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Review | Showgirl: Deconstructed, a horrifying look behind the curtain

Review | Showgirl: Deconstructed, a horrifying look behind the curtain

Showgirl Interrupted | Ibis Palace | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ When asked the question of ‘How many microphones can you fit on your person?’, Carletta The Great answers, ‘One more if you’re willing to strip that far’. It’s one part psychedelic photo manipulation, one part ear-splitting audio, and another 10 parts of amazing performance on the […]

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Review | Sex bots and hard feminism in Future’s Eve

Review | Sex bots and hard feminism in Future’s Eve

Future’s Eve | Paper Mountain | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Before I went in I was hoping that Future’s Eve was going to be some kind of gay show about time travel. It was not that. Definitely not that. Aitken’s show is shocking and surprising and in a medium I can only describe as ‘physical art’. It’s […]

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Bibliophile | Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults

Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults by Laurie Penny Bloomsbury London journalist Laurie Penny reports on radical politics, protest, digital culture and feminism from around the world and was the youngest person to be shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for political writing on her blog Penny Red. Her collection of essays is about gender, power […]

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Feminist Comedy, By Women, For Everyone

Perth has a lively comedy scene but a new night aims to tap into a specific audience, this month the aptly titled ‘Feminist Comedy Night’ has its third outing. Event organizer Alyce Wilson traded emails with us to bring us up to speed on why feminist comedy needs its own space. How would you describe […]

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Actor Caitlin Stasey Discusses Fluid Sexuality

Actor Caitlin Stasey Discusses Fluid Sexuality

Actor Caitlin Stasey has opened up about her sexuality in a lengthy interview on new website Herself.com. Stasey was known for her role on ‘Neighbours’, but has since performed in the screen adaptation of the John Marsden novel ‘Tomorrow Where the War Begun’. She is currently featured in Josh Thomas’ ABC2 Series ‘Please Like Me’ […]

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Am I a feminist?

Am I a feminist?

Am I a feminist? Annie Lennox has got me thinking, Last week Lennox took to the stage at London’s Royal Festival Hall to a rapturous round of applause and cheers, but the iconic vocalist was not there to sing she was on stage to talk about feminism and equality for women. Activist Annie has one […]

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