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Scarlett Harris is a regional Victoria, Australia-based freelance writer, musing about femin- and other -isms. You can follow her on Twitter and read her previously published work below.

2017:

[Paste] Why is World Wrestling Entertainment So Afraid of Intergender Wrestling?, 27th July.

[Paste] Paige & the Redemption & Erasure of Wrestling Trainwrecks, 25th July.

[Paste] Will the Body Diversity of NXT’s Women Make it to the Main Roster?, 24th July.

[Paste] Progressive Heels, Regressive Faces: WWE’s In-Story Politics Are a Mess, 11th July.

[Paste] Four Wrestling Fans React to Netflix’s GLOW, 7th July.

[SBS On Demand] The Handmaid’s Tale is Streaming Right Now: Here’s Why You Should Watch It, 6th July.

[Paste] Ten Years Later: The Chris Benoit Murder-Suicide, 29th June.

[SBS On Demand] How Watching Search Party is Like Looking into a Millennial Mirror, 26th June.

[SBS Life] I Can’t Get a Rental Because I Own a Dog. So Now I’m Homeless, 19th June.

[Writers Bloc] Should I Write a Book?, 6th June.

[SBS Movies] Get Out-Related Roundtable About Race, 12th May.

[Paste] AJ Lee’s Memoir & Wrestling’s Handling of Mental Illness, 9th May.

[Paste] One Year After Chyna’s Death, What’s Changed for Women in World Wrestling Entertainment?, 17th April.

[Paste] Who Has Benefitted Most from World Wrestling Entertainment’s 2016 Brand Extension Draft?, 10th April.

[Paste] John Cena’s On-Screen Proposal Does a Disservice to Nikki Bella, 5th April.

[Bitch Flicks] Rory Gilmore is an Entitled Millennial, 20th March.

[Writers Bloc] All About (Certain Kinds of) Women, 9th March.

[Paste] But What If You’re Not a “Hugger”?, 8th March.

[Feminartsy] We Need Diversity in Podcasts, 2nd March.

[SBS Life] Single in Your 30s: Why It’s Okay to Have No Close Friends, 28th February.

[Paste] A Dearth of Women’s Merch for World Wrestling Entertainment Fans, 22nd February.

[Archer Magazine] Porn: On Regulation, Censorship & Education in the Wake of Prop 60, 21st February.

[Paste] World Wrestling Entertainment’s Sexist “Woman VS. Diva” Problem Remains, 3rd February.

[Writers Bloc] Leaving New York, 2nd February.

[Calling Spots] Has The Rock Lost His Electricity?, Issue 22.

[Writers Bloc] Writing Guilt, 27th January.

[Paste] World Wrestling Entertainment Needs a Women’s Royal Rumble, 26th January.

[SBS Life] Why I Went to Donald Trump’s Inauguration & Washington D.C.’s Women’s March, 23rd January.

[Intergender World Champs] Shine Theory in WWE, 20th January.

[Paste] Supporting World Wrestling Entertainment May Mean Supporting the Trump Administration, 11th January.

[Paste] Why World Wrestling Entertainment Needs Quotas, 3rd January.

2016: 

[F is for Feminism] Why You’re More Than Your University Entrance Score, 10th December.

[Bitch Flicks] Why Lorelai Gilmore from Gilmore Girls is a “Cool Girl”, 1st December.

[Archer] The James Deen Allegations: How Porn Sets the Example for Responding to Sexual Assault, 29th November.

[Bitch Flicks] The Rise of Women with Mental Illness in TV Series, 21st November.

[Intergender World Champs] A Woman’s Place Should Be in the White House—And in the Cell, 9th November.

[Daily Life] Why an Australian Woman Felt Compelled to Go Door to Door Campaigning for Hillary Clinton, 7th November.

[Digital Writers’ Festival] Moving Away Part 1: Leaving Australia, 5th November.

[Intergender World Champs] Smack Talker! Daniel Bryan’s Tiresome Vocal Misogyny, 26th October.

[Feminartsy] Am I A Fool to Travel to America?, 19th October.

[SBS On Demand] White Writers Telling Black Stories, 12th October.

[Intergender World Champs] Nia Jax: Not Like Most Girls, 3rd October.

[F is for Feminism] C is for Child-Free by Choice, 29th September.

[Writers Bloc] Ideas: Between a Blog & a Hard Place, 26th September.

[Writers Bloc] Ideas: Hot Take Culture, 5th September.

[SBS Zela] WWE & LGBTQIA Representation, 21st August.

[SBS Zela] The State of Women’s Wrestling, 19th August.

[Feminartsy] Is Celebrity Feminism Helping or Hindering the Movement?, 16th August.

[Daily Life] Why Celebrities Prefer Empowerment to Feminism, 27th July.

[SBS Life] Sometimes It’s Just Easier Being Single, 21st July.

[Feminartsy] Trading in the Beauty Economy, 20th July.

[SBS Zela] Sports Illustrated Deadnaming Caitlyn Jenner Is Not Cool, 1st July.

[Femmezuigiri] Is There a Place for Total Divas in the Women’s Wrestling Renaissance?, 28th June.

[Junkee] This is the Most Devastating & Political Season of Orange is the New Black Yet, 21st June.

[SBS Zela] Why World Wrestling Entertainment Needs a Women’s Money in the Bank Match, 18th June.

[Feminartsy] Practicing Self-Care Through Pop Culture, 8th June.

[Bitch Flicks] Neighbors 2 May Not Be Feminist in Name, But It’s Feminist in Nature, 6th June.

[The Vocal] Beyonce Makes Us Want to Be Better People, 2nd June.

[Calling Spots] Navigating Kayfabe in the Reality Era, Issue 21.

[The Big Smoke] Chyna & the Wrestling of WWE’s Own Demons, 5th May.

[SBS Zela] Can You Be a Feminist & a WWE Wrestling Fan?, 30th April.

[SBS Zela] Joanie “Chyna” Laurer, A Wrestling Pioneer in Life, Finally Gets That Recognition in Death, 27th April.

[The Big Smoke] Women of The People VS. OJ Simpson, 25th April.

[SBS Zela] 10 Women to Watch in Wrestling, 21st April.

[The Big Smoke] Kim Kardashian: Our Modern-Day Monroe, 14th April.

[SBS Zela] How World Wrestling Entertainment Finally Embraced the Women’s Wrestling Revolution, 14th April.

[SBS Zela] A Diva is No Longer the Women’s Version of a Wrestler, 6th April.

[Harlot] Whorephobia & Misogyny in Wrestling: Still Real to Me, Dammit, 25th March.

[Daily Life] Why Feminist Meet-Cutes Are the Best Thing About Twitter, 23rd March.

[The Vocal] The Internet Can Be the Best Place to Find Your Tribe, 17th March.

[Feminartsy] Who Controls the Meaning of Barbie?, 7th March.

[Bitch Flicks] Attachment Mothering in Room, 29th February.

[Harlot] Does the Legends Football League Have a Place in the Women’s Sport Revolution?,  27th February.

[The Vocal] The Kardashians Are Better Than You, 26th February.

[Calling Spots] In Defence of Eva Marie, Issue 20.

[Bitch Flicks] Suffragette: The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same, 18th January.

[Cageside Seats] In Defence of WWE’s Injured List, 8th January.

[The Spectacle of Excess] Why Jem & the Holograms Flopped & What WWE Can Learn From It, 8th January.

[Bitch Flicks] Jessica Jones: A Discomforting Yet Real Portrayal of Abuse, 6th January.

2015:

[Junkee] On Taylor Swift, Mean Girls, Feminism & the Bittersweet Year of #SquadGoals, 29th December.

[Calling Spots] BOSS: The Beginning & the End of an Era, Issue 19.

[Bitch Flicks] Meredith Grey’s Woman Problem, 4th December.

[Junkee] How Caitlyn Jenner, The Kardashians & Total Divas Are Making Reality TV Relevant Again, 13th November.

[The Tag Rope] Are Divas Finally Being Given a Chance?, Issue 6.

[Calling Spots] Queer New Day, Issue 18.

[Junkee] Reclaim Australia, The Dress, #LibSpill, Business Fish & Eleven Other Topical Halloween Costumes That Don’t Suck, 27th October.

[Work of Wrestling] In Praise of Armchair Criticism, Podcast Episode 44, 26th October.

[Cageside Seats] Rise Above Pink, 16th October.

[Cageside Seats] WWE Superstars Who’ll Do Better On the Indies, 16th September.

[Spook Magazine] California Love: Straight Outta Compton, Tupac Shakur & Misogynoir, 11th September.

[Junkee] Rachel Hills on Asexuality, The Sex Myth & Why Female Masturbation is Still a Taboo, 31st July.

[Spook Magazine] I Am Cait Might Just Change How We See Reality TV, 29th July.

[Spook Magazine] Australian TV & the Lack of Racial Diversity, 12th June.

[Bitch Flicks] Is Kris Jenner a Bad Mother?, 29th May.

[Bitch Flicks] Bad Mothers Are the Law of Shondaland, 28th May.

[Writer’s Bloc] Writing About Taylor Swift Ruined My Friendship!, 26th May.

[Junkee] Glee Has Finally Reached Its Series Finale, And Even Fans Are Kind Of Glad To See It Go, 8th May.

[Bitch Flicks] Crossroads Was a Dry Run for Grey’s Anatomy, 12th April.

[Junkee] Forget the “Angry Black Woman” Problem; Does Shonda Rhimes Have a Mistress Problem?, 12th March.

[TheVine] How to Make Sure Your Health & Beauty Products Are Cruelty Free, 9th March.

[Bitch Flicks] Cristina Yang as Feminist, 27th February.

[TheVine] Why Do We Insist On Calling Women Girls?, 24th February.

[Writers Bloc] Wrestling with Obsession, 9th February.

[Bitch Flicks] Body Image on Total Divas, 5th February.

[Bitch Flicks] The Choice to Be a Total Diva, 15th January.

[TheVine] When Your Heroes Let You Down Is It Time to Wave Goodbye?, 8th January.

2014:

[Bitch Flicks] Lena Dunham, Slenderman & the Terror of GIRLS, 12th December.

[Junkee] The Musical Wicked is As Much About Feminism As it is About Witches, 4th November.

[Bitch Flicks] She’s Possessed, Baby, Possessed!, 29th October.

[TheVine] Despite the Name, It’s All About the Women on Masters of Sex, 17th October.

[Filmme Fatales] Debauched Disney, Issue #4.

[Bitch Flicks] Morello’s Fractured Relationship with Romance on Orange is the New Black, 20th August.

[Bitch Flicks] I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Feminism!, 12th August.

[Bitch Flicks] Physical & Mental Health on Orange is the New Black, 5th August.

[Bitch Flicks] Leaning In to Grey’s Anatomy, 15th July.

[Bitch Flicks] Enjoyment Isn’t an Item on The To Do List, 26th May.

[Bitch Flicks] Rape, Lies & Gossip on Gossip Girl, 25th April.

[Junkee] Was Oprah’s Reality Series Bad for Lindsay Lohan’s Career?, 23rd April.

[Junkee] Hannah Horvath and Dan Humphrey Are Basically The Same Person”, 20th March.

[Bitch Flicks] The Power of Work/Life Balance in Charmed, 24th February.

[Bitch Flicks] For a Good Time, Call… A Modern Rom Com About Friendship, 27th January.

2013:

[Birdee] Gossip Girl Makes Me Feel Bad About Myself, 23rd October.

[Filmme Fatales] Good Time Girls, Issue #3.

[TheatrePress] Review: Domestic Warfare at Melbourne Fringe, 28th September.

[TheatrePress] Review: MUST Presents Columbine, 1st September.

[TheatrePress] Review: Patricia Cornelius’ Savages, 19th August.

[TheatrePress] Review: A Very Gaga Variety Fundraising Night, 18th July.

[TheVine] Can a Feminist Love Pro Wrestling?, 14th May.

2012:

[TheVine] Wonder Why They Call U Bitch, 5th September.

[TheVine] The Rise of the Hunk, 9th August.

[TheVine] All Dogs Go To Seven, 9th July.

[MamaMia] The Perfect Vagina: Is There Such a Thing?, 3rd May.

16 thoughts on “Portfolio

  1. Good afternoon Scarlett,
    What a pleasant surprise to find this new blog.
    I enjoyed it very much & wish you all the very best
    for your new venture.
    Good Luck!
    Regards
    Kim

  2. You have a very witty writing style, reminds me of a younger me ;) But seriously, I wish you all the best, your writing style is sharp, intelligent and confident. Me likey!!

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  4. Hi Scarlett. Do you have an email address where I can contact you re contributing to new blogazine?

  5. Hi Scarlet. How do I contact you? Do you have an email address where I can contact you re writing opportunities for a new online mag?

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