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Kathy Parker

Freelance writer

Freelance writer, spoken word poet and author of The Unravelled Heart. Gin fanatic, outdoor enthusiast, less than average surfer. Takes an alright photo. www.kathyparker.com.au

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why I Celebrate When My Kids Fail

6 min read

It's time they learn how it feels.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Yes, 'Love Actually' Is Sexist Trash, But Here's Why I'll Still Watch It Every Christmas

5 min read

I’m not going to lie to you.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

A Gender-Neutral Santa Is A Ho-Ho-Horrible Idea

3 min read

Santa Claus should be what-now?

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

8 Reasons Why Having Kids Ruined My Life

7 min read

2018 comes to a close and with it, a chance to reflect on another year of blah, blah, blah.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Patricia Karvelas Getting Kicked Out Of Parli Had Nothing To Do With Sexism

4 min read

We could all become outraged and determined to make this another argument about gender imbalance. Or, we could all just put on a goddamn jacket and get on with it.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

We Shouldn't Have To Look At Soft Porn In Shopping Centres

3 min read

Honey Birdette has once again become a hot topic in the media over risqué floor-to-ceiling advertisements in their Westfield shopping centre stores across Australia.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

An Amish Family's Story Opened My Eyes To How I Was Raising My Kids

6 min read

On a lazy Saturday morning, I lie in bed and scroll through Facebook.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

I Was 12 When I Was Told The Way I Dressed Could Cause A Man To Sin

5 min read

Because it was Eve that gave the apple to Adam, right?

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Drought Crisis

What A Drop of Rain Means When You're In Drought

7 min read

It's easy to forget how desperate we were.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

PETA's Pathetic Message To Farmers Shows A Drought Of Decency

7 min read

“If you can’t feed them don’t breed them.”

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What It's Like To Be The Adult Child Of An Alcoholic Parent

6 min read

I wake this morning once again to grey skies and gale force winds, and groan.

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Every New Tragic Story Derails My Ability To Heal From My Past

4 min read

Stephanie Scott. Eurydice Dixon. Tiahleigh Palmer... Every. Story. Reminds me.