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Amy Gray
Worked at Lonely Planet
Attended La Trobe University
Lives in Melbourne, Australia
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My latest for the Guardian.
Amy Gray: Questions should be asked of a media entitled to publish photos of a murder victim posing in a bikini and referring to her as a ‘she-male’
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You know those anti-abortion protestors who stand outside abortion clinics harassing patients and waving signs? Well, I interviewed them.
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Doing that writing thing because those smokes and feelings of self-righteousness won't buy themselves.
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I'm stupidly happy when I get to write about medieval papal politics. Some of the most visceral and bizarre stories that must be shared. In fact, they're even gorier than Game of Thrones, hence my GROAN worthy pun.
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It’s not enough for us to sit back and wait for the system of power to become a little more equal.What is it about the word “feminism” that frightens people so much? In recent months, as I’ve travelled around the world giving talks about anti-capitalism and women’s rights, I’ve had the same conversation countless times: men telling me, “I’m not a feminist, I’m an equalist.” Or young women, explaining that despite believing in the right to equal p...
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How media reporting on sexual assault validates myths, prejudices and ultimately, rapists.
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Another piece close to my heart - how to make Australia more equitable for mothers and children.
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This story makes me sad.. While some of us live is 2013, others on this planet still live in the 1400's! 
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On June 23, 1908, a messenger delivered a bottle of ale to the door of Philadelphia doctor William Wilson. “We are taking the liberty of sending a few physician’s samples of our new product,” read an accompanying letter, which bore the name of a well-known Philadelphia brewing company. “As the beneficial qualities of our ale is to be our strong talking point, we have decided to cooperate with physicians as far as possible in the introduction of o...
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[Content Note: Human rights violations.] Flavia Dzodan (whom you should know as the coiner of the phrase "My feminism will be intersectional, or it will be bullshit," even though not everyone has been great, ahem, about attributing it) is busily documenting on her Twitter timeline Pope Francis' history during the Argentinian dictatorship of the 1970's, during which "left wing activists were detained & tortured a priest was present to give sacrame...
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  • Lonely Planet
    Project Manager, 2013
  • BBC Worldwide
    Producer, 2011
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A fan of the gentle art of sitting.
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Published writer. 

57% of my DNA is Irish Breakfast tea.
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Was once the most popular girl at the Yakitori bar.
Education
  • La Trobe University
    Archaeology
  • Monash University
    Communications
  • University of Oxford
    Literary criticism
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Female