Dr Ray Moynihan, Suffolk Park. The ad titled Harley, Hotties and Hammers (Echo, March 7) was a very odd way for The Echo to celebrate International Women’s Day last week. The image of a faceless woman with a partly unbuttoned fly looked... Read More →
Last week I wrote about the inappropriate representation of women on the mural on the Extreme Sports Stars ride at the Brunswick Carnival. It has created a bit of a social-media shitstorm for both me and the local men who stood in silent protest.
Name and address supplied, Clunes. I have a 14 year old daughter whose body, at this point, looks like the scantily clad woman on the show-ride mural in Brunswick Heads. She has a slim frame and big breasts. She is... Read More →
Phoebe Havyatt, Byron Bay. I fully support the sentiments expressed in letters by both Jannine Barron of Mullumbimby (January 4), and Helen O’Sullivan, Ocean shores (January 11). Jannine referred to the over- sexualised image of a woman on the McGregor’s... Read More →
It was a full house at Mary Ryan’s bookshop on Saturday when local ABC journalist turned children’s author Samantha Turnbull launched her children’s fiction series.