If only there’d been some way to prevent Katie Hopkins from endangering others

Who knew a white person with loud, hateful opinions of minority groups could be a danger to others? Many of us did. But it came as a shock to the Australian government and Channel Seven. Katie Hopkins, the English columnist and right-wing celebrity, is finally going to be deported from…

Apart from adding to the trauma of victims everywhere

In my childhood, Bill Cosby was a wonderful father to me. No, I don’t need to provide a DNA test to prove this. Obviously, he isn’t my biological dad. But for my generation (gen-x), he was the world’s TV father. Since I was a toddler, I devoured Fat Albert and…

Won’t someone consider men’s feelings in this?

Victoria’s secret model

Times are tough for men today. They’ve discovered Victoria’s Secret is changing the way they do things. For one, there’ll be no more ‘angel’ models wearing wings on the catwalk. To add insult to injury, they’ve created the VS Collective; a group of seven women to act as advisors to…

The trial encouraging pharmacists to ‘counsel’ women seeking emergency contraception

Women dressed in white bonnets and red robes as hand maids from The Handmaid’s Tale

Imagine you’ve had unprotected sex. You’re trying to access the morning-after pill. Or you’re in the early stage of pregnancy and have chosen to take the abortion pill. You rock up to the pharmacy to buy your medication and the person behind the counter wants to have a word with…

Sharon Alger

I’m an Aussie mother, carer, dog-lover and feminist. I write about feminism, humor, opinion pieces, and whatever else I feel like.

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