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    Editor's Note June Edition G’day and welcome to a special June edition of Sheilas! Special just because – there’s a lot of substance in this edition, or meat in… Read more →
    Horacek! HoracekcartoonforJUNESheilasjpg Feminist Frightbats Unite! Our resident cartoonist Judy Horacek has nailed it again with this month’s contribution for Sheilas! Thanks Judy! We’re proud supporters of ‘Feminist Frightbats’ at Sheilas,… Read more →
    News Clementine Ford Not All Men, but Yes All Women In a welcome return to Sheilas, writer Clementine Ford looks at the entrenched cultural attitudes of how men and women respond towards gendered violence. She notes the lengths to which we point out that ‘not all men’ victimise women - but also notes how less likely we are to emphasize that all women have an experience of being victimised by a man. Read more →
    News dunlop No Democracy without Dissent In his first piece for Sheilas, Tim Dunlop argues that when governments, unchecked by a beleaguered mainstream media, stop listening and start shutting down debate, we lose the very essence of our democratic form of government. Read more →
    Polly Ticks A Not-So-Shaw Thing By Sarah Capper While Independent member for Frankston Geoff Shaw chose not to attend Victorian parliament last week while they were debating the small matter… Read more →
    A Bonza Sheila Stella Young A Bonza Stella … or a Stella Bonza?! This month’s Bonza Sheila is  comedian, disability advocate and Editor of ABC’s Ramp Up website, Stella Young. Sheila’s Editor Sarah Capper chats to her about activism, comedy and… Read more →
    Culture Club © Melissa Hobbs 2012 52 Tuesdays Karen Pickering talks gender, identity and feminism in Australian director and co-writer Sophie Hyde's new film 52 Tuesdays. Read more →
    Keeping It Reel Girl smiling and looking down wuth Melbourne City skyline in the background Keeping it Reel This Photo was taken by professional photographer Breeana Dunbar. The birth of Bree’s son and subsequent break from the traditional workforce inspired her to pursue a long-held dream of becoming a professional photographer. Read more →
    First Person steph Law and Disorder In this month’s ‘First Person’ Stephanie Amir talks about her experiences  volunteering in a women’s prison, and the broader social issues that need to be… Read more →