Maile Shanti on her crowdfunded new feminist magazine “Accidental Discharge”

10620813_343539449142433_7878949952497821434_nMaile Shanti is a final year student at the Steiner high school in Perth with an inspiring project for young women as part of her assessment requirements.  She is crowndfunding a magazine seeking to inspire others with a “message of equality to the world, that will allow the voices of women to be heard and be listened to by even more women.

Following is the link to her crowdfunding campaign.




Jane Green and Cameron Cox argue that decriminalisation leads to the best outcomes for sex workers

Advocates for the Nordic Model for sex work argue that this approach does not target sex workers themselves, only their clients. However, Jane Green and Cameron Cox dispute these claims and argue that it is decriminalisation that leads to the best outcomes for sex workers. Jane Green is a sex worker who is on the Executive Committee of the Scarlett Alliance. Cameron Cox is a sex worker who is involved in a sex worker outreach organisation. You can find out more about the Scarlet Alliance here:

Nicole Stiles an organiser of the upcoming One Billion Rising event in Perth

One Billion Rising is a global movement that aims to bring together ‘one billion women releasing their stories, dancing and speaking out at the places where they need justice, where they need an end to violence against women and girls’. This interview with Nicole Stiles, who is an organiser of the One Billion Rising event in Perth, covers the importance of the movement, the role of art in bringing about social change and the details of the Perth event.

You can find out more about the Perth event here:

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2nd September Feminist Virginia Brown, Human Rights Lawyer Julian Burnside, Federal Labor Candidate Alannah MacTiernan

Continuing with the Wikileaks focus, we’ll be looking at an entirely different angle tonight as we speak to Virginia Brown from the group Feminists opposing an Assange-led Wikileaks Party.

We play a Morning Magazine interview with the human rights lawyer and refugee advocate Julian Burnside.

And livewire former State Minister for Planning and Infrastructure, and federal candidate for the seat of Perth, Alannah MacTiernan.