Local author Jean Taylor discusses the hard-won battles that led to the women’s rights we enjoy today. After a decade researching both women’s and lesbian activism in Victoria in the 1970s she has published a book called Brazen Hussies: A Herstory of Radical Activisim in the Women’s Liberation Movement in Victoria 1970 – 1979 which was launched in 2009 by The Honourable Joan Kirner, former Premier of Victoria. Jean will discuss her book covering stories of feminist activitists, shifts of consciousness, and social and legislative changes in Victoria, as well as Aboriginal activitism and its relation to feminism. Bookings: 9389 8600 (Chris-86)
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