The media we choose to read, watch and listen to shapes – and can challenge – our attitudes. It can help us develop empathy and experience the world around us from different points of view.
Whether you’re looking for more ways to get involved in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence or you’re ready to get your summer reading list sorted, we’ve pulled together a few recommendations to get you started.
These suggestions cover a range of topics including the lived experience of victim survivors, feminism, promoting healthy masculinities, equality and inequality, and preventing family violence and violence against women.
- Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot – Mikki Kendall
- Fairy Tale Princesses Will Kill Your Children – Jane Gilmore
- How Not to Be a Boy – Robert Webb
- We Come With This Place – Debra Dank
- The Shadow That Follows – Conor Pall
- Barbie (2023)
- Sex Education (2019-2023)
- Broadly Speaking: Aileen Moreton-Robinson: 20th Anniversary of Talkin’ Up to the White Woman
- James Acaster’s Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 (2021)
- Eldra Jackson: How I unlearned dangerous lessons about masculinity
- Ladies We Need to Talk
- BBC’s Witch
- Talking in Common – Nas Campanella: Navigating motherhood as a blind woman and a career as a journalist
- There’s No Place Like Home
- ABC Conversations Shanelle Dawson: the daughter's story
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