our favourite women

To honour this issue dedicated to International Women’s Day, it was only fitting we asked our writers to write about their favourite women and why you should appreciate them as well.

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hari nef: woman unstoppable

Where to begin with Hari Nef? Her resume stuns with a wide array of acting roles, modelling and her activism for the transgender community, but it isn’t just her credentials that make her a unique woman.

eileen kelly: making america sex educated (again)

As the title suggests, making America sex educated is something 23-year-old sex educator, Eileen Kelly is trying to change… Informing people is what Eileen Kelly is trying to do with her social media following through her sex education blog, Killer and A Sweet Thang. She describes the blog as “the sex ed they never got.”

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Julia zemiro: The (rock)wizard of oz!

Actress, improviser, host. Julia Zemiro’s career has spread across different artistic scenes as she has honed her skills over decades. Taking a road less travelled has managed to find Julia a place on Australia’s screens as one of the most likeable people in today’s media.

solange knowles: don’t touch my crown

You may know her as Beyoncé’s little sister, but make no mistake - Solange has earned a name in her own right…Don’t be fooled by the softness in her voice, Solange’s lyrics are hard hitting. The song Don’t Touch My Hair is a prime example of the singer’s experiences as an African American woman. She describes how her hair represents much more than meets the eye, and indirectly references the ignorance that comes along with being a woman of colour.

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