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Youth Disenchantment with Mardi Gras

Members of the Queer Youth community share their insightful perspectives of the 2019 Mardi Gras parade, exposing various anxieties. Madeleine Coutts and Kellie Highet report. Wearing pajamas and a pair of bejewelled sunnies, Steph swung open her apartment door. Sitting on the couch was her girlfriend, Romy, dressed in jeans with a pair of equally […]

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Street Art in Sydney: Why should we care?

You’ve seen it on your commute to work or to university, hustling out of Redfern Station or walking down King Street.  No matter who you are, street art demands to be noticed.  But why should you care about it? Lotte Alexis Smith, Iresh Stella and Merindah Funnell are deep in the Sydney street art scene. […]

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Boys vs. Feminism

By Claudia Byatt “Obviously, we can’t talk about feminism without talking about equality of opportunity and representation.” Sydney Boys High School Equality Prefect, Lincoln Hiu, 17, is one of the young men out to tackle issues surrounding feminism and the importance of fairness between genders. In light of International Women’s Day, Sydney Boys High School […]

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Northern Territory’s Performing Triplets

Video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/Ozw1_ftFal0 Meet Beccy, Rachel and Jessie Robins. These 23-year old identical triplets recently moved from Katherine (Nothern Territory) to Sydney, to pursue careers in the performing arts. Though facing immense pressure in a competitive industry, they constantly encourage one another to press on. Nanda Lakhwani explores their journey.