Self Love Movement grows in Brisbane

Self Love Movement event

ASHLEE STENNER Alana Arvantis is a self love guru. Joyful and dedicated, she works to spread the message of self love, acceptance and empowerment to women across the nation. As founder of the Self Love Movement, Ms Arvantis has cultivated a … [Read more...]

Insecurities stripped bare through art

ERIN SEMMLER Jesse Donoghue opens the door to a room filled with more than 50 artists. She walks up to the platform, drops her robe and holds her pose.  This is the first time Jesse has life modelled. She had recently separated from her abusive … [Read more...]

Queensland laws forcing women interstate for abortions

JANA GABRIJEL Women are being forced to spend thousands of dollars at private clinics or flying interstate for terminations because of Queensland’s restrictive reproductive laws, a Brisbane Law Professor has said. Abortion is the only … [Read more...]

Tech Supergirls paving the way for women in technology

CASSANDRA PALMER-FIELD Groups of Queensland school girls will this week head to Sydney for the grand final of the Tech Girls Movement competition. In a society where women in the technology field is a rarity, the competition provides a … [Read more...]

The rise of the #GirlBoss

JESSICA WEST The girl boss phenomenon is taking the world by storm as Brisbane becomes home to many entrepreneurial women, including Madison Bryers, the woman behind Winston Wolfe. Madison Bryers, Brisbane girl boss and owner of fashion label … [Read more...]

A not so lazy Sunday: Active Nation Day

CASSANDRA PALMER-FIELD Sunday mornings have long been associated with sleep-ins and brunch, however for hundreds of women this Sunday will involve hours of exercise and no bacon. Women across the globe will be sweating it out in honour of … [Read more...]

Experts push for changes to Queensland’s abortion laws

INGE HANSEN Queensland abortion laws have been described as 'out of date' by two Queensland experts in the Medical Journal of Australia. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at James Cook University, Caroline De Costa said many women are … [Read more...]

More women in the ADF an “absolutely fabulous thing”: Defence Minister Payne

TORI ZEIDLER Australia’s newly appointed Defence Minister has asked to be judged on her performance, not her gender, as she as she steps into her new role as the first ever female in the job. "All I ask is that I am judged on my performance, … [Read more...]

Worldwide football community backs Matildas

TEGAN CLARKE The Matildas are receiving immense global support on social media following their decision to boycott next week's US tour amidst unresolved CBA negotiations with the FFA. After the FFA rejected their requests for improved … [Read more...]

Women’s gridiron set for biggest season yet

TEGAN CLARKE Queensland’s best female gridiron players will collide next weekend as six teams form the league’s biggest season to date. Along with existing teams, the Logan City Jets, Sunshine Coast Spartans, Gold Coast Stingrays and Kenmore … [Read more...]