My Relationship with Body Hair

My Relationship with Body Hair

If you’ve seen much of anything on my blog you’ll know how strongly I feel about period positivity – and that, for me is mirrored in all things girls are brought up to feel ashamed about.

Periods, body image, sexuality and our body hair (among others obviously) are all things that we learn to surround with shame and silence, where they should be topics coloured with conversation and choice. Read more

When You Know

When You Know

This time two years ago I couldn’t make up my mind on what I wanted to do with my life.

I had finished high school, my exams were done and I’d graduated, but I still had no idea what I wanted to do next.

I knew I’d go to university, I knew I didn’t want to take a gap year, but as for what I’d actually study… I had absolutely no clue. Read more

Am I a Real Adult Now?

Am I a Real Adult Now?

Well, it happened.

Today is my 20th birthday.

Not quite sure how this happened.

I mean, obviously it was coming, but now it’s here.

There’s something that always feels so final to me about turning a year older, which is odd because literally nothing is changing.

But I’m officially in my twenties now, which is insane to me. Read more

100 Vaginas

100 Vaginas

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Seattle artist Dani Dodge (@studiododge) is the creator of 100 Vaginas, creating vulva art each day for 100 days from April this year.

Starting as way to help her show more love to herself, her body and to shed sexual shame, Dani created and shared 100 pieces, showcasing the diversity and beauty of the female anatomy. Read more

A Win

A Win

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Photo by lucia on Unsplash

Yesterday, abortion was decriminalised in Queensland, where it has been classified as a crime under the Criminal Code Act since 1899.

The fight to decriminalise abortion in Queensland has been going on for 50 years, ending with a 50-41 vote, passing law making abortion legal until 22 weeks.

The law also requires a 150m safe zone around the entrance of clinics to ensure the safety of women entering and exiting the building.

This vote grants women reproductive freedom and control over their own bodies, which is long overdue. Read more

Taking Action Against Menstrual Inequality

Taking Action Against Menstrual Inequality

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Adelaide girls Eloise Hall and Isobel Marshall are the Co-Founders and Co-Directors of Taboo, a new company selling pads and tampons to Australians.

But what sets them apart? All of the profits go toward helping the lives of women who don’t have access to proper menstrual health care and education. Read more