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What Australia thinks about Roe v Wade

Danielle Kutchel, Friday, 1st July 2022 -  Advocates in Australia have called on governments to do more to ensure abortion is not only legal, but accessible.

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Worth the Risk: What can be learned from LGBTIQA+ experiences with the insurance industry

Nevena Spirovska, Tuesday, 14th June 2022 -  Nevena Spirovska shares some insights from a new report from the Victorian Pride Lobby detailing the LGBTIQA+ community's experiences with Australian insurance providers.

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More than rainbows: Recognising IDAHOBIT day’s dark history

Nevena Spirovska, Monday, 9th May 2022 -  While IDAHOBIT day now has a celebratory mood, the journey toward it has been darker and more difficult than many realise, writes Nevena Spirovska. 

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How will LGBTQI+ communities be treated this election?

Nevena Spirovska, Monday, 11th April 2022 -  Marriage equality created a template for sector mobilisation to advance LGBTIQA+ rights, but organisations still need to examine how they can be allies as Australia heads to the polls, writes Nevena Spirovska. 

It’s a long way to the top (if you’re a woman working in the NSW social sector)

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 16th March 2022 -  Despite women making up 75 per cent of the workforce in NSW, they account for just 20 per cent of board chairs in larger organisations

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Solidarity when it’s needed most: supporting Australian trans and gender diverse folk

Nevena Spirovska, Tuesday, 8th March 2022 -  Nevena Spirovska shares advice on how organisations can demonstrate an important display of solidarity for the trans and gender diverse community in the workplace.


Women don’t need fixing, systems do

Natalie Kyriacou OAM, Tuesday, 8th March 2022 -  Traditional approaches to gender equality that focus on imposing solutions upon women through a “saviour model” are disempowering and ineffective. Instead, there is a need to transform underlying structures of power, writes Natalie Kyriacou OAM.

Coalition of prominent women call for action

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 7th March 2022 -  A group of high profile Australian women have come together to launch a social media campaign calling on the Morrison government to do more to protect women and children. 

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Pride, passion and protest

Nevena Spirovska, Monday, 7th February 2022 -  It is thanks to the work of advocacy groups that strides have been made to advance the rights of LGBTIQA+ Australians. But what happens when those same organisations experience internal turmoil, asks Nevena Spirovska.

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The thinning blue line

Nevena Spirovska, Wednesday, 8th December 2021 -  Nevena Spirovska reflects on the findings of the recently released Victorian Pride Lobby’s Police Attitudes Survey and the need for systemic reform.
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