Lindy West profile / ABC AUSTRALIA

See the original publication of this article at ABC News Australia. The past two months have been quieter than usual for Seattle-based feminist writer Lindy West. After a lot of deliberation, the 34-year-old long-time target for online abuse quit Twitter in early January.

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Interview with Faith No More / TONE DEAF

See the original publication of this interview at Three-fifths of the world’s most accessibly weird rockers, Californian avant-garde-ish Faith No More, are milling in a spacious event room at a Sydney hotel. It’s the Friday morning before their headline set at Soundwave that weekend, and founding members Mike Bordin and Roddy Bottum and guitarist […]

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The rise of young, hypersexual femmes has feminism’s symbolically burnt panties in a new twist. Tense relations between conformity and empowerment are played out on a world stage where ubiquitous nudity is accompanied by the self-deluding assertion that choices can be made in a vacuum, isolated from the dictatorial sway of culture. Taylor Momsen, front […]

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