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Stealthing: The Silent Sexual Assault

This article contains themes about sexual assault, coercion and incremental consent which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the following services or visit our...

Freedom Once isn't Freedom Forever | WhyNot?

Freedom Once isn’t Freedom Forever

Words by Stephanie, 22 NSW COVID-19 is testing not only our health, but also our patience for freedom. History has taught us freedom comes at a great price.  As the COVID-19 pandemic lays waste to the global social...

Connecting From Afar

Words by James, 25 ACT It’s a tough time for a lot of us right now due to COVID-19. People have lost their jobs and others face an increased risk of transmission while we’re all adapting to a new life in social...

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The Need for Facts

Words by Markos, 28 VIC I love facts. I grew up reading fact books, I tweet facts, I write fact-based articles and I’ve even worked in fact-checking. Therefore, it sickens me to see the epidemic of lies and propaganda...

Right Side of History | WhyNot

Right Side of History

Words by Lydia, 24 VIC “We live in a strange world, where children must sacrifice their own education in order to protest against the destruction of their future” Greta Thunberg, 2019 Many will have heard by now of the...

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Alabama

Words by Nicole, 25 VIC My poem ‘Alabama’ was inspired by the strict abortion laws that have recently been passed in a number of states in the US.  I wrote this poem as a conversational piece for...

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(h)e..quality

Words by Jessica 21, NSW The vicious witches are at it again, Smearing our gender and hating on our Name. And I want to make it clear that ‘I didn’t do it’,   ‘I feel attacked’, ‘And her short skirt was...

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