About Sophia Skea

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Beauty blogger and pun enthusiast. Lover of winged liner, kitties, and the Oxford comma.

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The Week In World News | 27.02

Trump Rescinds Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Guidelines for Schools This week the Trump administration have moved to revoke guidelines which were set by Barack Obama’s government to defend the rights of Transgender students. The guidance saw public schools losing federal funding if they forced Transgender students to use...

The Week in World News | 02.01

Nepal Roshani Tiruwa has become the second recorded Nepalese woman to die in a Chhaupadi-related incident in the past two months. Chhaupadi, directly translated as “untouchable being”, has been practised for centuries and involves restricting menstruating women from coming into contact with kitchen utensils and public water...

Leigh Sales: Why she’s the boss, not bossy

In an infuriatingly predictable case of woman-asserts-self-and-is-berated-for-it-because-she-is-a-woman, Leigh Sales has faced incredible cyber abuse following her interview with Labor leader Bill Shorten in the lead up to the federal election. The 7:30 host, who is known for her no-nonsense approach to interviews, has taken to twitter to...

Sex Education: Filling the gaps

Generation Y is unhappy with Australia’s current sexual education system, or lack thereof. Perhaps, for you, the term ‘Sex Ed’ conjures images of a science room filled with awkward laughter, a condom rolling over a banana, or an old AV set projecting a video about the risk...