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Transgender Rights in Hong Kong

Transgender Rights in Hong Kong

Chan is among a growing number of young people speaking out about gender identity and fighting for inclusion in Hong Kong, where LGBTQ+ issues remain largely taboo...

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Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook heralded the new era…

Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook heralded the new era…

Women writers have often used a style of domestic realism – reflecting the family homes in which they have laboured and nurtured. But in the 1970s and 80s they also took up science fiction, fantasy or historical fiction to explore gender relations on an epic scale...

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Vida Goldstein and Australasian Suffragists in the International Sphere

Vida Goldstein and Australasian Suffragists in the International Sphere

What does this Federation-era snapshot tell us about Australia’s relationship to the wider world? And what is Goldstein’s place in larger histories of Australasian suffrage and democracy?

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