Guest Post: Equal pay a step closer

This post was submitted to me via Fleur Fitzsimmons at the end of June, but via email.  We agreed that I'd post the article on my blog as a guest post.  Fleur Fitzsimmons is a lawyer at the New Zealand Public Service Association. Equal pay for women-dominated occupations is a step closer … Continue reading

Nature, nuture and terrible headlines

*Trigger warning for discussion of rape and violence against women* So Lionel Shriver, who I have just discovered is a woman thanks to the power of the internet and the power of my brain to attribute the name Lionel to a man, wrote an article with an incredibly poor headline on a study looking … Continue reading

#endGamerGate2014 Linkspam

I've been paying attention to Gamer Gate, because as a woman who plays games and who likes to see diverse representation of characters and stories, they're a group that does not have my interest at heart, and are likely to actively target me.  Fortunately I'm not famous, and in Australia, which … Continue reading