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Liz Walker

November 18, 2015

Domestic Violence – what’s porn got to do with it?

17th November, 2015: Family & Domestic Violence Roundtable with Minister Fentiman This community event considered presentations from a range of people working in this space, either as a preventative measure or in assisting men, women and children affected by DV. A great organisation I would like to highlight is Say Yes…
September 30, 2015

The Job Is Not Over

Heart-wrenching stories surface from time to time of young women's experiences growing up in a culture where they are not valued. This is a republished anonymous post from someone in the US. But this young woman isn't just 'someone'. She has a name - she has dreams for her future - and she never asked…
August 24, 2015

Are Your Daughters Cybersafe?

A big thanks to Alison Stegert from e-Quipped for this article! Check out e-Quipped for information relating to a myriad of modern issues, from cyber-parenting to sexting. Most young people today have a head full of cybersafety information, thanks the vigilance of their parents and schools. It seems like grown-ups are doing…
July 20, 2015

What love are you searching for?

I had so much great feedback from the What's with Bonding??  blog and in amongst conversations that followed, a friend suggested I check out the Ancient Greek understanding of love. I faintly remember learning about the difference between Eros and Agape at High School and was pleasantly surprised to see that this ancient concept is…
July 8, 2015

What’s with bonding??

Hitting the headlines over the past week has been news of a mum upset by the materials her 'state high school attending' daughter received from a Christian Group. It compared sex and bonding to sticky tape, speaking about the bond of Oxytocin. There's been a huge reaction to this and the articles…
May 9, 2015

Turning the tide of porn

Not coincidental, in the month of May as we remember victims of family, domestic and intimate partner violence, the dots are finally being joined between porn and negative relationship outcomes for youth in Australia. Survey results from over 3000 young people released this week has shown that the social mores that continue…
Explicit Culture
February 5, 2015

The evidence is front & centre

They say you can't believe everything you hear and I have to say, this article was a wonderful example. As reported by the ABC, Professor McNair in Brisbane came out and said "Whether or not you attribute broader social harms to pornography, there is no evidence that increasing access to pornography is somehow…