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Tag Archive | stress

Metro Trains abuse update

This is an update on my previous article about the astounding physical abuse of a 15 year-old girl by a Metro Trains ticketing inspector. Thank you to Dan A’Vard for permission to use the graphic. Dan started the petition on Change.org that now has over 33,000 signatures. Advertisements

Eddie, Eddie, Eddie

I cannot believe a man of Eddie’s age does not understand that comparing a black person to King Kong is hurtful. I can’t believe he is totally unaware of the history, of the time when black peoples were not considered human. I’m not positive, but I understand black peoples are the only ethnicities to have […]

The battle of feminist ideologies

Interesting day, there seems to be an all out war of feminist ideologies. Interesting, because I do actually have a DtJ number and I’ve had a small debate with Helen Razer, author of Destroying the point, over physiology in the past. That resulted in my writing So what if male and female brains are different? I’ve been […]

SBS: Go Back Where You Came From

Tonight I snapped a selection of Tweets during the screening of Go Back Where You Came From, the second series on SBS. A trailer follows. Both speak for themselves. WATCH IT!

Equality does not mean sameness

On my recent article Bullying isn’t cool, Nancy of Spirit Lights The Way commented: When we accept ourselves “as is,” we are more able to shrug off the irrelevant opinions of others. Instead of poisoning ourselves by internalizing the hate, ignorance, and fear demonstrated by the bullies of life (who are trying to make themselves […]

Application of Stereotypes – revisited

Back in December last year I wrote about the Application of Stereotypes. All Americans have big hair and perfect teeth.  Do they?  Not in my experience. The English only bath once a week.  Highly unlikely, don’t you think? Australians are all binge drinkers.  As a nation we have a well documented problem in this regard, […]

Do you need representation for a Partner Visa?

On Partner/Spouse Visa Denied? I don’t specifically recommend representation by a migration agent or lawyer for either an initial visa application or an MRT appeal.  Each couple must make their own decision.  These are my personal thoughts on this question.  I re-iterate my statement from Applying for a partner visa?: I am NOT a migration agent.  Anything I say […]