All posts by : Jessamy Gleeson

Did you know there was a fat acceptance movement? Or that fat activists campaign for the right to reclaim the word “fat”, demand better “fatshion” and advocate for social...

Are you at university? Been there, done that? Teach in one? Hoping to go one day? Women were officially allowed to enrol in university in Australia as early as...

We know that gender discrimination doesn’t stand in isolation from other oppressive forces, such as the marginalisation of people based on race, disability and sexuality. But one of the...

The topic is Girls (no, not the TV show, though it might crop up) and I’ve assembled a kick-arse panel to talk us through some of the big issues...

Cherchez la Femme: Feminism and Violence was a brilliant show, full of righteous anger, sharp insight and dark humour. We were so privileged to host a panel of such...

The public conversation around violence against women is more candid than ever before and appears to have a real momentum. Of course, feminist activists have spent years forcing this...

Women have always been absolutely crucial to the struggles of the Left and continue to form the backbone of many campaigns for social justice, workers’ rights and income equality....

For as long as humans have existed they’ve been pretty into seeing depictions of other humans having sex. Whether you call this pornography, erotica, or adult entertainment, you might’ve...

Cherchez la Femme is about creating a space for feminists to shoot the breeze over a few drinks and we’ve taken this show on the road, visiting Sydney, Canberra,...