Annual Report 2014-2015
Celeste Liddle discribes herself on her blog as an Arrernte, feminist, hard left, trade unionist, with a taste for protopunk. An accidental opinion writer, occasional radio interviewee and blogger at “Rantings of an Aboriginal Feminist” Below is her keynote speech she gave at Putting Gender on the Agenda conference in Alice Springs. The conference was a […]
Article by Celeste Liddle. Empowering Aboriginal women is the key to eliminating gendered violence Tangentyere Women’s Family Safety Group’s new sign. Photo: Tangentyere Council Two weeks ago in Alice Springs, a group of women – most of whom were Aboriginal – gathered for the two day “Putting Gender on the Agenda” conference.
Abusive Texts and Phone Harrassment on the Rise Trigger warning: This post deals with domestic violence and suicide, and may be triggering for some readers. Imagine a man messaged his girlfriend a list of reasons why she was “not worthy.” Imagine that 34-item list accused her of having a “fat gut”, a “loose” vagina and […]
Every night the emergency departments of the Northern Territory overflow with battered Aboriginal women. That won’t change unless governments address alcohol abuse Northern Territory chief minister Adam Giles once described alcohol in the NT as “a core social value”. The protection of this so-called core social value trumps the protection of women and children. Every […]
A new support service for people of diverse gender, sex and sexuality has been launched in Alice Springs today An advocacy group has been formed to lobby for the human rights of people of diverse gender, sex and sexuality in the Northern Territory. Sistergirls Brie Curtis and Crystal Love are co-founders of Sisters and Brothers […]