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    Editor's Note Editor’s note G’day and welcome to our May edition of Sheilas, Lots of connecting threads in this bumper edition! In our features section, University of Melbourne academic… Read more →
    Horacek! Horacek_Sheilas_Princess-Person Pretty in Pink, Ahem Sheilas resident cartoonist Judy Horacek has blown us all away with this month’s ripper cartoon! We absolutely love it. More of Judy’s work (including merchandise)… Read more →
    News slutwalk edmonton Victim blaming a thing of the past? Research suggests otherwise University of Melbourne academic Violeta Politoff has been investigating Australian media representations of violence against women. Her research suggests we have not progressed past ‘victim… Read more →
    News Night Games cover final (3) Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport Black Inc Books has recently published leading Australian writer Anna Krien‘s highly anticipated book about sex, consent and power. In Night Games, Anna follows the… Read more →
    Polly Ticks Peddling Politics of Violence Prevention Should Abbott form Government post September, the new federal government will no doubt continue to address the problem of men’s violence against women (although I doubt official government policy will preface the word ‘violence’ with the word ‘men’). Read more →
    A Bonza Sheila Kavisha Mazella A Bonza Sheila: Kavisha Mazzella This month, Sheilas Editor Sarah Capper traipsed to ARIA award winning musician Kavisha Mazzella’s home for May’s Bonza Sheila interview. Sarah knew she was at… Read more →
    First Person 800px-Royal_Exhibition_Building_2003-05-17 A Brief Encounter Our new First Person section includes personal and creative stories from a variety of perspectives. This month, Melbourne sheila Janny Ryan had a brief encounter with an interesting stranger while waiting for the bus in Carlton... Read more →
    Keeping It Reel TOMBOY Keeping it Reel These two images of ‘Fitzy’ and ‘Bam-Bam’ come from Lesley Turnbull’s Throw Like A Girl: The Tomboy Project Lesley writes: The archetypal tomboy as portrayed… Read more →
    Culture Club Girls_logo Linked up on GIRLS For this month’s Culture Club, Elisabeth Morgan helps us unpack some of the hype surrounding HBO series Girls. This article was written in the style… Read more →