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Caitlin Prince
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Probably cracked, but living life my way
Probably cracked, but living life my way

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Who’s a normal white Australian anyway?
“I will try to be at the edge of my fear...on the edge of my skin, listening, asking what new things will I hear, will I see, will I let myself feel... I try to say to myself: To acknowledge the complexity of another’s existence is not to deny my own.” -Min...
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Why didn’t you speak up?
  Illustration by Kate Gillett https://www.etsy.com/shop/kategillett Girl talk I discovered my stomach wasn’t flat; I just held a lot in.     That sex was not painful so much as who I had to be while having it. I told myself:   make the effort start, you’ll...
Why didn’t you speak up?
Why didn’t you speak up?
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Just what I always wanted, what is it?
APPRECIATING CULTURAL DIVERSITY Illustration by Kate Gillett: https://www.etsy.com/shop/kategillett We have a long history in Australia of trying to ignore the fact that people who are different from us exist. Over time, we’ve used various words—'Terra Null...
Just what I always wanted, what is it?
Just what I always wanted, what is it?
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The most meaningful thing: to be or not to be a mother
we are absences. we are silences. we are holding back. we are making room. we are nurturing.  I did not know loving first required a temple sanctuary and all my guardians  dragon-toothed, bloody and sharp, scales as hard as gold. I did not know loving neede...
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Misogyny in millennials
Illustration by Kate Gillett The scream of an illegitimate voice It has ceased to hear itself, therefore it asks itself How do I exist? This was the silence I wanted to break in you. -Adrienne Rich When I recently studied feminist poetry at university I tho...
Misogyny in millennials
Misogyny in millennials
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Who's failing? 'Aboriginal problems' or institutionalised racism?
  Illustration by Kate Gillett Before
his appointment, Derek* sat at his mother’s feet on the hospital floor,
doodling with my biro. Despite being eleven he held the pen with a fist
like a two year old. All his lines were horizontal and vertical, the
di...
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Who's failing? 'Aboriginal problems' or institutionalised racism?
  Illustration by Kate Gillett Before
his appointment, Derek sat at his mother’s feet on the hospital floor,
doodling with my biro. Despite being eleven he held the pen with a fist
like a two year old. All his lines were horizontal and vertical, the
dia...
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Who failed? Aboriginal issues or institutionalised racism?
Before his appointment, Derek sat at his mother’s feet on the hospital floor, doodling with my biro. Despite being eleven he held the pen with a fist like a two year old. All his lines were horizontal and vertical, the diagonals too tricky to draw. When the...
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Deep Listening
  Papercut by Kate Gillett ‘ We are not threatened by silence.  We are completely at home in it.  Our Aboriginal way has taught us to be still and wait.  We do not try to hurry things up. We don’t worry.  We know that in time and in the spirit of Dadirri  (...
Deep Listening
Deep Listening
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We are killing our medicine women
Illustration by Kate Gillett  ‘To record is to resist evil; to forget is to permit its spread.’ - Roger Cohen A month ago a woman died. I wrote about her in a previous blog, I said ‘Her name is Neela and she is painting my sky.’ (White-privilege-is-robbing-...
We are killing our medicine women
We are killing our medicine women
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