All posts tagged: australian

Why Misses the Mark on Caitlin Stasey’s New Website

I first heard about Caitlin Stasey’s new feminist website ‘‘ from The headline read ‘Why Caitlin Stasey’s new website misses the mark.’ Thoughts started racing through my mind as to what she could have possibly published that would make someone  so unimpressed by her actions.  My question was soon answered…nothing. Stasey (Neighbours, Tomorrow When the War Began), released a feminist website reclaiming the female body by posting interviews accompanied by nude photos of herself and other women. I think this is amazing! writer Rebecca Sullivan certainly didn’t. In her article she writes: “Stasey’s noble aim — to give women back their bodies — has been lost here. By putting naked photos of yourself on a public platform, you are simply offering your body up to the world for scrutiny and judgment. You are complicity foregoing total ownership of your figure and inviting others to weigh in.” We are taught to be ashamed or embarrassed if our body doesn’t resemble the ideal figure marketed to us by advertisers. Billions of dollars are spent trying to …

Ruby Rose Confirmed for Orange is the New Black

Australian Model, DJ and TV presenter Ruby Rose is going to prison…kind of. Rose has confirmed they will be appearing in season three of Orange is the New Black playing Stella Carlin, an inmate “whose sarcastic sense of humor and captivating looks quickly draw the attention of some of Litchfield’s inmates.” The character will be playing the love interest of main characters Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) and Alex Vause (Laura Prepon). Season three is currently in the making and set to be released this year; Can’t wait! To get further insight into Ruby’s new role get your hands on a copy of Elle Magazine, where they’ve been named one of the Magazines fresh faces on TV to watch in 2015.