Lucy Hackworth works with schools to increase support and inclusivity of LGBTIQ students, and coordinates a Bystander Intervention program. She is an emerging feminist scholar in the field of online harassment, with a background in anthropology and queer/feminist community development.
Ollie Black is a professional arts worker with over 30 years experience in community theatre, political street theatre, physical theatre, circus as well as traditional theatre. She has co-founded four theatre companies including Wimmin’s Circus (Melb 1980) and Vitalstatistix (Adelaide 1984).
Latoya Aroha Rule is a Wiradjuri, Kuringai and Maori woman residing on stolen land on Kaurna country. She has worked on Aboriginal rights campaigns over the past 4 years and has been at the forefront of the resistance against state-sanctioned brutality that took the life of her own brother in Yatala prison in 2016. In […]
Over here at Mary Lee we’re big fans of people introducing themselves as they’d like to be known and here’s what Zerebar Karimi had to say about herself: “I’m a woman in my twenties who was born in the Qandil Mountains in Kurdistan, and raised in various places in the Middle East. I’ve been living in […]
Dee Michell is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Gender Studies & Social Analysis at The University of Adelaide. She is a ‘late blooming’ accidental academic, heading to university as a mature age student while raising 3 children and after a stint in the corporate sector. Dee now teaches social research and sociology and has eclectic research […]
Alexis West has worked as a dancer, choreographer, performer, writer, poet, theatre and filmmaker over the past 20 years. As a Birri Gubba, Wakka Wakka, Kanak and Caucasian woman, Alexis is passionate about First Nation people’s voices as well as the stories of people with disability and people from diverse backgrounds. She has worked as an […]
Sandra is, among many things, the Director of the Working Women’s Centre SA Inc (WWC). Here she is pictured accepting the Law Society of South Australia‘s Justice Award on behalf of the WWC for its contribution to access to workplace services for vulnerable women, their work in helping to set up the WWC in Timor-Leste and […]
Indi (they/them) is an avid advocate of queer and trans justice and wellbeing, a passionate community builder and an outspoken feminist ally and activist. After starting South Australia’s first Gay Straight Alliance in highschool, they have gone on to support students across the state as part of their work with Safe Schools Coalition SA. Studying […]
Barbara was initially trained as an economist and has been involved in policy, research and advocacy about working life for over thirty years. She has worked in universities, the Reserve Bank, farming, unions, government, advising politicians and as a carer. She has served on a variety of Boards including the Economic Development Board of South […]
Cassie is perhaps best known as Co-Founder of Tooth and Nail Studios. For something different we asked her to tell us about a community she’s part of and what she values about it.