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WHY I WANT MY FUTURE CHILDREN TO BEAR MY NAME

June 14, 2016

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  Think that sexism is a thing of the past in Australia? Okay, picture this: a man and a woman are in a relationship and opt for the woman’s surname as their shared family name, also deciding that their children will be given her surname. If this sounds strange to you, it’s because it is. […]

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BANYULE 100 – DIAMOND VALLEY ROTARACT

March 23, 2016

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  Working tirelessly to help eradicate polio, providing young people with leadership development opportunities and running the Eltham Festival Battle of the Bands are merely a handful of the impressive accomplishments of the Diamond Valley Rotaract Club. The Diamond Valley Rotaract Club is part of Rotary International for young people aged 18 to 30 years old. […]

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SHOULD PRETTY HURT?

August 31, 2015

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Like Queen Bey, I too am sick and tired of the notion that pretty hurts (this is only one of many qualities that Beyoncé and I share. Need I mention the booty?). I am thankful to be alive in the twenty-first century where it is socially acceptable for women to forego wearing corsets, meaning my fainting […]

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WHO’S WATCHING YOU?

August 12, 2015

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The Government will have access to our metadata – but who do you already share your private information with? It has been announced that new laws on metadata retention have passed Parliament in Australia, effectively making it legal for the government to access information including all of our online activity, who we have called and […]

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5 REASONS TO BE A HAPPY HUMAN

July 21, 2015

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Ever caught yourself absent-mindedly thinking “Gee, Tony Abbott makes me proud to be Australian”? If you’re struggling to think of a single time ever when that’s happened to you, then read on my friend because this article is for you! On the other hand, if you can proudly relate to Tone’s choice of brightly coloured […]

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THE OC

June 10, 2015

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For this issue of So Bad, It’s Good, let me take you back to TV viewing of approximately 12 years ago, to a land of mansions in the hills of California, bagels and Christmukkah. Yeah, you know it. I’m talking about The O.C. If you don’t know it, you should. The O.C is early 2000s, […]

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TOP 10 WAYS TO INTERNET

January 12, 2015

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…Like A Rookie. 1. Do you make sure that when sending your phone number to someone, you never just send it in a private message? If so, you’re off to a good start. Always ensure personal details are broadcast loud and clear to the entire Internet audience, a la Charlie Sheen attempting to send Justin […]

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SEGREGATION OF THE SEXES?

December 22, 2014

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In 2010, some provinces in China introduced women-only car parking zones, nearer to the entries and exits of shopping centres, where men were banned from parking. The same occurred in South Korea, while Germany adopted the idea in 2012. Segregating people according to their sex shouldn’t be happening today, right? So what are the true […]

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