I was on my very first panel at the Digital Writers’ Festival, talking about what it means to be a writer online away from Australia.
I wrote about volunteering for Hillary Clinton. [Daily Life]
What if New York City was named for its women? [New Yorker]
World Wrestling Entertainment has an ageism problem, but it only affects women, of course. [Wrestling Sexism]
“In WWE, women don’t really have the option to be friends. There’s no benefit to a friendship because belts can only be held by an individual, and everyone is competing for the same titles. There’s quite a sad parallel here to the real world. Women often feel that they are in competition with other women for jobs, relationships and resources that seem scarce. Has a new woman starting at your work ever filled you with irrational jealousy, even if she seems perfectly nice? Ever wonder why?” [Intergender World Champs]
In defence of Melania Trump. And if Donald Trump is as dangerous as we believe him to be, then she certainly needs it. [Melville House]