SEASON’S GREETINGS … from Second Chance – the only charity in Australia that exclusively raises money for homeless women. We are 10 professional women who have day jobs (and produced three babies with two more on the way). We are volunteers with no overheads, have no buildings and pay no wages. And we make […]
dale spender 9th December 2013 Feminism is back on the agenda. The F word has become the favourite word of many young women – and the older ones are coming out of cold storage where they have been confined for the past decades. Mission Australia, not known for its radical views (or leading questions) has […]
This is the manuscript blog; Best read in sequence so start with 1 and work your way through. Enjoy!
The English language itself acts as a barrier to an expression of women’s equality but so too are we restricted in the way we talk. Becoming aware of the extent to which we are constrained and silenced by our customary language use is a real eye-opener for women.
Lets start with what we know about women’s talk.
Business and Professional Women Caboolture – Friday 1st November 2013 Thankyou for asking me to talk this morning about modern feminism. I’m delighted to be here. Recently I have felt as though I have been brought out of retirement – as for the last 20 years feminism has not been such a popular topic. And […]
BRISBANE GIRLS GRAMMAR SCHOOL – 16th October 2013 Address to Assembly – Critical Thinking Thankyou for asking me here to talk today – I’m delighted to be able to thank all the girls and the mothers (and perhaps fathers) who are such a support to Second Chance. And who have made such a contribution to improving […]