Category Archives: Lilith

Women’s ordination and the Anglican Church of Australia

As the Anglican Diocese of Perth welcomes its first female archbishop, Peter Sherlock reflects on the history of women’s ordination in the Anglican Church of Australia. On Saturday February 10, 2018, the Anglican Diocese of Perth will welcome Bishop Kay Goldsworthy … Continue reading

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Jewish Feminism: Perspectives from the Australian Jewish community

Our series of blogs based on articles published in Lilith: A Feminist History Journal continues with Suzanne Rutland’s analysis of Jewish women in Australia. The role of the Jewish woman is encapsulated in a famous Hebrew proverb, beginning: ‘A woman of value … Continue reading

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Wielding her pen like a sword: Mary Bennett the writer

Our series of blogs based on articles published in Lilith: A Feminist History Journal continues with Alison Holland’s reflections on controversial Aboriginal rights campaigner, Mary Bennett, as a writer. In the final stages of her life Mary Bennett’s words cascaded down … Continue reading

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The stolen generation: motherhood in black and white

Our series of blogs based on articles published in Lilith: A Feminist History Journal continues with Laura Rademaker’s analysis of Aboriginal missions in the early twentieth century. Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this blog may contain … Continue reading

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The final factor: Achieving maternal rights in 1930s’ New South Wales

This piece begins our series of blog posts based on articles featured in the Australian Women’s History Network’s Lilith: A Feminist History Journal. Stay tuned for other pieces coming soon! Margaret: I wrote this play … hoping that Drama might accomplish what … … Continue reading

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