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From innocence to experience-The Conversation

From innocence to experience-The Conversation

December 15, 2017

A look back at the history of the sexualisation of girlhood in the 19th century in The Conversation. My analysis suggests a socially ingrained phenomenon, that will require sophisticated approaches to address its complex and entrenched nature.

Mirror Mirror on the Wall-The Pin

Mirror Mirror on the Wall-The Pin

May 21, 2017

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? My last article on colourism and light skinned privilege has just been published in The Pin. Nkechi Anele, Lucie Cutting and their team are doing a great job of fostering a conversation around the thematics of ‘race, identity and culture from an Australian […]

Barbie Fashionistas-Ramona Magazine

Barbie Fashionistas-Ramona Magazine

April 4, 2016

  I have just published an article about Barbie Fashionistas, and how much her new body has been influenced by a model of black femininity. Have a look at Ramona Magazine, a feminist magazine aimed at teenage girls.