Editor's Note October Ed Gday, And welcome to this edition of Sheilas. This month we feature Ruby Hamad in our news section – a timely piece examining Islamaphobia –… Read More → Horacek! JHoracek-Rapunzel-Updated Let down your … This month, we feature a ‘classic’ cartoon of Judy Horacek’s – who is currently enjoying a sabbatical abroad – many thanks to Judy in advance!… Read More → News RubyHeadShot Yes, Islamophobia is Racism In this piece for Sheilas, writer Ruby Hamad (who we recently featured as a ‘Bonza Sheila‘) explains why it is a cop out to dismiss… Read More → News NCAS_stakeholder-report-cover National Community Attitudes Survey Vichealth has released the 2013 National Community Attitudes Survey - the third of its kind - examining attitudes towards violence against women. Read More → Polly Ticks VWT-Sarah_sml1-162x226 Political Legacies and the Vision Thing Last week, former Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam passed away, causing a flood of debate about the legacy of one of Australia’s most controversial politicians.… Read More → A Bonza Sheila Amy-Gray A Bonza Amy Gray Amy Gray is a feminist writer who has been contributing to Sheilas (and many other publications) as a freelance writer. Recently she took over the… Read More → Culture Club Gone-Girl-poster-3 Good Grief Gone Girl Karen Pickering provides a review of box office smash ‘Gone Girl’, an adaptation of the best-selling book of the same name, which, along with setting… Read More → Keeping It Reel KIRMCCP Monster Climate Change Petitioning Dr Rachel Buchanan and daughter Frances ‘keeping it reel’ while collecting signatures for the Monster Climate Change Petition! The Monster Climate Change Petition is an… Read More → First Person mother_son Sunday Morning, 6am In February of this year, the nation was shocked by news of the murder of 11 year-old Luke Batty, who was killed by his father… Read More → News Disclaimer We aim to publish a variety of views on important social issues. Please note, the views published on Sheilas are the author’s and not necessarily… Read More →