women are breaking glass ceilings for the younger generation

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The Women’s March: a Global Movement

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We Need Political Correctness in Politics

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opcje binarne w złotówkach Why we have to save political correctness in this post-Trump world

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The Perfect Feminist Gifts for this Holiday Season

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Breaking Through with The Fitzroy Feminist Collective!

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Nia, Alice and Aurora live tweet #Breakthrough2016

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Flashback Video: The Art of Safe Sexting

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Watch our video on the do’s and don’ts of sending sexy texts.

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Flashback Video: Changing the World Through Dance

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Kumari is giving young people a brighter future through dance

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Flashback Video: Stress Less Meditation Session

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A simple meditation exercise you can do just about anywhere.

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Flashback Video: Is Your Relationship Healthy?

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Learn how to recognise the warning signs of violence in relationships.

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How To Be Spooky, Not Offensive, this Halloween.

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A handy reminder of the difference between creepy and offensive.

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How To Support Someone With Mental Illness

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10 ways you can reach out to a loved one in need

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#RosieAward15 Winners + Runners Up

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Talking a look back at last year’s incredible Rosie Award recipients!

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History: Who is Rosie the Riveter?

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Sammi Taylor uncovers the history behind the famous WWII poster

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Syrian Refugees Deserve Our Help

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Guest blogger Luciana explores the life of a girl seeking assylum

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Flashback to our First Ever Video: ‘Friendship’

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Besties Elisabeth + Bethany talk about the secrets of friendship.

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Newsflash: Beyoncé is a Person Just Like You

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A friendly reminder that it’s okay to make mistakes!

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The Most Embarrassing Text I Ever Sent My Mum

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Sarah talks sex, awkward texts & buying condoms for the first time

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The Fashion Police Take It Too Far

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The French Burkini ban has sparked controversy across the globe

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When it’s Time to Leave the Nest!

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Kamin offers some handy advice for moving out of home for the first time

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Rio 2016: When Sexism and Sport Collide

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Saying ‘no thanks’ to all the sexist bullsh*t in the Rio 2016 Olympics

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10 Films That Define #FriendshipGoals

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The ultimate movie night list for the last weeks of winter

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Embrace The Body Image Movement

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The film every woman and girl must see this August!

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6 Reasons Why Frida Kahlo is a Feminist Icon

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This month we’re celebrating all things Frida!

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Why Hysteria is a Loaded Word

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One of the many misogynistic things said by Steve Price

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9 Australian Artists to Look Out For

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These amazing babes prove Australian music is no boys club

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The influence of feminism on my generation

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Renae unpacks common millennial views of feminism.

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Self-Discovery: Welcome to Adulthood!

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Sathsara explores the strange journey from teen-hood to adulthood

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Finding Your Story in Multicultural Australia

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Wendy shares her experience of growing up being Chinese-Australian

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Meet Young Fiction Writer Marlee Jane Ward

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Maddy chats to author & generally lovely person Marlee Jane Ward

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Wash Away the Winter Blues

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Flashback: Time to revisit our top 10 tips for staying positive this winter

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Growing Up: Courage, Determination, Rugby

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Victoria reminds us how important it is to stay true to yourself

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Stories from the Behind the Counter

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Maria share stories of what it’s like to work when you’re underage

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Gloria: the Original Queen of the Neighbourhood

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We list our fave Gloria moments in celebration of her upcoming Aus visit

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It’s Time To Reclaim The Net

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Let’s stop misogyny dominating yet another public space

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Dear Nurses: You Are Amazing

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It’s time to get rid of gender roles and respect the work of all nurses

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There’s More to Life Than Being Happy

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Why you don’t need to always be happy to #liveauthentically

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Coping with Grief and Stress Through Music

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Taylor explores the profound effect music can have on the mind

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How to Think Globally and Act Locally

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Niamh shares some handy tips on how to be environmentally friendly

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More than a Diagnosis…#worldbipolarday

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Anya shares her personal experience to mark World Bipolar Day

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Hey Girl, Can Men Be Feminists?

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Being a feminist means so much more than just adopting the label

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One World, One Vision: Safety for Women

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Eleanor explains the importance of cultural respect & gender equality

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5 (More) Reasons to Love Rowan Blanchard

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Our favourite quotes from the Girl Meets World star in 2016

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The Question Men Ask Every Int. Women’s Day

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Stop eye roll induced injuries with this perfect response

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#FreeKesha: A Movement Not Just a Hashtag

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Why supporting Kesha is a step forward in supporting all women

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The C-word is Missing From Sex Ed

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How poor education is leading to dangerous cultural attitudes

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New Video! Changing the World Through Dance

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Kumari is giving young people a brighter future through dance

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Teen writers: Earn some $$ – write for us!

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We’re now publishing new works by teen writers. Get in touch!

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When Will Feminism Be Part of Our Education?

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Guest writer Rosie explains why feminism is a vital part of education

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Words That Hurt; The Power of Casual Insults

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How sexism has become a part of our everyday vocab

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Queen Teens Wanna Know; What’s so of-fem-sive?

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When Faith and Feminism don’t see eye-to-eye

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New Video! Stress Less Meditation Session

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A simple meditation exercise you can do just about anywhere.

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2015: The Year of the Feminist

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Out favourite memorable moments in the fight for equality in 2015

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Our Top 5 Ethical Gift Ideas This Christmas

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How to make your gift really count this Christmas

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Confession: I Was a Teenage Shoplifter

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“It was the most embarrassing experience of my life.” – Bec*

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Dear 2015 Graduates: Your Future is SO bright!

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We’re so psychic; all signs say you’re going to be alright

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Who is Pop Music’s Good Girl?

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Maddy reveals the underlying sexism in today’s pop music culture

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In Times of Tragedy, Remember the Good

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How hope is the most powerful tool in uniting people

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10 Things We Love About Malala

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‘He Named Me Malala’ is film about of courage + strength. Don’t miss it!

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We Can ALL Do It: White Feminism Explained

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If Feminism is about equality then why are some women left out?

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Our App, ‘Wake Up Rosie’, is Finally Here!

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Our app is fighting mental illness one happy pic at a time!

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How To Be Spooky, Not Offensive, this Halloween.

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We decode the creepy and offensive costumes ruining all the fun.

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Why Isn’t Everyone a Feminist?

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A break down of the misconceptions surrounding feminism

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How To Support Someone With Mental Illness

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10 ways you can reach out to a loved one in need

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We Don’t Want You Chris Brown

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Chris Brown denied entry to Aus for domestic violence history.

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It’s time to Ditch the Sexism in Australian Politics

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A closer look at #libspill reveals the double standards in politics.

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Safe Access Zones to Protect Women’s Rights

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New laws will ensure women seeking abortions are no longer harassed.

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New Video! Melb Cafe Giving Hope to Refugees

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We spoke with Jane Marx to find out how her cafe helps local refugees.

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Gayby Baby: the Film Every Kid Should See

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A film encouraging love + diversity has been banned in NSW schools

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Catcalling is not a Compliment

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Maddy tell us why street harassment should be a thing of the past.

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FKA Twigs: “I think this could be my last interview”

Why does the media treat female celebs with such disrespect?

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Who Says Girls Can’t Rock Out Too?

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It’s time we celebrated all the girls killing it in the music scene!

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New Video: Is Your Relationship Healthy?

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Learn how to recognise the warning signs of violence in relationships.

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Hey Instagram, we’re #stillcurvy

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Why has Instagram removed #curvy from its search terms?

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Wash Away the Winter Blues

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We give you our top ten tips to help you get out of hibernation.

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Misty Copeland Breaks Down Colour Barriers

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America’s favourite ballerina has been made a principal dancer!

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Matildas Win Big, But Still No Equal Pay

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Why are our female soccer stars paid so much less than men?

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Caitlyn Jenner: #TransIsBeautiful

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We talk Caitlyn Jenner, Laverne Cox and the media.

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Equal Love – the Time is Now

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We believe that anyone who wants to put a ring on it, should be able to.

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Mad Max: Feminism on Fury Road

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We give you seven reasons Fury Road will be the best film of 2015.

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#RosieAward15 Winners + Runners Up

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The results are IN. Check out the talents of our award winners!

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New video! The Art of Safe Sexting

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Watch our video on the do’s and don’ts of sending sexy texts.

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5 Things you can do & still be a Feminist

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Lena Dunham: “There’s no such thing as a perfect feminist.”

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Our First Video ‘Friendship’ Hits the Screens!

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Besties Elisabeth + Bethany talk about the secrets of friendship.

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Claudia Long: Life as a ‘Gayby’

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Claudia shares her experiences of growing up as a ‘gayby’.

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Video Blogging: A How-To Guide

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Everything you need to know to start your own video blog.

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Artist Feature: Celeste Ortiz, Photographer

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Interview with Celeste Ortiz, photographer and all round power babe.

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How To Be Confident (When You’re Not)

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Sammi Taylor on overcoming doubt, and learning to back yourself.

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It’s Time to Put a Stop to the Sanitary Tax

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Tampons + pads are not ‘luxury items’ and should not cost more.

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Meet the Team behind Gayby Baby

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An interview with Maya Newell & Charlotte Mars about their new doco.

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International Women’s Day: What’s it all about?

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We give you the low down on International Women’s Day.

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5 Tips for Finding Ethical Fashion

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Our handy hints for finding cute & ethical fashion.

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Does this culture look good on me?

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There’s a big difference between appreciation and appropriation.

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Get Crafty: Mini Doughnut Pinata DIY

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Two Balloons Blog teach us how to make this super cute pinata.

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“Sweatin’ Like A Pig, Feelin’ Like A Fox”

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According to #ThisGirlCan: Women + Sport = Sexy

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Bright Spark: Questions for Miss Zali

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We talk about creativity & ice-cream with Miss Zali, 15 y/o girl maker.

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Sexism on the Red Carpet: #AskHerMore

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Say no to bullsh*t questions about clothing & diet regimes.

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Summer Reads: Blogs we Love!

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Fill your holidays with new tunes and crafty projects.

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Happy Holidays from Team Rosie!

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2015 is going to be so rosy! Here’s a sneak peek, just for you..

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Love, Not Hate Will Unite Us: #illridewithyou

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How a beautiful hashtag reminded us of our humanity

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Nobel Prize Winner: Malala Yousafzai

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The youngest ever recipient of Nobel Peace Prize!

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Tribute to the Funny and Fearless Stella Young

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Stella Young – comedian, journalist and activist. Vale.

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Adventure Time: Breaking the Mould

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Finn & Jake and Fiona & Cake, smashing gender stereotypes.

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Christmas Gifts That Give Back

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Stuck for Christmas gift ideas? Well look no further! ♥

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Women should STFU? #LiterallyICant

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The internet’s gone crazy over the most sexist song of the year.

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Professional Creep: Julien Blanc

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How one woman’s petition shut down a dating guru.

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Women in Solidarity with Hijabis

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Selfies in support of Muslim women across Australia.

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Question: What is Riot Grrrl?

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This week, we tap into the rebellious Riot Grrrl movement of the 90s.

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Feminist It Girl: Emma Watson

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From Harry Potter to UN Goodwill Ambassador, so amaze!

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Girls20 Delegate: Anna Wiseman

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Anna shares her experiences of the Girls20 Summit in Sydney.

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Babes on Wheels: Roller Derby

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Sadie tells us why there’s nothing quite like roller derby.

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F-words to believe in: Flawless. Feminist.

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Beyonce & a word, written in bold, bright lights. FEMINIST.

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Everyday Heroines: Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls

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Amy wants us to celebrate all the smart girls we know.

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Our First Rosette: Chantelle Baxter

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Our ambassador talks about her goal to educate one million girls.

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History: Who is Rosie the Riveter?

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Sammi Taylor uncovers the history behind the famous WWII poster.

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#RosieRespect Photo Project- Win Big!

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Channel your inner Rosie, don a headscarf and strike a pose.

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Underneath it’s all the same love

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Ellen Page reminds us of the difficulties people still face in coming out.

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Feminist It Girl: Tavi Gevison

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Tavi Gevinson is the founder and editor-in-chief of Rookie Mag.

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Featured Activist: Malala Yousafzai

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Malala Yousafzai: Pakistani schoolgirl and activist for women.

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