Category Archives : Cherchez La Femme Melbourne

Do you feel like there are more trans folk visible in the public sphere right now? There seems to be a huge amount of interest and energy converging around...

A message from KP: CLF started six years ago because I thought feminists would love to discuss complex ideas around gender, power and culture over a few drinks, and...

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...

Have you ever felt frustrated about the representation of women in journalism? I have! I’d love to see more women journalists reporting in all fields but I know there...

If you read about them in the mainstream media you’ll know that selfies are the end of civilisation as we know it, especially if women and girls are taking...

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...

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...