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In Conversation With: Rosie Waterland

In Conversation With: Rosie Waterland

By Brittney Rigby, Managing Editor CW: mental health   Rosie Waterland’s second memoir, Every Lie I’ve Ever Told is about all of her dreams coming true, until the night she found herself in the emergency ward, on a drip, just months after her best friend, Antonio, had died suddenly and …

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In Conversation With: Jamila Rizvi

In Conversation With: Jamila Rizvi

By Brittney Rigby, Managing Editor   Jamila Rizvi is a host, interviewer and commentator. She’s been a Kevin Rudd staffer, policy advisor to Minister Kate Ellis, and Editor-in-Chief of Mamamia. And in June, she added author to her already-impressive LinkedIn profile when her debut book, Not Just Lucky, hit stands. …

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How People With Disability Reclaim Online Spaces

By Alex Linker Over the last few years, there’s been a trend towards the use of hashtags prefaced with the word “actually” in online disability spaces and discussions, particularly on Twitter and Tumblr. This trend originated with #actuallyautistic, as a way for autistic people to connect with each other without …

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A Roadmap

    By Rosie Bogumil   My body is a roadmap, Of white ridges, undulating hills and Curves of red mingling with slashes of grey, As if a snail raced to cross this broken landscape.   Slow and steady is the path from darkness, While I – the typical hare …

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