Topic: women

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    September 2, 2016 Everywhere I hear the sound of … men telling women what to wear

    When you’re a writer wanting to lament the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East, one of the best ways to get your point across is to gesture towards photos of women in Iran, Afghanistan and Lebanon in the 1970s. They’re all looking hot in miniskirts and fashionable hairdos as they walk to uni […]

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    February 4, 2016 Women in the music industry – how looks have changed

    Welcome to our study of some of the most memorable ladies in Australian music and how the ideas of female representation through live performance have changed over the years. Let’s enter the 2000s: Kylie Minogue is whipping the world into a frenzy as a bonafide sex symbol while the effects of Girl Power and the Spice Girls coming […]