Arts + Culture

Clem Ford on the superficial privilege of masculinity

Clem Ford's new book, Boys Will Be Boys, seeks to challenge the cultural expectations placed on men. But this book is not about men being sh*t”, she says. “This is about how the world that we live in enables men to do deeply sh*tty things”.

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Literacy leads to self-determination

Anita Heiss' love of reading has taken her far in life. But for many Indigenous children literacy – an essential human right – remains out of reach. As an ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, Anita wants to turn this around. Here's how.

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Mary Montgomerie Bennett (1881-1961): “A white hot flame”

On March 1, a full house eagerly took their seats inside ACMI for the official launch of A White Hot Flame, a biography of Mary Bennett written by historian Sue Taffe, and for the world premiere of Letters Across the Desert, a Victorian Women’s Trust documentary film by Stu Mannion.

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