Has Pro Surfing Finally Realised Sexism is Bad Business?

Daily LifeApril 23rd 2014After watching the women surf at the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach in Victoria over the weekend, one commentator was so impressed he called it one of the “best rounds of women's surfing ever," and offered Australian Sally Fitzgibbons the ultimate compliment in this male-dominated sport; she was as good as … Continue reading Has Pro Surfing Finally Realised Sexism is Bad Business?

Is it hard to surf with boobs?

Griffith ReviewEdition 40: Women and PowerApril 2013JUST after dawn on a grey muggy morning in February 2012, some of the best surfers in the world, along with their sponsors and event officials, gathered on a beach in southern Queensland, all eyes on the ocean. It was the first day of the opening event in professional … Continue reading Is it hard to surf with boobs?

The Sisterhood of the Super Wealthy

New Matilda 16th February 2010 Just before she married, Helen LaKelly Hunt’s father called her fiancé into his study for a two-hour, closed-door meeting. She was told later it was to discuss her "financial situation", something no one had ever spoken to her about. As the daughter of one of America’s richest men — Texan … Continue reading The Sisterhood of the Super Wealthy